Three New Maple Waffle Breakfast Sandwiches Are Official: Burger King

Just when you think BK’s breakfast menu has settled down from it’s exciting yet experimental line of Croissan’wiches, loaded biscuits, and even French toast sticks… BAM. They’re at it again. This time bringing you a sweet and savory masterpiece with your choice of 3(!) meaty accompaniments. The breakfast minds at Burger King are nothing if... Continue Reading →

Online sales turnover in Greece to reach 4.5 bln USD

The total ecommerce revenue in Greece is expected to reach USD 4.5 billion in 2019 according to the Greek Ecommerce Association (GR.EC.A). About 85% of shoppers make 80% of their online purchases from Greek e-shops, while cash on delivery makes 54% of online payments. According to GR.EC.A's survey, ecommerce is gaining ground, with 85% of internet users... Continue Reading →

Indian Coffee House opens doors to women staff

KANNUR: Ever since the Indian Coffee House was established as a cooperative by communist leader AK Gopalan in 1958 after the coffee outlets under the Coffee Board dismissed its workers, it has been a ‘no-go zone’ for women employees. Now, after almost 61 years, the cooperative chain of hotels has written a new chapter in its history by allowing six women... Continue Reading →

Amazon’s influence machine flooding Washington with money and muscle

WASHINGTON DC: After building out a powerful influence machine in Washington over the last few years, Amazon is going on the attack. The company is pushing aside trade groups it doesn’t like and creating new ones it does. It’s dispatching senior executives to woo antitrust enforcers. And it’s poaching senior staff from government agencies and congressional offices.... Continue Reading →

Amazon India ties up with Kudumbashree

Kochi: Amazon India has signed an MoU with Kudumbashree, a poverty eradication and women empowerment programme implemented by Kerala government as part of its programme- Amazon Saheli. Through this partnership, Amazon India will support, train and empower women entrepreneurs associated with the organization and provide a marketplace for them to showcase their products to Amazon customers across the country. Kudumbashree is one of... Continue Reading →

Emaar Malls pays Dh475.5m for remaining 49% of Namshi

Dubai: Reinforcing its online presence, Emaar Malls has paid Dh475.5 million to raise its ownership in Namshi, the fashion portal, from 51 per cent to 100 per cent. The payment was made to Global Fashion Group, which had initially sold the 51 per cent stake in 2017. Emaar Malls holds assets such as The Dubai... Continue Reading →

Karachi Bakery targeted in Bengaluru, asked to change its name

The incident comes over a week after the Pakistan-backed Pulwama terror attack in which 40 CRPF jawans were killed. BENGALURU: Tension gripped Indiranagar, a tony locality off MG Road, after miscreants targeted Karachi Bakery in the area, objecting to the outlet's name, on Friday night. The incident comes over a week after the Pakistan-backed Pulwama terror attack in which 40... Continue Reading →

Digital marketplace Noon to expand into Egypt

Digital marketplace Noon has announced it will launch its services to Egypt, after being present in the UAE and in Saudi Arabia. The digital marketplace has made Egypt its third regional market. In a statement, Noon said it aims to bring customers in Egypt a streamlined experience, providing a range of products including electronics, fashion, beauty, baby,... Continue Reading →

Kaola reportedly discussing merger with Amazon

Kaola, NetEase’s cross-border ecommerce site, and Amazon have allegedly been in talks over a possible merger, according to TechNode. The companies signed a deal to combine China cross-border businesses in a stock-for-stock merger in late 2018 but the negotiations have been difficult, according to the publication. Kaola did not comment on the reported merger, which could increase... Continue Reading →

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