Posted on: 14 November 2016 By: Ray

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« E-export » was one of the two main topics of the 2nd International SME Forum in France, organized from 14 June by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and attended by some 400 small and medium-sized businesses. The event highlighted the strengths and weaknesses in France in terms of e-export. In October, another series of events was organized to introduce a group of digital technology start-ups to potential clients in China.

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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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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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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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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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Posted on: 29 September 2016 By: Ray

Microsoft LinkedIn

The purchase of digital social network LinkedIn, familiar to most professionals as a job-networking pioneer, by Microsoft (MS), the unavoidable computer giant with its operating system and “Office” software package, for $26.2 billion last June, was its biggest acquisition to date.

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Posted on: 28 September 2016 By: TeamEuropages

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Europages has been acquired by German investment fund Paragon Partners, which also owns the “Wer liefert was” (WLW) German B2B online marketplace. The alliance between these two leaders will lead to a range of B2B digital solutions on Europe’s growth markets. This means that Europages’ customers will benefit from even greater visibility and a level of traffic beyond compare. Read on.

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Posted on: 26 September 2016 By: TeamEuropages

Testimonials of Europages customers

Based in Merxheim, Alsace, the French subsidiary of American group Alcoa, Arconic Architectural Products, exports its Reynobond® aluminium composite panels and its Reynolux® pre-lacquered aluminium sheets throughout the world in the construction materials sector. Insights into the strategy adopted by this company, which received a regional export award in 2015 from the Alsace CCI, with its Marketing Director Perrine Prével.

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