US Consumers Say They Plan to Spend More at Locally Owned Stores

US Consumers Say They Plan to Spend More at Locally Owned Stores

#consumers #spend #stores #Mastercard $MA In the Retail World: now 75% of consumers say they plan to shop at businesses whose values line up with their own, a study from Mastercard SpendingPulse shows. Consumers say they will prefer to spend at local establishments and those owned by minorities and women, according to the survey. And just over […]

Magic Millions 2021 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Magic Millions 2021 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Unprecedented support from breeders across Australasia has led to Magic Millions unveiling a star studded catalogue, to sell across seven consecutive days for the first time, at the 2021 Gold Coast Yearling Sale. A quality line up of 1273 lots has been confirmed by vendors for a seven day selling extravaganza, including a record 962 lots to […]

The Holiday Shopping Season is Almost Here

The Holiday Shopping Season is Almost Here

#holiday #shopping #season #Thanksgiving #Christmas #stimulus $WMT  An American tradition is almost here, the holiday shopping season. As strange and difficult this yr has been Wall Street economists expect consumers to open up their wallets in a big way this holiday season. “In what will be remembered as one of the most challenging and transformative […]

Alibaba’s Big Singles Day

Alibaba’s Big Singles Day

#alibaba #singlesday $BABA The world’s largest online shopping bonanza began in China Wednesday with an army of workers and robots primed to sort packages, and international superstars hired to drive sales, on “Singles’ Day”. Conceived as an antidote to Valentine’s Day by BABA, the event falls on the eleventh of the eleventh — with all […]

US Drivers Shift to Expensive Suvs and Trucks in Strong Recovery

US Drivers Shift to Expensive Suvs and Trucks in Strong Recovery

#automotive #trucks #drivers #strongrecovery #Ford #GM #Chevy $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX $F $GM $XAU $USO $USD $DXY The pace of US auto sales is expected to rise 3% in October, helped by a strong recovery in consumer demand and tighter inventories at dealerships, industry consultant JD Power said Wednesday. Retail sales of new vehicles […]

Miami Beach Christmas Holiday

Miami Beach Christmas Holiday

As more Americans hit the road this upcoming holiday season, Miami Beach is ready to welcome visitors, inviting them to experience a vacation – in a paradise getaway – that’s only a drive away, ideal for travelers looking to relax. With beach destinations high on travel lists this year, Miami Beach, a city like no […]

Lordstown Motors IPO

Could a new Tesla-like upstart be the savior of a once-mighty Ohio steel region ravaged by deindustrialization? Lordstown Motors has lofty ambitions for its flagship Endurance electric pickup truck to lead the way. The new company is poised to begin trading on Nasdaq on Monday with the ticker symbol “RIDE,” after shareholders on Thursday cleared […]

US Housing Market Growth Continued

US Housing Market Growth Continued

The US housing market continued its boom in September as existing homes sales grew 9.4 percent from the month before, a survey released Thursday said. The 6.54 million seasonally adjusted annual rate of sales reported by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) was above expectations and 21 percent higher than the same month in 2019, […]

Consumer Confidence on the Rise in USA

Consumer Confidence on the Rise in USA

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® increased in September, after declining in August. The Index now stands at 101.8 (1985=100), up from 86.3 in August. The Present Situation Index – based on consumers’ assessment of current business and labor market conditions – increased from 85.8 to 98.5. The Expectations Index – based on consumers’ short-term […]

$1m on Offer at Gulfstream Park

$1m on Offer at Gulfstream Park

Gulfstream Park wraps up its summer meeting with $1 million in purses up for the grabs Saturday – including the finals of the FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes – and a possible mandatory payout of the 20-cent Rainbow 6 that could swell to approximately $5 million. The 20-cent Rainbow 6 jackpot pool will be guaranteed at […]

2020 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale

2020 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale

The quality packed catalogue for Australia’s best producing breeze-up style auction, the 2020 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale, is now online. To be held at the Gold Coast Sales Complex on November 10, the sale features 210 exciting prospects (plus supplementaries) with buyers looking to secure their next stakes winning star. “This is a […]

Coronavirus Lockdowns Kills Retail Drives Ecommerce

Coronavirus Lockdowns Kills Retail Drives Ecommerce

$AMZN $BABA #ALIBABA #AMAZON #ECOMMERCE #RETAIL While large traditional retailers announce big lay-offs because of the pandemic, sometimes shedding thousands of staff, coronavirus lockdowns have in contrast given e-commerce a major boost. Recent data shows a shift to shopping online — according to Kantar consulting group, international e-commerce grew 41 percent in only three months […]

The Aston Martin Lagonda Taraf Is the World’s Most Expensive Luxury Sedan

#astonmartin #lagonda #taraf #video The Aston Martin Lagonda Taraf Is the World’s Most Expensive Luxury Sedan The Lagonda Taraf is a four-door full-sized luxury car manufactured by Lagonda, a marque owned by British automobile manufacturer Aston Martin since 1947. The name “Taraf” means ultimate luxury in Arabic. Only 120 cars were built, each of which […]

Democrats Staging a Coup d’état by Proxy

Democrats Staging a Coup d’état by Proxy

#DEMOCRATS #BLM #ANTIFA #JOEBIDEN There is little doubt now that the Democratic party are no longer interested in winning an election, they have opted to use their minions BLM and Antifa to stage a Coup d’état. Joe Biden is nothing more then a sideshow, most days he has trouble remembering his name or what year […]

“Fear is Driving Decline in US Consumer Activity”

“Fear is Driving Decline in US Consumer Activity”

#fear #sentiment #confidence #US #consumer #Fed #C19coronavirus Sunday, the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis said “fear” is the Key factor behind a distressing decline in consumer activity that signals a stalling of the economic recovery. In a TV interview Fed member Neel Kashkari said consumers have to feel safe from the C-19 coronavirus chaos […]

Soap Vs Hand Sanitizer: Science Says ‘Soap and Hot Water Wins’

Soap Vs Hand Sanitizer: Science Says ‘Soap and Hot Water Wins’

#soap #water #CDC #C19cronavirus #washing #hands IF YOU WANT MARKETS TO RECOVER READ THIS AND WEAR A MEDICAL MASK Studies have shown that good hand hygiene can help slow the transmission of C-19 coronavirus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that using soap and water is the best way to kill germs. If […]

Inglis Making Online Auctions a Winner

Inglis Making Online Auctions a Winner

Another stunning Inglis Digital Online Auction has ended, with staggering results across the board leading to several records being broken. In a remarkable day of online trade: *The Inglis Digital July (Early) sale gross of $5,617,900 is a new record, eclipsing the May sale’s aggregate of $4.8m *Overall top lot Faretti (I Am Invincible) sold […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio Aided By Democrats has Destroyed New York City

Mayor Bill de Blasio Aided By Democrats has Destroyed New York City

People fleeing town, widespread joblessness, a rising crime rate: the coronavirus pandemic has plunged New York into crisis, deeply concerning for many, but for others a chance for this famously dynamic city to reinvent itself. “We may be going through one of the most painful and exceptional moments in our history,” Mayor Bill de Blasio […]

Americans have Few Travel Options

Americans have Few Travel Options

After months of working from home, stir-crazy Americans have finally reached the long, hot days of summer only to watch their vacation horizons dim, with travel options shrinking as the country’s coronavirus cases soar. “All I’ve been doing this year is canceling trips,” 61-year-old Keith Gibbons said with a sigh, a new reality that the […]

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Comic-Con@Home

San Diego Comic Convention (Comic-Con), the world’s premier event of its kind, today announced details of its first-ever virtual event, [email protected] For the first time in its 50-year history, Comic-Con organizers were forced to make the heartbreaking decision to cancel the annual celebration of comics and pop culture. Soon after the cancelation, they announced an […]

Estate of the late Eduardo Cojuangco Heads to Magic Millions

Estate of the late Eduardo Cojuangco Heads to Magic Millions

The catalogue comprising stock on behalf of the Estate of the late Eduardo Cojuangco is online and details of the selling times at the upcoming Magic Millions National Sale are confirmed. The 41 lot catalogue of yearlings, race fillies, broodmares and racehorses will present buyers with a unique opportunity to invest in the history of one […]

Australian Success Story Bloodstockauction.com New York Bred Yearling Sale

Australian Success Story Bloodstockauction.com New York Bred Yearling Sale

Dedicated NY Bred Online AuctionOpen For Bidding  Online auction specialist Bloodstockauction.com is supporting NY thoroughbred breeders this week, by hosting a dedicated New York Bred Yearling Sale on its online auction platform. Bloodstockauction.com’s dedicated New York Bred catalog is now live and open for bidding.  The catalog is open for bidding for five full days, […]

The Fight Against Coronavirus Moves Indoors

The Fight Against Coronavirus Moves Indoors

It’s become a familiar mantra: masks, hand-washing and physical distancing can slow the spread of the coronavirus while work continues on developing the vaccines and treatments needed to rid the world of its threat. But as tens of millions of people return to public transit, their workplaces and schools, are these interventions enough? Researchers are […]

Dubai on the Future of Tourism

Dubai on the Future of Tourism

The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Dubai Tourism, hosted a virtual forum for stakeholders and partners to share its industry outlook ahead of the city’s reopening to international tourists on 7th July. The forum provided a first-hand insight into current and post-pandemic strategies that will help accelerate tourism momentum and position Dubai as a […]

10 Best Places to Visit in Thailand – Travel Video

#TRAVEL #THAILAND July is a month of the rainy season. The atmosphere is rainy, moist and cool. Every water resource is filled again, perfect for a challenging activity which is popular among both Thai and foreign tourists: rafting. In a flooding season like this, the more water, the more fun and challenge. Our recommended places […]

Atlantis Paradise Island Bahamas to Reopen

Atlantis Paradise Island Bahamas to Reopen

Atlantis Paradise Island announced today that the iconic resort property located on Paradise Island in The Bahamas would welcome guests to The Royal and Harborside Resort beginning July 7 and The Cove on July 14,  as part of a phased reopening. The resort partnered with the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic and launched the Atlantis Clean & Safe […]

Simon Property Group Inc (NYSE:SPG) Upgraded on Thailand Opening

Simon Property Group Inc (NYSE:SPG) Upgraded on Thailand Opening

 Simon announced today the grand opening of Siam Premium Outlets Bangkok, marking the arrival of Thailand’s first Premium Outlets®, bringing the world’s most popular brand of outlet shopping to the country. “We are thrilled to celebrate the opening of our newest Premium Outlet center serving the vibrant Bangkok region, as part of our continued international […]

UK Travel Not Far Away

UK Travel Not Far Away

Britain confirmed Tuesday it was looking at establishing “air bridges” with countries with low rates of coronavirus, exempting them from controversial quarantine measures. Under a plan announced last month to try to limit the spread of COVID-19, international arrivals from June 8 will be required to self-isolate for a fortnight. Ireland is currently the only […]

Top 40 Ways to Beat the Elite at Their Own Game

Top 40 Ways to Beat the Elite at Their Own Game

A term coined in 1985 by an anonymous staff member of the Reagan Administration was “Starve the Beast”. This referred to a fiscally conservative political strategy to cut government spending by paying less in taxes. So, in the original sense, “the Beast” was the Government, and people were to starve the beast by spending less […]

Opening Up Triggers US Consumer Spending

Opening Up Triggers US Consumer Spending

$BAC Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) is starting to see consumer spending edge higher after diving on the start of the coronavirus lockdown. The beginning increase follows a 30% fall. Now it is showing up as consumers buy more groceries, restaurant meals, clothing and gasoline, Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan said in a TV interview Friday. […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock Races Ahead Despite Coronavirus Recession, Demand ‘Far Outstrips Supply’

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock Races Ahead Despite Coronavirus Recession, Demand ‘Far Outstrips Supply’

$RACE Shares Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) whose iconic Supercars have proven to be very resilient during the worldwide health crisis downturn, and the company appears well-positioned to weather the overall slowdown in auto manufacturing. Since the market hit a coronavirus crisis-level low point on 23 March Ferrari stock has made a comeback, rising over 20% since then. […]

Key US Economic Indicators May Suffer ‘Virus Shock’

Key US Economic Indicators May Suffer ‘Virus Shock’

$DIS, $AMC, $MGM Official US indicators for employment, inflation and GDP may seem badly out-of-date as the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak wreaks havoc on the economy, as the Key data points are often a month behind. To give a more timely look, below are 5 Key indicators tracking how consumers are reacting to the crisis. […]

Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort Forays Into Sustainable Fashion

Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort Forays Into Sustainable Fashion

– Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort is dressing its staff in a runway-worthy collection of apparel that brings a bold, contemporary layer to Vietnamese culture, after joining forces with a sustainable fashion house. The 17-hectare resort overlooking Ho Tram beach has teamed up with Hanoi-based Chula Fashion to put a Spanish spin on the traditional […]

Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort Forays Into Sustainable Fashion

Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort Forays Into Sustainable Fashion

– Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort is dressing its staff in a runway-worthy collection of apparel that brings a bold, contemporary layer to Vietnamese culture, after joining forces with a sustainable fashion house. The 17-hectare resort overlooking Ho Tram beach has teamed up with Hanoi-based Chula Fashion to put a Spanish spin on the traditional […]

Data on Your Spending Habits a Gold Mine for Big Banks

Data on Your Spending Habits a Gold Mine for Big Banks

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX There are powerful new players watching what you buy so it can tailor product offerings for you, they are the banks behind your credit or debit card. The banks want to turn data they already have on your spending habits into extra revenue by identifying likely customers for retailers. Banks […]

US Consumer Spending on the Rise

US Consumer Spending on the Rise

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Americans increased their spending in October at the fastest rate in 3 months even though income growth was essentially flat, its weakest showing in 13 months. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that consumer spending rose 0.3% last month, the best gainer since a 0.5% rise in July. An inflation gauge that is […]

Only 31 Shopping Days Left Until Christmas

Only 31 Shopping Days Left Until Christmas

$HD, $TGT, $WMT, $AAPL, $M, $KSS, $AMZN Discounts on retailer merchandise have already begun, a week from Black Friday. Walmart is offering discounts on Apple’s iPhone and smartwatch. Several retailers have cut TV prices by more than 20%. While the discounts may draw shoppers, they compress the margins of some of America’s largest retailers. Several […]

Milan’s Five Star Hotel Experience

Milan’s Five Star Hotel Experience

Milan’s Five Star Hotel Experience Travel in style to Milan, Italy. We at Baglioni Hotels will ensure the best 5-star hotels experience both leisure and business trips. The Baglioni Hotel Carlton  is situated in the heart of Milan, at the crossroads of culture, fashion and design. Its highly prestigious position distinguishes it from other Milan luxury hotels: […]

Milan Fashion Week Summer/Spring 2020 continues to amaze

Milan Fashion Week Summer/Spring 2020 continues to amaze

The second day of Milan Fashion Week Summer/Spring 2020 continues to amaze us with a showcase of outstanding collections—from Max Mara’s pastel parade to Moschino’s artsy looks and more. Max Mara show Day two started with a pastel parade of supermodels like Gigi and Bella Hadid, Candice Swanepoel, Doutzen Kroes and Kaia Gerber donning Max […]

China’s AliExpress debuts at Milan Fashion Week with special “buy while watching” event

China’s AliExpress debuts at Milan Fashion Week with special “buy while watching” event

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s marketplace platform AliExpress made its debut at the ongoing Milan Fashion Week on Friday, with an exhibition and a catwalk event that stretched out to virtual clients across the world. This was the first time the Milan Fashion Week — Italy’s biggest fashion event — opened its doors to a global […]

Fendi lets the sunshine in with Milan show

Fendi lets the sunshine in with Milan show

Fendi lets the sunshine in with Milan show Dawn rays transformed the habitually grey skies of Milan Thursday as luxury fashion brand Fendi sent its latest collection down the runway under a vast rising sun. It was Silvia Venturini Fendi’s first show following the death of fashion legend Karl Lagerfeld in February, and her ready […]

Karen Millen to wind down the business

Karen Millen to wind down the business

The Australian arm of UK fashion retailer Karen Millen has entered administration and seven stores will close by the end of September across Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia. Deloitte Australia was appointed administrator on Wednesday. Designer and business owner Karen Millen founded the eponymous mid-to-upmarket women’s fashion brand in 1981. It was launched […]

Final ‘Girl With Dragon Tattoo’ novel hits shelves

Final ‘Girl With Dragon Tattoo’ novel hits shelves

It is only right that a best-selling novel series about an unstoppable computer-hacker assassin should go out with a bang. In “The Girl Who Lived Twice”, hitting bookstore shelves in 30-odd countries this month, Swedish crime writer Stieg Larsson’s antiheroine Lisbeth Salander is back for a high-paced final instalment of the “Millennium” saga. The last […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Flat Note: The immediate focus shifts to the minutes of the Fed’s last meeting due Wednesday. Traders are also keenly waiting on the Fed’s Jackson Hole seminar and a G-7 Summit this weekend for clues on what additional steps policymakers […]

CBD Lip Balm Passes European Union Compliance – Strong Market Growth Expected

CBD Lip Balm Passes European Union Compliance – Strong Market Growth Expected

Yield Growth Announces its Lip Balm with Hemp Oil Passes European Union Compliance Review and 250,000 Units now being Manufactured Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – August 19, 2019) – The Yield Growth Corp. (CSE: BOSS) (OTCQB: BOSQF) (FSE: YG3) is pleased to announce that its Urban Juve Lip Balm with Hemp Oil can now be […]

iPhone 11 Release Comes This September

iPhone 11 Release Comes This September

It’s very likely that we will be witnessing the launch of the brand new iPhone 11 this year in September. With Apple’s tendency to introduce a new product every year, this iPhone would be the big release for 2019. However, there has been no official news from Apple (AAPL) about this. There are a number […]

US Consumer Optimism Solid, Retail Sales Up

US Consumer Optimism Solid, Retail Sales Up

US consumers spent more at retail stores and restaurants in July, a sign that concerns over weakening economic growth and a persistent trade dispute that have rattled financial markets have not dampened the American consumer’s confidence. Retail sales rose a healthy 0.7% last month after a 0.3% gainer in June, the Commerce Department said Thursday. […]

Smart Luggage Samsara Appeals To Frequent Travellers

Smart Luggage Samsara Appeals To Frequent Travellers

Forbes Magazine recently highlighted Samsara’s Smart Carry-on Suitcase in a comparative review of leading brands in the Smart Luggage space: “Samsara is a gorgeous carry-on with a lightweight aluminum shell” “The big story of Samsara is its design! Opposite the smooth-rolling wheels is a flat top, allowing you to use it as an ad-hoc desk… It is secured by […]

New Neo Tokyo G-Shock

New Neo Tokyo G-Shock

Today, Casio G-SHOCK announces the all-new, “Neo Tokyo” series of men’s timepieces. Inspired by the colors of the futuristic metropolises of classic anime films from the 1980’s, the four new watches boast blacked-out bezels with yellow, red, and blue hands as dial accents to represent the city’s lights. The series is made up of G-SHOCK’s most popular digital and […]

Customizable Eco-Friendly Skincare Balls – Cosball

Customizable Eco-Friendly Skincare Balls – Cosball

CosBall is the world’s first personalized cosmetic solution for daily use.  CosBall plans to shake up the industry by providing a high-quality, fully customized product, at a reasonable price. By utilizing blockchain technology, combined with big data and tokenized incentives, CosBall seeks to create the world’s largest analytical database for skin types, allowing them to […]

Thank You, Next Fragrance By Ariana Grande

Thank You, Next Fragrance By Ariana Grande

Grammy winner Ariana Grande, bottles the brilliance of her anthem “thank u next” into the ultimate fragrance, THANK U, NEXT. This highly anticipated fragrance, in partnership with LUXE Brands, will launch exclusively on Ulta.com August 18, 2019 and in stores nationwide at Ulta Beauty in the United States and Shoppers Drug Mart in Canada on September 1, 2019.  The fragrance THANK U, NEXT […]

Victoria’s Secret New Fall Line

Victoria’s Secret New Fall Line

Victoria’s Secret unveiled the all new Fall Collection with simultaneous appearances by the Angels in five cities across the United States. The Angels hosted Fall Collection Trunk Shows exclusively for Angel Card Holders at top Victoria’s Secret Stores, including locations at 5th Avenue in New York with Grace Elizabeth, Aventura in Miami with Barbara Palvin, North Michigan Avenue in Chicago with Sara Sampaio, Houston Galleria in Houston with Martha Hunt and […]

US Consumer Confidence Spikes in July

US Consumer Confidence Spikes in July

American consumer confidence rebounded this month to the highest mark since November after slumping in June. The Conference Board, a business research group, said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index rose to 135.7 in July from 124.3 in June. The bounce back from last month’s fall was much stronger than economists expected. The index measures consumers’ assessment […]

Thai destinations, hotels and resorts perform impressively in ‘The World’s Best Awards 2019’

Thai destinations, hotels and resorts perform impressively in ‘The World’s Best Awards 2019’

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is delighted to announce that in Travel + Leisure magazine’s The World’s Best Awards 2019, Thailand has performed impressively well with its destinations, hotels and resorts winning numerous spots on multiple Top 10 and Top 15 lists. Most notable was Thailand’s domination of the ‘Top 15 Southeast Asia Resort […]

Shop Til you Drop in Miami

Shop Til you Drop in Miami

Miami is constantly reinventing itself, and before it goes out of style it’s back on the “must buy” vacation list. In recent years Greater Miami and the Beaches has become one of the most fashion-forward destinations in the world, flaunting a red-hot shopping scene that’s a regular stop on every fashionista’s circuit. Miami’s shopping scene […]

Jack Daniel’s And The Shoe Surgeon Team Up To Create Newest Jack-Inspired Sneaker

Jack Daniel’s And The Shoe Surgeon Team Up To Create Newest Jack-Inspired Sneaker

Seven prototypes unveiled at the 2019 ComplexCon in Chicago Jack Daniel’s and custom sneaker designer Dominic “The Shoe Surgeon” Chambrone continue to shakeup the sneaker and fashion worlds, with the unveiling of seven new Jack Daniel’s inspired sneaker prototypes at ComplexCon weekend in Chicago. The announcement comes off of the heels of the massive success from the February 2018 collaboration […]

Janet Jackson Takes Full ‘Control’ Of Her Vinyl Legacy

Janet Jackson Takes Full ‘Control’ Of Her Vinyl Legacy

The Latest Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee Welcomes Six Entries From Her Groundbreaking A&M and Virgin Catalog, Coinciding With ‘Metamorphosis’ Las Vegas Residency This summer, A&M/Virgin/UMe and Janet Jackson will see key entries in the artist’s acclaimed canon reissued on vinyl, including A&M and Virgin albums. The reissue series commenced in full with the wide […]

Top 10 Best Tourist Attractions in Tokyo

Top 10 Best Tourist Attractions in Tokyo

Top 10 Best Tourist Attractions in Tokyo Tokyo, the capital city of Japan, is also home to the Imperial Palace and the seat of Government and Parliament. In East-Central Honshu, the largest of Japan’s main islands, this heavily populated city is well worth exploring. One of the world’s most modern cities in terms of its […]

Menstrual Underwear Market To See Growth

Menstrual Underwear Market To See Growth

The advancement in technology in every sector, especially healthcare and personal care industry is foreseen to boost the growth in global period panties market. The period panties market is estimated to be highly fragmented owing to emergence of several key player across the globe. Moreover, the competition is likely to intensify due to advent of new […]

World’s Best Basketball Spalding Available On Amazon Prime

World’s Best Basketball Spalding Available On Amazon Prime

 Just in time for Go Hoop Day, Spalding® will make its Spalding Precision™ model basketball available on Amazon’s Prime Now in more than 30 U.S. cities, so players can get the gear they need just in time for the main event. Go Hoop Day is Sunday, June 23. “Basketball is the most played sport in the United States. Making the new Spalding […]

The Top 10 Best Hotels on the Grand Canal in Venice?

The Top 10 Best Hotels on the Grand Canal in Venice?

The Gritti Palace This 15th-century palazzo occupies one of the loveliest spots on the Grand Canal, looking across to the magnificent Salute church, and to the Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, home to the Guggenheim Museum. Digital alarm-radios and televisions are the only things that spoil the illusion you are staying not in a hotel but […]

Top Lingerie Brands of 2019

Top Lingerie Brands of 2019

#1 Meshki Currently underrated yet taking Instagram by storm, Meshki offers the sexiest, most luxurious, and trending styles of 2019 for young women. This brand sits roughly $70 per lingerie set. Prices vary extensively. #2 La Senza La Senza is slowly becoming more recognized internationally and is selling better than Victoria’s Secret as it undercuts […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Out to Break MercedesAMG’s 1-2 Grip on the Season at Barcelona

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Out to Break MercedesAMG’s 1-2 Grip on the Season at Barcelona

$RACE The MercedesAMG team has set a new record of 4 consecutive 1-2’s at the start of a season. Just 1 point separates the Silver Arrow drivers Messrs Bottas and Hamilton in the drivers’ championship Super performances are good but a Key thing MercedesAMG does not want is a repeat of the 2016 Spanish Grand […]

US Consumer Confidence Up in April, Economic View is Bright, the Trump Polices are Working

US Consumer Confidence Up in April, Economic View is Bright, the Trump Polices are Working

FLASH: The Trump Policies are working US consumer confidence was up in April as Americans felt more optimistic about present and future economic conditions, underscoring how a tight labor market and higher wages are underpinning attitudes amid some uncertainty. The Conference Board’s index climbed to 129.2, according to data from the New York-based group Tuesday that topped […]

Managed Money Skeptical On Levi’s Long-Term Growth Prospects

Managed Money Skeptical On  Levi’s Long-Term Growth Prospects

$LEVI Levi Strauss & Co.’s (NYSE:LEVI) is betting it can convince investors there is still room for global growth left for the 165-year old company, but managed money see the iconic US blue jeans maker’s stock may be too pricey to generate a decent return. The San Francisco-based company returned to the public markets Thursday […]

Cruise Halong Bay Vietnam

Cruise Halong Bay Vietnam

Halong Bay Welcomes Its Most Luxurious Day Cruise Ever New day tour of Vietnam’s famed natural attraction comes in the wake of new highway and airport The creator of Halong Bay’s finest cruise experiences is charting new waters with the launch of a lavish day trip replete with private cabins, an onboard spa and cooking […]

NRF Forecasts Solid Retail Sales Growth for 2019

NRF Forecasts Solid Retail Sales Growth for 2019

The National Retail Federation, the nation’s largest retail trade group, forecasts that retail sales should grow between 3.8 and 4.4% to more than $3.8-T this year as shoppers remain in the mood to spend in a strong US economy and job market. The forecast, released Tuesday, is in line with the 4.6% gain the group preliminarily estimated […]

Family Owned Italian Fashion Houses Prepare for the Future

Family Owned Italian Fashion Houses Prepare for the Future

$KORS To stay on trend, Italian fashion houses are refashioning themselves for future growth. Luxury label Ermenegildo Zegna, which opens Fall/Winter menswear previews at Milan Fashion Week Friday, made its 1st move to expand abroad with the Zegna Group’s Summer acquisition of American brand Thom Browne. The Gianni Versace house’s entrance into the group owned […]

Christmas Shopping in US is Strong

Christmas Shopping in US is Strong

$SPY, $TGT, $TIF, $COST, $WMT Optimistic shoppers looking to fill the empty space under the country’s Christmas trees were out in full force during the season’s final shopping weekend. With Christmas just around the corner, Americans streamed into brick-and-mortar stores Saturday, Sunday and Monday looking for deals. The International Council of Shopping Centers predicted heading […]

Consumer Sentiment at Historical Highs

Consumer Sentiment at Historical Highs

US consumer sentiment unexpectedly improved as views on economic conditions improved, helping bolster the outlook for American spending. The University of Michigan’s final December sentiment index rose from the prior month to 98.3, topping all forecasts in our survey of economists, a report Friday showed. The MSI, a gauge of current conditions climbed to a 6 -month […]

Headlines Rule the Markets, Consumers Undaunted

Headlines Rule the Markets, Consumers Undaunted

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The S&P 500 fell 2.1% Friday on headline uncertainty surrounding politics and trade. As they continued to provide a justification to reduce risk. Friday’s decliner pushed the benchmark index to a new yearly low at 2408.12 and a weekly loss of 7.1%. All 11 S&P 500 sectors finished in the […]

Atlanta Fed Lifts GDP Outlook to 3% on Consumer Spending

Atlanta Fed Lifts GDP Outlook to 3% on Consumer Spending

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The US economy is expanding at a 3.0% annualized rate in Q-4 based on steady retail sales growth and stronger-than-forecast industrial output in November, the Atlanta Federal Reserve’s GDPNow forecast model showed Friday. This is faster than the 2.4% pace for Q-4 GDP (gross domestic product) that the Atlanta Fed’s […]

US Consumers Opened Their Wallets in November

US Consumers Opened Their Wallets in November

US consumer spending gathered momentum in November as households bought furniture, electronics and a range of other goods, which could further allay fears of a significant slowdown in the economy. The upbeat data from the Commerce Department on Friday bolstered expectations that the Fed will raise interest rates at its 18-19 December policy meeting, despite moderating inflation […]

‘Black Friday’ Merging with ‘Cyber Monday’ for Record Sales

‘Black Friday’ Merging with ‘Cyber Monday’ for Record Sales

‘Black Friday’ Merging with ‘Cyber Monday’ for Record Sales The buying and selling pace that was set Thanksgiving Day carried over into Black Friday as consumers continued to open their wallets at a record-setting rate, according to the latest data. We learned that Friday evening that consumers had spent $4.1-B as of 8:00p ET, which […]

Retailers Vs e-Commerce This Holiday Season

Retailers Vs e-Commerce This Holiday Season

Retailers Vs e-Commerce This Holiday Season $AMZN, $TGT, $LOW, $KSS, $JWN, $KSS The Big Q in this strong US economy this holiday is: Will retailers may have to spend heavily to win? Steep discounts are as familiar during the holidays, but this year retailers are after a piece of the e-Commerce market as Amazon.com Inc. […]

VenVici Ideally Located in the Belt and Road Initiative

VenVici Ideally Located in the Belt and Road Initiative

VenVici Ideally Located in the Belt and Road Initiative This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Belt and Road initiative, proposed by Chinese authorities in the autumn of 2013. The ambitious project is aimed at creating infrastructure networks linking Europe, Asia and Africa. VenVici is a crowdsourcing specialist company that uses a proprietary system […]

Millennials to Spend Big Money on Pets This Holiday Season

Millennials to Spend Big Money on Pets This Holiday Season

Millennials to Spend Big Money on Pets This Holiday Season Millennials love their pets, and that love’s showing up on their holiday credit-card bills. The much-discussed generation of shoppers, known for their industry-disrupting tastes, will spend heavily on their pets this holiday season, more than 2X what consumers overall are expected to spend, according to a […]

Ecommerce Singapore 21 Nov at Marina Bay Sands

Ecommerce Singapore 21 Nov at Marina Bay Sands

Retail and digital experts, investors, tech experts and 200 CXOs from some of the biggest brands will come together on 21 Nov at Marina Bay Sands, aiming to empower business leaders with the latest business and consumer strategies and uncover how technology is fundamentally transforming the e-commerce, startup and retail ecosystem in Southeast Asia (SEA). […]

Singles Day Sales Proves the Value of V-MORE

Singles Day Sales Proves the Value of V-MORE

Singles Day Sales Proves the Value of V-MORE Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has smashed records for its Singles Day, the world’s biggest 24-hour shopping event, despite an ongoing trade war with the US and waning domestic interest in the event. The 2018 edition of the 11/11 Singles Day brought in a record $30.8 billion (213.5 […]

US Consumer Sentiment on Track for Best Year Since 2000

US Consumer Sentiment on Track for Best Year Since 2000

US Consumer Sentiment on Track for Best Year Since 2000 Consumers ready to Pick Up Spending Heading into Holiday Season US consumers have greater certainty about job and income prospects. University of Michigan’s (MSI) consumer sentiment index flat to unchanged but remains strong US consumer sentiment topped analysts expectations to stay on track for its best […]

Investors Focused on Retail Sales and Wages

Investors Focused on Retail Sales and Wages

Investors Focused on Retail Sales and Wages $WMT, $M, $MCD, $AMZN, $CMG Amidst overall strong Quarterly results, rising labor costs are a growing concern, with more than 12 companies in the S&P 500 mentioning them in conference calls so far this earnings season. Next week, several retailers including Walmart (NYSE:WMT) and Macy’s (NYSE:M) are due […]

Hermes Conquers China

Hermes Conquers China

French fashion house Hermes reported Wednesday another quarter of brisk sales growth, propelled by red-hot demand in China, where the ultrachic brand expects further growth as it opens stores and rolls out online sales. The company said sales in the third quarter climbed 9.4 percent to 1.46 billion euros ($1.68 billion), racking up higher sales […]

Infireum: Asia’s Stablecoin

Infireum: Asia’s Stablecoin

Infireum: Asia’s Stablecoin Stablecoins are all the rage and in Asia Infireum is making it’s mark as the stablecoin to own. A stablecoin is a cryptocurrency designed to minimize the price volatility. Stablecoins are used as stores of value or units of account, as well as in other use cases where volatile cryptocurrencies may be […]