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Consumer Reports tests humidifiers
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SAN ANTONIO - Colder weather brings drier air, which can cause chapped lips, itchy skin and even nosebleeds. A humidifier might help. There are three main types: evaporative-style, which draws air through a wet wick filter; ultrasonic, which releases a ...and more »
- Consumer Companies Up on Positive Signs for Spending -- Consumer Roundup
Shares of retailers and other consumer-services companies rose amid positive signs for consumer spending. Toll Brothers rose after the luxury home builder posted robust revenue growth and said it expected demand for its houses to continue growing.
5 Consumer Staples Stocks with Strong Growth Prospects
The consumer staples sector has been weak since quite some time, making risk-averse investors jittery. Headwinds like unfavorable currency, food deflation, declining volumes, potential price wars, a competitive environment, slowdown in international ...
Havertys Reports Participation in KeyBanc Capital Markets Consumer Conference and Updates Fourth Quarter Sales ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)Havertys Reports Participation in KeyBanc Capital Markets Consumer Conference and Updates Fourth Quarter Sales ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
ATLANTA, Dec. 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HAVERTYS (NYSE:HVT) (NYSE:HVT.A) will be participating in the KeyBanc Capital Markets Consumer Conference on December 7, 2016. Members of Havertys' senior management are scheduled to meet ...and more »
- Consumer Sector Update for 12/06/2016: ALK,VA,FRAN,BNED
Consumer stocks were narrowly mixed just before today's closing bell, with shares of consumer staples companies in the S&P 500 falling by about 0.1% while shares of consumer discretionary firms in the S&P 500 were climbing about 0.1%. In company news ...and more »
Shanghai consumer agency reports spontaneous iPhone 6 fires, Apple refutes claim - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)AppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Shanghai consumer agency reports spontaneous iPhone 6 fires, Apple refutes claim
AppleInsider (press release) (blog)
With a battery repair program already in place, Apple is under more fire from consumer protection agencies in Shanghai, with eight claims of iPhone 6 fires —but Apple blames external damage for the problem after inspection of the afflicted devices.
China users complain of combustible iPhones: consumer watchdogPhys.Org
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Which Brands Make the Best Tires?
When it comes to tire recommendations, there are several go-to brands that regularly rise to the top. To determine how the leaders truly compare, we have calculated a brand score by averaging the overall scores of the tested models (the scale ranges ...
Consumer Reports: Stranded without a spare tire9NEWS.comall 2 news articles »
- Economic Times
10 Consumer trends of the future: AI to rule
Artificial intelligence and virtual reality will get bigger as adoption of smart technologies accelerates, but people also risk being cocooned in silos, unaware of opposing ideas and a diversified view of the world, says an Ericsson report on future ...
CenturyLink likely to refocus consumer-business mix, strategy following Level 3 acquisition - FierceTelecomFierceTelecom
CenturyLink likely to refocus consumer-business mix, strategy following Level 3 acquisition
CenturyLink will take the crown as the second largest enterprise services focused provider, trailing only AT&T when it completes its acquisition of Level 3 Communications next year. With that in mind, the service provider wants to enhance its consumer ...and more »
- Poll: State Republican consumer confidence hits nearly 10-year high
Albany Times Union
ALBANY — New York Republicans have more confidence in the economy than at any point in nearly a decade, while statewide Democratic opinion slogs post-election, new polling shows. Donald Trump's surprise presidential victory caused Republican ...and more »
AAMP Global Introduces EchoMaster, Vehicle Safety for Consumer & Commercial Drivers - Marketwired (press release)AAMP Global Introduces EchoMaster, Vehicle Safety for Consumer & Commercial Drivers
Marketwired (press release)
CLEARWATER, FL--(Marketwired - December 06, 2016) - Today, AAMP Global, manufacturer of in-vehicle technology, announced the global launch of its brand EchoMaster, vehicle safety for consumer and commercial drivers, and expanded product, sales ...and more »
Rising Imports Signal Stronger Consumer
My article appearing yesterday in Real Money outlined the trends in U.S. trade. The October trade data released this morning underscore my points. Looking through the October data for short-term insights into the direction of U.S. growth, increasing ...and more »
Consumer Technology Association Named One of the Best Places to Work in Virginia for Seventh Consecutive Year - Business Wire (press release)Consumer Technology Association Named One of the Best Places to Work in Virginia for Seventh Consecutive Year
Business Wire (press release)
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ recently was named one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Virginia by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group. This is the seventh consecutive year CTA has been ...
Consumer Technology Association to expand e-cycling options in NebraskaWaste Diveall 2 news articles&nbs
- Valley News Live
Consumer Reports: The best and worst stores for gift returns
Valley News Live
(Consumer Reports) This holiday season, it's almost guaranteed that you'll either get or give a gift that will end up in the to-be-returned pile. But store policies vary widely so returning stuff might not be so easy. Consumer Reports checked out a ...
AmeriHealth New Jersey's Ryan Petrizzi to present at AHIP's Consumer Experience and Digital Health Forum in Chicago - Business Wire (press release)AmeriHealth New Jersey's Ryan Petrizzi to present at AHIP's Consumer Experience and Digital Health Forum in Chicago
Business Wire (press release)
CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AmeriHealth New Jersey Vice President of Consumer Markets and Product Development, Ryan Petrizzi, will visit Chicago this week to speak at America's Health Insurance Plans' (AHIP) 2016 Consumer Experience and ...and more »
- NL Times
Consumer assoc. warns about spying doll
Dutch consumers organization Consumentenbond issued a warning about the "My Friend Cayla" doll, following research by its Norwegian counterpart. According to the Norwegian organization, anyone with a smart phone can eavesdrop on children through ...
Mexican consumer confidence nears three-year low in November
A shopper waits next to his cart with television screens and other items during a shopping season, ''El Buen Fin'', at a Sam's Club store, in the early hours of Friday, in Mexico City, Mexico, November 18, 2016. REUTERS/Henry Romero. MEXICO CITY Mexico ...and more »
Consumer Reports: Best stick vacs
Stick vacs now come in all shapes and sizes. Whatever you buy, you want one that gets the job done. Consumer Reports found out which clean up the best. (WLS). Consumer Reports. Tuesday, December 06, 2016 07:25AM. Stick vacs now come in all shapes ...
- Goldman Sachs leads funding round for Toronto consumer products platform Hubba
The Globe and Mail
Toronto startup Hubba Inc. has landed a venture capital investment from Goldman Sachs Investment Partners, an early backer of Uber, Facebook and Pinterest, as it aims to ramp up efforts to build a business-to-business marketplace for consumer product ...and more »
Tell-tale toys open bedroom door to strangers, consumer groups warn
Consumer groups warn that some internet-connected toys push advertising to children and allow strangers to converse with them. Credit: Norwegian Consumer Council. More like this. youtube icon · Privacy groups target kids advertising disguised as ...
Consumer watchdogs take action against unsecured IoT toysEuropean Communications (press release) (registration)
Consumer watchdogs claim internet connect
- The Guardian
Airlines should be investigated by ACCC over consumer law breaches, says Choice
Choice says Virgin Australia's Getaway Fare and Qantas' Red e-Deal are examples where blanket 'no refund' claims are made. Photograph: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images. Adam Collins · @collinsadam. Tuesday 6 December 2016 02.20 EST.
CHOICE lodges airline super complaintCHOICEall 21 news articles »
- Consumer watchdog aims to reconnect natural gas and electricity service
CALGARY — A consumer watchdog for home heating and electricity is working to get dozens of Albertans who have had their services cut off during the summer months get reconnected. Since Nov. 1, the Utilities Consumer Advocate has helped reconnect 43 ...and more »
The 'Trump Effect': Consumer Boycotts Could Become Pervasive On Both Sides
The third in a series of columns about the likely impact of the new Trump Administration on key industries – and what smart companies should be doing about it. AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File. As the country splits between those who view the incoming Trump ...and more »
- MarketPulse (blog)
Japanese Consumer Confidence Falls in November
Japanese consumer confidence deteriorated in November for the second straight month, partly reflecting a spike in vegetable prices, the government said Monday, downgrading its assessment for the first time in nine months. The seasonally adjusted index ...and more »
- Knoxville News Sentinel
Moon: Consumer sentiment jumps post election
Knoxville News Sentinel
When the stock market increased five percent in the 14 days following Donald Trump's election, generally surprised commentators ascribed the Trump jump to republicans, Wall Street or greedy bankers. Loading… Post to Facebook. Moon: Consumer ...
- New York Post
Consumer Electronics Show attendees gripe about hiked hotel rates
New York Post
The Las Vegas Monorail passes outdoor CES venues outside the Las Vegas Convention Center. Photo: Getty Images. MORE FROM: Claire Atkinson. Claire Atkinson. Time Inc. buyout would've grown Sports Illustrated franchise · Steven Mnuchin was a party ...
- consumer alert
Food Safety News
New York officials have warned the public to not eat Phil Am branded smoked mackerel — Hasa Hasa — because it was not eviscerated and could contain spores that cause botulism poisoning. The fish is a product of the Philippines and is sold by the ...
- Valley News
Consumer Confidential: Store Credit Cards Usually Are No Bargain
The holiday season is in full swing, so you'll undoubtedly be asked more than once whether you'd like to open a store credit-card account and get a discount on your purchase. My advice: Don't. Or at least think twice before taking the plunge. Unless ...
- Consumer attitudes rising after election
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah consumers are maintaining a positive economic outlook following the end of a historic presidential election campaign. The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index climbed 3 points to 114.7 in November. The increase was due to ...and more »
- Evolving consumer protection in a digital world
The Sunday Business Post
An increasingly global marketplace presents huge benefits in term of choice for consumers, and opportunities for businesses to enter markets across the world. The way businesses sell and consumers shop has fundamentally changed in the last 15 years.and more »
- The Times (subscription)
Christmas lights before consumer rights for TD
The Times (subscription)
Mary Mitchell O'Connor did not attend EU negotiations last week on preventing consumers being ripped off online — despite suggestions by officials that the jobs minister did. The Social Democrat TD Catherine Murphy said that it was “disappointing ...
Know your consumer rights when you shop to avoid being stung by 'no refund' lies
Do shops tell you porkies? Is it okay to say, “We can only give a credit note for returns” or “You can't bring back faulty knickers”? Most people don't know their rights – worse, neither do many shop staff. The classic brush-off is: “Sorry, we don't ...
What to Do with Your Old Laptop
Instead of letting it sit idle in your home, why not try one of these four options? By Tercius Bufete. December 03, 2016. SHARES 0 Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share on Pinterest. Share on Google+. Share via email. Print. If you've got a few ...and more »
- The National
UAE and Saudi executives sound confident note on consumer demand
As we look ahead to 2017 and beyond, The National will be running reports focused on sentiment within the business communities in the UAE and Saudi Arabia around a series of key issues affecting the regional economy. Survey results will be provided by ...and more »
Why We Chose To Abandon Our Direct-To-Consumer Business Model
In today's competitive market, business models (and distribution in particular) matter more than anything. You can have the best product imaginable, but if you don't have the right business model, it will be almost impossible to gain meaningful traction.
Consumer NZ calls out most misleading food packaging of 2016
When deciding whether something is as healthy as the packet claims, it always pays to read the fine print. Consumer NZ has released its list of '"winners" in the Bad Taste Food Awards, which aims to call out companies claiming that their products are ...
Consumer NZ's Bad Taste Food Awards 'winners' announcedScoop.co.nz (press release)all 5 news articles »
- Portrait of the Australian consumer - ordering in and watching Netflix
The Sydney Morning Herald
Sitting at home watching Netflix, playing with electronic gadgets, eating delivered takeout food, and getting fatter? You're not alone. This is an increasingly typical portrait of an Australian consumer. Our wages are stagnant, housing affordability is ...and more »
- New York Times
Consumer Agency Sues for Files on Home Installment Contracts
New York Times
A home in Akron, Ohio, owned by Harbour Portfolio Advisors, which sold homes through contracts for deed. Credit Michael F. McElroy for The New York Times. A powerful federal consumer agency that could be muzzled under President-elect Donald J. Trump ...
- Car and Driver (blog)
Consumer Groups Sue NHTSA to Fast-Track Automated Emergency Braking
Car and Driver (blog)
Not everyone is happy about a recent agreement between car companies and federal regulators that would ensure all new cars are equipped with automated emergency braking systems by 2022. Ever since the ink dried on the pact in March, consumer ...
Consumer Advocates Sue NHTSA for Ignoring Automatic Emergency Braking PetitionBodyShop Businessall 26 news articles »
- Designboom (blog)
jruiter consumer car tears up the vehicle design rulebook
jruiter consumer car: the 'consumer′ car is the latest project by joey ruiter, the same designer who gave the traditional buggy a complete reboot; and built a ...and more »
- The Times (subscription)
Consumer sentiment low but creeping up
The Times (subscription)
Irish consumer sentiment rose marginally in November, a survey released yesterday showed. However its authors said that it was not enough to be considered statistically significant as morale remained close to 20-month lows. Irish economic growth is ...and more »
Chinese consumer watchdog demands Apple to replace all faulty batteries
Apple's battery replacement program for iPhone 6s handsets manufactured between September and October 2015 is far from sufficient, as many iPhones made prior to this are also encountering sudden shutdown issues, China Consumers Association (CCA) ...
Consumer watchdog again asks Apple to rectify iPhone battery problemChinadaily USA
iPhones Self-Igniting, Says Shanghai Consumer WatchdogSixth Tone
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- Consumer Cos Down Amid Weak Sales Reports -- Consumer Roundup
Shares of retailers and other consumer-services companies ticked down amid fears that retailers are still losing custom to digital competition. Clothier Express saw shares fall sharply after it warned of struggles to draw customers to its stores ...
Congress Passes Bill Expanding Consumer Rights to Post Negative Reviews - Wall Street Journal (blog)Wall Street Journal (blog)
Congress Passes Bill Expanding Consumer Rights to Post Negative Reviews
Wall Street Journal (blog)
It could soon become harder for companies to punish consumers for posting negative reviews about their products or services. Businesses would no longer be allowed to put so-called “gag” clauses in customer agreements under a bill approved by Congress.
Congress Passes Bill Protecting Consumer ReviewsPC Magazine
Consumer Review Fairness Act heads to Obama's des
Easy Ways To Shop Smart And Be A Conscious Consumer This Holiday Season
The holiday season is supposed to be joyful, and it is. But there's also a darker truth: it spikes consumption, strengthens unethical business practices and increases waste to our landfills. The U.S. Commerce Department states that in 2015, excluding ...
- Consumer Sector Update for 12/01/2016: CMI,TLYS,GES
Consumer stocks were mixed in early-afternoon trading, with shares of consumer staples companies in the S&P 500 dropping nearly 0.9% while shares of consumer discretionary firms in the S&P 500 were holding on to less than a 0.1% gain. In company ...and more »
Top 10 Large-Capacity Washing Machines
You'll find some good deals on washers this time of year. And a working washer is a lot easier than making trips to the laundromat when hosting family and friends for the holidays—as baskets of dirty towels, tablecloths, and clothes pile up. Here's a ...
AT&T DirecTV Now Service Gets Off to a Rocky Start
We respect your privacy. ALL email addresses you provide will be used just for sending this story. Thanks for sharing. Oops, we messed up. Try again later. DirecTV Now, AT&T's new online streaming service, got off to a somewhat rocky start. People ...and more »
Consumer Spend To Keep On Truckin'?
What to make of the economic data that shows strength in the U.S. economy — so much strength that it means a rate hike is coming, right on the ostensible Fed schedule for this month? To recap: Consumer spending is logging growth not seen in the past ...and more »
A Stronger Dollar And The Propsective End Of TPP To Hit Consumer Goods Companies
After Donald Trump was elected the president of America, the US dollar has strengthened against most currencies across the world. The US dollar index has appreciated over 4% since election results, on the hopes that an easing in fiscal policy will push ...and more »