Archive for the ‘Consumers Market’ Category

Global travel retail leader selects GAC Dubai as contract logistics partner in the Middle East

Global travel retail leader selects GAC Dubai as contract logistics partner in the Middle East
l to r: Neil McMaster, GAC Dubai’s General Manager – Contract Logistics, Ronald Lichtenecker, GAC Dubai’s Managing Director, Vadim Motlik, Lagardère Travel Retail’s UAE CEO, and Alex Pardo, Lagardère Travel Retail’s Supply Chain Director sign the multi-year agreement for the appointment...
February 4th, 2019 | Aviation, Consumers Market, Logistics | Read More

The Truth: the BDI@797

The Truth: the BDI@797
John Faraclas “ ‘Tis strange- but true; for truth is always strange; Stranger than fiction !” Lord Byron was absolutely right… So here we go with yet another Market total fall; The BDI lost 55 points and things are getting sour but cool; cheer up the worse is yet to come. The geopolitics still...
January 29th, 2019 | Academia, Art and auctions, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Fashion, Headlines, Insight, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

B&M increases imports through the Port of Liverpool

B&M increases imports through the Port of Liverpool
A Maersk Line vessel docking at the Port of Liverpool B&M, one of the UK’s leading variety retailers, has announced it is increasing its cargo into the Port of Liverpool by 30 per cent following frustrations with delay-struck southern ports. After completing a successful trial at the port, the...
January 28th, 2019 | Consumers Market, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Solving the wellbeing puzzle

Solving the wellbeing puzzle
Professor Dame Carol Black photographed for the RSA, commissioned by Wardour Dame Carol Black advises how to create a wellbeing culture in three new films produced by the British Safety Council ​Recent research by the British Safety Council identified significant levels of uncertainty in the UK about...
January 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Consumers Market, Film Industry, Health and Safety, HR, Story of the Day | Read More

Brexit? Business as usual! No fear!

Brexit? Business as usual! No fear!
John Faraclas opposite the place his used to work in 1974 Brexit? Business as usual! No fear! John Faraclas takes a tour down his own memory lane; an unforgettable good little adventure… The dubious work of propaganda and dirty party politics as well as international envy towards the United Kingdom...
January 12th, 2019 | At the end of the day..., Consumers Market, European Union, Fashion, Holidays, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Centers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Crowley Promotes Jackie Gonsalez to Vice President, Apparel and Retail Supply Chain Business Development

Crowley Promotes Jackie Gonsalez to Vice President, Apparel and Retail Supply Chain Business Development
Jackie Gonsalez (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Jan. 4, 2019) – Crowley Logistics announced today it has promoted Jackie Gonsalez to vice president, apparel and retail supply chain business development. Gonsalez reports to Crowley’s Jorge Estevez, vice president, sales and pricing, and will remain based...
January 4th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

“K” Line Group: 2019 New Year Message from the President

“K” Line Group: 2019 New Year Message from the President
Eizo Murakami, President & CEO “Coming together, let’s step forward towards a new 100 years” To everyone throughout the entire “K” Line Group, I extend my very sincerest Happy New Year wishes. As we enter 2019, I would like to take this opportunity to share a few words with you.  During...
January 4th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Consumers Market, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, News | Read More

Shipping, logistics and marine giant GAC to set up operations at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD)

Shipping, logistics and marine giant GAC to set up operations at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD)
  Samir Chaturvedi, KIZAD CEO and GAC Abu Dhabi’s Managing Director, Göran Eriksson Leading integrated shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC is opening a warehouse and open yard in the Middle East’s largest industrial zone and a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, Khalifa Industrial...
December 18th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Construction, Consumers Market, Gas, Logistics, News, Oil Industry, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Crowley offers speed and convenience this Holiday Shipping Season

Crowley offers speed and convenience this Holiday Shipping Season
.. (MIAMI; November 27, 2018) ­– Consumers needing to send holiday gifts to Puerto Rico, the Caribbean or Central America from online retailers or U.S.-based retail stores now can get items there faster with Crowley Logistics’ speed-to-market, less-than-containerload services designed for small-to-medium-sized...
November 27th, 2018 | Consumers Market, Holidays, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Greece Macro Monitor – Focus Notes (Friday, November 9, 2018)

Greece Macro Monitor – Focus Notes (Friday, November 9, 2018)
Greece Macro Monitor – Focus Notes (Friday, November 9, 2018) Greece: January – September 2018 State Budget Execution & General Government Budget Arrears According to the final State Budget Execution data for January  – September 2018 the overall fiscal balance  registered a surplus...
November 9th, 2018 | Banking, Consumers Market, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hermata London

Hermata London
.. Vassiliki Sarvanaki, creator of the platform Hermata London, profoundly believes that earrings are not just a jewel, but a whole lot more than that! Earrings are a connotation of who a woman is, they represent her personality, describe her mentality and attitude towards life, outline her current mood,...
October 10th, 2018 | Accessories, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Fashion, Jewelry | Read More

The first and final mile, key considerations for flawless and sustainable delivery performance

The first and final mile, key considerations for flawless and sustainable delivery performance
.. There are two critical aspects of the logistics process, the first mile and then the final mile. It is the efficiency with which retailers manage these two essential aspects of supply chain logistics in a seamless way that is key to their survival. The face of retail is changing almost beyond recognition....
October 9th, 2018 | Consumers Market, Environment, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail, Reports | Read More

Volatile Capes rule the day, but…

Volatile Capes rule the day, but…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) went over and above the 1,500 point threshold… geopolitics and in particular the addition of Trade Wars will spill over badly! John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI was up 91 points and at 1,567 creates another momentum, may I say a chilly one as nothing should...
July 4th, 2018 | Academia, Art and auctions, Chartering, Consumers Market, Dry Bulkcarriers, Education and Training, Fashion, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

SingPost named Asia Pacific Regional Champion in global postal service index

SingPost named Asia Pacific Regional Champion  in global postal service index
Singapore Ranking by Universal Postal Union across 173 postal services worldwide places SingPost 7th in the world SINGAPORE, 28 May 2018 – Singapore Post (SingPost) has been ranked seventh in the world by the Universal Postal Union (UPU) – the United Nations agency that oversees and coordinates...
May 28th, 2018 | Awards, Communication, Consumers Market | Read More

Growth sparks 17 more jobs for 70-strong exporter Fracino

Growth sparks 17 more jobs for 70-strong exporter Fracino
Fuelling the growth pipeline: front row, centre, Fracino MD, Adrian Maxwell with new team members. The latest raft of appointments for Birmingham coffee machine manufacturer Fracino  – which  exports to over 70 countries worldwide – brings the multi-award winning team to 70-strong. The...
January 16th, 2018 | Consumers Market, Food and Drink, Jobs, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GEODIS sets holiday record with 2.3 million orders fulfilled in the U.S.

GEODIS sets holiday record with 2.3 million orders fulfilled in the U.S.
2.3 million orders shipped from Black Friday through Cyber Monday is a 14 percent increase from 2016 orders Further reinforcing the growth of online retail, global supply chain operator GEODIS announces that the critical four-day Thanksgiving shopping holiday was a record-breaker for the company’s...
January 11th, 2018 | Consumers Market, Logistics | Read More

Planning can make your Australian wine supply smoother

11 December 2017 – UK retailers looking to secure more supplies of Australian wines will be boosted by the news that volumes are on the increase and the UK remains the biggest market for Australian wine. With increasing interest from China and the USA in this market, UK retailers may need to think...
December 11th, 2017 | Consumers Market, Food and Drink | Read More

Startup Nations Summit Closes GEW 2017

Startup Nations Summit Closes GEW 2017
The winners; photo Credit: Global Entrepreneurship Network GEN Announces 2017 Startup Nations Award Winners The Global Entrepreneurship Network honored four individuals at the Startup Nations Summit, held in Tallinn, Estonia, for their leadership in implementing innovative public policies and programs...
December 8th, 2017 | Awards, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 1,477 points, up 19… The Geopolitical situation remind us of a Yellowstone situ…. WISTA-Hellas’ Annual Forum at the Athenaeum InterContinental more than a great success, as did the Chios Village Ladies’ Friends at their annual...
November 27th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Charity, Chartering, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Containers, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Fashion, Film Industry, HR, Immigration, Jewelry, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Invitation in London from the masterly handmade carpet company Miraraki

Invitation in London from the masterly handmade carpet company Miraraki
…carpets to be Despina Miraraki, one of the most formidable Greek entrepreneurs and successful businesswomen, brought the cream of her impressive handmade carpet collection to London for a limited few days’ exhibition.    The Miraraki carpet company has been around for 30 years. It is a company...
November 25th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Events, Exhibitions, Person Profiles | Read More

UOB the first bank in Asia off the starting block with Fitbit PayTM

UOB the first bank in Asia off the starting block with Fitbit PayTM
UOB – Ms Choo Wan Sim Singapore, 9 November 2017 – United Overseas Bank’s (UOB) cardmembers will be the first in Asia to be able to make Fitbit PayTM contactless payments through the new Fitbit IonicTM smartwatch. UOB’s latest innovation in payments is set for the lifestyles and payment...
November 9th, 2017 | Banking, Clubs, Consumers Market, Health and Safety, News | Read More

RG Conference17 Creates A Powerful Impact

RG Conference17 Creates A Powerful Impact
From the event The fourth annual Reload Greece Conference took place in London on Saturday 28th October. The Unstoppable Generation: Hacking Entrepreneurship into a Culture brought together a wide range of stakeholders to explore and debate how a mindset of entrepreneurism can be hacked into a culture...
November 1st, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Consumers Market, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Markets | Read More

World Sailing and Rolex form strategic partnership

World Sailing and Rolex form strategic partnership
World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Rolex, the leading name in prestige watches that includes watches engineered specifically for sailing. Rolex has been the title sponsor of the Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards since 2001. As...
October 9th, 2017 | Consumers Market, Fashion, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Styled by Design

Styled by Design
Edinburgh Weavers cotton tweed textile. Styled by Design: textile visionaries hailed by Gray MCA By James Brewer In the age of the robot, this is a refreshing celebration of the human hand and brain and the manual loom. An exhibition of framed 20th century textiles, Styled by Design, brings together...
October 4th, 2017 | Consumers Market, Exhibitions, Fashion, People and Places | Read More

The Elena Sendona effect

The Elena Sendona effect
Elena Sendona – Detail from elle.uk – credits Gettyimage FEEL GOOD FUR Creative Director Elena Sendona is featured on Elle.uk in the Best Street Style At New York Fashion Week Spring Summer 2018 list. Elena is also competing for the Greek International Womens Awards (GIWA) with her ethically...
September 13th, 2017 | Consumers Market, Events, Exhibitions, Fashion | Read More