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Doing business

Articles, interviews, research & studies, press releases from and about AmCham member companies related to the Czech business environment.

Managing business

Articles sharing best practices and knowledge of managing a business. Shared expertise and experiences of our community are available in this section to raise the standards of operational excellence.

Taylor Wessing reopens branch in Brno, welcomes two new lawyers

12.11.2018, Company: TaylorWessing e|n|w|c advokáti v.o.s.

The international law firm Taylor Wessing has reopened its branch in the Moravian city of Brno, in order to meet the growing demands of clients and local demand for legal services. The new office space is officially opened since November and are located in the Jalta Palace at Dominican Square 2, 602 00 Brno. The branch has been significantly bolstered with the addition of two new experienced lawyers with local knowledge, Adam Dvořáček (40) and Lukáš Míša (38).

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Miroslava Misíková Has Become the New Head of Marketing

9.11.2018, Company: CBRE s.r.o.

CBRE, the world leader in commercial real estate services, has announced that Miroslava Misíková was chosen as CBRE’s new Head of Marketing. Miroslava Misíková’s last employer was the telecommunications company Vodafone.

Tags: Real Estate | Movers & Shakers |
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Czech inflation slows down to 2.2% due to food prices

9.11.2018, Company: ING Bank N.V., organizační složka

Inflation further slowed down to 2.2% in October after 2.3% in September and ended below the market and the central bank forecast. But we don't think this is a game changer for the central bank

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Vodafone relies on IBM Watson Assistant to Speed Up Customer Service

9.11.2018, Company: Vodafone Czech Republic a.s.

IBM chatbot allows telco company customers solve simple problems immediately without call centre agent assistance, eliminating thousands of calls each month, speeding up the service and improving customer satisfaction.

Tags: Business Development | New Products & Services | IT |
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Operators finish coverage of the pilot section of Prague’s underground

8.11.2018, Company: T-Mobile Czech Republic a.s.

  •  Mobile services available in the entire Muzeum – Roztyly section
  •  Another 21 stations in the central part of Prague will be covered next year

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USA Investment Guide: General Economic Data, Government Incentives and Key Contacts

30.08.2018, Amcham

The U.S. presents the challenge of an unfamiliar market and regulatory structure. This challenge can be met effectively by securing knowledge readily available. Every state has active investor councils to help foreign investors navigate incentives, regulation, and logistics. This guide is intended as a preliminary look at those issues and resources.

Customers are looking for largest warehouses in Plzeň and Ústí regions

21.06.2018, Marketplace

CBRE, a global leader in commercial real estate services published its latest CBRE REAL DEMAND BAROMETER – a study monitoring demand for warehouses all over Czech Republic over past two years. It shows large differences between regions (kraje) – while in Karlovarský region was the typical (median) request for warehouses exceeding 13 thousand square meters, in Olomoucký region the median demanded warehouse floor space was only 600 square meters.

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Loosening the Belt: Number of Overweight Czechs Significantly Rising

12.03.2018, Marketplace

Christmas is long behind us and we are already several weeks into the New Year. Weeks during which – according to statistics – the majority of us lose interest in or the will to keep their New Year’s resolutions, including probably the most frequent one – to lose weight and start exercising more. This is a pity considering that 71% of men and almost 57% of women in the Czech Republic are suffering from excessive weight or obesity: the highest percentages ever recorded. 

Tags: Health |

Weston Stacey: A lot of people in America have underestimated Trump

12.03.2018, Amcham

An article of E15 published on March 12 on steel and aluminum tarrifs (in Czech language).

Last Thursday, the Trump administration announced its plan to place tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. The tariffs are intended to raise the production in US steel and aluminum plants to 80%, which is considered the minimum output necessary for survival. If the tariffs take effect, the EU has declared it will place reciprocal tariffs on US products of similar export value. The issue underneath the tariff decision- global overcapacity- is real, but imposing global tariffs does not appear to help solve the problem. An internationally coordinated response using targeted tariffs or quotas might be the best way to keep the economic and geopolitical damage to the minimum.

 

USA: Honored Country at the Thessaloniki International Fair 2018

7.03.2018, Marketplace

In September 2018, the United States are returning in the Thessaloniki International Fair as the honored country at the most dynamic exhibition in southeast Europe that will bring together government and business leaders, “doers”, influencers and 300.000 buyers and professionals.

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Parental company of AAA AUTO changes name to AURES Holdings, Polish entity not affected

1.03.2018, Marketplace

AAA Auto International, a.s., the Czech company which operates the AAA AUTO international network of car dealerships, is changing its name to AURES Holdings, a.s. on 1 March 2018. In renaming itself, the company wants to draw attention to the wider range of activities performed by the group, which, apart from its used car business, is also engaged in other areas relating to the provision of comprehensive mobility solutions.

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