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Kraft plans European HQ relocation to Switzerland

Food and beverages giant Kraft is relocating its European headquarters to Switzerland.

Catching the wave

Transport technology is becoming increasingly important for companies and their locations. Karen E Thuermer suggests it is the innovation wave of the future.

Chinese maintain penchant for high-quality US goods

Blue jeans, DVDs, moisturiser and athletics shoes are among the US products that Chinese consumers desire most, according to a UPS survey of 1200 middle-class consumers in six Chinese cities.

Lost in translation

In a globalised world, communication can be vital in the success of a product, so the language used must be understood locally. Erika Morphy looks at the complicated task of translation.

Driving the green machine

Tax credits and incentives to promote the production of renewable energy may be fuelled partly by green ambitions but the economics are also becoming more attractive as the value of the global renewable energy market grows. Karen E Thuermer reports.

JPMorgan to recruit 100 engineers for Scots centre

JPMorgan is expanding its Glasgow-based European Technology Centre (ETC) by creating 100 new jobs.

Singapore to boost hotels

Singapore will need to double its number of hotels in the next few years if it is to live up to its tourism potential, say planning authorities.

Inemur: The fastest packaging in the west

Inemur managing director Gregorio Navarro has seen the family-run company founded by his father grow from a canning platform to one of the leading robotic production line suppliers in the world.


Photronics Plant for South Korea: 

 Connecticut-based semiconductor equipment maker Photronics Inc is to build a photomask plant in South Korea in anticipation of a rise in demand for chip components.

Powerful incentives

Utility companies hoping to win new business are finding it is not enough just to have a good delivery record. As Erika Morphy reports, expanding their customer bases through investment promotion is more critical than ever.

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