Inflation in Britain jumped in September, and it was mostly more expensive clothes and costlier fuel which pushed it up, rather than the weaker pound.
Consumer goods giant Unilever has reported better then expected Q2 sales. Swiss drugmaker Roche also beat market expectations.
Philips has confirmed that will almost certainly use an initial public offering of shares to investors to turn its lighting division in a standalone company.
When it comes to ideas, the sky is the limit regarding what’s on display at the CES in Las Vegas. Chip making giant Intel has teamed up with Ninebot
An Israeli reporter has been stabbed in the back by the president of a body armour company.
Driverless cars are all the rage at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, which features plenty of smart, driverless, electric and
Virtual reality is hardly virtual anymore. At this year’s Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show, more than forty exhibitors are showcasing virtual
There was a song and a robot with a welcome to this year’s Consumer Electronic’s show. The one-time toy has grown up into a practical smart helper
High street heaven for shoppers as stores offer clothing bargains after warm autumn, but fears about terror take the fun out of bargain-hunting in France
The Force has awakened – and so have the cash registers. The seventh Star Wars film is tipped to become the year’s biggest box office success and a
The week after the ECB extended its stimulus programme and cut a key bank rate for the eurozone, data from the European Union’s Statistics Agency
Euphoric and excited amid the frenzy to secure the best bargains, they poured into New York stores as soon as the doors opened. Black Friday actually
Cheers could be heard outside shops US-wide as Black Friday sales kicked off slightly earlier than usual. In an effort to compete with online
China’s e-commerce market leader Alibaba says online sales during Singles’ Day have exceeded last year’s total of $9.3 billion (8.6 billion euros)
The influx of refugees into Germany could boost tobacco sales, according to industry analysts. With many fleeing Syria where nearly half of men
Marks and Spencer has reported disappointing sales in clothing and homeware. Several factors have been cited for a 1.2 percent decline in general
Prices in the eurozone were unchanged in October compared to the same period last year, according to an initial estimate by Eurostat. In September
The Italian budget unveiled on Thursday by the prime minister is a mixture of tax cuts and investment that may please the people – and cause rumbles
A high-end lingerie shop in Hong Kong is promising clients a whole new shopping experience thanks to its 3D-assisted made-to-measure service. A 3
Euronews has been talking to Palestinians about what day to day life is like in the West Bank, in the refugee camp city of Tul-Karem and then in
Swiss watch exports fell in August, amid signs that competition from Apple’s smartwatches may be denting demand. Shipments declined by 1.6 percent to
Londoners would have to work twice as long as people in Zurich to afford an iPhone, a new study has shown. In its prices and earnings review
Inflation in Switzerland has slumped to its lowest level since 1959. Consumer prices posted their biggest monthly fall in 56 years in August, the
In the UK economic growth remained steady at 0.7 percent for the second quarter according to official figures. Analysts had been expecting such a
Consumer spending in Japan unexpectedly fell in July, threatening the country’s gradual recovery. The development puts more pressure on policymakers
This week on UTalk, a question from Mary in Dublin: “I will be travelling to several EU countries this summer. I was wondering if I am I allowed to
Microsoft launched its Windows 10 operating system on Wednesday, hailing the return of much-missed “Start” menu. Windows 10 can run across PCs
‘Le Foll, your Greece awaits you’ read one protest banner in which French farmers appeared to compare the crisis on the hands of Agriculture Minister
A week of good news for Huawei. The company reported its global smartphone sales jumped by 39 percent in the first half of the year. The results
Shopping became more expensive on Monday due to a hike in VAT. The tax on most goods and services including processed food has gone up from 13 to