Bremerhaven. (bm) Ikea Zagreb is the first Ikea store to operate an innovative automated warehouse that increases the store’s capacity to fulfil customers’ ecommerce orders. Thousands of products are stocked in bins, which can be automatically brought to a co-worker in just 15 seconds. The benefits …
Hamburg. (tgcc) Kaffee ist unverzichtbar – das sagen 52,9 Prozent der deutschen Kaffeetrinker (m/w/d) in der repräsentativen Umfrage (5.000 Befragte), die die Tchibo GmbH für den Kaffeereport 2021 durchgeführt hat.
Bremerhaven. (bm) A Ferrero-related Company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Burton’s Biscuit Company. Burton’s employs approximately 2,000 people across six manufacturing locations in the United Kingdom and generated sales of more than GBP 275 million during the last 12 months.
Bremerhaven. (bm) Mondelez agreed to acquire Chipita S.A., a high-growth key player in the Central and Eastern European croissants and baked snacks category. Chipita S.A. generated approximately USD 580 million of revenue in 2020 and has a proven track record of consistent growth from its portfolio.
Bremerhaven. (bm) Swedish Pågen Group and the City of Landskrona have agreed on the acquisition of land for a new bakery at Öresund. The new bakery and logistics facilities will create a few hundred new jobs. Pågen’s ambition is to be able to bake even more fresh bread in Europe’s most modern bakery.
Bremerhaven. (bm) Pudasjärvi is a city in the north of Finland with 8’000 inhabitants. The administrative city area is very large with 5’867 square kilometers, but also sparsely populated. The town’s attractions include its nature, the 432-meter-high Iso-Syöte – and the northernmost pizza factory in Europe.
Bremerhaven. (bm) Net sales increased 44 percent to USD 108.5 billion in the first quarter, compared with USD 75.5 billion in Q1-2020. Operating income jumped to USD 8.9 billion in Q1-2021, compared with USD 4.0 billion in Q1-2020 – Amazon.com Inc. said in its statement for its first quarter ended March 31, 2021.
Bremerhaven. (bm) Delivery Hero Holding S.E., the world’s leading local delivery platform, published its financial results for Q1-2021 and gave guidance for the financial year 2021. Orders in the first quarter of 2021 increased to a record 663 million (plus 88 percent). Revenues grew 116 percent to EUR 1.4 billion.
Bremerhaven. (bm) The global confidence is high that SARS-CoV-2 can soon be tamed. One year after pandemic start, quarterly reports are particularly interesting to read. Which company was and is broadly enough positioned to survive without damage? Who needs to adapt better to new times?
Bremerhaven. (bm) The Kroger Company, America’s largest grocery retailer, is launching the country’s first Customer Fulfillment Center (CFC), combining vertical integration, machine learning, and robotics with affordable, friendly, and fast delivery service for fresh food. Located in Ohio, the CFC is powered by Ocado.