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  • The world is changing incredibly quickly, business is speeding up, new competitors emerge from other markets. Life is more complex and inter-connected than ever. Leaders have to partner with their peers in order to make these new challenges a success.
  • This blog presents ideas for action.
 

Wiserlinks Knowledge

  • The world is changing incredibly quickly, business is speeding up, new competitors emerge from other markets. Life is more complex and inter-connected than ever. Leaders have to partner with their peers in order to make these new challenges a success.
  • This blog presents ideas for action.
 

Jean-Bernard Girault

China’s Shandong Ruyi to take over Sandro, Maje labels

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Reuters | 31/03/2016

Reuters China’s Shandong Ruyi is set to buy control of SMCP, the French firm behind fashion brands Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot, for 1.3 billion euros including debt. Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot, which sell dresses priced at around 200 euros, operate in the so-called accessible segment of the luxury market, enjoying solid demand among […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Siemens ready to buy Areva wind venture in Gamesa deal

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Reuters | 31/03/2016

Reuters Siemens is prepared to buy Spanish-French wind power joint venture Adwen as part of a planned merger of its wind assets with those of Spain’s Gamesa. Siemens and Gamesa plan to combine their wind assets to form the world’s biggest wind turbine maker with about 10 billion euros ($11 billion) in sales, overtaking current […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Altice, SFR and SIGFOX Announce IoT Partnership

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The Fast Mode | 31/03/2016

The Fast Mode Altice and its subsidiary SFR, the second-largest French global telecommunications operator has inked a partnership with SIGFOX to integrate its Internet-of-Things (IoT) connectivity in the group’s service offering in France and internationally. Together the companies plan to offer complementary connectivity solutions starting today that democratize the IoT in all sectors of the […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

LG Electronics and Bang & Olufsen Sign Strategic OLED TV Partnership Agreement

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LEDinside | 31/03/2016

LEDinside As a result of this review, Bang & Olufsen has entered a strategic technology partnership with LG, one of the world’s largest producers of TVs and a technological frontrunner with its leading OLED technology and WebOS. The agreement entails that Bang & Olufsen will focus on its unique competencies within design, acoustics and smart […]

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Airbus and Fokker enter into strategic R&D partnership for fibre metal laminate production

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JEC | 31/03/2016

JEC Airbus and Fokker Technologies, a division of GKN Aerospace, sign a Memorandum of Understanding for a strategic partnership in research development and automation of Fibre Metal Laminate (FML) production. FML is the second generation of a revolutionary lightweight material, consisting of alternate layers of bonded aluminum and glass fibre. Click here to read full […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Japan’s NTT to Buy Dell Systems for $3.055 Billion

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Bloomberg | 31/03/2016

Bloomberg NTT Data Corp., a unit of Japan’s former telephone monopoly, agreed to buy Dell Inc.’s information-technology services businesses for $3.06 billion as it expands sales outside Japan. The acquisition would be by far NTT Data’s largest, increasing access to the U.S. and other foreign markets to counter sluggish economic growth at home. Dell meanwhile […]

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United Airlines and Air China Strengthen and Extend Strategic Partnership

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PR Newswire | 31/03/2016

PR Newswire Air China and United Airlines recently signed a multi-year agreement to strengthen their long-standing strategic partnership. In addition to the long-term extension of their agreement, Air China and United have established a joint strategic initiative that will significantly deepen coordination between the two airlines for the benefit of their customers in China and […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Wipro, Schneider Electric partner to develop Smart City solutions

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The Economic Times | 18/03/2016

The Economic Times WiproBSE today announced a strategic partnership with Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automated systems, to develop convergent solutions for India’s Smart Cities. Wipro and Schneider Electric will collaborate to enable the delivery of cost-effective and efficient citizen services to urban and rural communities. Click here to read full […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Sanofi Strikes $2.3 Billion Deal With DiCE Molecules

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Fortune | 18/03/2016

Fortune French drugmaker Sanofi  could pay privately held DiCE Molecules as much as $2.3 billion under a partnership deal announced Wednesday that aims to find new oral medicines to replace injections for certain diseases. The five-year research alliance involves Sanofi paying an initial $50 million to access DiCE’s technology and taking an equity stake in […]

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Campari Is Buying Grand Marnier in a Quest To Cash in on Classic Cocktails

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Fortune | 18/03/2016

Fortune Italy’s Campari, the world’s sixth largest spirits company, said on Tuesday it had agreed to buy Grand Marnier in a deal valuing the French liqueur maker at 684 million euros. Campari, has grown through a slew of acquisitions since 1995 and it hopes the French brand will help it cash in on a classic […]

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