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Investment bank Lazard was hired to find buyers for several international subsidiaries of Toys 'R' Us following an announcement last month that the US business would be liquidated. Smyths was founded in Co Mayo and has become a hugely successful retailing business. It is owned by four Galway-based ...
... of the start-up "Bug Foundation" bites into a hamburger made of Buffalo worms (Alphitobius Diaperinus), that he created together with a business economist, during its premiere in a supermarket in Aachen, Germany, - Reuters filepic. AACHEN, Germany: Supermarket shoppers in the western German city ...

So far this year, a number of benchmark German business indicators have seemed in retreat. Important economic yardsticks such as Germany's Ifo business climate index, the ZEW economic conditions indicator and purchasing managers' reports have suggested economic demand might have hit a soft ...
SOME 19 local companies will be flying the Singapore flag at the world's largest industrial technology trade show in Hannover, Germany from Apr 23 to 27. ... The GSBF aims to promote business and capability partnerships between German and Singaporean companies, where the minister will witness the ...
[BERLIN] The outlook for business activity in Germany's private-sector deteriorated to a five-month low in April, a survey showed on Monday, as growth in new orders slowed. IHS Markit said growth in new orders slumped to a more than 18-month low. New business in the service sector posted the smallest ...
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's center-left Social Democrats are electing a new leader to spearhead the party's recovery from a disastrous election result and guide it through a fractious coalition government with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives. Andrea Nahles, the combative leader of the party's ...

Customers had better enjoy the lines and the opera and the shelves of Easter treats while they can: The bakery - one of the few remaining German businesses in Yorkville ... John Herbert Glaser - Herb's grandfather and a professional baker in his native Germany who immigrated to the city - opened Glaser's after buying the ...
[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysian billionaire Ananda Krishnan is considering selling a tropical-themed holiday resort in Germany as he seeks to focus on his domestic investments, people familiar with the matter said. Mr Krishnan and business partner Colin Au are working with an investment bank to gauge ...
The Spanish team trained with its all members, while the German side awaited World No. 4 Alexander Zverev's arrival in Valencia, set for Tuesday. The Spanish team was divided into two groups, as World No. 1 Rafael Nadal and World No. 33 David Ferrer trained at the Sporting Club de Tenis in Valencia, ...
Following this, the United Nations had called on Israel to halt its policy of deporting over 33,000 Eritreans and Sudanese people. According to a UN estimate, there are nearly 27,000 Eritreans and 7,700 Sudanese people residing in Israel. (This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is ...
German apprentice students Jan Gaertner, from left, Christoph Gurok and Benjamin Berger are in the U.S. for ten weeks, studying at GNTC and working .... "Virtually every time I talk with a German business executive and we're talking about the workforce they always ask about the German apprenticeship ...
FILE - In this Wednesday, March 21, 2018 file photo, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier arrives for the first regular weekly cabinet meeting of Germany's new government at the chancellery in Berlin. Germany's economy minister says he is confident that Europe and the United States can reach a ...
As retail woes and management turnover roiled DDR Corp. over the past year, acquisition-minded investor Brookfield Asset Management of Canada and Germany's Alexander Otto family, which controls a massive European shopping center empire, have taken vastly increased stakes in the Beachwood ...
FILE PHOTO: A German Tornado jet is pictured in a hangar before a statement of the German and Turkish defence ministers at the air base in Incirlik ... Germany wants to start phasing out the Tornado jets in 2025 and the defense ministry has said that the Eurofighter Typhoon is the leading candidate, with ...
The bus driver apparently noticed too late that a truck loaded with glass was traveling slowly in front of him and drove into it. Police say 18 people were injured, three of them seriously. The truck driver was unhurt. (This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a ...
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas wants to resume dialogue with Russia and gradually improve ties after diplomatic ... have urged the 'grand coalition' of their party and Merkel's conservatives to ensure a new Cold War does not start, and business groups are also worried. Germany ...
ATLANTA — German business leaders are expressing concerns that President Donald Trump's 25 percent tariff on imported steel could affect the ... The automaker is investing $500 million to expand its Palmetto Commerce Park commercial vehicle factory between Ashley Phosphate and Ladson roads.

The ambassador's of Germany, France and Italy were seen arriving at the foreign ministry building. RIA news agency reported that the Polish ambassador has also arrived. Emerging from the building, German ambassador Rudiger von Fritsch said that Russia had to answer questions about the poisoning of the ex-spy, ...
During a visit to Poland earlier this month, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said that Germany isn't linking Nord Stream 2 and the poisoning of former ... Though certain sectors, such as energy and agriculture, benefit from close commercial ties with Russia, Germany's overall economic links with the ...
GERMAN investors are keen on Zimbabwe but their decisions will be heavily dependent on the outcome of the general elections slated for July or August this ... There is a new outreach to the society, to NGO's to the business community and to the international partners, which is something that we think is ...
A representative for the Higher Regional Court of Dusseldorf told Marijuana Business Daily that the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) is not allowed to appeal the decision. BfArM had been expected to issue the country's first cultivation permits for 2,000 kilograms of medical marijuana ...
The country's gross domestic product (GDP) is projected to grow by at least 2.7 percent this year, which would be the strongest pace since 2011. The low unemployment is also expected to put upward pressure on wages. After a decade of wage restraint on the part of German labor unions, they are now ...
They added that three factories in the eastern part of Germany producing rolling stock would heighten their specialization in different stages of manufacturing. "With this program, Bombardier will become significantly more efficient and thus more competitive," said the company's rail chief in Germany, ...
German photovoltaic cell maker Solarworld has filed for bankruptcy, the company said Wednesday, citing a drop in revenues due to falling prices in the industry. Competition from China, the world's largest producer of solar panels, has been a major headache for Solarworld. The Bonn-based company ...
Germany's foreign minister today said Berlin had ordered the expulsion of four Russian diplomats over the poisoning of a former spy in England, as EU nations step up the pressure on Moscow. ... (This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.).
German printing ink major Siegwerk is upbeat on India and plans to further expand its facility to cater to the growing market. In India, the company manufacturers and supplies its products made at a facility in Bhiwadi on the Delhi-Jaipur highway. The company, which provides inks to the flexible packaging ...
FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2009 file photo, the site Facebook login webpage is seen on a computer screen in Ottawa, Canada. Mozilla, Tesla and other companies are distancing themselves from Facebook following revelations of a major leak of user data to political consultants associated with the 2016 Trump ...
Germany is a dynamic team. "That result (at the 2014 World Cup) is now history and these days the team is a lot more prepared. What happened (in Belo Horizonte) isn't normal. We want to create a new piece of history," he added. Brazil's change in formation is expected to see Philippe Coutinho shifted ...
A German prosecutor says a court has ordered Catalan separatist Carles Puigdemont held in custody for the length of extradition proceedings. ... Spain's deputy prime minister, Soraya Saenz de Santamaria, says the arrest of the ousted Catalan separatist president in Germany is "good news" because "nobody can infinitely ...
BERLIN (Reuters) - Facebook's use of data it culls from partner websites is under investigation in Germany, the head of its cartel office said, as its justice minister summoned executives from the under-fire social media network to a meeting over privacy concerns. Cartel Office President Andreas Mundt told ...
Penta, a Berlin-based Fintech, has announced a new feature to digitize company formation in Germany. Penta has launched “Compass” a platform that enables businesses to incorporate, create a share structure and open a bank account in less than 24 hours unlike the weeks long process experienced by ...
High power prices, continued coal dependency and a “poor CO2 emissions record” mean Germany is falling behind other countries in shifting away ... The powerful German business lobby BDI is also unhappy, saying in a recent report that high electricity costs, delays in boosting the energy efficiency of ...
Maharashtra-based auto ancillary firm Precision Camshafts Ltd has announced the acquisition of German precision machining company MFT Motoren und ... increased financial bandwidth from PCL and proximity to European customers, there is a great potential to scale up business in Germany. “With PCL ...
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign minister has sharply condemned rising anti-Semitism at schools following a new case at an elementary school in Berlin. Heiko Maas told daily Bild on Sunday that, "if a child is threatened in anti-Semitic ways, that's shameful and unbearable. We have to counter any kind of anti-Semitism ...
BARCELONA/BERLIN (Reuters) - Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont was detained in Germany on Sunday, five months after entering self-imposed exile from ... German police arrested Puigdemont on Sunday in the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein on a European arrest warrant issued by Spain.
BERLIN (AP) — A Portuguese airline has apologized for keeping more than 100 passengers stranded at Stuttgart airport in southwestern Germany after one of its flights was canceled last-minute ... The German news agency dpa reported Saturday that all 106 passengers were put up at hotels overnight.
BERLIN (Sputnik) - The German business sector urges to investigate the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the United Kingdom before making any conclusions, chairman of the Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations, Wolfgang Buechele, told Sputnik on ...
The Federation of German Industries (BDI) and the Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA) have called for an EU relationship with the UK that goes deeper than a free-trade agreement. Both the BDI and the VDMA say they want to see a deep form of integration between the European Union ...
"The German economic upswing is continuing at the beginning of 2018. The global economic environment is still favourable," the Economy Ministry said in its monthly report. But it said U.S. trade policies were creating a sense of uncertainty. The tariffs on steel and aluminium will affect trade flows in some ...
The US trade tariffs should be manageable for the global economy but possible escalation into trade wart and growing uncertainty could cause terrible damage. Information on these pages contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Markets and instruments profiled on this ...
BERLIN (Reuters) - Women were paid 21 percent less in Germany than men last year, leaving the gender pay gap in Europe's biggest economy unchanged, the Federal Statistics Office said on Thursday. Men earned on average 21.00 euros an hour in 2017, compared with 16.59 euros for women, the ...
"The Germans really have problems talking about their failures," says Patrick Wagner, one of the event's organisers. A serial entrepreneur himself, Patrick is on a mission to educate his compatriots on the need to embrace risk. "Seventy per cent of all start-ups [in Germany] are going to fail," he explains, "but even in ...
German lawmakers voted on Wednesday to re-elect Angela Merkel as chancellor for a fourth, and likely final, term. In office since 2005, she has dominated Germany's political landscape and steered the European Union through economic crisis. But her authority was dented by her decision in 2015 to commit Germany to an ...
Germans are becoming more anxious about Britain's forthcoming departure from the European Union than the British themselves. The latest bout of German angst was set off by a study that estimated Brexit will cost German businesses €9 billion ($11.4 billion) a year in customs duties and other trade costs ...
Arsonists on Monday struck a Turkish community centre in western Germany, the latest in a string of attacks which Turkey has sometimes blamed on ... caught as soon as possible and brought to justice and necessary measures to be taken by the German authorities to prevent the recurrence of such attacks.
Former hotel manager Karliczek, who has a degree in business administration from the University of Hagen, was previously a politician without a notable national profile. She was elected in 2013 from a district in North Rhine-Westphalia and serves on the German parliament's finance and budget committee ...
The 172-page report was published a week after a German court ruled that cities can ban the use of diesel cars as part of measures to improve air quality. "This study shows how much nitrogen dioxide harms health in Germany," the head of the Federal Office for the Environment, Maria Krautzberger, said.
Telefonica is in the early stages of considering a sale of its German business, according to a report from German paper Wiwo.de citing sources in the telecom and financial sectors. While no investment bank has been named yet to find a buyer, there is reportedly interest in the market. Telefonica declined to ...
BERLIN (Reuters) - The German unit of European missiles maker MBDA and U.S. arms company Lockheed Martin Corp have formed a joint venture to press ahead with a new air and ... Dietmar Thelen, the top MBDA executive in the venture, said its formation was the next natural step for the long-time business partners.
For now, business opportunities exist for select international players – think Canadian MMJ cultivators – to fill Germany's growing supply shortfall. But other opportunities for retailers or ancillary businesses, among others, may be more limited in Germany. That's because MMJ sales are conducted ...


 

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