0 Have your say Two Aberdeenshire-based oil field equipment suppliers are expanding their operations and moving their head offices to an industrial park in Inverurie as they gear up for growth. With support from a six-figure funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland, the recently completed combined office, co-owned by Cable Solutions Worldwide and ESWL, will allow the businesses to expand further into the international oil and gas market.Cable Solutions provides design, manufacturing, supply and project management facilities to the oil and gas, subsea, ship building and renewable energy sectors. It is hoped the larger, purpose-built space will increase productivity and allow the firm to take on extra members of staff, in addition to widening its product reach.Building co-owner ESWL, a procurement company to the local and international energy sectors, is aiming to expand its sales and engineering team over the next year.Colin Fraser, director of Cable Solutions … [Read more...] about New home for expanding Aberdeenshire oil field equipment duo
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Best Buy put up some big holiday sales numbers Wednesday, more evidence that Americans are willing and able to spend on gadgets and big TVs. The nation’s largest consumer electronics chain delivered a better-than-expected 3 percent increase in sales at established stores for the fiscal fourth quarter. The Richfield-based company also issued an annual profit forecast that was roughly in line with Wall Street expectations. Shares soared more than 14 percent. A dire report from the U.S. Commerce Department this month on retail sales cast a pall over the sector, raising concerns that an extended period of elevated consumer confidence had ended abruptly. But the holiday business has proven to be a mixed bag as some retailers are responding faster to a more competitive landscape as well as a shoppers’ shift to online. Other notable retailers like Walmart also had big holiday quarters. T.J. Maxx parent reported on Wednesday strong sales driven by more customer visits. Macy’s … [Read more...] about Best Buy had a very merry Christmas with big sales as shoppers snapped up gadgets, big-screen TVs
Because we communicate through multiple apps and systems, stress and miscommunication are proliferating. Let's curb them. Thomas Smale Published 10:30 am CST, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Photo: 10'000 Hours | Getty Images Photo: 10'000 Hours | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: 10'000 Hours | Getty Images Want a Sales Boost in 2019? Streamline Your Communications. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery According to a survey by Bluesource, roughly 25 percent of employees polled said they regarded email as a major productivity killer. And that certainly sounds familiar, because we all know the time we waste by hopping among our different email accounts, … [Read more...] about Want a Sales Boost in 2019? Streamline Your Communications.
In the context of industrialisation and modernisation, businesses will demand a wider range of variants and more personalised products. Thus, future production must be able to adapt quickly to changing market requirements. Industry 4.0 is the answer to this challenge. As a leading 4.0 company, Bosch is open to working closely with businesses to develop integrated and customised solutions based on their needs. Guru Mallikarjuna, managing director of Bosch Vietnam, told VIR’s Kim Oanh about its innovative activities in this regard. Guru Mallikarjuna, managing director of Bosch Vietnam Industry 4.0 is firing the imagination of the economy. What importance do you place on this vision of the future, in general and for Bosch in particular? In my opinion, Industry 4.0 is more than just a vision of the future. Linking physical objects with the virtual world using state-of-the-art technologies is already giving rise to new business models. To give you a sense of how … [Read more...] about Bosch develops innovative solutions for Industry 4.0
Audi Philippines sets first-ever Factory Warehouse SaleAudi Philippines will be holding its first ever Factory Warehouse Sale from January 19 to 20, 2019 at Whitespace Manila in Makati City. Customers can enjoy discounts of up to P1 million on the high-tech luxury sedan Audi A4, the multi-awarded Audi Q5 and the seven-seater SUV Audi Q7. Amazing perks and freebies also await visitors and guests at the sale. High tech all the way — the Audi A4 The new generation Audi A4 fascinates with its groundbreaking synthesis of technology and aesthetics. All the technology in Audi’s bestselling luxury sedan has been redeveloped so as to redefine the benchmark in the segment. The new Audi A4 stands confidently on the road with a length of 4.73 meters and a 2.82-meter wheelbase. Clear horizontal lines at the front and rear emphasize the car’s width, while the flowing design with concise lines communicates sporty elegance. The new Audi A4 also offers a wealth of … [Read more...] about Audi Philippines sets first-ever Factory Warehouse Sale