Author: Shara Tenner

Seiko opens its first boutique in the heart of London

The new Seiko Boutique in London is open for business. At the inauguration ceremony the President and COO of Seiko Watch Corporation, Shuji Takahashi, invited the world to the boutique and ushered in a new chapter in the history of Seiko in Britain. He also had the honor of being joined by His Excellency Koji Tsuruoka, Japanese Ambassador to Britain, and Jonathan Ross, television presenter and noted enthusiast for Japan and its culture. At the inauguration ceremony, Takahashi commented: “We have long wanted to open a Seiko Boutique in London and I am delighted that we have now found...

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Kalettes Pop Up in London

Kalettes, a natural cross between kale and Brussels sprouts, just opened a pop-up shop that will be running until Sunday 3 December at Hoxton’s Railway Arch, Geffrye Street, London. The brand expects to give away thousands of free food samples, which will present Kalettes in different concoctions including a smoothie, a stir fry and a soup. Consumers will also be able to buy a bag of Kalettes at the special price of one pound with all proceeds being donated to Cherry Trees, a British charity that provides home from home respite care for children and young adults with severe...

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Setesca opens its first office in London

Setesca, an ICT consultancy specializing in increasing the value of companies, promotes its international business to Europe with the opening of an office in London. The company has its headquarters in Barcelona and offices in Madrid and Medellín (Colombia). With presence in London, the company strengthens its international presence with the opening of the market in England. In addition, it has also recently opened the market in Germany and Switzerland. The corporation offers various ICT consulting services, among which is programming as well as remote systems management (DEVOPS) (nearshoring) at a competitive price. Moreover, through Setesca Talent, a division...

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New crypto card & exchange to launch for London market

UK consumers will soon be able to spend cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin in their local supermarket with a unique new cryptocurrency card. The card is powered by a new cryptocurrency exchange – The London Block Exchange (LBX) – based in London and dedicated to the UK market. It is the first to offer Sterling to Crypto exchange across a broad range of digital currencies. The platform will enable private and institutional investors to buy and sell cryptocurrencies using an intuitive and simple smartphone app and trading interface. Users will also be able to use a linked Visa card to...

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Fastned starts expansion to London

Fastned signed a framework agreement with Transport for London to realise rapid charging stations in the Greater London Area. The company is currently building a European network of fast charging stations and together with TfL has set a goal to realise 300 rapid charging points in the Greater London Area before 2020. In the coming three years TfL plans to issue locations throughout London. To ensure the quality of the charging network, TfL has run an extensive public tender procedure to select parties to realise this charging infrastructure. Fastned is a charging company that already has 61 stations operational...

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London’s journey to adopting autonomous vehicles

Autonomous ride-sharing services could account for a third of all trips by private drivers in London by 2025, according to a consortium investigating ways to integrate new technology into the city’s public transport network. Experts predict that 34% of private drivers’ journeys could be replaced, while up to 30% of taxi and private hire journeys could also be served by Autonomous Vehicle (AV) ride-sharing. The figures are contained in a research from the MERGE Greenwich consortium, a group of six partners undertaking a year-long project to study how autonomous vehicle ride-sharing can work and connect with London’s transport network....

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