- Where Trump's new China tariffs will hit consumers
Prices will jump on everything from baby furniture to canned tuna when the latest round of tariffs takes effect
CBS News. Tuesday, 18 Sep 2018 18:29:08 +0000.
- Hirsch Gift Recalls Wireless Charging Pads Due to Burn Hazard
The wireless phone chargers can overheat while in use, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Consumer Product Safety Commission. July 27, 2018.
- Refund checks sent to more than 430,000 NetSpend prepaid card users
The payments, which total more than $10 million, stem from a 2017 settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. The agency charged that NetSpend deceived consumers by advertising that they could get immediate access to their funds.
American Banker. Tuesday, 18 Sep 2018 03:44:55 GMT.
- TPG profit drops below AU$400m ahead of Vodafone merger
TPG lost momentum in the consumer space due to the NBN, while its Vodafone fibre contract helped it maintain corporate revenues.
ZDNet. Tuesday, 18 Sep 2018 00:59:30 +0000.
- Tech group chief says some consumer devices dropped from Trump tariff list
Consumer Technology Association president and CEO Gary Shapiro said on Monday he appreciated some consumer connected devices being removed from the Trump administration's latest tariff list on $200 billion worth of Chinese products.
Reuters. Monday, 17 Sep 2018 18:57:53 -0400.
- Trump's Tariffs Will Hurt American Consumers, Workers And U.S. Banks
US bank regulators should require that banks evaluate their credit and market exposures to China and to increase capital to sustain unexpected losses. ...
Forbes. Monday, 17 Sep 2018 16:22:00 -0400.
- TripAdvisor CEO on its new website, Hurricane Florence and tourism
Seema Mody sat down with TripAdvisor President & CEO Steve Kaufer at their website redesign launch event in NYC. Kaufer explains how TRIP's experience will be more personalized for consumers. ...
CNBC. Monday, 17 Sep 2018 16:56 GMT.
- Apple's New iPhones Fail To Impress Consumers
Consumer reaction to the Apple keynote event has been a phenomenal predictor of company revenues and stock price over the last five years. The response to the 2018 keynote suggests that Apple may be in for an uphill battle in 2019.
Forbes. Monday, 17 Sep 2018 11:09:00 -0400.
- Payment Processors Hit 52-Week High, Will the Rally Last?
Strong economic growth, increase in spending and high consumer sentiment lead to gains in stocks of payment processors.
Zacks. Monday, 17 Sep 2018 14:42:00 GMT.
- Another Web Brand Wants to Be Sold in Stores
Native Deodorant, an online-only brand, will go on sale in Target starting Monday, as internet startups turn to bricks-and-mortar retailers to reach consumers.
Wall Street Journal. Sunday, 16 Sep 2018 13:18:39 EDT.
- Strawberry growers in South Australia fear impact of sewing needle crisis
As the sewing needle contamination crisis continues, growers heading into picking season are preparing for a horror season with consumer confidence at rock bottom.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Sunday, 16 Sep 2018 09:29:56 +1000.
- All-payer claims databases: a work in progress
Although 16 states have all-payer claims databases, there's no evidence they have helped lower healthcare costs. Advocates say the databases should empower lawmakers and consumers by providing reliable data.
Modern Healthcare. Saturday, 15 Sep 2018 00:01:00 EST.