Published in General on 02-04-2014
Yoni Van Looveren
Albert Blokker has left the board of Blokker, which means his 40-year participation - during which Blokker expanded tremendously - comes to an end.
He will remain closely involved however, moving to the Blokker's supervisory board.
French luxury icon families Arnault (LVMH) and Pinault (Kering) are springing to the aid of Notre-Dame in Paris, which has been damaged by fire. Together they have already donated 300 million euros for the reconstruction of the iconic cathedral.
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Employees have again gone on strike at four of Amazon’s German distribution centres. The German trade union Ver.di has been demanding higher wages and better labour conditions for years.
Supermarket chain Walmart wants to start using more robots for a number of repetitive tasks such as cleaning and checking shelves, allowing the staff to spend more time on sales and helping customers.