Swatch develops own OS for smartwatches

27 March 2017 in Elektronica

Swiss Swatch Group is currently developing its own smartwatch OS to rival Apple and Google’s operating systems, requiring less battery power and better data protection.

American Sears in major financial difficulties

27 March 2017 in Algemeen

In its latest annual report filing, American department store chain Sears doubted its ability to keep operating, which sent the stock plummeting.

Fashion brand Stefanel opens its first Belgian store

27 March 2017 in Mode

Fashion brand Stefanel opened its first Belgian store in Antwerp, located in the Hopland shopping street. The move is yet another step towards the Italian brand's expansion into Northern Europe and the Benelux.

Amazon is working on several physical store formulas

27 March 2017 in m-Tail

Amazon has had a number of physical book stores for a while now and Amazon Go is its cash register-free supermarket formula, but according to insiders, it has several more store formulas prepared.

Retailers seek certainty when implementing new rules for energy labels

27 March 2017 in Elektronica

Content provided by EuroCommerce - Retailers and wholesalers are pleased with the simplification of energy labelling rules agreed by the European Parliament and the Council. Yet they warn that inconsistent or too rigid application of the rules could cause confusion and uncertainty.

 

Alcohol industry to produce proposals on nutrition labelling

24 March 2017 in Food

(content provided by EuroCommerce) The European Commission has asked the alcoholic drinks industry to create a self-regulatory system for providing nutritional information and ingredients on labels.

Zooplus grows more than 25 % in 2016

24 March 2017 in Algemeen

Animal web shop Zooplus' turnover grew 28 % in 2016, compared to the year before. For 2017, it hopes to surpass the 1 billion euro turnover barrier as a first step towards its ultimate goal, which is to surpass 2 billion euro in 2020.

Mango customers can choose music in stores

24 March 2017 in Mode

In collaboration with Shazam, Spanish clothing giant Mango developed a new app, which gives customers an opportunity to decide which music is played in stores.

Order at Starbucks from a Ford car

24 March 2017 in Automotive

Car manufacturer Ford revealed that its cars with SYNC3 voice technology can place orders at coffee chain Starbucks directly.

Strong growth for fashion brand Ted Baker

24 March 2017 in Mode

British fashion brand Ted Baker performed well in its fiscal year 2016, with turnover and profit growth, particularly in North America.

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Alcohol industry to produce proposals on nutrition labelling

(content provided by EuroCommerce) The European Commission has asked the alcoholic drinks industry to create a self-regulatory system for providing nutritional information and ingredients on labels.

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Fashion brand Stefanel opens its first Belgian store

Fashion brand Stefanel opened its first Belgian store in Antwerp, located in the Hopland shopping street. The move is yet another step towards the Italian brand's expansion into Northern Europe and the Benelux.

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