The store as an amusement park: an elaborate experience strategy is how Media Markt will counter its online competitors. The new pilot stores in Wilrijk and Eindhoven give shoppers an overview of all the latest electronic gadgets.
Korean electronics company Samsung’s preliminary results for its first quarter of 2017 were better than analysts had forecast. According to the company, the past quarter was its best in three years' time.
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.
Dutch web shop group Coolblue is looking for translators to “make sure we are ready to conquer the world”. On its job site the company is not only looking for a translator French, but also mentions other languages.
Japanese electronics manufacturer Panasonic expects the weaker yen to positively affect the operating income for its current fiscal year. For the third quarter, investments did have a negative impact on its profit.
The European Commission launched an investigation into alleged price deals electronics manufacturer Philips made with several online sellers. Several other parties are also involved in the investigation.
For the second time in a relatively short period, Sony issued a profit alert for its current fiscal year. The Japanese company has been struggling for a while, but its shaky movie division has now aggravated the situation.