- P&G confident of payoff from Gillette's 'Me Too' ad
Procter & Gamble said Wednesday its controversial Gillette ad targeting "toxic masculinity" was resonating with younger consumers and producing solid sales despite criticism from some conservatives and calls for a boycott. ...
Yahoo. Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019 20:11:57 -0500.
- Company sells $80 used tissues so people can 'choose' when to get sick
A company which sells used tissues in an effort to allow consumers to decide when they get sick has reportedly been sold out online for months.
Fox News. Thursday, 24 Jan 2019 00:12:28 GMT.
- Why Healthcare Price 'Transparency' Is A Myth, And What Consumers Can Do About It
Healthcare pricing and healthcare payment are separate issues. The road to healthcare price 'transparency' will be a marathon, not a sprint.
Forbes. Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019 19:10:00 -0500.
- The Ethics Of Data Governance - 'Data Comes With Benefits And Liabilities'
Enterprises, governments and consumers alike are beginning to appreciate the value and vulnerability of data, and how important it is to properly handle data and the algorithms that feed on it. ....
Forbes. Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019 13:28:00 -0500.
- Ugandan firm uses blockchain to trace coffee from farms to stores
An Ugandan company has started using blockchain, the technology behind virtual currency Bitcoin, to certify shipments of coffee to try to meet growing demand from consumers for more information about where products have come from.
Reuters. Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019 11:16:50 -0500.
- Bitcoin blues: This is how much cyptocurrency was stolen last year
Hackers targeting bitcoin, monero and other cryptocurrencies made a lot of money from hacking exchanges, businesses and consumers last year.
ZDNet. Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019 14:56:18 +0000.
- Consumer, commercial loan growth drive Capital One's 4Q profits
The McLean, Va., company also reported a decline in charge-offs on credit card loans.
American Banker. Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019 14:39:33 GMT.
- Money-saving guru Martin Lewis drops lawsuit against Facebook
The consumer champion previously announced his intention to sue Facebook for defamation in a personal capacity in a groundbreaking lawsuit, following a raft of scam ads featuring his picture.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019 13:51:46 +0000.
- Identifying factors that influence mercury levels in tuna
Most consumers' exposure to toxic methylmercury occurs when they eat fish. New research could help clarify why methylmercury concentrations in tuna vary geographically.
Science Daily. Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019 08:22:50 EST.
- Martin Lewis drops Facebook legal action
Facebook has promised the consumer rights champion measures to tackle fake ads on its platform.
BBC News. Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019 11:25:35 GMT.
- 'Difficult decisions' as Santander shuts 140 branches in the UK
Santander UK is to shut 140 branches placing 1,270 jobs at risk - the latest bank to blame changing consumer habits for a wave of closures.
Sky News. Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019 10:09:00 +0000.
- Fears of a split internet mean we should prioritize consumer safety over global standards: Tech CEO
Fears of the internet splitting apart means now is the time to think about putting safety over global standards, a tech CEO told CNBC.
CNBC. Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019 08:08 GMT.