Retail tourism sucking cash from Swiss shops

Retail tourism sucking cash from Swiss shops

Dec. 7, 2017, 7 a.m.
Despite campaigns to persuade Swiss shoppers to spend their money in the country, more and more are still crossing th...
Switzerland escapes EU tax blacklist - but only just

Switzerland escapes EU tax blacklist - but only just

Dec. 6, 2017, 6:59 a.m.
Switzerland has been placed on a ‘grey list’ of countries deemed to be only partially compliant on tax tr...
Darwin Airlines grounded

Darwin Airlines grounded

Nov. 29, 2017, 7:02 a.m.
The Lugano based company, Darwin, has been grounded by the Federal Office of Civil Aviation.
Jobs still being created in Switzerland

Jobs still being created in Switzerland

Nov. 28, 2017, 9:11 a.m.
The latest unemployment numbers show Switzerland is still creating new jobs, with the industrial sector showing growt...
Online shopping more popular in Switzerland - but still lower than Europe

Online shopping more popular in Switzerland - but still lower than Europe

Nov. 27, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Online shopping is becoming more and more popular in Switzerland – but the country is still lagging in Europe.
Jura votes in minimum wage

Jura votes in minimum wage

Nov. 23, 2017, 6:49 a.m.
Canton Jura has introduced a minimum wage of CHF 20 an hour.
Switzerland remains best place to be for global talent

Switzerland remains best place to be for global talent

Nov. 21, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
Switzerland remains the best country in the world for global talent to work in.
Taxis likely to get more expensive after court ruling

Taxis likely to get more expensive after court ruling

Nov. 21, 2017, 9:14 a.m.
Taking a taxi in Switzerland could get more expensive following a Federal Court ruling.
Weaker franc helping watch industry

Weaker franc helping watch industry

Nov. 20, 2017, 7:04 a.m.
The weakening Swiss franc is breathing life back into the Swiss watch industry. The head of Swatch, Nick Hayek, says ...
Geneva is booming

Geneva is booming

Nov. 17, 2017, 5:52 a.m.
Business is booming in Geneva. That’s the conclusion following a survey by the local Chamber of Commerce.
Justice minister wants more oversight of commodity traders in Switzerland

Justice minister wants more oversight of commodity traders in Switzerland

Nov. 13, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Switzerland’s justice minister is calling for more oversight into the operations of commodity traders in the co...
Geneva frontalier numbers climb again

Geneva frontalier numbers climb again

Nov. 10, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
The number of cross border workers in Geneva is up again – but not by the same rate as earlier in the year.
Switzerland's second biggest shopping mall opens today

Switzerland's second biggest shopping mall opens today

Nov. 8, 2017, 7:16 a.m.
Switzerland’s second biggest shopping mall opens today.
Jobs could go at ABB plant in Geneva due to China competition

Jobs could go at ABB plant in Geneva due to China competition

Nov. 7, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Workers at the ABB factory in Geneva are protesting the loss of up to 150 people – about half the work force.
New Swiss government portal to make life easier

New Swiss government portal to make life easier

Nov. 7, 2017, 8:46 a.m.
The Swiss government is launching a new online portal to make life easier for those running a business in the country.
Switzerland slumps in gender equality index

Switzerland slumps in gender equality index

Nov. 2, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Switzerland has suffered a surprise fall in an international gender equality survey.
Transparency International urges Swiss property law change

Transparency International urges Swiss property law change

Oct. 27, 2017, 6:18 a.m.
The anti-corruption organization, Transparency International, is calling for more regulations on buying and selling p...
Zurich relaxes Sunday trading - a bit

Zurich relaxes Sunday trading - a bit

Oct. 17, 2017, 6:55 a.m.
Zurich city is relaxing its trading laws and will allow shops close to major public transport stops to open on Sundays.
Taxi companies clash in Frauenfeld

Taxi companies clash in Frauenfeld

Oct. 17, 2017, 6:42 a.m.
Rival taxi firms clashed outside the main train station in Frauenfeld in canton Thurgau as competitors complain about...
Geneva protesters call for cheaper city

Geneva protesters call for cheaper city

Oct. 9, 2017, 6:19 a.m.
Around 2,000 protested in Geneva on Saturday afternoon, demanding a cheaper city.
Extra hour of shop opening during Geneva puppet march gives mixed results

Extra hour of shop opening during Geneva puppet march gives mixed results

Oct. 3, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
Geneva shop owners are determining if it was worth the extra hour of trading over the weekend during the Saga des G&e...
Switzerland loses rich top slot

Switzerland loses rich top slot

Sept. 28, 2017, 9:11 a.m.
Switzerland has lost its position as the richest country in the world – the United States is leading the Global...
Geneva Asian food chain closes for good

Geneva Asian food chain closes for good

Sept. 22, 2017, 7:04 a.m.
The Geneva fast food chain, Mike Wong, has closed its doors for good. The owner, Pierre Turtschi, blamed the authorit...
Swiss government tries to tackle high roaming charges

Swiss government tries to tackle high roaming charges

Sept. 8, 2017, 6:10 a.m.
The Swiss government is looking to tackle the high roaming charges applied to Swiss consumers. Although the EU is now...
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