24Seven Cart, the unique eCommerce product of LAN Services, recently pronounced the launch of Dekor World.in, an online home furnishing, lifestyle and fashion accessories store.
Dekorworld.in, the eCommerce venture of Kabra Exports, came into existence in 1997. It operates under the auspices of a decade old company, Kabra Exports, manufacturer and exporter of home furnishing, made-ups and fashion accessories. The company’s advancement into this online vertical shows its urgent need to cater to the different overseas markets. Read more
Leading UK-based B2B agency Gilroy has launched responsive design emails that intelligently defect and adapt to the device they are being opened on, be it a smartphone, tablet, phablet, laptop or PC.
Mobile devices will overtake computers as the principal means of opening and reading emails by the end of 2013. Already 87% of C-Level execs open their emails on a smartphone, so why are so many promotional e-shots still designed only to be opened on a PC or laptop? Read more
According to Offshore Magazine, Norway needs 8,000 engineers to meet industry needs and there is currently a high demand for experienced engineers and skilled people in the sector.
As the market continues to heat up due to global demand and high prices, a new report by Hays Oil & Gas and Oil and Gas Job Search shows that oil and gas professionals in Norway saw a 8.5% rate of growth in salaries in 2012. The report, titled Oil and Gas Global Salary Guide 2013, showed that the global average salary is $87,300, which puts Norway in the top 5 countries with average local salaries alongside Australia, New Zealand, the Netherlands, and Canada. Read more
Thor Data Center, owned and run by Advania – a leading Nordic IT company, recently signed with Opera Software for the expansion of its operations at the green data center in Iceland.
Gestur G. Gestsson, CEO of Advania, said, “It’s very important for us to have the continued trust of Opera Software and to be able to support the company with its continued success. Advania aims to be a trusted business partner who supports clients in their work, ensuring that their operations are second to none. This business partnership is built for the long haul.” Read more
The Norwegian pavilion, hosted by Innovation Norway, will be celebrating 40 years of attendance at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), during this year’s event, whereby over 100 Norwegian companies will be showcasing their services.
The conference, which is currently taking place until 9th May at Reliant Park in Houston, Texas, is the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production, and environmental protection. The final day of the conference. Read more
International issuing services provider Valitor has completed a new piece of software for contactless and smartphone mobile payments in Iceland. The software is in cooperation with Point, a leading provider of electronic payment solutions in Europe.
With this new software, merchants can accept payments via contactless Visa cards and also via smartphones where the credit card functionality has been implemented on the SIM card. Read more
Lundi dernier, le syndicat ouvrier LO et la confédération patronale NHO ont signé un accord garantissant une hausse des salaires de 3,4% dans le secteur des hydrocarbures. L’accord concerne plus de 156.000 employés syndiqués travaillant dans les différentes branches du secteur. Il prévoit une hausse de 0,75 NOK par heure pour ceux qui gagnent 90% de plus du salaire moyen d’un salarié de l’industrie, et une hausse de 2,15 NOK par heure pour ceux qui gagnent moins.
L’augmentation des salaires de 3,4% est inférieure aux prévisions du gouvernment norvégien, de la banque centrale et de l’institut national des statistiques. Cependant, Kristin Skogen, directrice de NHO a exprimé sa satisfaction, déclarant être « nous sommes heureux d’avoir pu atteindre un accord raisonnable, qui contribue à un changement de rythme nécessaire pour la compétitivité des entreprises norvégiennes. » Read more
Businesses that have offices in prime London locations will have an advantage over those who do not. Certain London offices come with a level of prestige which other offices do not and this can really help a business to take off and succeed. Targetspace have identified such prime locations and have bought up office space there which they offer to their clients in the form of serviced offices.
Targetspace aims to offer their clients everything that they will need to make a success of their business all under one roof. The company believe in providing high quality services and facilities, including virtual offices, meeting rooms, communication services, manned receptions, and much more besides. Read more
El lunes pasado, el sindicato LO y la confederación de empleados NHO llegaron al acuerdo de subir del 3.4% los salarios en el sector del petróleo y del gas. El acuerdo afecta 156,000 miembros de sindicatos en diferentes sectores. El convenio fija un incremento del salario horario de NOK0.75 para los cuales ganan más del 90% del salario promedio en esa industria, y más de NOK2.15 por hora para los ganando menos.
El incremento del 3.4% del salario en la industria petrolera fue debajo de las expectativas del gobierno Noruego, del Banco Central y de la Agencia Nacional de estadística. Sin embargo, Kristin Skogen, jefe executivo de NHO comentó positivamente: “Estamos satisfechos de los resultados de las negociaciones, y estamos feliz de haber sido entendidos sobre la necesidad de una moderación.” Skogen añadió, “Eso contribuye al cambio necesario de ritmo laboral, el cual es muy importante para la competitividad de las empresas Noruegas.” Read more
Iceland-based issuing services provider Valitor has been awarded as the Best Business Card Programme and Best New Prepaid Card Product of the year at the Card and Payment Awards 2013.
Valitor and its partners were presented the awards during a prestigious Black Tie Dinner and Awards ceremony at The Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Park Lane on Wednesday 6th February 2013. Read more