Tag Archives: Business/Finance

22Mar/15

Zara-owner has online edge

(BVO) – A Coruña in the north-western corner of Spain, a tourist hotspot and home to Zara’s first store.

Just a short distance away in Arteixo, its parent company Inditex’s HQ.

A family owned business, founded in 1975, it’s now the world’s biggest fashion retailer.
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16Mar/15

Germany’s Merkel, Chinese vice premier open world’s largest computer fair

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai open the annual international computer fair CeBIT in Hannover, the largest high-tech trade expo in the world, where China is this year’s partner country.

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14Mar/15

Mattel’s internet-connected Barbie doll alarms privacy advocates

(Next Media Online) – Toymaker, Mattel Inc., has announced an internet connected Barbie doll which features interactive conversation with its user. However, privacy advocates fear the doll’s cloud-based technology exposes children to eavesdropping by Mattel, or anyone with access to the company’s servers.
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13Mar/15

EZ’s Friday the 13th – lucky for some?

(Reuters Business Report) – Frankfurt’s Dax – on its longest streak of weekly gains since 1998.

This, in fact, its ninth week.

Europe is the feelgood factor.
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09Mar/15

Apple announces exclusive HBO platform, lowers price of Apple TV

Apple announces exclusive partnership to bring HBO to new users, lowers cost of its Apple TV.

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08Mar/15

Female entrepreneur takes her Nigerian online fashion store to Africa’s top business lists

Ahead of World Women’s Day on March 8, we celebrate Africa’s women in business. Nigerian entrepreneur Honey Ogundeyi started Fashpa – an online shopping platform with one of the widest selections of fashionable clothes and accessories, just over a year ago. She was recently listed by Forbes among one of ten top emerging entrepreneurs in Africa for 2015.
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