Articles by tag: Europe

Cool Solutions: Internationally Dealing Cooling Portacool Products in Europe

While the cooling (and heating) business is quite a niche area, a Portuguese-based company has found success in the field thanks to its relationship with Portacool — a Texas-based portable cooling manufacturer. In the latest episode of the podcast “Keep Kuul with Portacool,” host Tyler Kern interviewed Nuno Couceiro, the CEO of Ameno — a […]

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U.S. and E.U. Hospitality Will Reap Rewards from Dollar-Euro Parity

As U.S. inflation is raising prices for producers and consumers, other currency instability is actually giving the dollar back some of its strength on a global playing field. The value of the euro has been weakening all year, reaching its “lowest level since 2002, its value relative to the dollar down 15% over the last […]

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Industrial IoT
Why Does the US Rank so Low in Smart Cities

Question: Why does the US rank low in the worlds top smart cities? What areas of the world are in prime position for the smart cities of the future? We know that smart cities and smart devices are become increasingly common, but the United States still ranks surprisingly new in terms of our adoption of […]

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Hospitality
Is Europe Open for Business Travel?

With reopening marching forward, many organizations are looking to get their team members back on flights and back to in-person events where they can network, close deals, highlight products and more. But what’s the status for traveling for business to Europe? What does your organization need to know? Sarah Dandashy, host of MarketScale’s Say Yes […]

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Business Services
What the US Can Learn from Europe’s “Right to Repair” Fight

Earlier in July, the Biden Administration dropped another hammer with its new “right to repair” executive order. With the ultimate goal of increasing competition across the US economy, this new executive order forces the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to draw up new rules & regulations protecting the right & ability of consumers to repair their […]

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Transportation
Volkswagen Strengthens Hold in US Vehicle Market with EV Push

After establishing a confident market share in Europe and commanding over 20% of the market in China, Volkswagen is hoping to finally make a splash in the one market it can’t quite seem to get a hold on – the US. Its strategy? Placing even more confidence in its EV future. That confidence is coming […]

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Healthcare
More Nations Pause Use of AstraZeneca Shot

The vaccination program in Europe has sunk further into disarray. The countries that are suspending the use of the AstraZeneca Plc. shot are rising. Germany, France, Italy and Portugal are just the latest countries to pause the use of the vaccine pending a further assessment by the European Medicines Agency. Bloomberg’s Maria Tadeo reports on […]

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The Culinary Compass: How Gastronomy Is Redefining Travel with Wayne Conte
The Culinary Compass: How Gastronomy Is Redefining Travel with Wayne Conte
February 20, 2024

In recent years, the global pandemic reshaped our relationship with travel and dining, propelling a surge in culinary tourism. As restrictions lifted, eager travelers began prioritizing unique dining experiences, often planning their journeys around coveted restaurant reservations. This shift reflects a broader trend where gastronomy is no longer a mere aspect of travel but […]

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Streaming the Game: Transforming Sports Broadcasting in the Digital Era
February 20, 2024

The recent rise of streaming services over traditional terrestrial television has marked a significant shift in how audiences consume sports content. This evolution is propelled by advancements in digital technology and changing viewer preferences, emphasizing the need for a more immediate and interactive broadcast experience. The stakes are high, with platforms like Peacock streaming record-breaking […]

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Kickstarting a Marketing Team’s AI Journey
February 20, 2024

A marketing Team’s AI journey is necessary and critical for the success of a brand’s overall mission and execution. In the latest episode of the Marketing AI Sparkcast, host Aby Varma sits down with Daniel Englebretson, CEO of Elynox and an adjunct professor at Wake Forest University and Elon University, to discuss the evolution […]

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Ford Ditches Gasoline for EVs in European Market
March 9, 2021

The global electric vehicle market is diversifying, with some of the automotive industry’s biggest names joining the fray and trying to carve out space in the rapidly expanding sector around the world. The latest to do so is Ford, which has reportedly invested $1 billion in an EV production facility in Germany as part […]

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European Researchers Bring Innovative Robotics to Construction
December 14, 2020

New advancements in autonomous systems are poising the construction industry for a robot revolution. One of the oldest and most vital industries in the world, the construction industry is fraught with safety risks that endanger its workers who must perform daunting, labor-intensive tasks, and in the short term, added workflow challenges under COVID. While […]

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France Postpones Black Friday Sales in an Effort to Aid Small Business Sales
November 25, 2020

The French government has collaborated with commerce, ecommerce, and supermarket representatives to push back Black Friday sales while France is still under strict COVID lockdown. The delay will level the playing field between large “essential” retailers, and small “non-essential” businesses as consumers spend during the holidays. According to the Associated Press, France’s Economy Minister, […]

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Concierges Around the World: The Mandarin Oriental in Barcelona
July 9, 2020

Spain, as we have seen, was one of the countries that was hit the hardest from the pandemic. In today’s episode, Sarah chatted with a concierge friend Klaus Heldt. Klaus is the Concierge Supervisor at the Mandarin Oriental in Barcelona. This hotel is stunning. And only 120 rooms, it was at one point the most […]

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