Waterproof phone makers put on notice by Consumer watchdog
Claims of "waterproof" phones by smartphone makers have been singled out by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission as an area of concern, as consumers continue to complain that their devices stop working after using them in the pool.
Consumer rights activists injured in clash with depot holders
Consumer Movement and District RTI Activists Association chairman Satpal Khariwal and two other consumer activists were injured when a group of depot (fair price shop) holders allegedly “attacked” them inside the Food and Civil Supplies office complex here on Monday afternoon.
Cynthia Rapp Joins Fox Consumer Products In Exec Role
Cynthia Rapp has joined 20th Century Fox’s Consumer Products division as SVP Global Creative to oversee creative, project management and product development. She will be responsible for leading new projects from inception to launch, reporting to division president Jeffrey Godsick. They will work together to set strategy and creative direction for their brands and develop new brands.
Tesla Model S P85D garnered 103 out of 100 from Consumer Reports
Tesla Motors Inc’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) cars just keep getting better and better. The latest milestone is set by the new Tesla Model S P85D as the car was awarded a score of 103 out of 100 by Consumer Reports. The reviewers later later made changes to their scoring system to give it a rating of 100.
Tesla, Consumer Reports And Another Moment For The Elites
There was something vaguely unsettling in how Consumer Reports this week crowed that the new Tesla Model S P85D is so good that it “broke” the magazine’s vaunted vehicle-rating system, on which millions of Americans depend for what they believe are the most honest and untainted automotive evaluations that they can find.
Consumer Reports Tests Best Budget Appliances
Whether you've got a college student living off-campus this fall or you're a recent grad settling into a first apartment, chances are you need to stock it with the comforts of home.
Godrej Consumer Products: falling commodities vs currency volatility
The slump in equities spared few stocks and Godrej Consumer Products Ltd was no exception. Its share has declined 9.4% since early August. On Thursday, when the broad market recovered, the stock did jump intraday, but closed with a mere 0.8% increase. The BSE FMCG index did better with a 1.9% gain.
Consumer Rights Act will boost trust in digital content
The Consumer Rights Act, which comes into force on 1 October, will provide increased statutory protection to purchasers of digital content – which is a new classification of product – and could draw more custom away from the high street.
Consumer Confidence Numbers Show All Economics Is Local
For many years, the consensus view among economists and other business and policy experts has been that global economic interconnectedness is a strong and growing force. Recent data on levels of consumer confidence around the world as captured in Nielsen’s latest survey suggest otherwise.
China slowdown belies Consumer market Health
Growing evidence of China’s economic difficulties and the ensuing stock market rout have sent shockwaves around a financially troubled world that has been banking on China to stimulate demand.
Unjust agreement not binding on Consumer
An agreement between a service provider and a consumer that is based on unjust and unreasonable terms is not legally binding on the consumer, the Pune district consumer disputes redressal forum held here recently.
Housing, Consumer Confidence Are Bright Spots in U.S. Economy
A firming housing market and growing consumer confidence, alongside nearly five years of steady job creation, suggest the U.S. is resilient enough to weather the forces roiling stock prices and hurting commodity-producing countries reliant on China as an export market.
Consumer Reports tests ground beef for bacteria
From burgers to tacos, we eat a lot of ground beef. Last year, Americans bought more than 2 billion pounds of it in supermarkets and big-box stores. But that hamburger you’re grilling could contain harmful bacteria, and unless you cook it thoroughly, it could make you sick.