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Google is considering folding Nest unit into hardware team - WSJ​

Thursday, 30 Nov 2017

Nov 30 (Reuters) - :GOOGLE IS CONSIDERING FOLDING NEST UNIT INTO HARDWARE TEAM - WSJ, CITING SOURCES‍​.

Orkla to buy Health and Sports Nutrition Group for SEK 360 mln

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Orkla Asa :Orkla has entered into an agreement to purchase the Swedish company Health and Sports Nutrition Group (HSNG) from Stockholm listed Qliro Group <<>>.Orkla says the parties have agreed on a purchase price of SEK 360 million ($42.43 million) on a debt-free basis.HSNG's operations will be maintained as a separate unit in the Orkla Care business area..HSNG runs the ecommerce portals Gymgrossisten and Bodystore, and is the biggest online health and sport nutrition company in the Nordic region.The transaction is conditional on the approval of the competition authorities in Sweden, Norway and Austria."Orkla's goal is to strengthen its focus on digital marketing and sales, and through this acquisition will gain proximity to a large number of engaged consumers. Health is a priority area for us, and we see good opportunities for collaboration with our existing activities, in the form of greater distribution through traditional sales channels and, not least, enhanced consumer insight," says Stig Ebert Nilssen, Orkla EVP and CEO of Orkla Care.

Cookpad to merge with unit Coach United

Thursday, 9 Nov 2017

Nov 9(Reuters) - Cookpad Inc <2193.T>:Says it plans to merge with a 96.2 percent-owned unit Coach United Inc.Merger effective Jan. 1, 2018.Says the unit will be dissolved after the merger .

Oricon says merger between units and to merge with unit

Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Oricon Inc <4800.T>:Says it will merge with Tokyo-based wholly owned unit, which is engaged in energy related business .Says the energy unit will be dissolved after merger .Says Tokyo-based unit, which is engaged in provision of marketing data, will merge with data analysis related unit .Says the data analysis unit will be dissolved after merger .Effective Jan. 1, 2018 .

Rakuten to merge with unit Rakuten Mart

Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017

Oct 24(Reuters) - Rakuten Inc <4755.T>:Says it plans to merge with wholly owned unit Rakuten Mart Inc.Merger effective Feb. 1, 2018.Says the unit will be dissolved after the merger .

DeNA to merge with unit DeNA Games Osaka

Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017

Oct 24 (Reuters) - DeNA Co Ltd <2432.T>:Says it will merge with wholly owned unit DeNA Games Osaka, effective Jan. 1, 2018 .Says the unit will be dissolved after merger .

GMO Internet to merge with units

Monday, 23 Oct 2017

Oct 23 (Reuters) - GMO Internet Inc <9449.T>:Says it will merge with three units, GMO Gamepot Inc., Syncloud, Inc and Tokyo-based mobile entertainment firm, effective Dec. 1 .Says three units will be dissolved after merger .

Zooplus Q3 sales increase 22 pct to EUR 277 mln

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017

Oct 19 (Reuters) - ZOOPLUS AG :DGAP-NEWS: ZOOPLUS AG: SIGNIFICANT GROWTH ACCELERATION IN THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2017.Q3 SALES ROSE 22 PERCENT TO 277 MILLION EUR.‍SALES INCREASE 22% YEAR-ON-YEAR IN Q3 OF 2017 TO EUR 277 M (Q3 2016: EUR 227 M)​.‍SALES RISE 21% IN FIRST NINE MONTHS OF 2017 TO EUR 794 M (9M 2016: EUR 655 M)​.‍CONFIRMS 2017 FULL-YEAR FORECAST FOR SALES OF AROUND EUR 1,125 M​.‍SIGNIFICANT ACCELERATION IN BUSINESS WITH NEW CUSTOMERS IN Q3 OF 2017​.‍IN Q4 EXPECTS BUSINESS WITH NEW CUSTOMERS TO REMAIN STRONG.‍IN Q4 ANTICIPATES A FURTHER ACCELERATION IN OVERALL SALES GROWTH​.

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