• ELECTRONICS
    Why Fry’s Electronics hasn’t been restocking goods in multiple stores

    Fry’s Electronics recently acknowledged it would shut its store in Palo Alto, California, in January because its lease wasn’t renewed. But stores in other places are running out of goods and don’t appear to be restocking them. It seems like another sign of the retail apocalypse. But a Fry’s spokesman said any rumor of impending shutdowns isn’t true. […]

  • COUPONS
    Amazon to acquire 49% stake in Kishore Biyani’s Future Coupons

    Mumbai: Kishore Biyani-led Future Group on Thursday evening said that American e-commerce giant Amazon.com is acquiring a 49% stake in a group entity — Future Coupons Ltd. “We have been informed by Mr. Kishore Biyani on behalf of the existing shareholders forming part of the promoter group and Future Coupons Ltd that they have entered into […]

  • COUPONS
    Follow traffic rules, get discount coupons in return

    We’ve seen an array of brands trying to educate commuters on road safety in their respective communications in the past. Be it Mumbai Police’s quirky tweets to mark Road Safety week or Hyundai’s Shah Rukh Khan -starrer #BeTheBetterGuycampaign, the brands tend to invest a fortune on such communications. Here’s something a little different from what all we’ve seen […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    InnoVen Capital invests in consumer electronics firm boAt

    InnoVen Capital has invested Rs 16 crore (approximately $2.31 million at current exchange rates) in consumer electronics technology startup boAt, the venture debt firm said in a statement. InnoVen, which had earlier invested in other consumer-focused startups, said the move is in line with its strategy of capitalising on rising consumer spending in India. boAt […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Home & Garden TV Germany launches in HD at Vodafone

    Discovery Deutschland will launch an HD version of its new free-to-air TV channel Home & Garden TV (HGTV) on July 11, 2019. The first distribution partner is Vodafone Deutschland: All GigaTV customers can receive the HD service on the cable network on channel slot 92. With the move, the partners respond to the request of […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Samsung Electronics Bashed in South Korea and Japan Alike

    Samsung Electronics is facing difficulties in an array of industries, ranging from memory chip, smartphone and consumer electronics to non-memory chip and biotech. Samsung Electronics is concerned over how to operate its foundry facilities, which are the core of its non-memory chip business, with the Japanese government restricting exports of photoresists for use in extreme […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Trade winds: Big jump in electronics exports allays deficit fears

    Analysts have pointed out that the nature of electronics imports, especially in the mobile phone segment, is changing. Massive electronics imports and their debilitating impact on trade balance have long pressured the country’s current account, but a spurt in electronics exports since last year has pleasantly surprised policymakers. Having jumped 39% year-on-year to a record […]