HOW A NEW KIND OF SWISS STORE CHANGED THE WAY SWISS SHOP!

Seventy years ago, buying groceries in Switzerland and the rest of Europe changed forever when the Swiss retailer Migros opened a new kind of store in Zurich. In March 1948, Migrosexternal link founder Gottlieb Duttweiler introduced the first...

Leading Swiss retailer axes 290 jobs

Migros, the biggest retailer in Switzerland, has announced it will cut 290 full-time jobs over the next three years following a drop in profit. The federation of cooperatives said in a statement it was making itself fit...

Ein M zu wenig profitabel

Migros hat ein Problem mit den Erträgen. Ursache dafür sind nicht betriebliche Unzulänglichkeiten, sondern strukturelle Mängel: In der Führung des genossenschaftlich organisierten Konzerns besteht keine klare Trennung zwischen operativen und überwachenden Funktionen. Die Manager...

Discounter boomen – auch ohne Onlineangebot

Während Coop und Migros ihre Onlineshops ausbauen, setzen Discounter auf stationäre Filialen. Schweizer shoppen immer häufiger beim Discounter. Insbesondere Lidl Schweiz legte im letzten Jahr kräftig zu. Mit 10,4 Prozent mehr Umsatz übertrumpfte die deutsche...

No clean-up of nuclear leak in South Carolina for years

HOPKINS, S.C. (AP) — Federal regulators say the Westinghouse Electric Company has no plans to clean uranium leaks at a nuclear fuel plant despite evidence that it could reach South Carolina’s water supply. Instead, Westinghouse...

Facebook and Twitter ban over 900 accounts in bid to tackle fake news

The social networks have banned groups, accounts and pages in Iran and Russia as they tackle fake news. Hundreds of accounts, pages and groups have been banned by Facebook and Twitter over engagement in misleading...

Free travel for people going to see the Pope at Phoenix Park

Free travel for people going to see the Pope at Phoenix Park More than half a million people are expected to attend mass in Dublin. The Pope will visit Ireland next month (Tim Rooke/PA) Those travelling by...

Judge and lawyers will oversee Quinn Insurance probe

Judge and lawyers will oversee Quinn Insurance probe 'In October two former directors of QIL, Liam McCaffrey and Kevin Lunny, lost a High Court action to delay the inquiry on the grounds it breached their...

‘We’ll improve the business for the next generation’ – Meet the family looking after...

'We'll improve the business for the next generation' - Meet the family looking after Irish people since 1825   Stephen Eustace says staff accommodation is a big challenge. 'The centre was open three months before the first...

Ringside: Trade steadies as lamb supplies begin to tighten

Ringside: Trade steadies as lamb supplies begin to tighten The best that can be said about factory lamb prices this week is that not all factories chose to reduce their official quotes. Holding steady yesterday morning...

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