Published in General on 09-05-2014
Garden centre Intratuin will no longer sell glyphosate-based products as it believes there are plenty more alternatives.
Intratuin is now ahead of the European laws, as the Dutch government is still considering a ban from the end of 2015.
As a result of the divestment of its margarine division, Unilever saw its quarterly turnover fall 1.6 % to 12.4 billion euros, which is a better result than analysts had expected. CEO Alan Jope saw enough good reasons to call this a ”solid start” to 2019.
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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.
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.