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John Lewis: iPad Mini to be best-selling gadget this Christmas

John Lewis has predicted the iPad Mini will be its best selling tech product this Christmas, with tablet sales set to boom in the run up to December 25.<p>The retailer predicted it will sell one tablet every fifteen seconds over the festive period as people look to upgrade old models.<p>Both the Samsung …

10 things to expect when everything’s connected

We expect the Internet to grow from having 2.4 billion people, each with one to three devices online, today to hosting 5 billion people and<br>50 billion …

Apple Introduces The iPad Air

Three years ago, Apple unveiled the original iPad, boxy and thick and heavy by comparison. Four iPads later, we’re here, welcoming the fifth generation iPad into the world.<p>And boy is it a beauty!<p>You’ve been waiting long enough, through a summer of rumors, so let’s just get right down to business on …

10 Surprising Social Media Statistics That Might Make You Rethink Your Social Strategy

Social Media is changing faster than ever, as if that wasn’t something everyone already knew!<p>If you’re managing social media for your business, it …

While no nations have yet managed to bring about full equality between the sexes, women are making strides in closing the gender gap in societies around the world, especially in the political sphere. That's especially true in--no surprise--Nordic countries, where it is very cold, but otherwise things are very nice. That's according to the latest "Global Gender Gap Index," a country-by-country measurement the World Economic Forum has been producing since 2006: http://f-st.co/ibhEt6U

McDonald's drops Heinz ketchup after 40 years

McDonald's squeezes out ketchup king Heinz as its supplier of the key hamburger ingredient at the fast-food chain after it named former Burger King chief as its new boss<p>McDonald's has squeezed Heinz Ketchup off the menu at its worldwide chain of fast-food outlets, ending a symbiotic relationship …

Research: The Emotions that Make Marketing Campaigns Go Viral

We’re all well aware of the fact that marketing is shifting from a landscape where marketers can utilize mass media to speak <i>at</i>consumers, to one where marketers are simply part of the crowd themselves. The bullhorn of radio, television, printand other one-way interruptive marketing approaches are …

Advertising - Oath

Oath surveyed 304 U.S. advertising decision makers for their thoughts on brand safety and uncovered the issue is only gaining importance.<p>The struggle …

What To Do If Your Social Media Account Is Hijacked

Almost everyone has had their social media accounts compromised at least once in the past, where their accounts automatically share scam links to friends and followers. Today’s attack on Buffer showed just how easy it is for a reputable company to cause its users to become victims of social media …

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

10 Top Brands with the Worst Google Plus Pages - Jeffbullas's Blog

Google+ is one of the world’s most popular social networks. Many brands maintain an effective presence on the site, creating well-executed pages …

Retail industry appoints EY in business rates review - Accountancy Age

<b>THE BRITISH RETAIL CONSORTIUM</b> has appointed EY to review the UK’s business rates regime as it seeks to reform the system.<p>It is hoped it will produce …

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Global Retailers 'Destroy' Unsold Clothes and Shoes

Food waste has hit the headlines in the UK this week, on news that supermarket Tesco threw away almost 30,000 tonnes of out-of-date food in the first …

UK online grocery sales forecast to double amid shakeup of retail market

The value of the UK food and grocery market is to soar by a fifth to a record £206bn by 2018, according to new research, with online sales doubling and big increases in business for convenience stores and food discounters such as Aldi and Lidl.<p>The latest findings from the food and consumer research …

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Retail sales: What are Britons buying?

Retail sales rose 2.2pc in September. We look at what people are buying in graphs.<p><b>Full story: UK retail sales hit five year high</b><p>People are buying more than ever<p>Despite consumers being squeezed, total consumption of goods is at an all-time high<p><noframes>Interactive chart: Quarterly retail …