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Prezzo to close a third of it’s restaurants in rescue bid

Italian restaurant chain Prezzo plans to close about a third of its outlets in an attempt to rescue the business. The chain, which is owned by private equity firm TPG Capital, employs about 4,500 people. Prezzo is closing 94 restaurants – including all 33 outlets in its TexMex chain Chimichanga – leaving the firm with […]


Dyson creating 300 new jobs for its new electric car venture

Dyson is seeking an extra 300 engineers in a push to build its first electric car by 2020. Best known for its vacuum cleaners and hand dryers, the firm caused a stir when it announced plans for a battery powered vehicle. Dyson already has a 400-strong team working on the project and has doubled the number […]

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Gartner says digital business requires growth mindset not just technology

When embarking on a digital business transformation, too often organisations ignore the need to change the mindset of their staff, according to Gartner, Inc. A technology shift that isn’t backed up by a corresponding cultural shift puts the success of a digital business initiative at risk. “For any transformation to be successful, people need to buy into […]

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Genesys acquisition focuses on AI capabilities and the Customer Journey

Genesys has completed the acquisition of privately held Altocloud Ltd., an industry-leading cloud-based customer journey analytics provider. By adding the Altocloud solution to its portfolio, Genesys strengthens its capability in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to help organisations deliver a highly responsive, predictive, and fully-contextual experience throughout all stages of the customer journey – […]

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Levi Strauss to use lasers instead of people to finish jeans

Levi Strauss is ramping up its use of lasers to automate the way its jeans are made. The firm says the new techniques will reduce chemical use and make the way in which jeans are faded, distressed and ripped more efficient. By replacing manual labour with lasers, Levi’s will be able to finish a pair of […]