Viet Nam News HCM CITY — The top 100 quality products and services most trusted and used by consumers were announced at a ceremony held in HCM City on November 29 by Tư Vấn Tiêu Và Dùng magazine published by Vietnam Economic Times. The “Cool Products Awards 2018” nominated products and services in seven fields: finance-banking-insurance, food and retail services, fashion-cosmetics-beauty services, household appliances-interior decor, pharmaceuticals and healthcare equipment, tourism-resorts-real estate, and telecommunications-technology. The awards are based on consumer votes for product and service quality, safety and payment methods that help save costs and offer convenience for customers, sustainable and environmentally-efficient manufacturing, business ethics and brand prestige, and others. From January to October, the organising board received 21,000 votes and online feedback from 61,000 people nationwide on more than 5,200 products … [Read more...] about Top 100 products and services honoured
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Benjamin Soskis, The Washington Post Published 10:25 am PDT, Friday, August 3, 2018 A few weeks ago, during a campaign rally in Montana, President Donald Trump was praising the effectiveness of his sloganeering when he made a quick, unfortunate detour. "Thousand points of light?" he quizzed the crowd, referring to the phrase George H.W. Bush popularized to evoke the power of voluntary service. "I never quite got that one. What the hell is that? Has anyone ever figured that one out?" The remarks earned quick rebukes from an older generation of Republican stalwarts, not merely for the lack of respect they showed toward the ailing 94-year-old former president but for the insult to America's sacrosanct tradition of volunteerism. Even the Rev. Jesse Jackson, who had sought the Democratic nomination to run against Bush for president in 1988, rushed to defend the "points of light" phrase, explaining that it represented "a thousand ways people could serve and share." Trump's … [Read more...] about Republicans used to celebrate volunteerism and service. What happened?
As a consumer, Reese Mathers is living the dream, according to the testimonials left on websites of businesses across the globe.The clothes always fit perfectly. The business advice was really helpful. The couples massage was relaxing and romantic.But as a writer of online reviews for businesses in Chicago and around the world, Reese appears to be stuck in a bit of a rut.“Two thumbs up,” Mathers wrote in her review on the website for Dependable Flooring in Brunswick, Ga. “If you’re in need of an honest, professional and reliable Flooring Service, then look no further than Dependable Flooring. I’ve relied on the service providers from Dependable Flooring on numerous occasions and have yet to be disappointed.”Reese wrote the same thing for AJ Truck Wash in Summit, Ill.And for RYT Builders, a construction company in the Philippines.And also for The Water Smith, a water treatment company in Chuluota, Fla.In fact, a quick web search of Mathers’ name … [Read more...] about Reese Mathers, the most satisfied consumer in the world?
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2018--Withdrawing from the North American Free Trade Agreement would cost retailers and consumers up to $16 billion a year and lead to the loss of 128,000 retail-related jobs over the next three years, according to an AT Kearney study released today that was prepared for the National Retail Federation, the Retail Industry Leaders Association and the Food Marketing Institute.“There’s a lot at stake for American retailers, workers and consumers as the administration resumes NAFTA negotiations,” NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay said. “It’s clear NAFTA must be modernized, but we can’t lose sight of the fact that this agreement helps ensure that American families have access to products they need at prices they can afford. As this report shows, withdrawing from NAFTA would jeopardize countless U.S. jobs and force consumers to pay more everyday products like groceries and blue jeans.”“This report confirms … [Read more...] about NAFTA Withdrawal Would Mean Higher Consumer Prices and Fewer Retail Jobs, New Study Finds
Apple earnings Tuesday will confirm what most investors have finally accepted: The iPhone X didn't live up to the hype. The results should also provide clues on the company's next strategy for its most-important product.Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook and other Apple executives have a "major prove-me" period ahead, beginning with a new sales forecast and a conference call with analysts on Tuesday, GBH Insights analyst Daniel Ives said. He and other analysts cut their iPhone sales estimates, and Apple shares were are down almost 8 percent in the past two weeks through Friday.The stock got a bit of a reprieve on Monday, with RBC analyst Amit Daryanani saying the "magnitude of investor negativity is likely overdone." Investors could also still find reason for optimism in the potential for strong growth from Apple services and an upgrade to the company's capital return program. Morgan Stanley said it expects Apple to hike the program by $150 billion to a cumulative total of $450 billion … [Read more...] about Apple results to show iPhone X problem and plan to fix it