American online powerhouse Amazon aims to create 15,000 new jobs in Europe this year (among which 2,000 in Germany, 1,500 in France and 5,000 jobs in the United Kingdom), as the company looks to expand its logistics network and other services.
French automobile group PSA, which owns brands like Peugeot and Citroën, is in preliminary talks with General Motors to see whether it can merge its own activities with two of GM's brands, German Opel and British Vauxhall.
After only 4 months in charge, Nathal van Rijn will vacate the position of German Beate Uhse CEO. According to the board, there was a mutual understanding that the collaboration would not yield the necessary results and therefore each party will go its own way.
German supermarket chain Lidl expects to generate a 70 billion euro turnover in its current fiscal year, which ends in February 2017. With a result like that, Lidl would beat Aldi Süd and Aldi Nord's combined turnover.