Business

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Aug 4 '13 09:00

In the most recent years, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), also called bring your own technology (BYOT), has become a trend and common practice in the business and education market. BYOD is a policy that permits employees to use their own mobile devices such as smartphones, personal computers and laptops to work and access data in their companies.

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Aug 2 '13 09:04

Royal Dutch Shell PLC cited a 57 percent drop in its second-quarter net income following the attacks on Nigerian operations and a drastic reduction on the worth of its shale oil fields in North America.

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Aug 2 '13 07:43

Citizens of Apeldoorn and surroundings, want to establish a cooperative bank because they are disillusioned by the mores in the current banking system. The Financial Cooperation begins today with the recruiting among citizens that want to support the bank 'new style'.

The idea of the founders of The Financial Cooperation is based on NewB, the cooperative bank that is being set up since this spring in Belgium.

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Aug 1 '13 08:38

Emirates has announced that it will be launching a second daily continuous flight between Dubai and Amsterdam in December.

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Aug 1 '13 04:55

The profit of advertising site Marktplaats (Market Place) has for years been kept deliberately low, and therefore hardly had to pay tax, reports Yahoo!News based on requested annual  reports.

The annual reports show that eBay, owner of Marktplaats, has set up a special structure in 2005. That structure has apparently been set up, according to experts, to lower earnings in the Netherlands, so that less (profit) tax has to be paid. Marktplaats avoided in this way to pay a larger amount on tax. The special construction is allowed, by the way.

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Jul 30 '13 09:13

American multinational financial services corporation Citi is growing its liquidity management network by setting up a Notional Pooling in Amsterdam.

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Jul 30 '13 08:53

Ambassador of the Netherlands to Pakistan H Gajus Scheltema has encouraged Pakistan to promote trade partnerships with India to improve trade and market. He also responded to the issue of cutting support to Pakistan.

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Jul 29 '13 09:32

The weekend box office ended with Despicable Me 2 stolen from the no. 1 spot.

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Jul 26 '13 07:53

Italian automaker Fiat-Chrysler could move to the Netherlands, CEO Sergio Marchionne told Reuters.

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Jul 26 '13 07:41

EU members have already shared their views on the Scottish government’s plan to reduce alcohol prices.

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Jul 24 '13 09:52

800 guests were present at the Sea Owl’s delivery party in Amsterdam. The gathering featured the 62-meter Feadship Sea Owl being delivered to its owners held at the Maritime Museum.

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Jul 23 '13 03:40

If the temperature rises above 28 degrees, the terraces in the center of Amsterdam may be allowed to expand.

As the high heat continues, Amsterdam's center district operates under a tropical weather scenario. This provides restaurants and cafes with a permit for a terrace the opportunity to add more tables and chairs to their patio from 10am onwards.

Jul 22 '13 11:13

New electric buses from a Chinese manufacturer will roll onto Schiphol tarmac in about a year.

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Jul 22 '13 10:39

Second quarter profit at Amsterdam-based electronics manufacturer Philips more than tripled in 2013 compared to 2012

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Jul 19 '13 07:21

For the first time, Turkey will export 40 tons of tulip bulbs to the Netherlands.

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Jul 18 '13 07:38

The Netherlands will grant a €6 million aid to support the development of IT exports in four countries including Bangladesh.

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Jul 17 '13 08:14

State Secretary of Finance Minister Frans Weekers said the government is assessing its double taxation treaties with developing countries to decide if they are inequitable and if they need revisions on the terms.

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Jul 17 '13 07:34

On July 10, New York City and Amsterdam proclaimed a City-to-City partnership to promote and boost travel of both cities.

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Jul 16 '13 08:33

On Tuesday, Dutch engineering company Grontmij announced that it has decided to sell its French monitoring & testing business for €67 million.

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Jul 16 '13 08:21

Retail turnover in May decreased to 0.6 percent from the same period last year. Retail volume was reduced by 3.0 percent while retail costs increased by 2.5 percent.

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Jul 16 '13 06:26

Corporate financing firm W. P. Carey Inc. has obtained the new European Innovation Center of Royal FrieslandCampina in the Netherlands for €31 million.

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Jul 12 '13 08:51

Spending on luxurious items like electronics has dropped in the Netherlands due to lack of consumer assurance, according to Euromonitor International’s report.

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Jul 12 '13 06:15

Dutch construction and engineering firm Ballast Nedam confirmed the construction of its pioneer 700-bar hydrogen fuel station in the Netherlands, the Hydrogen Fuel News reports.

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Jul 12 '13 05:17

On Thursday, CBS reported that 4983 businesses and establishments confirmed bankruptcy in the Netherlands during the first half of 2013, according to the Dutch national statistics office.

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