british consumers

Snuggle jumpsuit pips Slanket to become year’s hottest clothing-item

October 7th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): Comfort clothing has gone a step further with an all-in-one snuggle jumpsuit made of polyester, which has beaten last year's hottest clothing-item, the Slanket-a wearable blanket with sleeves.The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

UK ‘has the worst copyright laws’, says consumer watchdog

April 17th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 17 (ANI): A consumer watchdog has said that UK has the worst copyright laws, as they "needlessly criminalise" music fans and need to be updated.According to a report by BBC ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

YouTube blocks music videos for Britain

March 10th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) Video sharing website YouTube has blocked all premium music videos for British users after it failed to reach an agreement with the Performing Right Society (PRS) over licensing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

”95pct downloads illegal despite boom in digital music business

January 16th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 16 (ANI): Despite a boom in the digital music business, 95 per cent of downloads are still illegal and not paid for, according to a report.the International Federation of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Volatile oil prices remain threat to world economy: Brown

December 20th, 2008 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said that volatile oil prices remain a threat to the global economy."It is clear that our most pressing challenge is price volatility. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Credit crunch-hit Brits turn to bartering

October 12th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): With the global credit crunch hitting big time, British consumers have turned to bartering as a way to cope with it.Most of the families across the UK ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Britain faces food crises that could swing elections’

October 7th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) The price and supply of food could decide the outcome of future elections in Britain, says a leading strategic thinktank.The London-based Chatham House, also known as the Royal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Royal endorsements still mater emerging markest like India and China

August 14th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.14 (ANI): Endorsements and patronage from the British royal family for a product like whisky still do matter in this day and age, if not in Britain, they definitely do ... Read more...

Posted in National |

UK tops the ranks of global pessimists

August 5th, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): British consumers are the grumpiest in the Western world, according to BNP Paribas economists. Reviewing barometers of consumer confidence in Europe and the United States, they concluded ... Read more...

Posted in World |