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US online spending up


May 10th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) US online retail spending reached $44.3 billion in the first three months of this year, with help from shoppers using tablet computers to buy clothing and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Betsey Johnson declares bankruptcy


April 27th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 27 (IANS) American design house Betsey Johnson LLC has filed for bankruptcy as a result of which most of the designer's 63 boutiques will close over the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

U.S. online sales reach almost $50 billion in fourth quarter


February 7th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by BNO News
RESTON, VIRGINIA (BNO NEWS) -- Retail e-commerce sales in the United States reached almost $50 billion during the fourth quarter of 2011, a 14 percent increase compared to the previous year, according ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese love Swiss watches


February 5th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 5 (IANS) People in China appear to have developed a special craving for Swiss watches, to go by their record sales.Hong Kong, the No. 1 market for Swiss ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Belkin to increase Indian channel partners to 30,000


December 6th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) Belkin, a US-based provider of interconnectivity solutions across computing and consumer electronic devices, is planning to increase its channel partners in India from 17,000 to 30,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Magma’s Q2 income up 27 percent


October 17th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) Magma Fincorp Limited, one of the leading asset finance companies in the country, Monday announced that its income during the second quarter (Q2) of the current ... Read more...

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Steve Jobs turned smallest of ideas into life-changing products (Tribute)


October 6th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
It's a well-worn cliche to speak of the end of an era when someone well known has passed away. Today, however, it does feel like something has changed forever in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Men buy more grocery online than women, shows study


October 4th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Men outnumber women in buying grocery items online, revealed a survey of online buyers."Males are more inclined to shop for groceries online with women contributing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Online ads not always a hit with consumers


June 15th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): When it comes to advertising on Internet, eye-catching pop-up graphics and videos on related websites might not really clock with privacy-concerned consumers, according to a study.The first large-scale ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Why consumers feel confident about some choices


May 19th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): The confidence of consumers when making a choice depends on how easy the choice seems and whether the person making the choice is thinking concretely or abstractly, according ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Aisle placements influence grocery sales


November 12th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Supermarkets can boost the sales of items such as chips and soft drinks by placing them closer to each other in their stores, say researchers.Lead researcher Ram Bezawada, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Amazon third quarter results announced, shares up 20%


October 23rd, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seattle, Oct 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amazon.com Inc. today announced financial results for its third quarter ending on September 30, 2009. As a result of Amazon’s favorable 3rd quarter results, its shares ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Amazon profits surge 69 percent with book reader’s success


October 23rd, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Seattle, Oct 23 (DPA) Online retailer Amazon.com has reported a 69 percent surge in third quarter earnings as sales surged across all product lines and its Kindle electronic book reader was a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Government sanctions Rs.300 crore to develop leather park


October 22nd, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Thursday sanctioned Rs.300 crore to develop a leather park to provide the industry with infrastructure at one place and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Frequent price cuts adversely affects quality brands


December 9th, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Promotional strategy, which involves frequent price cuts, can actually work against even for the most popular and well-respected brands, according to a study. Titled "A Dynamic Model of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India among lowest ranked countries in creation of innovative technologies


November 1st, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 1 (ANI): India is lagging far behind many countries when it comes to creating new innovative products and technologies, according to a new study. It figures among the nations ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Jaguar, Land Rover bring ratings downgrade for Tata Motors


June 4th, 2008 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Tata Motors was Tuesday downgraded by Moody's Investors Service over the acquisition of iconic British brands Jaguar and Land Rover, as it is seen to pose risks ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Middle East importers banking on China to survive inflation: survey


May 26th, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, May 26 (IANS) A vast majority of importers in the Middle East countries will increase their purchases from China in order to survive the raging region-wide inflation, according to a new ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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