News tagged with christmas shopping

Giant pudding was royal Christmas treat

Details of a ten-ton Christmas pudding, created to offset the blues of the Great Depression, have been rediscovered by University of Manchester historians.

Dec 23, 2013
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Singles Day: China's online shopping holiday

(AP)—Lei Shujie, a designer in Shanghai, piled up a wish list for Sunday, a quirky holiday dubbed "Singles Day" that has grown into China's—and possibly the world's—busiest online shopping day.

Nov 11, 2012
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Target, Best Buy to match online prices at holidays

Target and other brick-and-mortar retailers are treating this holiday season as an offensive against online rivals such as Amazon.com, using tactics such as price-matching to win back dominance of the Christmas shopping season.

Oct 22, 2012
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Australian court rules Samsung can sell Galaxy

(AP) -- Samsung Electronics Co. is free to sell its Galaxy tablet computers in Australia after the country's highest court Friday dismissed rival Apple's appeal in its global patent battle.

Dec 09, 2011
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Australian court clears sale of Samsung Galaxy tab

(AP) -- Samsung Electronics Co. is closer to selling its new Galaxy tablet computer in Australia after a court on Wednesday overturned a ruling that sided with Apple's allegations Samsung had copied its iPad ...

Nov 30, 2011
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Thai floods ripple through global supply chain

Thailand's worst floods in decades may gradually be subsiding but ripples will be felt by companies and consumers for months to come, analysts say, underlining the fragility of the global supply chain.

Nov 18, 2011
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