- Ikea aims to launch delayed 'Buy Back' scheme in UK
UK consumers will soon be able to sell back used items with the aim of reducing waste.
BBC News. Thursday, 25 Feb 2021 00:01:46 GMT.
- Lowe's tops earnings estimates as same-store sales jump 28%, warns that some DIY trends could fade
Lowe's said fourth-quarter same-store sales climbed 28.1%, as consumers spent money on home projects during the pandemic.
CNBC. Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021 21:10:06 GMT.
- 3 Reasons Bitcoin Could Go (much) Higher
Consumer enthusiasm for cryptocurrencies is surging well beyond the highs of 2017/2018... but will this time really be different?
Forbes. Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021 13:19:18 -0500.
- Consumer Confidence For February Came In Better-Than-Expected
Consumer Confidence For February Came In Better-Than-Expected
Zacks. Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021 15:28:00 GMT.
- Consumer Perception of Travel Safety Improves As Vaccines Roll Out, COVID Cases Decline
Net spending intent on travel hits pandemic high mark.
Travel Industry Wire. 2021-02-23 19:06:52 EST.
- Retail Rethink: Why A U.K. Fintech Startup Is Looking Beyond Big Brands To SME Partnerships
Fintech startup, Hyperjar offers a consumers a way to save in virtual jars to fund purchases from a raft of retail partners. ....
Forbes. Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021 04:38:21 -0500.
- Texans Stuck With $5,000 Electric Bills After Winter Storm Need Help, Officials Say
Texas has a highly unusual, deregulated energy market that allows consumers to choose between scores of competing electricity providers.
Voice of America. Sunday, 21 Feb 2021 19:53:03 -0500.
- U.S. beverage manufacturers face aluminum can shortage amid pandemic
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to shift consumer drinking habits from bars and restaurants to private homes, beverage manufacturers are concerned about a looming shortage of aluminum cans. Charlie De Mar has more.
CBS News. Sunday, 21 Feb 2021 17:58:01 -0500.
- RUTH SUNDERLAND: FCA is not fit for purpose
The Financial Conduct Authority has a lamentable record of letting down consumers and small firms, whilst failing to hold to account the likes of Neil Woodford for the losses they inflict.
Daily Mail. Sunday, 21 Feb 2021 21:52:57 GMT.
- Consumer Updates
Science-based health and safety information you can trust.
Food and Drug Administration. Sunday, 21 Feb 2021 10:00:12 EST.
- Protect your personal information, refund from scammers when filing tax return
As the tax filing season kicks off this month, you need to protect your personal information and your refund. Consumer Investigator Jason Knowles has the tips to make sure your tax return goes into your wallet.
ABC News. Sunday, 21 Feb 2021 05:21:09 +0000.
- Are streaming algorithms really damaging film?
Director Martin Scorsese says streaming algorithms demean cinema and treat viewers as consumers.
BBC News. Saturday, 20 Feb 2021 23:44:25 GMT.