Lego plans to open 120 new stores in 2020, according to Retail Gazette.
The company reported sales growth in the first half of the year. In quarantine kits were very popular, in particular, among adult consumers.
“About 80 new outlets will be located in China. Now the company has 612 stores worldwide,” – said Lego CEO Niels Christiansen.
According to him, the transition to online shopping before the pandemic helped the company during the isolation.
Specifically, in six months Lego managed to maintain sales and increase revenue by 7% – about 2.5 billion dollars.
Tesla published statistics on cars produced and delivered in the first quarter of 2021. According to the company, it produced 180,338 cars in three months, delivered 184,800 cars to buyers. For comparison: for the same period in 2020, Tesla produced 102,672 cars, delivered – 88,400. During the year, production and deliveries increased by almost 76% […]Next
Dutch-British oil and gas holding company Royal Dutch Shell has transferred a majority stake (51%) of its Malaysian business to local manufacturer – the company Malaysia Hengyuan International Ltd. It is reported by news portal Inventure with reference to the foreign media. According to official information, the transaction value gets at 66.3 million dollars. As […]Next
Uber has already tried to give drivers more autonomy so that they are considered contractors rather than employees. A California court has issued a preliminary order ordering Uber and Lyft to immediately retrain drivers from contractors to company employees. The order will take effect in 10 days. As independent contractors, Uber and Lyft drivers do […]Next
On Monday, December 7, Uber and startup Aurora Technologies announced an agreement under which Aurora will take over Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group, which has been developing self-governing cars. Under the terms of the agreement, Uber will receive $ 400 million, 26% of Aurora shares, and the general director of the taxi service, Dara Khosrowshahi, will […]Next
The Supreme Commercial Court of Ukraine overturned the decision on the recovery of a fine in the amount of 72.7 million UAH to PJSC Arcelor Mittal Kryvyi Rih. This information was reported by the representatives of the Ukrainian industrial complex on December 20th. According to a statement, prosecutors claim was rejected, and the previous decision […]Next
The vast majority of Chinese people are ready to abandon produced by the American company Apple devices in favor of the application for instant messaging WeChat. A sociological survey of more than 1 million people in China noted, that almost all are willing to renounce the use in everyday life of products produced by Apple. […]Next
Last week, the value of cryptocurrency fell sharply, but now it is approaching a historic high again. According to Coin Desk, after a sharp drop last week, the value of bitcoin broke the record and reached $ 19,686. Thus, the cryptocurrency exceeded the value recorded on December 16, 2017 by $ 20,665. But the absolute […]Next
The Ukrainians, who make financial transactions at a rate of more than 50 thousand UAH in cash, will be fined a minimum of 1700 UAH. Such a fact noted a practicing lawyer and human rights activist Arsen Marinushkin in his commentary for Gazeta.ua edition. In accordance with Article 163-15 of Ukrainian Codex of administrative delinquency […]Next
Solomenskiy district court of Kiev refused to Ukraine’s National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NAB) to verify the business activities of the “Ukrnafta” Ukrainian gas company in a criminal case. This is stated in the court decision, that was posted in the Unified Register of judgments. As follows from the materials of the case provided to the court, […]Next
Deutsche Lufthansa reported that it suffered a loss of 1.97 billion euros in the third quarter of 2020 against a net profit of 1.15 billion euros a year earlier. The carrier’s revenue fell by 74% to 2.66 billion euros from 10.11 billion euros a year earlier. Adjusted loss before tax and interest payments (EBIT) was […]Next
Marriott is buying Starwood to make the largest hotel company in the world. Together, the companies will operate or franchise 5,500 hotels with a total of 1.1 million rooms. The company will span 100 countries. Marriott International (MAR) and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide (HOT) announced the $12.2 billion deal on Monday. Starwood brands include W Hotels, St. Regis, Westin and […]Next
The attractiveness of Ukraine for many foreign investors has been very high and still remains so. However, due to a number of circumstances, the business climate is not yet conducive to the inflow and growth of investment. The main investors in Ukraine are the Netherlands, Germany, the Russian Federation, Austria, the United Kingdom, the British […]Next
The fall in gross of the domestic product of Ukraine in 2020 will amount to 6%, however, from the next year the economy will growth again: in 2021 – by 4%, in 2022-2023 – by 3% annually, such a forecast is contained in the report of the International Rating Agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) on […]Next
Shares of Ford Motor Co dropped to 1.93% on Friday after the closing of trading on Thursday, automaker reported results of achievement in three months from April to June. Since the beginning of the year, Ford shares have fallen by 28.9%. Ford Motor reported second-quarter losses of – $ 0.35 per share, which is better […]Next
2017 was marked by many interesting and significant events for Switzerland. They relate to science, culture, and the social life of the country, and have become important and notable for both Switzerland and for Ukraine. 1. We celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of Ukraine-Switzerland diplomatic relations in 2017. Both sides undoubtedly appreciate well-established […]Next
Last month, the demand for foreign currency increased and the hryvnia exchange rate adjusted. This is stated in the macroeconomic and monetary review of the National Bank in June. It is noted that for most of June 2021 in the foreign exchange market supply exceeded demand. This took place against the background of favorable external […]Next