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The most valuable global retail brands for 2019

The results of the second annual BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands have been revealed. The research shows that the world's most valuable retail brands are worth $339 billion more...

14 May 2019

GLOBAL

Successful retail chatbot interactions to grow eightfold by 2023

The global number of successful retail chatbot interactions will reach 22 billion by 2023, up from an estimated 2.6 billion in 2019, as AI offers compelling new engagement solutions...

9 May 2019

GLOBAL

Zara and H&M shore up defences as internet threatens

Logistics investments, new technology ... Faced with fierce online competition from the likes of Amazon, affordable fashion giants Zara and H&M are shoring up their defences, trying to use their stores to boost internet sales...

19 Mar 2018

SPAIN

Asian firms challenge Apple with snazzy new smartphones

BARCELONA, SPAIN: Several big Asian phone companies launched new high-end smartphones and other wireless gizmos on Sunday, hoping to challenge US giant Apple in a big year for wireless gadgets...

3 Mar 2015

SPAIN

Judge bans Uber in Spain

MADRID, SPAIN: A judge on Tuesday banned the popular smartphone taxi service Uber from operating in Spain, court officials said, following similar prohibition action in several other countries...

11 Dec 2014

SPAIN

Telefonica reports profit slump but core revenue climbs

MADRID, SPAIN: Spain's international telecommunications group Telefonica revealed slumping profits in the third quarter of 2013 on Friday but said underlying revenues were climbing and debt levels had dropped.

11 Nov 2013

SPAIN

Telefonica announces sale of Czech unit for €2.47bn

MADRID, SPAIN: Heavily indebted Spanish telecoms firm Telefonica said Tuesday it had agreed to sell a 65.9% stake in its Czech unit to Czech financial group PPF for €2.47bn ($3.3bn).

6 Nov 2013

SPAIN

Carlos Slim backs Telefonica's German ambitions

MADRID, SPAIN: Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil said Monday it is backing rival Spanish group Telefonica's sweetened takeover bid, valued at €8.55bn (US$11.4bn), for German mobile operator E-Plus.

27 Aug 2013

SPAIN

Mobile World Congress

BARCELONA, SPAIN: InMobi, from 25-28 February, will showcase an array of new products for brands, agencies, and developers at this year's Mobile World Congress taking place 25-28 February in Barcelona. Swing by our booth and get an exclusive first look. InMobi will be exhibiting in the App Planet Hall 8.1 mBrands Zone Booth #B25.

13 Feb 2013

SPAIN

Spain's Telefonica turns to Latin America for profits

MADRID, SPAIN: Spanish telecoms titan Telefonica erased the red ink and posted a third-quarter profit on Wednesday as it turned away from crisis-hit Europe to find riches in Latin America.

8 Nov 2012

FRANCE

Nikon's big hands campaign draws attention

PARIS, FRANCE: Across major cities in Europe, Nikon builds huge sculpted 'hands' in a pose, as though holding a Nikon camera.

7 Nov 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

EU5 map usage via smartphone growing 7x faster than classic web

LONDON, UK: - comScore, Inc has released an overview of mobile and computer usage of Maps across the five leading European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom) using the comScore MobiLens and comScore MMX services.

4 Jun 2012

UNITED STATES

New iPad tops three million

CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced it has sold three million of its new iPad, since its launch on Friday, March 16. The new iPad features a new Retina display, Apple's new A5X chip with quad-core graphics, a 5 megapixel iSight camera with advanced optics for capturing photos and 1080p HD video, and the same all-day 10 hour battery life*.

22 Mar 2012

UNITED STATES

Latest news on iPad availability

CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced the new iPad, the third generation mobile device, will arrive at Apple's retail stores and the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com) on Friday, 16 March in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and the UK; along with Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

15 Mar 2012

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