Vodafone has unveiled its flash sale for Black Friday in the UK, offering up to 50 percent off on new smartphones. For the next three days, consumers will be able to shop online or in-store and bag a high-end handset at a more affordable price point.
The Bank of Japan’s closely watched gauge of prices—its core consumer price index, which excludes fresh food and the impact of a three-percentage point tax increase from April—rose 0.9% from a year earlier in October, its lowest level in a year.
Getty Images By Adam Levin If the past year has taught consumers anything, it's that identity thieves, fraudsters and scammers are on the prowl, going after any information they can use to make a buck. But the intrusions don't stop there. Show More Summary
Black Friday has arrived and Carphone Warehouse has commenced its Flash Sale in the UK. Until midnight on December 2, consumers will be able to enjoy discounted prices across a range of Android-powered smartphones, tablets and accessories.
Patagonia continues its Black Friday tradition of defying the consumer spirit by launching another Worn Wear event -- this time in concert with the sharing economy app Yerdle. Patagonia customers can bring in their worn gear and swap it for another Worn Wear item -- or swap it using Yerdle online.
Say this about about Black Friday — the celebration of cheap shopping that we mark today — it isn’t a fraud. It’s not a consumer festival dressed as religious festival,… Continue reading The post Let’s do Gray Friday! appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
A Canadian experiment, in which bovine colostrum was added to the creep feed of piglets, has shown that it increased the number of piglets that consumed the creep feed or phase one diet immediately after weaning. A total of 20 sows (10/week) and their litters were used for this experiment. All litte...
At the stroke of midnight, Apple went live with its Black Friday deals in the Apple Store These deals will balance your guilt of spending too much money on consumer goods with doing something positive for the world See also: 3 greatShow More Summary
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just the beginning. Welcome, Americans, to the official start of the holiday shopping season. No matter how much you all-caps the message "Christmas was invented by corporations to get consumers to spend...Show More Summary
The National Retail Federation is expecting Americans to spend more than $600 billion during the holiday shopping season, 4 percent more than last year. Don Dahler reports that lower gas prices mean consumers have an extra $40 billion to spend.
Submitted by mickeyman via The World Complex blog, A recent article argues that the increasing demand for consumer credit is an indicator of increasing consumer confidence. The argument seems reasonable due to the way it is presented--there is an entirely different conclusion one would draw were the argument presented differently. Show More Summary
Black Friday is nigh upon us. A time where American’s trample one another just to get their hands on whatever piece of consumer electronic trash they’ve been told they want. So instead of trampling your fellow man the day after you’re supposed to be thankful for him, why not take off your pants, curl up […]
Popular action camera producer GoPro will reportedly be branching out into the world of consumer UAVs according to sources at The Wall Street Journal. There aren’t too many details about the plan at the moment, but the company, which is reportedly planning to debut the high-definition camera-sporting multirotor quadcopters in late 2015, could be looking […]
According to The Verge, Microsoft is planning to unveil the consumer preview of Windows 10 at an event in late January. We'll apparently see new consumer features, including a touch interface, and get more news on Microsoft's phone and tablet lines. [The Verge] Read more...
Last week, Flurry – the mobile analytics company acquired by Yahoo in July – wrote in a blog post that “time spent on mobile devices grew in the US by 9.3% – from 2 hrs and 42 minutes to 2 hrs and 57 minutes – in the past nine months.” The...Show More Summary
Microsoft will hold an event this January to show off the new features of Windows 10, according to The Verge. Although January is traditionally dominated by the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Redmond is apparently planning a standalone event later...
Windows 10 is already a known quantity to some degree thanks to the developer preview, but Microsoft is holding an event late in January to present its consumer features properly, according to a new report from The Verge. The January...Show More Summary
In the first quarter of 2014, 198 million U.S. consumers bought something online, according to comScore's quarterly State Of Retail report. That translates to 78% of the U.S. population age 15 and above. But who are these shoppers driving...Show More Summary