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News United States-based retailer Walmart is expanding its presence in retail fuel sales: it began selling propane last month in some stores and is now getting ready to sell automotive fuel. The company said the first of its gas stations will open in the coming weeks in six Sam’s Club, Walmart and Bodega Aurrerá outlets in Tabasco, Nuevo León and Veracruz and, somewhat later, México state.
Already on 18 August to open its first Ukrainian shop by the Swedish mass market H&M. the CEO of the brand in Ukraine Dominica Fantano told where and when the retailer will open next store. As you know, the first H&M store in Ukraine will be opened in Lavina Mall (Kyiv).
Information Services Group (ISG) (Nasdaq: III), a leading global technology research and advisory firm, today announced it is expanding its ISG Provider Lens™ research coverage to the UK, with a report evaluating providers offering infrastructure, data center and private cloud services in this market.
Construction is almost complete and in less than four weeks new associates will begin work inside Amazon’s massive Robotic Fulfillment Center in West Deptford. The 1.7-million-square-foot facility on Mantua Grove Road is Amazon’s 9th fulfillment center in the state and the first one outfitted with automated robotics in Southern New Jersey.
Cambridge, England-based health tech company Healthera has raised $3.8 million (£3 million) in a Series A funding round led by Accelerated Digital Ventures, with participation from Cambridge Enterprise and Future Care Capital, to accelerate its expansion across the UK and ‘triple the size of [its] commercial force’, according to Managing Director Martin Hao.
Nasuni, the leading provider of cloud file services, today announced it is continuing to gain momentum in Europe, as customers such as Countryside Properties, Cushman and Wakefield, Lloyd's Register, Omnicom, and Sports Direct implement Nasuni to accelerate cloud, cost reduction, data center consolidation, and digital transformation initiatives.
London-headquartered law firm Fieldfisher is expanding into Northern Ireland. The company’s new base, expected to create 125 jobs, will be part of a growing international network of offices across Europe, China and the US. Economic development agency Invest Northern Ireland has offered Fieldfisher £630k to support the creation of the jobs.
Whole Foods Market on Aug. 16 opened a new location in The Village at Totem Lake shopping center at 12501 120th Avenue NE in Kirkland, Washington. The store marks Whole Foods’ 10th in the state. “We’re so excited to join Kirkland’s vibrant community, right here on the shores of Lake Washington” said Angela Lorenzen, regional president for the Pacific Northwest.
BASF PETRONAS Chemicals plans to expand its production capacity of the acrylic acid plant and butyl acrylate plants at its Verbund site in Kuantan, Malaysia. The capacity expansion is expected to come on stream by 2021.
Alorica, Inc., the world’s leading platform for all customer interactions, announced today its strategy to strengthen its position in Europe by adding a contact center in Sofia, Bulgaria. The expansion is in response to the growing demand for business process outsourcing (BPO) services in Europe.
Tesla currently controls one of the most mature electric vehicle charging networks in the United States, allowing nearly the entire population to live within 150 miles of its fast-charging systems, known as a Supercharger. According to Electrek, the automaker is expanding its presence of urban charging infrastructure to allow more owners to make use of its flagship platform.
Amazon expands Whole Foods delivery in New York, Florida it‘s added the option for shoppers to have fresh groceries delivered from Whole Foods in the New York area and three cities in Florida. The service is now available for Prime members via Prime Now in certain parts of New York City, starting with lower Manhattan and Brooklyn, along with parts of Long Island, Amazon said.
DropCar Inc.(NASDAQ:DCAR), a provider of app-based mobility services and logistics software-as-a-service (SaaS) for automotive consumers and enterprises, announced today it is expanding into Los Angeles (LA), California.
Dubai’s leading master property developer Nakheel, which has developed a large part of the new Dubai’s urban communities including the world’s first two palm-shaped islands, is investing Dh5 billion (US$1.4 billion) to expand its hospitality portfolio that will increase its current hotel inventory of 623 rooms in two hotels to 6,500 hotel rooms in 18 hotels by 2022 and help the developer generate up to Dh3 billion additional recurring income, a top official told Gulf Property in an exclusive interview.
A new temperature-controlled bonded warehouse has been launched in Jakarta by DHL Global Forwarding, an international provider of air, sea and road freight services, with the intention to help Indonesia's life sciences industry optimize their supply chains ahead of rapid projected growth.
DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has launched an enhanced service between Mexico and the United States for customers in the pharmaceutical and clinical research sectors through DHL Medical Express (WMX). The transportation solution, which DHL piloted in Mexico in 2017, minimizes the risks for customers operating within a complex supply chain.
Cargill has announced that it will invest £35 million to expand its poultry production facility in Wolverhampton in the UK. This investment will add a second production line at the facility, which produces approximately 19,000 tonnes of breaded and battered chicken products annually for clients in the foodservice industry.
NCL Veka, makers of uPVC (un-plasticised poly vinyl chloride) products for buildings, today announced the commissioning of its new facility here.A press release said the company, a joint venture between NCL Group and Germany-based Veka AG, would be spending Rs 25 crore on machinery, product enhancements, new showrooms and marketing network.
Sugarmade, Inc., one of the largest publicly traded hydroponics supply companies, today announces expansion into the European market for hydroponics supplies by way of its first order via Amazon UK.
Shipt is growing its same-day grocery delivery services from Target and Hy-Vee in select markets in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri and South Dakota. According to Supermarket News, this five-market expansion will reach approximately 820,000 new households.
Texas Instruments Incorporated announced plans Wednesday to build a new facility in Tucson. According to a press release obtained by KGUN9, the building, which will be between 110,000 and 125,000 square feet, will be at 301 S.
XPO Logistics has opened its first last mile delivery hub in Canada: a 50,000 square feet facility in Toronto. The facility, which will be staffed by around 70 employees, will serve customers throughout Ontario. Troy Cooper, president of XPO Logistics, commented: “We’re delighted to extend our last mile capabilities in Canada with the opening of our Toronto hub.
Turkish Airlines will increase its Birmingham-Istanbul service to double daily next summer. The airline will add additional daily flights from the West Midlands airport on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, starting March 31. Services will depart Birmingham at 10.40am and 5pm, arriving 4.35pm and 10.55pm local time.
Amazon Expanding Twitch Content To Rival YouTube Amazon acquired Twitch back in 2014 for around $1 billion – beating out Google for the game streaming platform. Amazon has made some changes to Twitch since acquiring the platform, but now it appears that Amazon is looking to make some more drastic changes to it.
Amazon CloudFront announces two new Edge locations in Oslo, Norway, and Copenhagen, Denmark. Both of these Edge locations are the first in their respective countries and increase CloudFront’s capacity in the Nordics by 55%. CloudFront’s expansion across the Nordics further improves the availability and performance of content delivery to users in the region.