BERLIN Facebook dismissed calls for a break-up of the world's biggest social network and other big internet companies on Monday, saying this would not tackle issues such as privacy, attempts to influence elections or harmful content.
BERLIN Shares in Germany's Metro climbed on Monday after EP Global Commerce, owned by Czech and Slovak investors, made a takeover offer that values the store group at 5.8 billion euros ($6.6 billion).
(This June 20 story is refiled to correct typographical error in paragraph five.)
BERLIN/CHICAGO, June 20 Multicolored, sparkly
ice cream is an unlikely battleground in U.S. grocery stores.
But Kroger Co believes products like Kroger Best Unicorn
Swirl ice cream will help it win market share from Walmart Inc
, Aldi and Amazon.com Inc.
By Thyagaraju Adinarayan, Emma Thomasson and Philip Blenkinsop
BERLIN French retailer Carrefour SA has seen sales boosted by the use of blockchain ledger technology to track meat, milk and fruit from farms to stores and will extend it to more products to increase shopper trust, an executive said on Monday.
BERLIN IKEA is launching a new app to allow customers to shop remotely for products they can visualize in the context of their own homes, lessening the need for them to travel to its vast network of self-service, out-of-town stores.