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‫CR2 تتيح خدمات تشغيل ماكينات الصراف الآلي وبطاقات الخصم المباشر ل  Access Bank  عن طريق حلول BankWorld

يوفر هذا المشروع فرصًا لزيادة عوائد البنك واحكام الرقابة وتقليل التكاليف على المدى الطويل مع قيام البنك بتحويل ماكينات الصراف الآلي على نظام BankWorld.

لاجوس، نيجيريا، 01 أغسطس 2019 /PRNewswire/ — استكمل مصرف Access Bank بنجاح عملية  تشغيل ماكينات الصراف الآلي للعمل علي نظام CR2 وتفعيل استخدام بطاقات الخصم المباشر، وذلك عقب تفعيل حل BankWorld الذي تقدمه CR2 بوصفها الشركة الرائدة في أفريقيا لتشغيل قنوات الخدمات المصرفية.يمتلك Access Bank أكبر قاعدة عملاء في نيجيريا، ومن ثم فهو أكبر جهة مُصدِرة لبطاقات الخصم المباشر . يمتلك البنك ما يربو على 3000 ماكينة صراف آلي، ما يجعل من نظام  CR2 مسؤول عن أكبر شبكة من ماكينات صراف الآلي في البلاد.   

يهدف هذا المشروع، الذي يشمل كذلك استحداث نظام إدارة البطاقات المتبعة لديه، إلى تحقيق فوائد للبنك تشمل توفير فرص جديدة لتحقيق زيادة في العائدات وتحقيق مستوى رقابي أعلى وتوفير هائل في التكاليف. 

برامج  BankWorld تتوافق تماما مع متطلبات سوق الدفع المحلية النيجيرية وحاصلة على التصديق الكامل لإصدار بطاقة Verve وكذلك قبولها. وشركة CR2 واحدة من إحدى الجهتين التي تقدم برامج تشغل ماكينات الصراف الآلي للبنوك في نيجيريا.  وقد أصبح Access Bank يمتلك أكثر الحلول اقتصادية وأكثرها قابلية للتوسع فيما يتعلق بتفعيل استخدام البطاقات وتشغيل ماكينات الصراف الآلي. 

وفي هذا المضمار، يتمتع البنك بمركز بالغ التميز في السوق. وقد أصبح Access Bank أكبر البنوك المقدمة للخدمات المصرفية للأفراد منذ اندماجه مع مصرف Diamond Bank في أبريل من عام 2019.  

نبذة عن CR2 

شركة CR2 هي شركة خاصة تعمل في مجال البرمجيات المصرفية على مستوى العالم لتوفير منتجات متخصصة لقطاع الأعمال المصرفية في أكثر من 60 دولة في جميع أنحاء العالم. تأسست الشركة في أيرلندا في عام 1997 لتوفير قنوات رقمية وقنوات لتشغيل ماكينات الصراف الآلي التي توفر لمستخدميها خدمات شخصية مخصصة تعتمد على قناة متكاملة ومدمجة في شكل منصة رقيمة للخدمات المصرفية تُعرف بمسمى BankWorld. يقع مقر CR2 في مدينة دبلن بجمهورية أيرلندا، وتمتلك شبكة من المقرات الدولية في كل من لندن ولاجوس والقاهرة وعمَّان ودبي وبنجالور وبيرث.

مسؤول الاتصال:
لوريان فاهي، مدير التسويق، CR2،
هاتف: 143-392-41(0) 353+، بريد إلكتروني:
lorraine.fahy@cr2.com

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مجموعة هنغتون تقيم حفل افتتاح مرفق تصنيع أبيردير العالي الفولطية

سوجو، الصين، 1 أغسطس 2019 / بي آر نيوزواير / — يوم 25 تموز/يوليو، 2019 نظمت شركة هنغتون أبيردير للكوابل حفل إطلاق كبيرا بمناسبة افتتاح مرفق أبيردير الصناعي العالي الفولطية في بورت إليزابيث بجنوب أفريقيا.

وبلغ إجمالي استثمارات المشروع أكثر من 135 مليون راند. يعمل هذا الاستثمار على توسيع محفظة منتجات أبيردير للكوابل من المستوى الحالي البالغ 33 كيلو فولط إلى عروض منتجات جديدة تصل إلى 132 كيلو فولط. وتم تحديد خط الإنتاج الجديد بطاقة إنتاجية كاملة، مما يجعل أبيردير الشركة الأفريقية الثالثة القادرة على إنتاج كابلات عالية الجهد.https://prnewswire2-a.akamaihd.net/p/1893751/sp/189375100/thumbnail/entry_id/1_qnbvn32l/def_height/400/def_width/400/version/100011/type/1

في يوم الحفل، ضمت قائمة الضيوف السيد إبراهيم باتل، وزير التجارة والصناعة والتنمية الاقتصادية في جنوب إفريقيا؛ السفير لين سونغتيان سفير جمهورية الصين الشعبية لدى جمهورية جنوب إفريقيا؛ السيد فيكي ماجولا، نائب وزير التجارة والصناعة؛ السيد  منغيسي مفوكو، مسؤول المجلس التنفيذي لكيب الشرقية للتمويل والتنمية الاقتصادية؛ والسيد مونجاميلي بوباني، رئيس البلدية التنفيذي لمنطقة خليج نيلسون مانديلا. ومعا إلى جانب العملاء والشركاء ووسائل الإعلام، حضر الحفل أكثر من 140 شخصًا. يعد إطلاق مصنع تصنيع الكابلات عالية الجهد خطوة مهمة نحو مزيد من تدويل شركة هنغتون، كما يأتى كاستجابة مباشرة لحملة رئيس جنوب إفريقيا سيريل رامافوسا لجذب الاستثمار إلى البلاد.

أعرب الدكتور سونغ حيان، الرئيس التنفيذي لشركة أبيردير، عن خالص شكره لجميع الضيوف الكرام والأصدقاء من وسائل الإعلام لحضورهم. وقال إن استثمار هنغتون سيوفر المزيد من فرص العمل للشباب والنساء في المنطقة. وفي مشاريع الفولطية العالية، يتم إنفاق أكثر من 50 ٪ من مبلغ الـ 135 راند على السلع المشتراة محليًا، وسيتم أيضًا شراء معظم المواد الخام محليًا. وأشار إلى أن أبيردير ستتبنى نموذجًا جديدًا لتنفيذ أعمالها، وستعمل عن كثب مع مقاولي  الهندسة والمشتريات والبناء، وموردي الملحقات وجهات الاختبار.

وأشاد السفير لين سونغتيان بالمساعدة التي قدمتها الإدارات الحكومية لجنوب إفريقيا للمؤسسات التي تمولها الصين في جنوب إفريقيا، وعرض تحليلًا منهجيًا لمزايا جنوب إفريقيا في جذب الاستثمارات الأجنبية. كما أشار في تقريره إلى أن الدوائر الحكومية بحاجة إلى تخفيف شروط تأشيرات الدخول للمديرين الفنيين الصينيين، كما يجب دعم سياسات الحوافز والإعفاءات الضريبية من الحكومة.

في خطاب السيد إبراهيم باتل، ذكر أن استثمار هنغتون أتاح توفير فرص عمل جديدة لجنوب إفريقيا. في الوقت نفسه، استجاب لمتطلبات الرئيس سيريل رامافوسا لتوطين الأعمال وأكد أقوال الرئيس أن لدى جنوب أفريقيا جاذبية استثمار قوية للاستثمار الأجنبي.

وقال باتيل: “يتم توفير الثروة والوظائف من خلال توسيع القدرة الإنتاجية. ستنشر الحكومة تدابير السياسة الصناعية لدعم المصنعين، لأن ذلك يفتح الفرص الاقتصادية للصناعة وللبلد ككل”.

تضمنت وقائع احتفال اليوم جولة في المصنع لخط الجهد العالي من قبل العملاء. وقدم الدكتور سونغ حيان تطوير هنغتون وأبيردير. وكشف السيد إبراهيم باتل والسفير لين سونجتيان عن خط إنتاج الكابلات عالي الجهد في أبيردير.

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مايا دياب و عاصي الحلاني سيغنيان أفضل أغانيهما في منتجع كونكورد الفاخر

لؤلؤة منطقة بافرا في قبرص ، تستضيف مايا دياب في 17 آب / أغسطس وعاصي الحلاني في 14 أيلول / سبتمبر في منتجع كونكورد الفاخر

يواصل منتجع كونكورد الفاخر (Concorde Luxury Resort) الذي أحيته شركة ظفر للانشاءات القابضة في قبرص، كونه عنوان لأولئك الذين يبحثون عن العطلة والترفيه سوياً.https://prnewswire2-a.akamaihd.net/p/1893751/sp/189375100/thumbnail/entry_id/0_mvh1u4rm/def_height/400/def_width/400/version/100012/type/1

يرحب منتجع كونكورد الفاخر Concorde Luxury Resort بالأسماء ذات الشهرة العالمية من خلال خطوطه الحديثة وهيكله المعماري وأنشطته الغنية ومساحات المعيشة الواسعة التي يقدمها للشخص، إلى جانب مفهوم الفيلا الفاخرة التي يقدمها لضيوفه لأول مرة في قبرص.

و يعتبر منتجع كونكورد الفاخر Concorde Luxury Resort الخيار الأول للسائحين العرب من خلال قوائم الطعام الخاصة و مطاعمه الانتقائية والعاملين الودودين التي يقدمها لضيوفه العرب، مع الاحتفاظ بهذا الإدعاء بإستضافة الأحداث الفنية و الاستعراضية العالمية الهامة.

وفي هذا الإطار، ستحيّ مايا دياب و عاصي الحلاني الرائدين في عالم الموسيقى العربية حفلاً موسيقياً في منتجع كونكورد الفاخر Concorde Luxury Resort. و ستقدم مايا دياب المعروفة بنجمة لبنان سهرة لا تنسى لمشاهديها في السابع عشر من آب / أغسطس و عاصي الحلاني في الرابع عشر من أيلول / سبتمبر في منتجع كونكورد الفاخر Concorde Luxury Resort.

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TCL Launches “Born a Legend” UGC Global Marketing Campaign

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — TCL, one of the leading players in the global TV industry and a leading consumer electronics company, today launched a global marketing campaign with the theme “Born a Legend” to encourage consumers and employees to create User-Generated Content (UGC) to demonstrate what makes them a ‘legend’ in everyday life.

The campaign is part of TCL’s strategy of engaging and inspiring global audiences across digital channels. Employees and consumers are encouraged to create and upload their own short videos to their own social media pages or the TCL website between August 1st and September 29th. TCL will select the best videos and put them forward to a further stage where fans from around the world will be able to vote for their favorite videos. The three videos with the most votes will be announced as the overall winners on September 30th and the top winning submission will be rewarded with a legendary prize of USD10,000.

TCL Launches “Born a Legend” UGC Global Marketing Campaign

“I am thrilled to be kicking-off our global campaign and I hope our passionate consumers and employees will join the fun and participate,” said Eileen Sun, Chief Marketing Officer, Overseas Business Group of TCL Smart Device Group. “At TCL, we always strive to inspire everyone to be true to their dreams, keep pushing themselves, and be their own legends. I believe this spirit will help people throughout their lives and in whatever they do.”

To submit or view the “Born a Legend” videos, please visit TCL’s official website and social media accounts:

Facebook @tclelectronicsglobal
Twitter @TCL_TV_Global
Instagram @tclelectronics
YouTube @TCL Electronics
TCL official website: www.tcl.com/legend

About TCL

TCL is a fast-growing consumer electronics company and leading player in the global TV industry. The company was founded in 1981 in China and now operates in more than 160 markets globally. In 2018, TCL was ranked second in the global TV market. TCL specializes in the research, development and the manufacturing of consumer electronics products ranging from TVs, mobile phones, white goods, audio and smart home products. Through its strategy of ‘AI x IoT’, TCL strives to become a world-leading smart technology company that helps its consumers live a smart and healthy life.

Media Contacts:

TCL Electronics
Siyang Wang
+86-755-3331-1958
siyang.wang@tcl.com

BlueCurrent Hong Kong
Calvin Choi
+852-2586-7893
calvin.choi@bluecurrentgroup.com

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Together, For Glory! TECNO Mobile Supports the Man City Asia Tour 2019

SHANGHAI, Aug. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Guardiola led Manchester City Football Club to Nanjing and Shanghai lately, officially kicking off the Man City Asia Tour 2019. As England’s first super-team to ever win four Premier League titles, Manchester City Football Club was warmly welcomed by fans across China. Being the official global partner of Manchester City Football Club, TECNO Mobile, a well-known smartphone brand from TRANSSION Holdings, joins hands with Man City to share the glory moments of the City of Championships with Asian fans through a series of exciting interactive events and brilliant football matches.

During the Man City Asia Tour 2019, Man City played against three other Premier League teams, in Nanjing and Shanghai, for the Premier League Asia Trophy. After Nanjing and Shanghai, Man City visited Hong Kong and Yokohama, Japan.

Nanjing China: Man City vs West Ham United

Stephen HA, VP of TRANSSION HOLDINGS and GM of TECNO Mobile said: “TECNO feels much honored that our brand has been with City players all through this Asia tour. We witnessed three victories and 13 goals scored in City’s four games during their two-week Asia tour. Congratulations to City.”

Win-win cooperation for the ultimate success

TECNO has co-operated with Man City for a long time. As early as December 2016, TECNO signed a cooperation agreement with Manchester City Football Club and became the Official Tablet and Handset Partner of Man City, embarking on the journey of “win-win cooperation”. At the TECNO global partnership summit held in India on July 10, a strategic cooperation signing ceremony was held to announce the renewal of the global partnership between TECNO and Man City. As the strategic partner of Man City, TECNO is committed to bridging the gap between brand and consumers, and sharing with football fans every touching and exciting moment.

As pioneers in their respective fields, Man City is beloved by football fans all over the world, while the TECNO brand of TRANSSION wins the affection of mobile phone consumers in emerging markets across Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Middle East and South America. The two parties have numerous in-depth cooperations based on events, products, brand marketing, and many other areas. A unique consumer experience was made possible by jointly selling Man City’s customized CAMON CX. High-quality themes were jointly created by exploring brand commonalities. A series of interactive marketing initiatives with “Man City wins the championship” as the topic was selected into Twitter’s global database of successful cases. The annual TECNO BlueSquad youth training meeting was jointly held to help the cultivation of young football talents through sports resource integration. The three-year in-depth cooperation has proven to be a great success. Brand image and reputation of TECNO have been greatly improved. Exciting outcomes have been achieved by TECNO in terms of sales and brand influence.

Glory and success, the road of going abroad for a technology brand

As Man City’s winning spirit is shown in each field to fight match by match without fear for challenges, TECNO is making continuous efforts to forge ahead in the broad emerging markets. With star products that are highly customized for the needs of local consumers, TECNO Mobile continues to be the top-selling mobile phone brand in Africa. Its brands have been listed in the Top 100 Favorite Brands of African Customers multiple times. TECNO ranked No.5 in the 2018/2019Top 100 Favorite Brands of African Customers released by the well-known African Business magazine. It’s the best ranking on the list for Chinese brands over the years.

When going abroad as a technology brand, TECNO is dedicated to transforming state-of-art technologies into localized products under the guideline of “Think Globally, Act Locally” and cooperates with powerful partners to enhance communication with consumers, achieve brand upgrading, and win recognition and affection of more consumers around the world. TECNO has become a major global smartphone player with sales networks in over 60 countries and regions.

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Target Celebrates 20 Years of Designer Partnerships

Retailer to commemorate 20 years of making great design accessible to everyone with a limited-edition Anniversary Collection

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — This fall, Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its first designer partnership, a bold endeavor that has continued to differentiate the mass retailer as the purveyor of chic, affordable design. What started with renowned architect Michael Graves in 1999 has led to more than 175 designer partnerships over the past two decades. In celebration of this milestone, Target is opening up its archives to offer guests a limited-edition collection featuring 20 of its past designer partnerships.

“Target has forever changed the retail landscape by doing what once was considered impossible – offering great design at an incredible price. This anniversary celebrates our rich design history and the diverse range of partnerships we’ve offered our guests for the last 20 years,” said Mark Tritton, executive vice president and chief merchandising officer, Target. “Each partnership brought something special and exciting to our guests, and with 20 years behind us, we’re only getting started. We look forward to bringing our guests more incredible, inspiring and affordable design, creating preference for Target each and every day.”

In celebration of its anniversary, Target is bringing back nearly 300 original, iconic items from 20 past designer partnerships. The limited-edition collection spans apparel, accessories, home décor and kitchen necessities. The Anniversary Collection will be available, while supplies last, Sept. 14 at all Target stores and Target.com, with prices ranging from $7 to $160. Designer collections and items will vary by store and guests may purchase up to five items per size and color. Guests can visit Target.com once the look book is available to plan their trip accordingly. Underscoring Target’s commitment to inclusivity, all women’s apparel will include extended sizing. The design partners featured in the Anniversary Collection are:

  • Michael Graves (1999-2013)
  • Philippe Starck (2002)
  • Stephen Sprouse (2002)
  • Isaac Mizrahi (2003-2009)
  • Erin Fetherston (2007)
  • Proenza Schouler (2007)
  • Thakoon (2008)
  • John Derian (2008, 2010)
  • Anna Sui (2009)
  • Rodarte (2009)
  • Stephen Burrows (2010)
  • Zac Posen (2010)
  • Harajuku Mini (2011-2012)
  • Missoni (2011)
  • Jason Wu (2012)
  • Phillip Lim (2013)
  • Altuzarra (2014)
  • Lilly Pulitzer (2015)
  • Marimekko (2016)
  • Hunter (2018)

“Design has always been a part of Target’s DNA. From our stores and the products we create to the partnerships we cultivate, our focus on accessible design sets Target apart, and is one of the reasons guests love to shop with us,” said Rick Gomez, executive vice president, chief marketing and digital officer, Target. “Our marketing campaign will celebrate the inclusive nature of design at Target, including a book and documentary that highlight Target’s impact on the retail industry and our guests’ lives by making great design accessible to everyone.”

In addition to Target releasing the Anniversary Collection, Rizzoli, a publishing house known for its extensive library of beautiful, high-quality books, is releasing a book that chronicles Target’s rich history of design, featuring commentary from designers and fans of the retailer’s collaborations, available Tuesday, Sept. 3. Target also enlisted RadicalMedia, a producing partner, to create a documentary that will release this fall, taking a closer look at how Target’s innovative approach to affordable design forever changed the retail industry. The film features people who have played a central role in the retailer’s collaborations with both emerging and established designers and brands. More information can be found at Target.com/abullseyeview. Guests are invited to join the conversation on social media using #Target20.

About Target
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at more than 1,850 stores and at Target.com. Since 1946, Target has given 5% of its profit to communities, which today equals millions of dollars a week. For the latest store count or more information, visit Target.com/Pressroom. For a behind-the-scenes look at Target, visit Target.com/abullseyeview or follow @TargetNews on Twitter.

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Registration Begins for Professional Visitors of the 2nd CIIE

SHANGHAI, Aug. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The second China International Import Expo (CIIE) is now open for registration by professional visitors. Professional visitors from both home and abroad can register on the official website until September 30.

Registration link: https://www.ciie.org/ciie/f/visitor/pre-book?locale=en
Registration guide: http://youtu.be/g6aruvCkshc

The second CIIE, set to take place in Shanghai in November, will feature seven exhibition areas: Trade in Service, Automobile, Equipment, Sci-tech Life, Lifestyles, Medical Equipment & Healthcare Care Products, and Food & Agricultural Products.

Registration Begins for Professional Visitors of the 2nd CIIE

The planned exhibition area for enterprise and business exhibition at the second CIIE will amount to 300,000 square meters, which is bigger than the area of the first expo.

The second CIIE will add a display area for high-end consumer goods and will show products related to augmented reality, virtual reality and advanced elderly care in order to match China’s economic growth and rising consumption.

The expo defines professional visitors as buyers, industry insiders and experts from enterprises, government organs, public institutions and social organizations.

To make registration procedures for professional visitors as simple as possible, the event organizers have decided upon the following measures:

First, last year’s visitors will be exempted from having to register again. When they log in to the registration platform, information that they previously submitted will be loaded automatically after they click on the “I’M A REGISTERED BUYER OF THE FIRST CIIE” link.

Second, the deadline for registration has been extended. Professional visitors will be able to register until September 30, one month later compared with last year.

Third, detailed information on CIIE activities will be provided to professional visitors once they complete registration, with regular emails sent regarding exhibitors and their products.

Last year, the first CIIE was held in Shanghai, allowing the world to enjoy the achievements of the country’s globalization and economic growth.

The value of potential deals resulting from the event topped US$57.8 billion. High-end smart technology made up the largest category at US$16.5 billion, followed by US$12.7 billion worth of food and agricultural products, and US$12 billion in automobiles.

The second CIIE will take place from November 5 to 10, 2019 in Shanghai.

About the China International Import Expo (CIIE)

CIIE is China’s national exhibition for import, jointly sponsored by Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China and Shanghai Municipal People’s Government.

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Event marks 100 days until CIIE

SHANGHAI, Aug. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — It is now less than 100 days until the opening of the second China International Import Expo (CIIE). A pre-expo matchmaking event for exhibitors and buyers was held in Shanghai on July 26, where around 100 companies involved in the food, agriculture, and healthcare industries attended the event to display their products and met their potential buyers.

Event marks 100 days until CIIE

More than 60 countries have confirmed their participation in the country pavilion of the second CIIE taking place in Shanghai from Nov 5 to 10, according to information released by the Commerce Ministry on July 26.

China’s national postal service, in partnership with China International Import Expo Bureau released 5,000 special postcards to welcome the exhibitors and buyers at the second CIIE on July 25.

In addition, the expo organizers announced a series of supporting policies and revealed details of the preparation work of the second CIIE.

The General Administration of Customs has established a special office at the expo venue –– the National Exhibition and Convention Center, to oversee clearance procedures for foreign exhibits, and provide a one-stop service for the expo’s exhibiting companies.

In addition, 13 policies have been introduced to make customs procedures easier for the expo this year, and lists of restricted items and prohibited items have been published on their official website.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs has streamlined the procedure to approve imports and exports of endangered aquatic plants and animals to Shanghai municipality.

Shanghai Intellectual Property Administration said it will give priority to reviewing applications from the expo’s exhibitors, and it will set up a dedicated service window in the venue.

The expo is the world’s first national-level expo dedicated to imports. Last year, the first expo concluded with the value of deal intentions coming in at over $57.8 billion in one year.

More than 3,000 foreign companies from 150 countries and regions have confirmed their participation in the second CIIE, according to Sun Chenghai, deputy director of the CIIE bureau.

A total of 39 domestic trade missions, consisting of nearly 600 sub-trade missions from provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities have also been formed, he said, adding that registration for professional visitors has been open since July 1.

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