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AIM delistings soar as M&A deals in the market increase

first_img THE NUMBER of companies removing themselves from the AIM stock market rose by 25 per cent in the last quarter to 45, according to research out today. Of the 45 firms that delisted, 20 did so because of merger and acquisitions, said law firm Trowers & Hamlins and accountant UHY Hacker Young. M&A activity now represents 44 per cent of delistings, up from 33 per cent in the second quarter. In total, the number of companies leaving has risen from 36 to 45. Eight firms left because of insolvency, which is down slightly from the 10 who did so in the first three months of the year. Charles Wilson, partner at Trowers & Hamlins, said: “Businesses with the finances to pursue a ‘buy and build’ policy clearly believe conditions are now stable enough for them to do so. “The levelling out of delistings over the last three quarters, once M&A activity is factored out, suggests some companies are in fact being acquired before they are forced to delist because of financial stress.”Meanwhile, the number of new entrants to the AIM rose from 13 to 16 in the quarter. whatsapp KCS-content Show Comments ▼ Sunday 3 October 2010 10:46 pm Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe Wrap’Sex and the City’ Sequel Series at HBO Max Adds 4 More ReturningThe WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe WrapNewsmax Rejected Matt Gaetz When Congressman ‘Reached Out’ for a JobThe Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The Wrap Share whatsapp Tags: NULL AIM delistings soar as M&A deals in the market increase last_img read more

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CITY MOVES | WHO’S SWITCHING JOBS

first_img Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofNew England Patriots’ Cam Newton says no extra motivation from Mac Jones’SportsnautHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofTortilla Mango Cups: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family Proof Tags: NULL Thursday 2 December 2010 7:10 pm whatsapp CITY MOVES | WHO’S SWITCHING JOBS by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableySerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesPeople TodayNewborn’s Strange Behavior Troubles Mom, 40 Years Later She Finds The Reason Behind ItPeople TodayHistorical GeniusHe Was The Smartest Man Who Ever Lived – But He Led A Miserable LifeHistorical GeniusMagellan TimesThis Is Why The Roy Rogers Museum Has Been Closed For GoodMagellan TimesElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite Heraldcenter_img KCS-content Share Show Comments ▼ RenaissanceRenaissance Group has announced that Robert Hanson has been appointed as the first member of its International Advisory Board. Hanson, currently chairman of Strand Hanson, the boutique investment bank in which both Renaissance Group and Hanson hold significant minority stakes, will advise Renaissance Group on investments, transactions and strategic issues. He remains a non-executive director of the Ivanhoe subsidiary South Gobi Energy Resources.UniCreditRico Pedrett will join UniCredit as part of its equity capital markets (ECM) team by the beginning of 2011. He will be based in London, but will work flexibly across UniCredit’s Western European franchise. Pedrett joins from CQS, where he spent the last two years, having previously been at Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch. He will report to Christian Steffens, head of equity capital markets.ETF SecuritiesETF Securities has announced the appointment of Kris Walesby to ETF Securities Marketing as its European head of capital markets.In his new role, Walesby will be responsible for managing the relationships with the market maker community with the intention of improving the liquidity of ETF products. Walesby joins from iShares, where he was a capital markets business development officer.Chalkwell InvestmentsChalkwell Investments, the Aim-quoted investment company, with a focus on the resource sector, has announced the appointments of Bruce Evers as executive chairman and Reinhold Heus as non-executive director with immediate effect.Evers started his career in 1983 as an oil and gas analyst at Panmure Gordon, before moving to Laurence Prust, Schroder Securities, Yamaichi International and Investec, where he worked for 12 years. He has also worked as a Corporate Broker at Evolution Securities, Fairfax and BDR Securities. Heus was the head of global corporate finance division of ANZ Investment Bank before moving to 3i Group as an senior adviser to the board. Since 2003, he has been a director with Faircourt Capital Group. He was previously a business development manager at Royal Dutch Shell. whatsapplast_img read more

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Another FTSE 100 stock market crash in 2020? Prepare with common sense!

first_img See all posts by Kirsteen Mackay Enter Your Email Address Another FTSE 100 stock market crash in 2020? Prepare with common sense! I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Image source: Getty Images Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Speculation is rife on the odds of a second stock market crash in 2020. Many FTSE 100 constituents have opted not to disclose their earnings outlook for the year ahead. To be fair, they’re probably not sure how to calculate accurate guidance when none of us have much clue how the future will look. This makes it hard for investors and analysts to know how fairly a stock is priced.Is bullish sentiment an illusion?The pandemic and subsequent lockdown created initial panic, followed by furlough schemes and mortgage holidays to ease the stress. This gave people the chance to come to terms with reality and consider their options. For some, it has been a devastating time, for others a welcome break from the rat race. As restrictions are eased, stock market sentiment is turning positive, but this may be premature. It will take time to adjust to a new normal and I think consumer spending patterns will be cautious.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Hope remainsDon’t abandon hope! Without hopes and dreams, no money would ever be made. Now, if that sounds a little too airy-fairy, I think common sense is needed too. If I were to go out and buy shares in all the highly-pumped AIM shares riding the coronavirus healthcare wave, I think I could quickly lose my savings.That said, I don’t think investing in the stock market is a mug’s game. If you stick to the relative stability of the FTSE 100, then you’re dealing with businesses that have previously reached an outstanding level of success and it is likely many of them will continue to do so in the years to come.Be preparedHere’s how I think you can prepare for a second stock market crash in 2020. For each asset you own, look at its long-term potential for recovery and growth. Check the level of debt in the businesses you own. A high debt ratio could be a recipe for disaster if the markets head south again. But a healthy balance sheet could see you through the downturn and emerge victoriously. Is the company selling a product or service likely to remain in demand in the years to come?And do you have enough cash reserves to take advantage of a stock market crash if or when it comes? Make a list of equities you have faith in. Watch how they’re dealing with market sentiment. Are the worries and gloom already priced-in? Consider which sectors can withstand the headwinds and survive a bear market. Timing the marketRemember to look to the long-term. If you’re aiming for a 10-year time horizon and can cope with price fluctuations without freaking out, then the ‘perfect’ time to buy is arguably irrelevant.Timing the market is impossible, even for the most experienced investors, therefore waiting for the next stock market crash is not always the answer. If an equity on your watch list looks fairly priced and you’re prepared to hold, then this could be as good a time as any to buy.I think the FTSE 100 contains some great companies worth owning a piece of. 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Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation passes £3m mark

first_img Howard Lake | 6 April 2009 | News  21 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation has now donated over £3 million to over 7,000 charities and local good causes. Half of the total was donated by the Society’s members as part of its Small Change, Big Difference scheme.The first Foundation cheque was awarded in 1999 and since then the number of donations has increased year on year. In 2008, 1,999 donations were made totalling over £400,000, but already in 2009 more than 600 charities and good causes have been nominated for support.The Charitable Foundation receives most of its funding through the unique Small Change, Big Difference scheme. Through the scheme Society members donate just the pennies from the interest earned on their accounts. Society members are then invited to nominate charities and good causes to receive support. Last year over 85% of causes that received a donation were nominated by a Society member.Louise Neill of the Charitable Foundation said: “Over 630,000 accounts currently participate in the Small Change, Big Difference scheme and this number is growing every day. Members of the scheme donate no more than 99 pence per year on an account – an average of 47p – and have the opportunity to nominate a charity or good cause to receive a much larger donation”.www.ybs.co.uk/cf/foundation.html Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation Tagged with: Funding Research / statisticscenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation passes £3m marklast_img read more

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Activists demand ‘U.S. Hands off Venezuela!’ in Portland, Ore.

first_imgActivists and organizers with the Hands Off Venezuela PDX coalition hosted an event June 15 at the Sunnyside Community Center in Portland’s southeast neighborhood. Featured speakers were Dan Shea, president of the Portland chapter of Veterans For Peace, and Sara Flounders, co-director of the International Action Center and Workers World Party representative. The event was moderated by Christopher McLaughlin of Hands Off Venezuela PDX and Democratic Socialists of America.Shea and Flounders traveled in March to Venezuela as part of a peace delegation, which included 2016 Green Party Vice Presidential candidate Ajamu Baraka and many others. These two reporters told of their experiences in the country which has recently been rocked by a U.S.-backed coup attempt and sabotage of its electrical grid after years of sanctions and imperialist interference. Shea and Flounders told of the massive support in Venezuela for the pro-socialist government led by President Nicolás Maduro.  Their remarks were in stark contrast to the lies and distortions in much of the U.S. media. The Venezuelan constitution was created with the mass involvement of the people.  The Bolivarian government has made huge investments in social programs, which have extended health care and education to many working-class people, primarily Indigenous and Black Venezuelans.  Also, millions of units of public housing have been built. The working people of Venezuela regularly come out into the streets to defend their country from right-wing, U.S.-backed sabotage and counterevolution.  Reactionary opposition demonstrations, which were planned to take place during the peace delegation’s visit, attracted relatively few protesters, while thousands of Chavistas filled the streets and squares of Caracas to support the Bolivarian government.  Sanctions = a silent killerSpeakers discussed the impact of the U.S.-led sanctions.  They highlighted the fact that thousands of people have died due to lack of life-saving medications. The sanctions were described as a silent killer which harms, even kills, civilians — children, women and men.  This brutal impact of the sanctions receives little, if any, coverage in the corporate media. Portrayed as a “humane” alternative to war by many in the imperialist ruling class, sanctions are anything but that. Flounders reported meeting  Venezuelan government agricultural experts who are developing a system of sustainable urban agriculture to address food insufficiency resulting from the sanctions. Rooftops, yards and empty lots are being converted into gardens, while small animal husbandry, primarily chickens and rabbits, is being promoted to provide local, sustainable sources of protein. The Venezuelans reported that they have received technical support from experts from Cuba, Vietnam and north Korea — all countries with deep historical experience in building functional agricultural systems while under extreme imperialist attacks. The peace delegation met with President Maduro, who extended his gratitude to the anti-war, anti-imperialist movement in the U.S. for the work it has done opposing U.S. imperialism from within the “belly of the beast.” The delegation attained somewhat celebrity status while it was in Venezuela, with many residents intrigued by the visit of a U.S. group which opposes U.S. imperialist aggression.  Q&A exposes Guaidó, supports MaduroA question-and-answer session followed Flounders and Shea’s description of their visit. In reply to a query about the nature of the opposition movement, Shea and Flounders explained that it was disorganized and beset with infighting. Juan Guaidó, the U.S.-backed, self-proclaimed coup leader who contends he is the legitimate interim president of Venezuela, doesn’t even have the support of all those in the opposition movement.  And Guaidó certainly does not have the support of the Venezuelan masses who largely back Maduro’s democratically elected government. After the public event, Shea and Flounders met with members of the Hands Off Venezuela PDX coalition to discuss the next steps for the anti-war, anti-imperialist group. While the latest anti-Maduro coup attempt appears to have failed — with the opposition falling into disarray — it is still critically important for all anti-war, anti-imperialist forces to loudly and publicly keep the pressure on U.S. warmakers and proponents of the deadly sanctions. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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“Don’t leave news out of the race”

first_img Tenth anniversary of Bahraini blogger’s arrest Receive email alerts April 18, 2013 – Updated on January 20, 2016 “Don’t leave news out of the race” News RSF_en Help by sharing this information BahrainMiddle East – North Africa BahrainMiddle East – North Africa News June 15, 2020 Find out more News German spyware company FinFisher searched by public prosecutors Obstacles to freedom of informationThe authorities have taken a number of measures to restrict journalists entering the country during the Formula One Grand Prix. Only those with “F1 visas” will be allowed entry from 7 to 21 April and they will be prohibited from “violating the security and national welfare of Bahrain.”This will allow the government to arrest journalists who try to cover the human rights situation because it can claim that this violates the country’s “security and national welfare.” So, journalists will be restricted to covering the Formula One event and will be unable to report on any of the on-going political unrest.A number of international media are meanwhile still awaiting visas for their photographers and cameramen. The authorities have already issued visas for the print media’s reporters but, careful as always of their image, are delaying the issuing of the precious visas for other categories.On 14 April, a week before the Grand Prix, the government approved an amendment to article 214 of the penal code, increasing the penalties for defaming the king and insulting the national symbols (flag and coat of arms) to five years in prison and a fine of up to 10,000 dinars (20,000 euros).If parliament passes the amendment, it will pose a major threat to freedom of expression and information, especially as the article is loosely worded and allows judges to interpret in an arbitrary manner.News providers in prisonAhmed Humaidan, a well-known photographer who has received 143 international awards for his photography, has been held since 29 December after months of continual harassment by the security forces. He is charged with attacking a police station in Sitra in April 2012, although he was there just to take photos of a protest.Reporters Without Borders recently condemned the inhumane treatment he has received while in detention and called for the withdrawal of the charges. After repeated postponements, his trial is now supposed to take place on 15 May. A court decided in a hearing on 16 April to keep him in detention.On 4 September 2012, the high court of appeal upheld the harsh sentences that a military tribunal had passed in June 2011 on 21 defendants accused of belonging to terrorist organizations and trying to overthrow the government.On 7 January 2012, the court of cassation rejected the appeals filed by 13 human rights activists, including the blogger Abduljalil Al-Singace, spokesman and head of the human rights bureau of the Al-Haq Movement for Civil Liberties and Democracy. As a result, he was one of eight people to be sentenced to life imprisonment.Ali Abdulemam, a fellow blogger and one of the Internet’s pioneers in Bahrain, was sentenced to 15 years in prison in absentia.Although the publication of the findings of Cherif Bassiouni’s Independent Commission of Inquiry in November 2011, under international pressure, forced the Bahraini judicial authorities to order a new trial before a civilian court, the judges still imposed long jail terms on human right activists and news providers.Lack of judicial independenceThe next hearing in the appeal against police officer Sarah Al-Moosa’s acquittal on a charge of torturing a journalist is due to be heard on 12 May. A Manama court cleared her on 22 October (LINK) of torturing and mistreating Bahraini journalist Nazeeha Saeed at Rifaa police station on 22 May 2011.Bahrain correspondent for France 24 and Radio Monte-Carlo Doualiya, Saeed filed a complaint against three of the police officers who were present while she was mistreated but only Moosa was prosecuted. Reporters Without Borders was shocked by her acquittal, and said it illustrated the judicial system’s lack of independence.The prosecutor’s office decision to appeal against the acquittal was clearly motivated by concern for Bahrain’s image and a desire to show the international community that everything possible is being done to punish those responsible for human rights abuses. But the appeal has repeatedly been postponed and there is only one defendant. The many other human rights violators will never be tried and punished. March 17, 2021 Find out more Coronavirus “information heroes” – journalism that saves lives News to go further October 14, 2020 Find out more Read in Arabic (بالعربية)Reporters Without Borders is launching a campaign entitled “Don’t leave news out of the race” for this weekend’s Formula One Grand Prix in Manama. The campaign visual shows an image of Bahrain’s uprising reflected in the helmet of a racing driver who is about to start the race.The aim of the campaign, which will be widely circulated on social networks, is to draw attention to the government policy of orchestrating disinformation about Bahrain’s street protests and the ensuing crackdown, and to the way news and information have been the crackdown’s collateral victims.The Bahraini authorities have skilfully used double talk for more than two years with western governments that have supported democratic aspirations in other countries but have been reluctant to condemn the suppression of democracy in Bahrain, instead accepting its rulers’ insincere promises and superficial reforms.On the eve of this world sports event, Reporters Without Borders wants to draw the international community’s attention to the continuing abuses in Bahrain. Ever since the start of the uprising in 2011, the government has clearly sought to impose the maximum restrictions possible on coverage of the demonstrations and the ensuing crackdown.At the same time, it has mobilized an impressive public relations apparatus to defend its image, promising change, playing up the meagre progress that has been made and waging a disinformation campaign in constant in press releases.The government boasts that, of the 176 recommendations by a working group during its Universal Periodic Review by the United Nations Human Rights Council in September 2012, it has accepted 145 fully and 13 partially. But these commitments are flouted as soon as the cameras leave. Journalists are still prevented from working freely. Organisation Follow the news on Bahrainlast_img read more

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Reporters Without Borders strongly condemns ban on al-Jazeera

first_img July 1, 2004 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Reporters Without Borders strongly condemns ban on al-Jazeera News AlgeriaMiddle East – North Africa News AlgeriaMiddle East – North Africa Reporters without Borders has strongly condemned the decision of the Algerian authorities to “temporarily freeze” the activities of the Arabic satellite channel al-Jazeera in Algeria and called for an immediate lifting of the ban.”This unfair decision amounts to nothing more nor less than censorship” said the international press freedom organisation, adding, “This is the first time for more than ten years that a foreign television channel in Algeria has been banned from covering news in this way.”This latest attack on press freedom was extremely worrying and appeared to sound a warning to all the foreign media in Algeria particularly in the light of conflict between the authorities and Algeria’s privately owned press which has been going on for months.The latest escalation raised fears of a further lurch towards repression on the part of the government following the re-election of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.The ministry of culture and communications on 30 June 2004 told Mohamed Daho, correspondent for al-Jazeera in Algiers, that his activities were frozen “until further notice”. He was told the official reason was a reorganisation under way of the work of foreign correspondents. Reporters Without Borders said it was surprised that this reorganisation had only affected the Qatar-based TV channel.A number of sources agreed that it was probably in reprisal for the broadcasting last week of a debate on Algeria on the channel’s popular programme “El-Itidjah el-Mouakass”. Opposition figures spoke in the debate openly criticising Algerian generals and President Bouteflika’s national reconciliation policy. The programme also aired the results of a poll organised by the channel that showed 72 % of viewers considered that there had been no improvement in the situation in Algeria. May 12, 2021 Find out more Algeria : Reporter jailed after covering Tuareg protests in southern Algeria RSF_en Follow the news on Algeria Reporters Without Borders expressed concern in February 2004 at the refusal of the culture and communications ministry to renew press accreditations for several Algerian journalists working for foreign media on the pretext that in future it would be banned to work for several media. Several correspondents for international media are currently still waiting for their accreditation. Receive email alertscenter_img Organisation Help by sharing this information May 18, 2021 Find out more Harassment of Algerian reporters intensifies in run-up to parliamentary elections to go further News Algeria pressures reporters by delaying renewal of accreditation The channel is highly regarded by satellite viewers in Algeria along with other Arabic and French stations. News April 29, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

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Gap Inc. Announces Plans to Build New Distribution Center in Longview, Texas to Meet…

first_img Facebook Pinterest TAGS  Twitter SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 24, 2021– Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS), today announced plans to open a new state-of-the-art Customer Experience Center in Longview, Texas. By delivering inventory faster and more efficiently to customers across the country, the $140M investment will help Gap Inc. meet the rising customer demand for online shopping and reach its future plans for digital growth. Gap Inc. anticipates the new campus will create more than 500 full-time jobs in Longview by the end of 2023 and will grow to more than 1,000 full-time jobs in the city over the next five years. Additionally, the company expects to create more than 1,000 part-time and seasonal jobs by 2026. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210224005093/en/ Gap Inc. Announces Plans to Build New Distribution Center in Longview, TX. Shown: Gap Inc. Distribution Center in Fresno, CA. (Photo: Business Wire) The new campus will become Gap Inc.’s latest facility to feature industry-leading technology that has been tested and optimized in other campuses across the Gap Inc. network. Upon completion, the new facility will be able to process up to one million units per day. “As we look to deliver on our three-year strategy and double our online business, we needed to expand our fulfillment network to provide a great experience for our customers today and ensure we have the ability to grow in the future,” said Shawn Curran, Chief Operating Officer, Gap Inc. “We are thrilled to join the Longview community and look forward to developing a facility that will provide employment opportunities and job training to work alongside cutting-edge technology.” Prior to the pandemic, Gap Inc. set out on a journey to transform its fulfillment network by piloting and implementing some of the world’s most advanced fulfillment technology and robotics. The result has transformed our traditional distribution centers into highly automated, cross-channel Customer Experience Centers, intended to serve customers wherever they are shopping. While the Longview facility will initially serve Old Navy’s growing online business, many of the company’s Customer Experience Centers have the capability to seamlessly serve both online and retail orders in one facility. The new facility in Longview is expected to total approximately 850,000 square feet. Construction will begin in April 2021 with plans to be fully operational by August 2022. This campus will supplement our six existing campuses in North America, including those in Fresno, CA; Phoenix, AZ; Groveport, OH; Gallatin, TN; Fishkill, NY; and Brampton, Ontario. While Gap Inc. had plans in place to open a new facility beforehand, as a result of changing customer needs during the pandemic the timeline has been accelerated to create more capacity for online growth. “We are incredibly excited to welcome Gap Inc. to Longview,” said Mayor, Dr. Andy Mack. “This significant investment by Gap Inc. will provide a large number of jobs for East Texans and is a continued diversification of our economy. We believe Gap Inc. will play a tremendous role in supporting economic growth and opportunity in our city and we look forward to working together to deliver a lasting, positive impact on our community.” For images of Gap Inc.’s existing Customer Experience Centers, click here. About Gap Inc. Gap Inc., a collection of purpose-led lifestyle brands, is a leading global retailer offering clothing, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic, Athleta, Intermix, and Janie and Jack brands. Fiscal year 2019 net sales were $16.4 billion. Gap Inc. products are available for purchase worldwide through company-operated stores, franchise stores, and e-commerce sites. For more information, please visit www.gapinc.com. Gap Foundation Donates $100K to Winter Storm Relief To support communities impacted by the recent devastating winter storms, Gap Foundation has made a $100,000 commitment to the aid in the recovery of the hardest-hit states of Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana. The Foundation team is working closely with community partners to determine where the need is the greatest and how funding can best support recovery efforts. For more information, please visit here. 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Zues confirms 10 million euro expansion to create 75 jobs

first_img Twitter HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Google+ Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest By News Highland – December 17, 2010 Twitter PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Facebook Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released center_img Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers WhatsApp Previous articleBad weather forces closure of Derry airportNext articleCounty Council slashes roads salting routes News Highland Zues confirms 10 million euro expansion to create 75 jobs News WhatsApp Facebook Google+ 75 new jobs are to be created by the Zeus company in Letterkenny.The company is investing €10m in an expansion and creating 75 new manufacturing jobs over 3 years.The expansion of its facility at the IDA Business and Technology Park, Letterkenny, Co Donegal is supported by IDA Ireland.Its local spokesperson is Joe McHugh – he has praised the company for the efforts in boosted employement numbers:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/joezues.mp3[/podcast] Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derrylast_img read more

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Donegal would be hit hard by changes to commericial vehicle tax – Deputy McGinley

first_img Donegal Deputy Dinny McGinley has called on the Government to recognise reality and scrap the proposed changes to commerical vehicle tax.The Fine Gael Deputy claims that Donegal would be severly hit as almost 1400 vehicles have been registered in the county for the first 7 months of this year.He says plumbers, electricians, tradesmen, farmers and many others in the commercial economy would need to purchase a second vehicle for non-work related journeys.[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/dinny1pm.mp3[/podcast] Previous articleAer Arann going into administration will not affect Donegal airportNext articleDonegal counselling services to help to those bereaved in Kerry car crashes News Highland Facebook Newsx Adverts Twitter Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire WhatsApp Donegal would be hit hard by changes to commericial vehicle tax – Deputy McGinley WhatsApp Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Facebook Pinterestcenter_img Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic By News Highland – August 27, 2010 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Google+ 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Pinterestlast_img read more

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