A growing number of Czech companies are aware of the need to have a profile
on the Internet and be active on social networks, the ctk news agency
reports. The results of a poll indicate that thirty four percent of Czech
firms now have a profile on the web, up from 15 percent just three years
Eighty-three percent of firms with ten or more employees present their activities on the Internet which is double the number compared to the year 2,000. Even so Czech companies are still lagging behind other EU member states in this respect. Among the most active are travel agencies, companies engaged in the tourist industry, real estate and media companies.
Czech internet retailers could achieve turnover of CZK 100 billion for the
first time this year, Czech Television reported. While in 2012 Czech
consumers spent around CZK 51 billion on online purchases, in 2016 the
figure was CZK 98 billion and estimates suggest this year it could climb to
CZK 115 billion.
E-retailers on the Czech market are anticipating a one-day bump in revenues of tens of percent next week on Black Friday – when many goods are discounted – and have been hiring extra staff to cover that day and the pre-festive season period.
A Czech inventor is behind what is claimed to be a revolutionary lithium battery which could be the answer to the world’s energy storage problems. And the dream of inventor Jan Procházka is now taking shape with a high tech factory being constructed for the production of those small, high powered but low cost batteries in the far east of the Czech Republic.
The Road and Rail Directorate has started dismantling billboards along the
country’s highways and main roads that are in violation of a new law on
safety, the ctk news agency reported.
The law, which came into force on September 1st, bans advertisement billboards within 250 meters from main roads and highways.
The legislation has met with strong opposition from outdoor advertising operators some of whom attempted to bypass it by replacing advertisements with gigantic Czech flags and other non-commercial posters.
The Road and Rail Directorate says it has counted around 500 billboards in violation of the law which will now be dismantled.
Czech researchers develop top-grade respirator for 3D printing
“I am taking it minute by minute” – Foreigners in the Czech Republic on quarantine and being cut off from their families
Czech Republic goes into quarantine to slow down coronavirus spread
A mask-tree as a form of solidarity
Czechs resort to making DIY facemasks in face of their shortage