COMPANIES

Forsa Energy boss says flexible energy generation promises ‘best value for consumers’

A combination of renewables, gas generation and power storage will dominate the energy market, according to a company boss. Alan Baker, of Forsa Energy, says flexible energy generation promises the best value for consumers and will lead the rapidly-changing energy market in the future. Read More Created from London-based Velocita Energy Developments and Scottish developer 2020 Renewables, bosses are said ...

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Festive sale: What slowdown? Consumers are buying more premium products this festive season

KOLKATA | MUMBAI: Sales of cars, televisions and refrigerators increased more than 15 per cent this Navratri and Dussehra from last year, pointing to bumper business in the run-up to Diwali and calming concerns that the currency swap and the goods and services tax (GST) will have a prolonged impact on consumer sentiment. Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai Motor, LG, Sony, Panasonic, ...

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Inside Birchbox’s 40-person social media war room

On September 14, Birchbox’s seventh anniversary, the beauty retailer and subscription company held its fourth annual Customer Appreciation Day, a tradition started in 2013 to drive brand awareness, traffic and sales. Forty team members from across departments were on deck in the first Birchbox social media “war room” to respond to commenters with personalized messages and offers. According to Kima ...

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Celtics notebook: Kyrie Irving loves Garden energy

The Celtics have held this annual open practice in the Garden for season ticket-holders since the latter part of the Paul Pierce/Kevin Garnett era, but the experience had a kind of newness for Kyrie Irving last night. From the crowd, to the banners and the floor — even the nets as it turned out — had a special meaning for ...

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Thai Sept headline consumer price index up 0.86% y-o-y, above forecast, Government & Economy

Mon, Oct 02, 2017 – 12:03 PM [BANGKOK] Thailand’s annual headline consumer price index rose for a third straight month in September, beating forecasts, government data showed on Monday, but the rate was still below the central bank’s target, giving it room to keep monetary policy loose to aid growth. Headline consumer price index increased 0.86 per cent in September ...

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Is social media making us fitter or fatter?

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Hard Brexit Seen Stinging U.K.’s Auto, Tech and Health Sectors

A hard Brexit could be a lot more painful for the U.K. than for the European Union. Britain’s automotive, technology, health-care and consumer goods sectors may lose 17 billion pounds ($22.8 billion) a year in export revenues when the U.K. leaves the single market and customs union, according to a report released Monday by Chicago-based law firm Baker & McKenzie ...

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