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European acquisition strategy sits nicely for NSG
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European acquisition strategy sits nicely for NSG

A menial job unloading lorries in the US gave Adam Krzanowski the inspiration to found his multinational office furniture business, Nowy Styl Group, back in Poland. And, with a presence in 18 countries, his shrewd policy of seeking acquisitions rather than organic growth has more than paid off.

North Africa retains its fizz for Coca-Cola

North Africa retains its fizz for Coca-Cola

Egypt is not a market for the faint-hearted, but to Coca-Cola it was worth investing $500m to tap into a market of 90 million consumers. And with north African governments becoming more business friendly, the US drinks giant's president of the Middle East and north Africa, Curtis Ferguson, is seeing steady growth for his brand in the region.

King's Cross ticks the right boxes for the App Business
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King's Cross ticks the right boxes for the App Business

When the App Business needed space to expand, the mobile transformation company decided to move its headquarters to King's Cross in London, attracted by the abundance of available space, a friendly neighbourhood vibe and excellent transport links. 

Pannonia finds a perfect fit in Hungary
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Pannonia finds a perfect fit in Hungary

When scouting for a base for its corn-to-ethanol plant, Pannonia Ethanol found Hungary’s skilled workforce and supportive government a winning combination. But public understanding of the industry remains a hurdle for businesses.

Irkut aims to get off the ground in Latin America
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Irkut aims to get off the ground in Latin America

Russian aircraft manufacturer Irkut Corporation hopes to tap into the potential of Brazil's aviation market, taking advantage of investment incentive programmes and becoming an early mover in what is predicted to become one of the world's fastest growing markets for air travel. 

The Millennial effect- how Generation Y is shaping the way the world does business
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The Millennial effect: how Generation Y is shaping the way the world does business

Driven by a desire to make a difference and masters of social media, Millennials are changing the world, one hashtag at a time. But companies ignore this demographic at their peril.

Europe's car industry bullish in face of VW scandal

Volkswagen’s woes in the wake of the emissions scandal may not necessarily spread throughout the car industry, say regional experts.

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Accessible Astana: how the city's SEZ is attracting investors

Astana’s special economic zone has added to the appeal of Kazakhstan’s capital city and looks set to receive a boost through its proximity to China's planned New Silk Road. Jacopo Dettoni surveys what is on offer.

Malcolm-Monteiro
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View from the C-Suite: DHL takes root in China

Online retail continues to grow in China, and DHL eCommerce’s Asia-Pacific division is on the spot with a new facility designed to handle the resulting flow of goods. Chief executive Malcolm Monteiro talks to Karen E Thuermer.

The-turning-of-the-investment-screw
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The turning of the investment screw

More than 2000 years ago, Greek mathematician Archimedes might just have hit upon the perfect way to explain how investors should approach emerging markets. Professor Doctor Roger Moser looks at how ancient technology applies to doing business abroad.

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