French firms are pinning high hopes on President Macron’s reforms. Germany’s powerful economy is tough competition; they complain about its dominance and hope that France’s promised economic reforms will improve their position.
From a humble beginning in Stanford dorm rooms, Google has emerged as one of the biggest internet successes. But growing competition, overreliance on ad revenues and privacy concerns pose new challenges for the company.
Germany's auto behemoths are cooperating with each other to fight back against tech companies encroaching on their territory. Is this pragmatism the beginning of an impending consolidation in the car industry?
Germany's two major department store chains Kaufhof and Karstadt have sealed a merger to salvage their operations amid fierce competition from e-commerce players. The tie-up will include a cash injection and job losses.
Airbnb has scrapped a competition to win a night's stay on the Great Wall of China after online users complained about its impact on the historic site. The rental website has hosted similar competitions in the past.
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