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Accenture Ventures makes minority investment in RichRelevance

Accenture Ventures invests in omnichannel personalization leader as customer expectations continue to grow worldwide NEW YORK, 16-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has expanded its strategic alliance with RichRelevance, a global leader in omnichannel personalization, to strengthen the capabilities … Read the full press release

University of Zurich study: People in Switzerland buy fair trade products more frequently than their German counterparts

People in Switzerland buy fair trade products more frequently than their German counterparts. A new study by the Institute of Sociology at the University of Zurich states the reasons for this: The Swiss are more convinced ethically by fair trade … Read the full press release

ECE: MyZeil shopping center in Frankfurt to get a new innovative food and entertainment options by the end of 2018

International food concepts, a premium cinema, and new outside terraces planned FRANKFURT, 03-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — MyZeil shopping center, located in the heart of Frankfurt’s city center, shall get a new, spectacular food area of international stature by the end … Read the full press release

Pieter Polman to succeed Erik Schmit as a director of Wereldhave Netherlands

SCHIPHOL, 27-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Erik Schmit will step down as a director of Wereldhave Netherlands with effect from November 1, 2016. He joined Wereldhave in March 2016 and has decided to pursue his career elsewhere. The Board of management respectfully … Read the full press release

EESC comments on geo-blocking, roaming and parcel delivery

BRUSSELS, 20-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The EU has not delivered on its promise to abolish obstacles to the free movement of goods and services for consumers. The European Economic and Social Committee, Europe’s voice for civil society, has delivered three key … Read the full press release

Autogrill: HMSHost awarded foodservice concession at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport in North Carolina for ten years

Concession awarded for ten years, from 2020 to 2030 Plans for further improvement of the current offering  MILAN, 18-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Through its American subsidiary HMSHost, Autogrill (Milan: AGL IM) has been awarded a foodservice concession at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport … Read the full press release

Intershop sponsor of omni-channel commerce roundtable, 11 October 2016 at the Novotel West, London

LONDON, 11-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Intershop will sponsor an omni-channel commerce roundtable discussion at the eDelivery Conference, held on 11 October 2016 at the Novotel West, London. Chaired by Intershop’s order management expert and enterprise architect Nils Breitmann, the interactive roundtable … Read the full press release

Gorenje won Zac of the Year 2016 award presented by Euronics Austria

VIENNA, 10-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Gorenje brand is among the top five most recognized home appliance brands, and among top five by market share. Since the founding of Gorenje Austria 41 years ago and the slogan “Bewusst robust” (Deliberately Sturdy), Gorenje … Read the full press release

eCommerce: First-ever GfK study on regional online potential for 17 product groups in Germany

First GfK study on regional online potential BRUCHSAL, 07-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The distribution of online potential for product groups such as food, clothing, consumer electronics and DIY items differs substantially from region to region. Today GfK published its findings in … Read the full press release

Burda raised its stake in fashion platform Showroom to 64 percent

Burda raises stake to 64 percent Christian Graggaber appointed Managing Director Showroom Germany Showroom space in Berlin opened MUNICH, 05-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Showroom is the leading marketplace for independent designer fashion in Poland (www.showroom.pl). Since the start of the German … Read the full press release

Retail: Equistone Partners Europe acquires majority stake in D3T Distribution, the holding company of Motoblouz

LONDON, 29-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Equistone Partners Europe (“Equistone”), one of Europe’s leading investors in mid-market buyouts, has acquired a majority stake in D3T Distribution, the holding company of Motoblouz and Access-Moto (together “Motoblouz” or “the Company”) from Inspirational Stores for … Read the full press release

Rockcastle to refinance three shopping centres in Poland with loan from pbb, Helaba and ING Bank

Munich/Frankfurt/Warsaw/London, 21-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank, Helaba and ING Bank have jointly underwritten an investment facility, totalling € 163.6 million, to refinance Karolinka, Pogoria and Platan Shopping Centres in Poland. The assets are owned by Rockcastle Global Real Estate … Read the full press release

Co-op signed up to the National Farmers Union’s Fruit and Vegetable Pledge

MANCHESTER, 21-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Co-op has demonstrated its commitment to championing best practice in the fresh produce sector by signing up to the National Farmers Union’s Fruit and Vegetable Pledge. The community retailer made the announcement at its inaugural … Read the full press release

The Co-op backs UK farmers by stocking 100% own-brand fresh British beef, chicken, pork, lamb, bacon and turkey

MANCHESTER, 21-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Co-op today (Saturday, 17 September 2016) extended its commitment to back UK farmers by switching all of its fresh bacon and lamb to 100% British. The new sourcing initiative will make the Co-op the only … Read the full press release

Danmarks største online-supermarked nemlig.com nu åbner for levering i Aarhus, Randers, Horsens, Silkeborg, Skanderborg og en masse byer derimellem

Fra i dag intensiveres kampen om de østjyske kunder, når nemlig.com, Danmarks største online-supermarked, nu åbner for levering i Aarhus, Randers, Horsens, Silkeborg, Skanderborg og en masse byer derimellem. Sortimentet er større og mere alsidigt end i de fysiske supermarkeder, … Read the full press release

Skanska to build hotel, retail space and apartments in one of Oslo’s most sought after areas

OSLO, 25-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska has signed a contract with HAV Eiendom to build a hotel and retail space as well as to develop apartments in Bjørvika, Norway, one of Oslo’s most sought after areas. Skanska Property Development’s investment amounts … Read the full press release

Alpiq Group’s Helion Solar to sell photovoltaic systems under the “good-E” brand at IKEA’s Swiss furniture stores

ZURICH, 24-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Helion Solar, an Alpiq Group company, is the partner of IKEA Switzerland for consulting, sales and installation of photovoltaic systems. These will be sold under the “good-E” brand at IKEA’s Swiss furniture stores. The goal behind … Read the full press release

Zalando baut internationale Logistiknetzwerk weiter aus in Frankreich und Polen

BERLIN, 19-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Um die vielfältigen Wünsche von rund 19 Millionen Kunden in 15 verschiedenen Ländern Europas in Zukunft noch besser bedienen zu können, baut Zalando das internationale Logistiknetzwerk weiter aus. Nach dem erfolgreichen Start des Logistikzentrums in Stradella … Read the full press release

TNS Gallup’s ReMark survey: Orkla tops the retail sector’s ranking of suppliers to the Norwegian grocery trade

Orkla tops the retail sector’s ranking of suppliers to the Norwegian grocery trade.  OSLO, 19-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Orkla tops the retail sector’s ranking of suppliers to the Norwegian grocery trade, according to the results of TNS Gallup’s ReMark survey this … Read the full press release

Diebold Nixdorf to lead the financial and retail industries in a highly interconnected, changing world

Leading global innovators come together to drive connected commerce — bridging physical and digital touchpoints in banking and retail environments NORTH CANTON, Ohio, USA and PADERBORN, Germany, 17-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Diebold Nixdorf begins a new era today – leading the … Read the full press release

Ausgewogene Ernährung: Die Food-verliebte Schauspielerin Janina Uhse und Profikoch Tarik Rose starten für EDEKA in Rio während der Olympischen Spiele

Schauspielerin Janina Uhse und Profikoch Tarik Rose starten für EDEKA in Rio während der Olympischen Spiele Die Genuss-Experten messen sich in kulinarisch-sportlichen Challenges Partnerschaft mit der Deutschen Olympiamannschaft für ausgewogene Ernährung geht in die nächste Runde HAMBURG, 08-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

EDEKA Südwest ehrt langjährige Mitarbeiterin: Siglinde Franke feiert 40-jährige Betriebszugehörigkeit

OFFENBURG, 08-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — EDEKA Südwest ehrt langjährige Mitarbeiterin. Seit dem 1. August 1976 ist Siglinde Franke bei EDEKA Südwest in Offenburg tätig, davon 22 Jahre lang in der Verwaltung des Ortenauer Weinkellers, einer Tochterfirma des Lebensmittelgroßhändlers. Duschan Gert, Geschäftsbereichsleiter … Read the full press release

EDEKA Jäger eröffnet neuen Markt am Terminal 3/Ankunft im Stuttgarter Flughafen

STUTTGART, 08-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Am kommenden Mittwoch, 10.08.2016, ist es endlich soweit: Dann öffnet der neue EDEKA-Markt am Terminal 3/Ankunft im Flughafen Stuttgart seine Pforten. Inhaber Florian Jäger, der bereits einen EDEKA-Markt in Musberg betreibt, freut sich gemeinsam mit Marktleiterin … Read the full press release

Die Industrie- und Handelskammer Neubrandenburg zeichnet EDEKA Handelsgesellschaft Nord mbH in Malchow als „TOP Ausbildungsbetrieb 2016“ aus

Neumünster, 08-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Die Industrie- und Handelskammer Neubrandenburg vergab am 5. Juli 2016 den Titel „TOP Ausbildungsbetrieb“ und möchte so Akzente für eine erfolgreiche Ausbildung setzen. Die EDEKA Handelsgesellschaft Nord mbH in Malchow wurde mit dieser begehrten Auszeichnung zum … Read the full press release

ECE Russia takes over the management of Mari shopping center in Moscow

Moscow / Hamburg, 27-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ECE Russia has taken over management and leasing for another shopping center, Mari in Moscow. The center is owned by the Russian company FSK Leader. The shopping and entertainment center was opened in 2015. … Read the full press release

Oberthur Technologies released its new multi-payment dual interface card developed on its Global Platform(tm) and Java(tm)-based operating system

PARIS, 27-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announced that it has released its new multi-payment dual interface card developed on OT’s Global PlatformTM and JavaTM-based operating system. … Read the full press release

Oberthur Technologies to roll out mobile payment services in France in partnership with STET and Cartes Bancaires CB Group (GIE-CB)

PARIS, 27-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announced its partnership with STET, the retail payment operator for French and European markets, and Cartes Bancaires CB Group (GIE-CB), the … Read the full press release

pbb and HSBC to provide € 117 million for the Valad Polish Retail Fund

Investment and development facility totaling € 117 million Long-time established and dominant shopping centre Extension to include 83 extra retail units totaling 20,000 sqm of retail space Munich/Warsaw/London, 20-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — pbb and HSBC have jointly underwritten an investment … Read the full press release

The Inditex Group: 12% increase in net sales in 1Q2016; adds 11,936 new jobs

The Group generated over 11,936 new jobs, 2,385 of which were in Spain. Pablo Isla highlighted that “thanks to the Group’s strong growth we are able to generate jobs in all our business markets, most notably, in Spain”. In April, the company distributed … Read the full press release

Research: majority of international companies using most cotton globally are failing to deliver on cotton sustainability

UTRECHT, 08-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The majority of international companies using most cotton globally are failing to deliver on cotton sustainability according to new independent research published today by Pesticide Action Network (PAN) UK, Solidaridad and WWF. Just eight companies out … Read the full press release