Monthly Archives: September 2008

IKEA continues to grow in Turkish market

September 10, 2008, Wednesday/ Published at Today's Daily News Furniture and household product retail chain IKEA is continuing to expand in the Turkish market and is hoping to open a branch in Bursa in November, the company said yesterday. IKEA Turkey released its 2009 catalog to the public during a press briefing yesterday at IKEA's Bayrampaşa store. The catalogue, constituting an invitation to consumers, contains 3,250 products. Distribution will begin on Sept. 11 in İstanbul, İzmir and Bursa, and the catalogues will be free of charge. The 2009 Ikea catalogue features the campaign slogan "Your home will reflect your lifestyle." (more…)

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Defne Data secures contract in Kuwait

September 15, 2008, Monday/Published at Today's Daily News Defne Data Processing, a solutions provider for telecom operators in many countries, including Turkey, has signed a new project with Media Phone Plus, Kuwait's leading mobile entertainment services company. The project, called "Value-Added Service Platform," which is planned to be an entertainment service for landline and mobile networks, will be put into operation in many Middle East countries in addition to Kuwait beginning in October 2008. Competitions, polls and chat rooms are some of the planned services. Defne Data Processing General Manager Oğuz Haliloğlu said: "Entertainment services are in high demand from consumers, and they increase revenue for…

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