Geography of Europe

Kosovo: Tomáš Szunyog appointed as new EU Special Representative

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 4:03pm

The Council today appointed Tom Szunyog from the Czech Republic, as EU Special Representative (EUSR) for Kosovo* from 1 September 2020 until 31 August 2021.

Key Points: 
  • The Council today appointed Tom Szunyog from the Czech Republic, as EU Special Representative (EUSR) for Kosovo* from 1 September 2020 until 31 August 2021.
  • He will replace Natalya Apostolova who has held the EUSR position since 20 July 2016.
  • The EUSR promotes a Kosovo that is committed to the rule of law and to the protection of minorities and of cultural and religious heritage.
  • The EUSR supports Kosovo's European perspective and rapprochement with the EU in line with the perspective of the region and in accordance with the Stabilisation and Association Agreement.

DGAP-News: Logwin AG: Logwin with a respectable development in the first half of 2020 in view of the Covid 19 pandemic

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 11:02am

Grevenmacher (Luxembourg) - The first half of 2020 was marked for the Logwin Group as well worldwide by the Covid 19 pandemic.

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  • Grevenmacher (Luxembourg) - The first half of 2020 was marked for the Logwin Group as well worldwide by the Covid 19 pandemic.
  • By means of these measures in the first half of 2020, sales of EUR 537.7m (2019: EUR 560.1m) and an operating result (EBITA) of EUR 18.2m (2019: EUR 23.9m) were achieved.
  • The operating margin of 3.4 % is a respectable development in view of the global restrictions caused by the Covid 19 pandemic.
  • The business segment Air + Ocean even achieved a slight increase overall increase in sales to EUR 379.9m (2019: EUR 370.2m).

Catalan independence

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 3:00pm

Later that month the regions president unilaterally declared independence.

Key Points: 
  • Later that month the regions president unilaterally declared independence.
  • The severity of the sentences was highly controversial leading to unrest in Catalan cities in October 2019.The Spanish Government tried with varying degrees of success to prevent those leaders from standing for the Catalan and European parliaments.
  • Although the tumult in Catalan streets was quelled and constitutional order restored, the underlying tensions that gave rise to the regions modern independence movement remain unresolved.
  • Understanding the context to the Catalan crisis goes part of the way in explaining the political instability in Spain and its polarised and fragmented political landscape.

Western European Thermometers Markets 2019-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 1:55pm

The "Western Europe: Thermometers Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Western Europe: Thermometers Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This report presents a strategic analysis of the thermometers market in Western Europe and a forecast for its development in the medium term.
  • It provides a comprehensive overview of the market, its dynamics, structure, characteristics, main players, growth and demand drivers, etc.
  • The report on the thermometers market in Western Europe covers the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

Outreach Extends European Presence with Office in Prague Tech Hotspot

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 1:00pm

From its new office in one of Europe's five growing tech hubs, Outreach will continue to modernize the European sales industry.

Key Points: 
  • From its new office in one of Europe's five growing tech hubs, Outreach will continue to modernize the European sales industry.
  • The opening of the Prague office follows closely on Outreach closing a $50 million funding round and appointing Melissa Fisher as Chief Financial Officer earlier in June.
  • The opening of Outreach's Prague office comes six months after Outreach opened its first international office in London.
  • The local team will be led by Tomas Bergl, who is responsible for driving innovation for Outreach's European operations.

Outreach Extends European Presence with Office in Prague Tech Hotspot

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 7:00am

From its new office in one of Europe's five growing tech hubs, Outreach will continue to modernise the European sales industry.

Key Points: 
  • From its new office in one of Europe's five growing tech hubs, Outreach will continue to modernise the European sales industry.
  • The opening of the Prague office follows closely on Outreach closing a $50 million funding round and appointing Melissa Fisher as Chief Financial Officer earlier in June.
  • The opening of Outreach's Prague office comes six months after Outreach opened its first international office in London.
  • The local team will be led by Tomas Bergl, who is responsible for driving innovation for Outreach's European operations.

Helbiz Enters Pescara as the City’s First and Only Micro-Mobility Operator

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 3:35pm

Helbiz , a global leader in micro-mobility, announced the beginning of its operations in Pescara, Italy.

Key Points: 
  • Helbiz , a global leader in micro-mobility, announced the beginning of its operations in Pescara, Italy.
  • After Bari, Helbiz will continue its expansion along the cities off the Adriatic coast.
  • The presence of Helbiz and e-scooters in this city will be great for the community and for tourism."
  • Helbiz utilizes a customized, proprietary fleet management platform, artificial intelligence and environmental mapping to optimize operations and business sustainability.

Changes in the Management of Kamux Sweden

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 8:15am

He will continue to support Kamux Sweden in this change until the end of the year.

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  • He will continue to support Kamux Sweden in this change until the end of the year.
  • "Under Mr. Robin Toss's leadership Kamux Sweden has doubled its showroom network from ten to twenty stores.
  • Furthermore, Kamux Corporation announces the appointment of Mr. Karri Kauppila (BBA) as acting Country Director of Kamux Sweden.
  • "From August 1, 2020 on, Mr. Karri Kauppila is in charge of managing Kamux Sweden, and he continues to strive for profitable growth.

Ólafsson Icelandic Gin Picks Up Gold At This Year's Gin Masters Competition

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 2:19pm

"While lafsson was officially launched in February 2020, our journey to this point started long ago.

Key Points: 
  • "While lafsson was officially launched in February 2020, our journey to this point started long ago.
  • First published in 1772, this epic book traces lafsson's five-year expedition across Iceland, recording details of the land and people.
  • If you ever wondered what Iceland tastes like, take a sip of lafsson Gin.
  • It was here, one glorious summer evening, sitting beneath the midnight sun, that we talked about our vision to create world-class Icelandic spirits.

Ólafsson Icelandic Gin Picks Up Gold At This Year's Gin Masters Competition

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 2:19pm

lafsson Icelandic Gin, the first product launched by Eyland Spirits, celebrates being awarded Gold at TheSpirits Business Gin Masters 2020.

Key Points: 
  • lafsson Icelandic Gin, the first product launched by Eyland Spirits, celebrates being awarded Gold at TheSpirits Business Gin Masters 2020.
  • "While lafsson was officially launched in February 2020, our journey to this point started long ago.
  • If you ever wondered what Iceland tastes like, take a sip of lafsson Gin.
  • It was here, one glorious summer evening, sitting beneath the midnight sun, that we talked about our vision to create world-class Icelandic spirits.