Business

Nov 19 '13 09:52

Dutch food and chemicals group DSM is spinning off its pharmaceuticals division in a $2.6 billion deal with private equity firm JLL, Reuters reports Tuesday.

Nov 18 '13 13:48

Consumentenbond said it found that many online shops are offering fake discount on toys.

software
Nov 18 '13 11:28

Advent International has entered into an agreement to acquire Dutch software maker Unit4 NV for about €1.15 billion, Bloomberg News reports.

Nov 15 '13 13:35

Amsterdam is phasing out a number of its coffee-shops, choosing education over a controversial business that has been a major tourist draw. The City Council said on Friday that it is taking into consideration the owners of 31 shops that have to close because they are in too close proximity to schools. “We are not forcing them to close all at once; we’re giving the owners an opportunity to start different businesses,” the council said.

Nov 15 '13 04:45

The last four quarters of the recession cost the Dutch an average of 1300 euros per head. The entire Dutch economy suffered a loss of 10 billion euros, compared to a period of zero growth

Nov 15 '13 04:36

After Industrieele Groote Club, De Kring, and Arti et Amicitiae there is now a club for the internet generation in the city: The Club Amsterdam on the Herengracht - members only

Nov 14 '13 13:11

AMSTERDAM—An Amsterdam based minter, arrested by police last week, was apparently living the high life while ducking from creditors, and reneging on promises he was making to clients. “Patrick O.

Nov 14 '13 04:45

The government and the opposition parties CDA, D66, ChristenUnie, GroenLinks, and SGP will not reach an agreement this week on the retirement plans

Nov 14 '13 04:33

The FairPhone, a Dutch initiative for a sustainable mobile phone is sold out. The makers tweeted Thursday afternoon that all 25,000 mobile phones were sold out

Nov 14 '13 04:31

The investigation into the eavesdropping practices of the U.S. NSA is extended to bank accounts

Nov 12 '13 12:41

Amsterdam-based coffee and tea company DE Master Blenders said it is slashing 110 jobs.

Nov 11 '13 17:01

T-Mobile Netherlands announced that Thomas Berlemann is stepping down as chief executive officer of the company at the end of this year.

gas pipeline
Nov 11 '13 15:08

Abu Dhabi National Energy, also known as Taqa, has agreed to sell its 40% stake in a natural gas pipeline in the Netherlands.

Nov 11 '13 13:25

Dutch financial institution Rabobank has partnered with Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) to launch a commercial mobile payment solution in the Netherlands.

google
Nov 11 '13 13:06

Joris Tinbergen has resigned as the head of Google in the Netherlands, Emerce reports.

Nov 8 '13 11:06

Dutch financial-services company ING Groep NV is speeding up its reorganization after receiving regulators’ approval to combine its Japanese insurance unit with European operations in a 2014 initial public offering, Bloomberg News reported.

Nov 7 '13 14:54

ABN Amro is facing some problem with internet banking and the service is temporarily unavailable due, Nos television reports.

Nov 7 '13 11:05

More and more people in the Netherlands are buying Volvo's V60 Plug-In Hybrid. The automaker reported that it sold nearly 1,000 V60 Plug-In Hybrid in the Netherlands last month.

Nov 6 '13 07:27

Thuisbezorgd.nl, which arranges home delivery for restaurants in the Netherlands, is now accepting payment in bitcoins.

Nov 6 '13 07:00

Belgian biotech company TiGenix is planning to sell its manufacturing facility in Sittard-Geleen, the Netherlands.

Nov 5 '13 17:56

A new survey found that one in three employees is willing to accept a pay cut if he can keep a job.

Nov 5 '13 16:53

Dutch chemical and pharmaceutical maker DSM reports a 44.0% increase in third quarter net income.

Nov 5 '13 11:30

Young pilots, who are unable to pay off their students loans, have decided to take ABN Amro to court.

Nos television that 60 pilots are taking the bank to court because they say it is difficult for them to pay back the loans of up to €125,000.

Nov 5 '13 10:54

Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina announced that it will close its plants in Eindhoven and Woerden, which will lead to the loss of 174 jobs.

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