Samsung Electronics says it’s signed a ‘preferred partner’ agreement that’ll see Carphone Warehouse operating over 60 Samsung stand-alone stores across Europe.
It follows the opening of three Carphone Warehouse-run Samsung stores in Spain last year.
Mobile payment solution iZettle is being used by sellers of Sweden’s Situation Sthlm magazine to accept card payments.
The magazine, which has a similar business model to The Big Issue in the UK, is sold by people who are homeless.
Communications technology business Ericsson is planning to close its telecom cables operation within the company’s Networks business unit.
318 jobs in Sweden are expected to be lost.
Telecoms equipment specialist Ericsson has warned employees in its home country of Sweden that around 1,550 redundancies are planned across all job areas. The move is part of the company’s drive to reduce costs and improve operational effectiveness.
Over 17,700 people are currently employed in Ericsson’s Swedish sites.
Sony Mobile Communications AB says it’s relocating its corporate headquarters from the Swedish city of Lund to Tokyo in October this year; a decision that will see around 15% of staff - approximately 1,000 people - losing their jobs by the end of March 2014.
Lund will remain as a key Sony Mobile site with a new focus on software and application development.