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A new Carrefour Express very urban


This Carrefour express is designed to service the needs of urban consumers, providing them with a wide variety of meal solutions, as well as ready-to-eat products for consumption at any time throughout the day. The products it sells include pastries, freshly-squeezed juices, sandwiches made on site, hot lunches, ready-made meals, snacks, fruit, salads and wraps. Customers can also help themselves to a Nespresso coffee or heat up any meal they choose to buy. In addition to this assortment, there is also a limited choice of convenience items –... Read More »

L’Avion Jaune selects Septentrio’s RTK Technology for UAV Laser Scanner


Septentrio announced today that L’Avion Jaune, a leading service provider and airborne sensors integrator in the field of aerial surveys with a decade of experience in UAV technologies has selected the Septentrio AsteRx-m™ for its robustness and low-power consumption, to equip the YellowScan system. ... Read More »

Ridley: Road Bike Party 3


You probably know the famous "Road Bike Party" series where daredevils perform incredible stunts on a race bike. In the latest video Freeride Mountain Bike world champion Sam Pilgrim shows what he can do with a Ridley bike. Check out this Youtube sensation here, and be amazed: ... Read More »

Soudal: Vic Swerts has been nominated as “Manager of the Year”


These impressive numbers combined with the drive and perseverance of Vic Swerts are the foundation of this nomination. Vic Swerts: "Our business is developing really well, and we are in the winning mood. There remain many opportunities in terms of export. Even in countries where we already have considerable business like France, Italy or Spain, there is still potential for growth." The success of Soudal and Vic Swerts is reflected by the recent list of acquisitions and a very large investment in a new chemical production facility at the site of... Read More »

The Delhaize Group Fund is supporting 32 neighbourhood projects in Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg


On 18 November, the Delhaize Group Fund announced the results of its 2014 call for projects, the seventh yearly call since the creation of the Fund. A total of 32 projects, across Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxemburg, were awarded support worth EUR 122 000 in the aggregate. The prize-winning initiatives bring together residents from different social, cultural and economic backgrounds. All participants strive for a common goal: that of neighbours getting to know each other better, creating friendship and feeling good in their community. T... Read More »

Carrefour launches “Let’s go Belgetarian”!


Carrefour has a dense network of stores across Belgium, and so is the largest seller of Belgian products! Carrefour Belgium, alongside its customers, is pledging to support local producers. Rediscovering the many Belgian products that are available in Carrefour stores is the flagship aim of this campaign. Consuming these products is good for the country's economy and good for the environment. A website is now online filled with information for consumers. It features dozens of recipe ideas, all of which showcase local products! For more in... Read More »

Barco: From Hollywood to the OR: how 4K is entering the real world of surgical imaging


Ted Schilowitz, Futurist for 20th Century Fox and CinemaVangelist for Barco, is convinced that “Hollywood’s cinematic tools will revolutionize the digital operating room.” Ted was part of the team that captured the first 4K surgical procedure on video – providing a resolution which is 4 times that of high definition (HD) – and believes “4K delivers images that even surpass the live surgical experience.” “With the rise of minimally invasive surgery, there’s a widely-held belief among industry experts that imaging technologies that give the su... Read More »

MasterCard outlines plans to end the use of passwords in online payments


The company has been leading the co-creation of a new authentication standard, which when adopted, will be the largest wholesale upgrade to online payment security. It will benefit consumers, banks and merchants alike, with invisible authentication and far fewer prompts for passwords. By 2018, payments on mobile devices are expected to represent 30% of all online retail[1}sales and therefore the new standard will move security infrastructure beyond the PC era, supporting emerging technologies and changing consumer needs. MasterCard’s appr... Read More »

Delhaize Group announces agreement to sell Bottom Dollar Food store locations


Delhaize Group announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell ALDI Inc. Bottom Dollar Food´s 66 store locations in the greater Philadelphia and greater Pittsburgh markets for approximately $15 million and includes the assumption of associated lease liabilities. The transaction is expected to result in an asset impairment and other charges for Delhaize Group of approximately $180 million. All stores are anticipated to remain open as Bottom Dollar Food stores until year-end. After that time, Bottom Dollar Food will close the stores an... Read More »

Mott MacDonald: First ‘School of Tomorrow’ opens in Belgium


The ‘Schools of Tomorrow’ programme has been developed to bridge the gap between funding needs and available resources for school infrastructure in Flanders and Brussels. 165 schools will be built or renovated under the initiative, with a total build area of 625,000 sq m. A total of €1.5 billion will be invested, making it one of the largest public private partnerships (PPP) in Europe. Mott MacDonald is providing due diligence and construction monitoring for each individual school, as well as the overall ‘Schools of Tomorrow’ programme. P... Read More »

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