Thursday, September 25, 2014
HTC Corp.() ranked as the top smartphone seller in the domestic market for the fourth consecutive month in August, according to statistics released by industry sources on Tuesday.
Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper said Tuesday that they'll work to reduce the calories Americans get from beverages by 20 percent over the next decade by more aggressively marketing smaller sizes, bottled water and diet drinks.
Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday its latest Galaxy Note 4 smartphone will go on sale in China and South Korea later this month as its flagging mobile business tries to defend sales from Apple's new iPhones.
Apple's largest iPhone is selling for US$100 more than its other new model, but an outside research firm estimated Tuesday that it costs Apple only US$15.50 more to make the more expensive version.
Some 40,000 Hyundai workers have launched a partial strike over a wage row fuelled by union anger at the South Korean carmaker's US$10 billion bid for a plot of land in Seoul.
Citizens Financial Group Inc. has raised about US$3 billion in its initial public offering of stock that was priced at US$21.50 a share, below the expected range.
U.K. regulators fined Barclays Bank Plc, Britain's second-biggest bank, a record 37.7 million pounds (US$62 million) for failing to properly protect client assets.
TNT Express shares slumped almost 11 percent on Wednesday after the Dutch courier company warned it is unlikely to meet its full-year targets due to weak growth in Europe and the U.S.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
French hypermarket chain Carrefour said Tuesday that the company will not leave Taiwan and will instead increase its investments in the country, rebutting speculation it could shut down local operations following the closing of one outlet.
Laura Frati Gucci, wife of Guccio Gucci of the world-famous Italian fashion brand, is currently visiting Taiwan for a world congress of women entrepreneurs, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.