American doughnut giant Dunkin’ Donuts is about to open its first branch in Iceland, on Laugavegur, downtown Reykjavík, at 9 am tomorrow. The news has been controversial and received mixed reactions.
The cargo ship Winter Bay this weekend left the Norwegian city of Tromsø, loaded with 1,700 tons of frozen fin whale meat from Iceland.
Few people in Iceland have missed the fact that American doughnut giant Dunkin’ Donuts is about to open its first branch in the country. The news has been controversial and received extremely mixed reactions.
Tax figures for 2014 extrapolated by the business magazine Frjáls Verslun, owned by Iceland Review publisher Heimur hf, show that the average salary of the CEOs of Iceland’s 200 biggest companies is around ISK 2.6 million (EUR 17,580/USD 19,195) per month.
“It is far from true that the water we put in bottles is tap water. Tap water has been through old pipes under the city. Our water comes straight from the spring and from there straight into bottles. Outside air first comes into contact with the water when the bottle is opened. The product we...
Sigurður Einarsson and Hreiðar Már Sigurðsson, the former Kaupþing Bank executives now serving prison sentences following the so-called Al Thani case, have formally requested that the case be re-opened.
Standard & Poor’s has raised the long-term credit rating of the Icelandic government, from BBB- to BBB.
“Brewing has long been my interest and I’ve been carrying this dream in my heart,” says Marteinn B. Haraldsson, owner of the brand new microbrewery Segull 67, in the small town of Siglufjörður.
Landsbankinn bank has decided to build itself a new headquarters next to Harpa on Reykjavík’s eastern quayside.