Apple’s OS X Yosemite operating system is arriving soon, and the fact that the developer preview just reached Golden Master status, alongside a 4th public beta preview update, means we probably don’t have long to wait. Last year, Apple...Show More Summary
When Circle previewed its bitcoin wallet and exchange platform in May, then in public beta, I called it the “CryptoBank of America.” It was a nod to the company’s focus on consumers, rather than merchants, its commitment to leading with...Show More Summary
3D printers may be old news to most of us, but that’s not stopping creative individuals from finding new ways to improve on the technology. Your average consumer budget 3D printer uses an extrusion technology, whereby plastic is melted and extruded onto a platform. Show More Summary
By Robert Weinstein: Background: Walgreen (NYSWAG), together with its subsidiaries, operates a network of drug stores in the United States. It provides consumer goods and services, pharmacy and health and wellness services through drugstores, as well as through mail, and by telephone and online. Show More Summary
Nike delivered strong growth across its product portfolio in fiscal 2014 and we expect these strategies to continue delivering growth in fiscal 2015. Additionally, incremental investments in the company’s Direct to Consumer business, should help boost the operating margins of the company.
By Brian Gilmartin, CFA: Nike (NYSE:NKE), one of the world's great consumer brands of the last 30 years, is scheduled to report their fiscal q1 '15 financial results after the bell on Thursday, September 25th, 2014. Analyst consensus...Show More Summary
Would madam care for a TV-cum-vanity mirror with makeup preview tech? IFA 2014 Tellies, tellies, tellies… big flat ones that don’t bend, big bendy ones that flatten out, OLED, LED backlit and beyond were all on show at consumer electronics trade show IFA.…
For the annual fall movie preview, The A.V. Club turned things over to its well-known and beloved characters Dumbass and Right-On, who have been teaching young people valuable lessons about how to consume pop culture for nearly two decades now. Show More Summary
By Alex Cho: Rumors are circulating of a Windows 9 preview that is set to be launched in the next couple months. This is pretty important because it communicates to investors how well Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) can navigate the consumer side of its business. Show More Summary
By Shock Exchange: Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) is expected to announce Q2 earnings after-hours on Tuesday August 5. The company runs online marketplaces that connect merchants to consumers by offering goods and services at discounted prices. Show More Summary
Man, ‘POP’ is you’re new favorite book and you don’t even know it. It’s an impressive first issue that is packed with satire, cultural criticism, and masterful art. It’ll change the way you look at consuming culture, and it’ll push you to think more critically about the things you put on pedestals. And as if […]
We expect the improving trends in consumer sentiment and rising disposable income levels to drive MasterCard's performance for the second quarter.
By Bidness Etc: Kimberly-Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) is an American personal care corporation that mainly produces paper-based consumer products. It manufactures products in 37 countries and sells them in over 175 countries worldwide. TheShow More Summary
By Bill Maurer: Tuesday afternoon, all eyes will be on Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) as it reports fiscal third quarter results. This June ending quarter always seems to be a transitional one for the company, as investors and consumers eagerly anticipate the next series of amazing products. Show More Summary
Consumers who arrive at Apple's iTunes Store via the web-based iTunes Preview service will now notice a much slicker transition from their browser to iTunes, as Apple has done away with the old interstitial page in favor of a new in-place method.
Search giant Google on Thursday previewed its latest play for consumers' living rooms with Android TV, a new platform for connected televisions and set-top boxes that brings streaming audio and video alongside custom apps and games.
Tuesday June 24th, US consumer confidence expected to rise (to 83.5 from 83) Although confidence is expected to pick up, it should come as no surprise that US consumers are still less chirpy than they were before the crash of 2008 (see below). Show More Summary
By Robert Weinstein: Background: Walgreen Co., (WAG) together with its subsidiaries, is a $70 billion market cap operating a network of drugstores in the United States. It provides consumer goods and services, pharmacy, and health and wellness services through drugstores, as well as through mail, and by telephone and online. Show More Summary
Gap Inc gained significant momentum towards the end of the quarter with 9% rise in comparable sales in April. It appears that improving consumer confidence and successful spring campaign helped the retailer generate better sales than the prior two months.
By Trefis: Best Buy (BBY), the largest specialty retailer of consumer electronics in the U.S., will report its Q1 2015 earnings on May 22. After witnessing a significant decline in its top line in fiscal 2013, the company saw its growth re-accelerate in fiscal 2014 as it benefited from its restructuring initiative. Show More Summary