• 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 […]

  • M&S profits dive by nearly two-thirds as clothing sales slide

    M&S clothing and homewares sales fell by 5.9% in the first quarter. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters Marks & Spencer has reported a 64% drop in annual profits to £176.4m as weak clothing sales were compounded by more than £400m of restructuring costs relating to the new chief executive’s turnaround plan. Chief executive Steve Rowe insisted the […]

  • COUPONS
    7 Ways to Use Digital Coupons to Grow Your Retail Sales

    Do you use coupons to attract customers to your retail store? Today’s deal-hungry consumers have come to expect coupons as a part of doing business, and if you want to keep up with your competitors, you’d better be offering deals on a regular basis. Digital coupons are becoming a popular marketing tactic—especially for smaller stores. […]

  • CLOTHING
    This Weekend’s Best Online Sales

    This Sunday is Mother’s Day, which means the entire internet is on sale in honor of your mom. You probably can’t actually use any of these online sales to get her a gift in time for the holiday — check out our quick-ship suggestions for that — but you can certainly take advantage of the […]

  • ALL DEALS
    25 Phone Sales Tips for Successful Cold Calling

    Making cold calls might not be the most fun part of the sales process. But in many industries and businesses, it is necessary. To perfect the art of cold calling, take a look at some of the tips and tricks in the list below. 25 Phone Sales Tips Prepare Yourself Mentally Cold calls can be […]