Belgian telecom operator Belgacom will group all of its IT, mobile and landline activities into a single commercial brand: Proximus, which will allow the company to communicate more easily and more uniformly. The name Belgacom will not disappear, but will only be used as a corporate name.
Proximus becomes Belgacom’s prime commercial brand
(Content provided by EuroCommerce) According to EuroCommerce Director-General Christian Verschueren, the sector faces many challenges due to a rising tide of protectionism worldwide and within Europe.
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Dutch European Parliament member Marietje Schaak feels the European Commission should create a better framework for digital trade in and with European member states. Otherwise, major internet companies will decide the standards themselves, she fears.
The European Parliament has accepted the “The functioning of franchising in the retail sector” study, which lists several solutions to strengthen a franchisee’s position.
Despite earlier indications that Google would just alter its Google Shopping approach to comply with European legislation, it has now decided to appeal the monster fine.
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