Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Ikea, whose stadium-sized furniture stores draw shoppers from miles around, is going where its shopper are: online.
InterContinental Hotels Group on Tuesday booked rising quarterly revenues per room, buoyed by the United States, and expressed optimism over the annual outlook.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
IBM will pay US$1.5 billion to Globalfoundries in order to shed its costly chip division.
German retail giant Metro AG on Monday reported a four-percent decline in its yearly sales to 63 billion euros (US$80 billion), largely because of a strong euro and divestments.
A consortium of investors from Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi is interested in buying the Reebok brand from Adidas for 1.7 billion euros (US$2.2 billion), The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.
Monday, October 20, 2014
More than half of Taiwanese workers whose main source of income is their salary are trying to beat wage stagnation by working harder to show their bosses that they deserve a higher pay, according to a survey by 1111 Job Bank.1 Comment
For years, the notion of on-demand, anywhere television has been slowly disrupting the traditional pay TV industry. Now it seems that streaming video has hit a watershed moment.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Three nationalist ministers in Japan's cabinet paid homage at a war shrine hated by China Saturday, despite tentative signs of a thaw in Tokyo's long-frozen relationship with Beijing.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Apple, facing tough competition in the cooling tablet market, on Thursday unveiled a new line-up of iPads that feature its mobile payments system and include the fingerprint sensor unlock used on iPhones.
Although smartphone camera lens supplier Largan (大立光) Precision Co. reported better-than-expected earnings for the third quarter on Thursday, its share price faced heavy downward pressure on the local main board throughout Friday trading, dealers said.