• COUPONS
    6 sneaky ways coupons and sales actually make you spend more money

    Couponing has become an increasingly popular hobby in the US, as companies distributed 256.5 billion coupons in 2018. While many think clipping coupons and chasing the biggest sale will save you a ton of money, there is growing evidence that the opposite is true. Business Insider spoke with several marketing experts and found that the coupon actually […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    U.S. electronics makers worry sales to Chinese firms could fall more

    U.S. chip and components manufacturers are nervous about the U.S. trade position with China because many Chinese companies buy and use many billions of dollars of U.S.-made electronics products every year. Simply put, U.S. chipmakers don’t want to lose the enormous Chinese market to sell chips into, analysts said in recent interviews. The lucrative Chinese market […]

  • Tesco clothing like-for-like sales improve 2.4 percent

    Group sales at Tesco Plc, for the second quarter, grew by 12.5 percent at constant exchange rates to 28.3 billion pounds (36.8 billion dollars) with like-for-like growth of 2.2 percent, while at actual exchange rates, sales grew by 12.8 percent including a 0.3 percent foreign exchange translation benefit due to the depreciation of sterling. The […]

  • COMPUTERS
    EU Expected to Fine Philips, Pioneer, and Asus for Restricting Online Sales of Their Products

    Dutch healthcare technology company Philips and three other companies are expected to be fined by EU antitrust regulators on Tuesday for restricting online sales of their products, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The ruling by the European Commission follows a 17-month investigation as part of its crackdown against curbs on online cross-border sales […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Samsung Expected to See Lacklustre Sales of Premium Galaxy Smartphones

    Samsung Electronics Co is expected to post its smallest profit growth in more than a year in the second quarter, as lacklustre sales of its premium Galaxy smartphones overshadow its highly profitable chip business. Analysts expect Samsung’s smartphone sales to drop in the April-June quarter, following a more than 2 percent drop in the previous quarter […]

  • NEWS
    Tiny home sales are booming, why that might not be good for business

    When it comes to the tiny home market, the question isn’t why someone would want a tiny home, but who’s going to build it. That’s according to CEO Steve Weissmann of Tumbleweed Tiny Houses who receives more than 2,000 inquiries per month about this burgeoning market. Weissmann was first introduced to tiny homes when he […]

  • COUPONS
    Are discounts, coupons and sales really saving you money?

    It is definitely a good deal if you end up saving money on goods that you were already planning to buy. Swati believes that shopping during sales and discounts or using coupons are signs of frugality and indicates judicious use of money. Her logic is that instead of focusing on negotiating or earning more money or investing […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    LG Electronics India expects 20% rise in sales this year

    In Kerala, the company is targeting a sales of Rs 550 crore during the Onam season. This is 20% higher than the same period in the previous year.  KOCHI: LG Electronics India is expecting a 20% growth in sales in the current year, which will be higher than industry growth of consumer durables. Unveiling the products for the Onam festival, […]

  • CLOTHING
    U.K. Retail Sales Rebound as Heat Wave Boosts Clothing Demand

    U.K. retailers received a summer boost last month as sweltering temperatures spurred sales of clothing. The quantity of goods sold in stores and online rose 0.6 percent, more than economists forecast, following a 1.1 percent decline in May, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed Thursday. Sales excluding auto fuel jumped 0.9 percent. It […]