First TVs, now tortilla chips: American companies set minimum prices to stop discounting

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 (Reuters) – Makers of everything from toys to wafers are increasingly placing minimum prices on their items to maintain profits and limit price cuts as retailers like Walmart do so. (WMT.N) and Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) Trying to attract sales from each other over the Internet. As a result, shoppers are faced … Read more

Texture deepens rush to China, undeterred by stagnation of luxury goods market

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Baoji, a northwestern Chinese industrial city of 3 million people, doesn’t fit most people’s idea of ​​a luxury market. However, sometime soon, it will be home to US brand Coach store. The store is one of 30 stores in China that train Tapestry Inc (TPR.N) Jan Buzek, president of the company in … Read more

Bad report cards in US companies raise recession fears

Oct 25 (Reuters) – US technology giants Alphabet (GOOGL.O) and Microsoft (MSFT.O) for General Electric (GE.N) and game maker Mattel (MAT.O) On Tuesday, it reported a significant slowdown in growth or warned that things were only going to get worse, sparking recession fears and sending stocks lower. The series of disappointing results point to a … Read more

Exclusive Twitter brands post ads next to child pornography accounts

Sept 28 (Reuters) – Some major advertisers including Dyson, Mazda, Forbes and PBS Kids have halted their marketing campaign or removed their ads from parts of Twitter because their promotional ads appeared alongside tweets urging child pornography, the companies told Reuters. Brands ranging from The Walt Disney Company (DIS.N)NBCUniversal (CMCSA.O) The Coca-Cola Company (KO.N) Children’s … Read more

Frugal is the new cool style for young Chinese at a time when the economy is faltering

BEIJING (Reuters) – Before the epidemic, Doris Fu imagined a different future for herself and her family: a new car, a bigger apartment, and fine dining on weekends and vacations on tropical islands. Instead, the 39-year-old Shanghai marketing consultant is one of many Chinese in their 20s and 30s who are cutting spending and providing … Read more