Apple has been promising that its redesigned Mac Pro would be reaching consumers before the end of 2013, and it looks like it's actually delivering... less than two weeks before the year's end. The new, completely redesigned Mac ProShow More Summary
While no single industry statistic should stand alone in informing future plans and strategies, a broader snapshot of social network trends, social consumer behaviors and brand social media results can help inform the big picture of social going into 2014. read more
ByMichael Blair: Smartphone manufacturers have made great strides for several years in getting carriers to subsidize their devices. A $600 iPhone at Verizon ""costs" the consumer only $99.99 if they sign up for a 2-year plan. (click to enlarge) The subsidy has been a competitive weapon for each carrier as they vied for a share of new users. Show More Summary
Shortly after the government announced that it was aiming to cap domestic roaming fees and add more power to telecom regulators, the CRTC made public the plan it had laid out for NorthwesTel, a Bell Canada subsidiary. The plan aims to get the Bell subsidiary services in line with consumer expectations in the “second decade [...]
By Alpha 7 Trading: The Household Products Industry is a collection of diverse companies. They manufacture consumer goods used in and around the home and offer their products to a broad range of wholesalers and retailers. Consequently, diversity is a key feature of this group of companies. Show More Summary
In a story that can only be described as classic Portland, the city?s police chief was lauded as a hero this week after he rescued a dog that consumed too many pot brownies. Click To Continue Reading
It won’t all harm you, but some of it might. That’s the caveat in the latest Consumer Reports analysis of tests on raw chicken breasts purchased at retailers nationwide. The analysis found that 97 percent of tested chicken breast samples “harbored bacteria that could make you sick.” While it is true that the detected bacteria... Continue Reading
Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics will unveil their own 105-inch curved TVs at the U.S. Consumer Electronics Show in January. Both models will sport ultra-high definition liquid-crystal displays.
DETROIT (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp erased a black mark on its reputation for quality on Thursday when Consumer Reports restored a recommended rating for the flagship Camry sedan less than two months after the influential magazine had pulled the rati...
In an effort to shift the balance of power away from corporations and toward consumers, the Australian government implemented a new set of laws in 2011 to provide greater protections for consumers, specifically those who purchase faulty products. Show More Summary
For consumers, the holiday shopping season may seem like a sprint (especially this year, when it’s so short). But for retailers and their employees, it’s more like a marathon. Beginning in summer when you start planning your strategy and ordering your inventory, through Black Friday when the season officially kicks off, small business owners and... Show More Summary
Ahead of the Christmas holiday, several major retailers are offering significant discounts on popular Apple products like the iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, and various iPads and Macs. We've gathered the best holiday deals below for consumers...Show More Summary
During a panel discussion on Amazon.com offering discounts to consumers who are parents -- a discount mechanism completely on the honor system since the company cannot verify claims of parenthood -- MSNBC The Cycle co-host Toure justified...Show More Summary
Yes, you're patting yourself on the back for doing shopping and helping people. But how much did you really help? Here's how to judge. What makes a good holiday gift? For an increasing number of consumers, it's the satisfaction of knowing that part of a purchase is going to a good cause. Show More Summary
An inspector general's report found problems with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's now-defunct practice of bringing enforcement lawyers to examinations.
The worst thing in politics, it is said, is to be ignored. No risk of that happening with The HSUS, especially on farm animal protection. Feedstuffs noted that The HSUS has “achieved a foothold in the food industry and consumer... Related Stories Gotta Have Heart – for Orcas No More Rolling a Stone Up a Hill Kitty 1962-2013
The typical American consumes more fuel, on average, than three Germans.
Entertainment Earth have added listings for several new items in Vandor's range of Star Trek of stuff. The new items are mostly drink related: There are sets of shot glasses and coasters, both featuring schematics of the TOS USS Enterprise...Show More Summary
Toyota Prius Named Best New-Car ValueThe Toyota Prius has managed to grab the top spot for the second year in a row. Consumer Reports has released the results for its annual Best and Worst New-Car Value analysis, a survey that shows you what cars will give you the most for your money. Show More Summary
An FCC rule change wouldn't mean the end of blackouts. But it'd be one step closer in that direction. The post FCC Proposes Elimination Of Sports Blackout Rule In Victory For Consumers, Sports Fans appeared first on ThinkProgress.