News tagged with consumers

The sharing economy's effect on business

Collaborative consumption is an expanding economic force in our country and globally, with consumers sharing everything from cars, bicycles and even agricultural equipment. It happens quickly and efficiently, with a simple ...

dateSep 13, 2016 in Economics & Business
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EU 'could fine Volkswagen over consumer protection'

German auto giant Volkswagen could face penalties and compensation claims over its diesel emissions scandal under European consumer protection law, a top EU official told newspaper Die Welt in remarks published Monday.

dateSep 05, 2016 in Business
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EU orders Apple to pay up to 13B euros in back taxes

Apple has to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion)—plus billions more in interest—in back taxes to Ireland after the European Union found Tuesday that the U.S. technology giant contributed almost no tax across the ...

dateAug 30, 2016 in Business
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