Business

Jun 26 '13 07:44

Enterprise Rent-A-Car asked SharingMatters BV to build up an Enterprise-branded rental business in the Netherlands.

Jun 25 '13 07:49

This project will be able to support 550,000 residents and 20,000 homes, the Royal HaskoningDHV said.

Jun 25 '13 07:43

Inretail, VGT and MODINT, textile and clothing sector bodies based in the Netherlands, are working together on a plan towards sustainability of the apparel sector, according to Fibre2fashion.

Jun 21 '13 09:20

According to Enviu, the Three Wheels United has made it to the top 100 innovative solutions by Sustainia.

Jun 21 '13 07:54

A new 90 megawatt wind farm is ready to be built in western Netherlands. The announcement was made by the European energy company RWE on Thursday.

Jun 20 '13 07:30

On May 31, 2013, Netherlands and China signed a new tax agreement, according to China-briefing.

Jun 18 '13 06:28

Asia’s richest person, Li Ka-shing, is set to buy RAV Water Treatment I B.V. for €943.68 million, according to Reuters.

Jun 17 '13 06:28

In April, Bharti Airtel (Netherlands) BV has received a $3.35 billion guarantee from telecom company Bharti Airtel, according to the Economic Times.

Jun 14 '13 07:42

The setbacks in the trade sector will persist as the car and motorcycle trade in the Netherlands are expected to decline in the second quarter.

Jun 14 '13 07:22

There have been reports saying that the tax law in the Netherlands is costing hundreds of millions a year in less-developed countries, but Dutch Finance Secretary Frans Weekers denied this information.

Jun 13 '13 05:43

The FN union claims that five Dutch staffing firms are non-compliant in the collective agreements of the Netherlands, according to the website Staffing Industry Analysts.

Jun 12 '13 09:14

The Netherlands will aid Ethiopia to develop its sesame market competitively in the international sesame market according to the Ethiopian business site 2merkato.

Jun 12 '13 09:06

The Dutch agricultural industry and the Western Cape provincial government collaborating to develop the local agro-processing sector and boost Western Cape’s market share in Europe, according to business site BDlive.

Jun 12 '13 08:56

The news site ngrguardiannews reported that the Netherlands and the Federal Government of Nigeria are planning to build an agro-industrial park under a seal pact held in The Hague, Netherlands.

Jun 10 '13 13:44

The Azerbaijan Export & Investment Promotion (AZPROMO) announced that the city of Baku will host the Azerbaijan-Belgium-Netherlands business forum on June 13.

Jun 7 '13 08:18

Owners of cafes that serve Grolsch beer, are afraid that the action of Grolsch , where they give coupons which gives right to a free second beer, will lead to alcohol abuse under young people. This was reported by the Telegraaf.

Jun 6 '13 16:28

Content Management AG (CM-AG) announced that Hostnet, one of the top Dutch hosting providers, is the first to launch the Dutch-version of CM4all Sites.

Jun 3 '13 07:50

Wakker Dier announced on Sunday that from August on, no plofkip will be used anymore in baby food of the drugstore chain Kruidvat.

Kruidvat writes in a letter to Wakker Dier that ‘the use of plofkip is not in accordance with the aim, to choose as much as possible for responsible ingredients’. A plofkip is a chicken which is brought in a short time to a desired weight, with all kind of negative effects for the chicken itself.

May 15 '13 08:52

One out of five students is bullied during their internship. This can be found in the National Internship Monitor 2013, which is an investigation by the Erasmus University and the Student Bureau, a search site for internships, this was reported by the AD on Wednesday.

According to the investigation, about 20 percent of the 1400 students, who were followed, were scolded, belittled or ignored. Sometimes they are also victim to abuse of authority or gossiping.

Apr 26 '13 08:31

The store chain HEMA had a net profit of 6.4 million euro in 2012, while in 2011 it had a net profit of 11.4 million. The turnover increased by 0.3 percent to 1.153 billion euro. This was reported on Wednesday.

HEMA has had to deal with a worsening economy, a decrease in consumer confidence and the VAT increase, which put pressure on the margins. In light of the circumstances, chairman Ronald van Zetten thinks HEMA has done well.

Apr 26 '13 08:29

At the shareholders meeting of Heineken on Thursday, there was some commotion about the move of the Supervisory Board to grant CEO Jean-François van Boxmeer two extraordinary bonuses, one for his contributions to the acquisition of beverage group APB. 20 percent of the represented shareholders voted against the proposals, but at the end of the meeting Van Boxmeer was 4 million richer.

Apr 25 '13 08:05

The economic crisis brings gasoline stations to the brink of a price war. Paul van Selms of United Consumers says while there is less gasoline consumption, there is a growing number of manned and unmanned gasoline stations. Because of this, many stations start special promotions, which could eventually lead to bankruptcy.

Apr 19 '13 14:50

Dutch airline KLM is experiencing a large ICT failure since last night. Customers cannot check in online or book tickets. The organization advises travelers to come to the airport earlier to check in there. The flight schedule is not affected.

Apr 18 '13 08:24

“This must be a mistake,” thought Said Basir when he found a phone bill of about 20,000 euro on his doormat last month. His bill is normally around 100 euro. However, after several reminder letters from his provider KPN/Telfort, it seemed the bill was not an error.

This Amsterdam citizen will have to pay thousands of dollars, which he cannot afford. “I do not even earn that amount in a year,” said a crestfallen Said to AT5. Moreover, he knows “100 percent sure” that he did not consume so much mobile data (10GB).

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