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How Dag Mejdell Saved Norway’s Postal Service

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Category: Technology

Norway Post Chief Executive Officer Dag Mejdell is transforming his country’s mail system into one with a digital future. He once worked for a company that made explosives. That might help him in his present position. I recently talked to Mejdell about his strategy and why he believes postal employees, and all Norwegians, will support […]

Source: Bloomberg

Published: November 15, 2018


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Norway Is Giving Disney the Cold Shoulder Over ‘Frozen’

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Category: Entertainment & Lifestyle

The success of “Frozen” has created animosity between Disney and the Scandinavian nation. You don’t often see international politics come into play in theme parks, but there’s an interesting brouhaha brewing between Walt Disney and Norway. The back of Disney World’s Epcot in Florida is the World Showcase, where select countries host, staff and help […]

Source: AOL Money & Finance

Published: November 15, 2018


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Norway’s Oil Fund Buys Into Boston Property

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Category: Business and Investment News

Norway’s sovereign-wealth fund said Monday it had acquired a 47.5% stake in an office property at One Beacon Street in Boston, in a joint venture with U.S. life insurer  MetLife Inc. Norges Bank Investment Management, which manages Norway’s $891 billion fund, usually referred to as the “oil fund,” said it had paid $122.3 million for […]

Source: The Wall Street Journal


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Negotiations for a Trans-Atlantic Trade Pact Resumed in Brussels

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Category: Business and Investment News

Eliminating decades of cumbersome tit-for-tat restrictions is a major goal of negotiators from the United States and the European Union at work on the accord, known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. They aim to reduce barriers between the world’s two largest trading partners, which already exchange $650 billion in goods and services each […]

Source: International New York Times

Published: November 15, 2018


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