10 November, 2014 McDonald’s key sales figure declines in October OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald's Corp. says that a key global sales figure slipped 0.5 percent in October, with weakness in the U.S. and ongoing difficulties from a food-safety scandal in China weighing down its business.
4 August, 2014 McDonald’s says China food scandal hurting regional results (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp said its business has been hurt by China's latest food scare that forced restaurants in the region to temporarily pull meat items from menus. An undercover local Chinese TV report on July 20 showed workers at Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd using expired meat and […]
13 January, 2016 Canada’s Bombardier moves to direct sales, dumps Mideast rep Bombardier announced Wednesday the end of a nearly 40-year partnership with Tag Aeronautics to sell its aircraft in the Middle East and North Africa, saying it will now sell directly to customers. The breakup was described as amicable, but the related restructuring of several customer […]
11 August, 2014 EU officials seek to limit impact of Russia’s food import ban By Barbara Lewis BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union regulators on Monday began analyzing product-by-product the impact of a Russian ban on EU food imports announced in retaliation for Western sanctions over Moscow's actions in Ukraine. European Agriculture Commissioner Dacian Ciolos […]
17 November, 2013 AFP, UAE’s twofour54 sign training partnership deal The AFP Foundation signed on Sunday with Abu Dhabi-based information and entertainment centre twofour54 a partnership agreement for training journalists in the Gulf region. The training courses will be run by Arabic mother-tongue journalists employed b...