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SOUTH AFRICA

Online shopping spree buys Deutsche Post more profit

Growth in online shopping continued to provide a bonanza for German logistics group Deutsche Post in the third quarter, the firm reported, confirming its forecast for the full year...

9 Nov 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Third quarter bears e-commerce boon for Deutsche Post

FRANKFURT - Logistics provider Deutsche Post beat expectations on Tuesday by delivering strong third-quarter results, with online shopping continuing to bolster its bottom line...

8 Nov 2016

GERMANY

German retail giant Metro eyes expansion in Myanmar, Iran

FRANKFURT - German retail and distribution giant Metro will decide by the end of this year on whether to expand into Myanmar and post-sanctions Iran, its chief executive said in a magazine interview on Thursday...

4 Mar 2016

GERMANY

German publishers lodge complaint against Amazon

BERLIN, GERMANY Germany's booksellers and publishers said they had complained to the country's competition watchdog about Internet company Amazon, accusing it of using "blackmail" to gain discounts from publishers.

25 Jun 2014

GERMANY

Amazon strike hits Germany

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: One of Amazon's key sites in Germany was the target of fresh walkouts by staff in an long-running wage dispute.

1 Apr 2014