News tagged with consumers

Global tech spending seen slipping one pct in 2014

The Consumer Electronics Association estimates that global spending on technology will slip 1 percent in 2014 to $1.06 trillion as the lower average selling price of smartphones and tablets offsets unit growth in markets ...

Jan 06, 2014
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Ensuring accuracy of weights and measurements

Americans rely on many measurements of mass and volume in their daily lives, from weighing broccoli at the grocery store to putting gas in the family car. In order to ensure both consumer confidence and uniformity ...

Dec 31, 2013
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EU raids electronics companies in prices probe

European Union antitrust regulators have raided the offices of several companies that make and sell consumer electronics and domestic appliances, in an investigation into whether they artificially boosted the prices of goods ...

Dec 06, 2013
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