New study on how engineers buy goods and services

Posted on: 28 October 2016 By: Ray

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Engineering360 has published its 2016 edition of “The Industrial Buy Cycle” this October. It looks extensively at how engineers buy goods and services worldwide, including from business to business on the internet. The study is concise (19p.), well written, clear and matter of fact, well illustrated with apposite understandable graphed data.

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CISCO and the French digital economy

Posted on: 24 October 2016 By: Ray

John Chambers, CISCO CEO

The CEO of American computer giant CISCO was on the French media front lately announcing major investments in the country, following a deal with the government earlier this year and another with French electronic security giant Thales.

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Amazon announces French investments

Posted on: 16 October 2016 By: Ray

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Amazon, the giant Seattle-based internet retail trader has announced several developments in France. Amazon France is one of the ten existing national retail trading websites. Amazon France announced on October 4 the plan for its fifth, largest French distribution centre at Bowes, near Amiens. The new premises will be completed by 2017 and should generate 750 jobs, of which 500 directly on site. The new premises will measure 107,000 m²

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Britain’s Brexit schedule – reassures business, market reaction

Posted on: 5 October 2016 By: Ray

By Barry Davis - originally posted to Flickr as Operation Stack, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=6565853

Last week saw Britain announcing at long last the schedule for Brexit – to start before April next and end in 2019. Latest trade figures (July) show that four out of Britain’s five top export destinations were EU member nations. The Chancellor of the Exchequer also warned in Birmingham that business confidence would be on “a bit of a roller coaster” during the negotiations. And the International Monetary Fund has reiterated its sombre view of the consequences of Brexit for world economic growth.

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