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Becoming a regional powerhouse in food retailing

Becoming a regional powerhouse in food retailing

Agrokor is Croatia’s largest private company and one of Europe’s largest family-owned businesses. It has…

Willis Group on the changing risk landscape

Willis Group on the changing risk landscape

Managing risk is an increasingly challenging task in a world susceptible both to old hazards,…

Europe’s circular-economy opportunity

Europe’s circular-economy opportunity

Europe’s economy has generated unprecedented wealth over the past century. Part of the success is…

South Africa’s bold priorities for inclusive growth

South Africa’s bold priorities for inclusive growth

In the two decades since South Africans worked together to transform their political landscape and…

Making infrastructure exciting: An interview with Peter Dawson

Making infrastructure exciting: An interview with Peter Dawson

Peter Dawson has worked for the privately owned American engineering/construction giant Bechtel Corporation since 1978.…

More from less: Making resources more productive

More from less: Making resources more productive

The struggle to make the most of the world’s resources has many fronts—something worth remembering…

The road to digital success in pharma

The road to digital success in pharma

Pharmaceutical companies are running hard to keep pace with changes brought about by digital technology.…

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Becoming a regional powerhouse in food retailing

Agrokor is Croatia’s largest private company and one of Europe’s largest family-owned businesses. It has a presence in several industries, including agriculture, food production, grocery and nonfood retail, and tourism. Having acquired Slovenian grocer Mercator in 2014, Agrokor now operates a €6 billion retail business with approximately 2,000 stores across five countries in southeastern Europe.…

Becoming a regional powerhouse in food retailing

Gigaom: Apple’s bad September and the dangers of yearly release cycles

In hindsight, the trouble began in 2012. That’s when Apple moved OS X to the same yearly release cycle as iOS. Since OS X has always been the Peter that Apple robbed to pay Paul (the iOS release cycle), I was concerned Apple would be writing checks it couldn’t cash. Later that year, iOS 6…

Gigaom: Apple’s bad September and the dangers of yearly release cycles

ThingThing Is An iOS Keyboard That Shortcuts App Switching

Now that it’s been a year and change since Apple revealed it would be opening up access to the system wide keyboard in iOS we’re seeing some pretty interesting stuff going on right within the keyboard. No, not GIF keyboards; something a lot more interesting. Developers are starting to view the keyboard as a productivity platform in…

ThingThing Is An iOS Keyboard That Shortcuts App Switching

DealerSocket Buys Product Line From Dealertrack

San Clemente-based DealerSocket, which develops software for auto dealers, said Thursday that it has acquired the Inventory+ business of Dealertrack. the two said that DealerSocket will pay approximately $55M in cash for the business line. Inventory+ is used by car dealers to manage their automotive inventory. The deal also includes Dealertrack’s eCarlist websites, as well…

Gigaom: Apple’s bad September and the dangers of yearly release cycles

In hindsight, the trouble began in 2012. That’s when Apple moved OS X to the same yearly release cycle as iOS. Since OS X has always been the Peter that Apple robbed to pay Paul (the iOS release cycle), I was concerned Apple would be writing checks it couldn’t cash. Later that year, iOS 6…

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ThingThing Is An iOS Keyboard That Shortcuts App Switching

Now that it’s been a year and change since Apple revealed it would be opening up access to the system wide keyboard in iOS we’re seeing some pretty interesting stuff going on right within the keyboard. No, not GIF keyboards; something a…

App Release Notes Are Getting Stupid

“Bug fixes.” “Jam packed full of Super Amazing Things.” “Every 3 weeks, we polish up…

Mobile App Letgo Raises $100 Million From Naspers To Take Over Classifieds In The U.S.

Can a mobile classified app topple the behemoth that is Craigslist? A company called letgo aims…

Apple Continuing To Strengthen Its Smartphone Market Share In The U.S.

More and more Americans are buying into the Apple smartphone ecosystem, largely at the expense…

Facebook, Google, Apple Dominate Top Apps Of All Time Lists; Candy Crush And Clash Of Clans Are Top Games

A new report from app store analytics firm App Annie this morning offers insight into…

Tumblr Finally Makes “Reblogs” More Readable, Especially On Mobile Devices

One of blogging site Tumblr’s flagship features, the reblog – meaning the reposting of another…

Editorial

Willis Group on the changing risk landscape

Managing risk is an increasingly challenging task in a world susceptible both to old hazards,…

Europe’s circular-economy opportunity

Europe’s economy has generated unprecedented wealth over the past century. Part of the success is…

South Africa’s bold priorities for inclusive growth

In the two decades since South Africans worked together to transform their political landscape and…

Making infrastructure exciting: An interview with Peter Dawson

Peter Dawson has worked for the privately owned American engineering/construction giant Bechtel Corporation since 1978.…

More from less: Making resources more productive

The struggle to make the most of the world’s resources has many fronts—something worth remembering…

Becoming a regional powerhouse in food retailing

Agrokor is Croatia’s largest private company and one of Europe’s largest family-owned businesses. It has a presence in several industries, including agriculture, food production, grocery and nonfood retail, and tourism. Having acquired Slovenian grocer Mercator in 2014, Agrokor now operates…

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