Consumer forums to step up fight against digital thefts
Even as the Centre is rushing the nation into a cashless society, clickjacking and phishing in the online realm are a concern for many. Realising these digital traps, consumer welfare organisations are gearing up to fight online fraudsters. The ...and more »
- Market Realist
Who Were the Outliers in the Consumer Space on January 19?
On January 19, 2017, the S&P Consumer Discretionary Index had slightly outperformed the S&P Consumer Staples Index and the S&P 500 Index as a whole. The indexes had respective returns of -0.34%, -0.37%, and -0.36%. Who Were the Outliers in the ...
Consumer Financial Data Rights Group Formed by Fintech Companies including Kabbage, Affirm & More - Crowdfund InsiderCrowdfund Insider
Consumer Financial Data Rights Group Formed by Fintech Companies including Kabbage, Affirm & More
A group of fintech companies announced on Thursday they have come together to create the Consumer Financial Data Rights (CFDR) group. This organization will notably defend consumers' access to their data and fuels innovation in the fintech industry.
Blockchain startup Ripple cofounds Consumer Financial Data Rights group with other fintech firmsEconoTimesall 8
U.S. Stocks Gain After Inauguration; Consumer Shares Increase
U.S. stocks rose as an increase in crude oil spurred gains in energy companies. The benchmark index pared earlier gains as President Donald Trump delivered his inauguration address. Consumer staples shares climbed as Procter & Gamble Co. reported ...and more »
- The Packer
Consumer packs ideal for citrus category
Lone Star Citrus Growers does “all the usual packs,” and also offers a Winter Sweetz gift box that has proven popular at retail from Thanksgiving until just after the start of the new year, says Trent Bishop, vice president of sales for Lone Star ...and more »
- Ottawa Sun
Lacklustre consumer spending over Christmas raises concerns for ...
Consumer spending for the final three months of 2016 seems to suggest that Ontarians are becoming financially fatigued, a signal that the economy could ...
Alberta fourth-quarter consumer spending down more than two per ...Edmonton Sunall 3 news articles »
- Personal data for sale on 'huge scale', warns consumer group
Which? warn that personal data is being sold for as little as 4p per record. MARTYN McLAUGHLIN. 21:12 Friday 20 January 2017. 0. Have your say. Potential scammers and nuisance callers could be able to buy sensitive personal and financial data for as ...and more »
What the Sale of the Sears Craftsman Brand Means for You
As Sears struggles to stay relevant and profitable amidst a slew of store closings and disappointing sales figures, fans of the famed Sears Craftsman brand have encountered a struggle of their own—finding the products in stores. Since 2011, Sears has ...and more »
Canadian retail sales, consumer price index data see weak results
The Globe and Mail
Retail sales and inflation data came in weaker than expected on Friday, a reminder that Canada's recovery still has a long way to go. The consumer price index advanced 1.5 per cent in December from a year earlier, and retail sales rose 0.2 per cent ...
BC's Consumer Price Index rises 1.9% in DecemberMY PG NOW
Canadian consumer price inflation -0.2% vs. -0.1% forecastInvesting.com
Consumer Price In
FCC to be led by Ajit Pai, staunch opponent of consumer protection rules
President Donald Trump will select Republican Ajit Pai to become chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Politico reported today. "Two industry sources" who are familiar with the decision said an announcement could be made as soon as ...
Report: 'Net neutrality' foe Ajit Pai is new FCC headVirginian-Pilot
Trump said to elevate Ajit Pai to FCC chairmanPolitico
Exclusive: Trump Te
Somerset County Schools Compete in Consumer Bowl
BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Bridgewater-Raritan High School and Somerville High School are among 77 high schools participating in the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs' annual Consumer Bowl. In the bowl, high school students demonstrate their ...
Rising Market Trends And Consumer Confidence
Consumer confidence continues to move higher, reaching above the highs hit back in 2007. Long-term S&P 500 returns are far below historical norms when confidence is this high. Just to be clear, though, we're not saying that high consumer confidence ...
- Consumer Sector Update for 01/20/2017: PG,AAN,HLF
Consumer stocks were posting moderate gains Friday afternoon, with shares of consumer staples companies in the S&P 500 increasing over 0.4% while shares of consumer discretionary firms in the S&P 500 were advancing about 0.2%. In company news ...and more »
Fox Taps DreamWorks Exec Jim Fielding For Top Consumer Products Post
Industry vet Jim Fielding has been named President of Consumer Products and Innovation for Fox Television Group and Twentieth Century Fox Film. Related · Stacey Snider Names Dan Berger Fox Film's Chief Spokesman. In his new role, Fielding will ...
Consumer Products Jim Fielding named Fox Consumer Products presidentKidscreenall 3 news articles »
- UM consumer survey shows wide partisan gap post-Trump
Crain's Detroit Business
Republicans expect the U.S. economy to boom and Democrats see a bust following Donald Trump's election as president, a sharp reversal from sentiment a few months before the vote, according to a University of Michigan consumer survey. An index of ...and more »
- OUPblog (blog)
What does Trump healthcare mean for consumer choice?
During his campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly called for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). With the specifics of his replacement plan unknown, it's clear that the ambiguity is making many in the healthcare industry very nervous. Ted Shaw ...and more »
- Are you suffering from consumer fatigue?
The Globe and Mail
A theme to keep an eye on this year is something I'm calling consumer fatigue. The general idea is that people are financially stressed and looking for ways to reduce the amount of money spent on buying stuff. You can ease consumer fatigue by finding ...
- Economic Times
Future Consumer forms JV with Tilda Hain India
NEW DELHI: Kishore Biyani-led Future Consumer has forged a joint venture with Tilda Hain India Pvt, part of US' Hain Celestial Group Inc, to manufacture and sell food products in the health and wellness space in India. "The company has entered into a ...
Hain Celestial (HAIN) Enters Joint Venture with Future Consumer Limited and Hain Tilda in IndiaStreetInsider.com
US-based Hain Celestial forges jt venture with Future
How to Clean Stainless Steel Appliances
Black stainless is the next big thing, or so appliance manufacturers say. It adds warmth to a kitchen, and smudges and fingerprints aren't supposed to be a problem. That might not sound like a big deal, but it is if you've lived with a kitchen full of ...and more »
Student Debt Crisis Made Worse by Loan Servicers, Regulators Say
The student debt crisis in the U.S. is well-documented. But a lawsuit filed by federal regulators charges that borrowers' problems are made much worse by the companies who manage their payments. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau along with ...
Consumer agency sues Navient over student loan repaymentsNews1130
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues Nation's Largest Student-Loan
- Winnipeg Sun
Consumer spending up 2.93% in Manitoba
Credit card (AP File Photo/Elise Amendola). Article. Tweet. Change text size for the story; Print this story. Report an error. Manitoba trailed the national average in consumer spending for the final three months of 2016, a new report reveals. The ...
Canadian consumer spending up 4.19 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2016Canada NewsWire (press release)all 5 news articles »
Microsoft halts Minecraft updates for Windows 10 phones, as W10M consumer apps slowly die
Microsoft has put another nail in the coffin of Windows 10 Mobile, confirming that it has stopped development of its hit game Minecraft for Windows phones. On Wednesday, Windows Central reported that Microsoft had halted development of Minecraft ...
Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15014 for PC and Mobile - Windows Experience BlogWindows ...Windows Blog
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Consumer Reports retests MacBook Pro, adds it to 'Recommended' list of laptops
Consumer Reports gave Apple's latest MacBook Pro laptops its envied "Recommended" label last week after retesting the notebooks, ending a month-long dust-up between the magazine and some Apple defenders. "Now that we've factored in the new ...
New 15-Inch MacBook Pro With Kaby Lake and 32GB of Desktop-Class RAM Coming Later This YearMac Rumors
Apple to offer 32GB of desktop RAM in top
US Consumer Price Index rose 0.3% in Dec, as expected
U.S. consumer prices rose in December as households paid more for gasoline and rental accommodation, leading to the largest year-on-year increase in 2-1/2 years and signaling that inflation pressures could be building. Other data on Wednesday showed ...
Consumer Prices in U.S. Rise for Fifth Month on Shelter, GasBloomberg
Sharp inflation rise sparks fears of consumer slowdowneconomiaall 223 news articles »
- Seeking Alpha
Capturing The World's Largest Growth Story: The Emerging Markets Consumer
Three billion people entering the middle class1 and $30 trillion of annual consumption by 20252 – these are two numbers that summarize the drastic demographic and economic shift currently happening in emerging market countries and what McKinsey ...and more »
- Jamaica Gleaner
Business, consumer confidence break election curse
Managing director of Market Research Services Limited Don anderson (left) speaks with Vice-President at NCB Capital Market Herbert Hall (centre) and Chairman of the Jamaica Conference Board Lloyd Distant at the presentation of the 4th Quarter 2016 ...and more »
Can RR Kabel rewire itself to become a consumer favorite brand?
Can RR Kabel rewire itself to become a consumer favorite brand?Can RR Kabel rewire The irony could not be starker for a brand that claims many firsts to its credit. RR Kabel, a wire & cable manufacturer owned by Mumbai's Ram Ratna Group, was the first ...and more »
Aussie Dollar Retraces Despite Westpac Consumer Confidence Uptick
The Australian Dollar all-but ignored an uptick in its home country's consumer confidence on Thursday, with broader themes in play. The consumer confidence index from Westpac bank rose by 0.1% in January. Looked at on its own that's obviously no great ...
Australia Westpac Consumer Confidence Edges Up Slightly in JanuaryEconomic Calendar
Australia consumer sentiment flat in Jan - surveyReuters
5 Doctors Most Likely to Stick You With Surprise Medical Bills
It seems so unfair. You're most likely to get hit with a big medical expense your insurance won't cover when you're most powerless to do anything to avoid it. These surprise medical bills usually result from emergency situations or when your doctor ...and more »
Consumer Reports Annual Car Owner Satisfaction Survey
Driving a brand new car off the lot can be pretty exciting. Unfortunately, that new-car honeymoon can sometimes be short-lived. Barry Levy has today's Consumer Report and the results from their annual satisfaction survey of new car owners. People love ...
- Consumer Sector Update for 01/17/2017: SNOW,FIG,LUX,CBK
Consumer stocks were broadly higher today, with shares of consumer staples companies outpacing the 10 other sectors in the S&P 500 with a 1.2% gain while shares of consumer discretionary firms in the S&P 500 have dropped back to just a 0.1% advance ...and more »
Software Chooses Consumer Over Engineering - InformationWeek
There's a new emphasis in the software world with a focus on ease of use and more standardized platforms that support speed to market and innovation by ...and more »
Schumer to Trump: Don't fire US consumer agency's head
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks with reporters after the weekly Senate Democratic caucus luncheon at the U.S. Capitol on Washington, U.S. January 4, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst. 1/2. left. right. U.S. President-elect Donald ...
Dem senators to Trump: Don't tell consumer bureau chief 'you're fired'The Hill
Democrats urge Trump to keep Cordray as head of consumer watchdogColumbus Dispatch
- Consumer Sector Update for 01/17/2017: EVC,LUX,CBK
Consumer stocks were broadly higher Tuesday, with shares of consumer staples companies in the S&P 500 racing to a nearly 1.3% gain while shares of consumer discretionary firms in the S&P 500 were advancing around 0.3% this afternoon. In company ...and more »
Consumer Reports Finally Signs Off On The New MacBook Pro
After initially failing to recommend new MacBook Pros in December due to inconsistent battery life results, Consumer Reports has revised and upgraded its rating for the laptops to "recommended." The new rating was announced after Consumer Reports ...and more »
- EE Times
Consumer Needs Now Driving Motion Technology
Consumer apps are demanding lower cost and higher integration for motion controllers, leading to opportunity for everyone. Not that long ago, only high-end applications had the resources to implement precision, high-speed motion control. Rising ...
Fed's Dudley says consumers haven't shaken recession fears, yet
Consumers still see value in buying and owning homes. Yet with memories of the recession still fresh in their minds, the recent lift in real estate prices hasn't been enough to persuade them to spend against that growing value. In a keynote speech at ...
Fed's Dudley Speaks: US Economy, Consumer SpendingBloombergall 27 news articles »
- ASTA forms Consumer Awareness Committee
ASTA has formed a Consumer Awareness Committee that will help the Society develop a campaign for consumer awareness of travel agents. The committee has 13 members who the Society says have expertise in marketing, social media and building ...and more »
Donald Trump: FCC Transition Team Could Cut Consumer ... - Fortune
President-elect Trump's transition team for the Federal Communications Commission may cut the agency, ending consumer protection efforts.
Trump's FCC makeover proposal could inhibit consumer protections ...FierceTelecom
Trump Plan Will Strip FCC of Consumer Protection PowersDSL Reportsall 16 news articles »
- 2016 European Advertising Consumer Research Index
EDAA/Truste research shows the digital advertising self-regulatory programme continues to improve consumer attitudes towards interest-based advertising. The research shows an icon aimed at providing greater transparency and control over online ...and more »
Storage In Consumer Electronics
The 2017 CES show featured the latest in consumer products and services. The CES show featured Virtual and Augments Reality, 3D printing, Artificial intelligence with voice recognition and automated vehicles, high resolution and high dynamic range ...
- Ars Technica
Trump team reportedly wants to strip FCC of consumer protection ...
President-elect Donald Trump's transition team is reportedly pushing a proposal to strip the Federal Communications Commission of its role in overseeing ...and more »
Consumer Reports: Superfood myths debunked | abc7ny.com
If you vowed to eat better in 2017,you may think about adding a serving of so-called "super foods" to your diet. But watch out, because Consumer Reports ...and more »
- The Guardian
Bank of England 'keeping close eye on consumer spending', says Carney
The Bank of England is keeping a close watch on consumer spending amid signs households are dipping into their savings and amassing debts to keep spending in the face of rising inflation. Mark Carney, the Bank governor, said consumer spending had ...
'Day of reckoning ahead' for consumer spending as inflation reaches 1.6%Belfast Telegraph
Mark Carney warns of consumer slowdown this yearBBC News
- Canadian consumer sentiment slides as economic fears grow
The Globe and Mail
Canadian consumer confidence slid for the second week as the share of those expecting the country's economy to shrink reached a nine-month high, telephone polling shows. The Bloomberg Nanos Canadian Confidence Index fell to 56.3 from 56.5 a week ...and more »
- Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)
How Consumer Electronics Are Radically Redesigning Our Cars
Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)
Volkswagen's retro van design is driven by consumer electronics, including electric drive and autonomous driving. Stop thinking of cars as a motor and wheels. Instead, think of them in terms of computer chips, graphic cards and batteries. It is ...and more »
Moving nightmares and cremation questions: CBC Marketplace's consumer cheat sheet
Miss something this week? We got you. Here's this week's Marketplace cheat sheet. Get this in your inbox every Friday. Sign up for the Marketplace newsletter. Cremation consumer beware. CBC-cremation. There are a number of questions you should be ...
- The Indian Express
Education not commodity, student not consumer: Consumer forum
The Indian Express
The complainant, a Noida resident, had also sought compensation of Rs 40,000 on account of mental pain and agony and deficiency in service from the institute and its Executive Director. By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:January 15, 2017 12:44 pm. A youth ...and more »
- Herbalife Ltd in Consumer Health Research Report 2017
Herbalife is the world's leading direct seller in consumer health, with products in weight management and wellbeing, vitamins and dietary supplements, and sports nutrition. Despite recent scrutiny regarding the company's business model, Herbalife is ...
At CES 2017, Alexa reigns supreme over the growing consumer market for AI tech
On Sunday, January 8th, the most recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas wrapped up after many of the world's largest developers of consumer gadgetry exhibited their latest offerings which are either already on the market or are set to hit stores ...
Highlights from the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show that Will Convince You the Future Is NowRobb Report
How plastics are driving game-