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India's burgeoning middle class has long been touted as a consumer gold mine but hasn't always lived up to the hype. Here's why.
APEC kicked off its annual meeting with plans to think small, including finding ways to ensure small businesses benefit from trade deals.
A roundup of some of the popular businesses that are providing deals to military men and women on Veterans Day.
Residents are scrambling to locate a roof expert, gutter cleaner or tree trimmer to prepare for wet weather. NBCNews reports.
Private equity giant Bain Capital has turned its sights on Asia, leveraging its experience in consumer and payment businesses.
Oct 15- Personal injury law firms around the United States are lining up plaintiffs for what they say could be "mass tort" actions against agrichemical giant Monsanto Co that claim the company's Roundup herbicide has caused cancer in farm workers and others exposed to the chemical. The lawsuit is similar to others filed last month in New York and California...
Arun Sundararajan, professor of information, operations and management sciences at New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business, says consumer support is Uber's most powerful weapon against regulators.
Enrique Sarasola, CEO of Room Mate Hotels, discusses how his sharing service works and why people should use it.
A new entrant to the peer-to-peer economy hopes to capitalize on the trend of consumers wanting to rent recreational vehicles.
Uber will significantly expand its security team to allay concerns over data privacy and protect itself from physical attacks, the FT reports.
China's e-commerce players are training rural shoppers to buy online, as sales in the countryside, while still low, grow faster than in major cities.
Single, separated, divorced, or widowed women pay higher auto insurance rates than married women, according to a new Consumer Federation of America study.
Jeff Pearce gave up a career at JPMorgan and opted for a career in hair styling.
Contrary to expectations, California's water bills haven't gone up as the drought continues. Here's why.
Hoe Yeen Teck, co-founder and CEO of Helpling Singapore, introduces the home-cleaning portal which allows users to engage the services of a reliable cleaner quickly.
UK hotel and coffee shop operator Whitbread said on Tuesday its chief executive Andy Harrison would retire by next February.
Celebrity-backed streaming service Tidal has already sailed in to choppy waters, with Twitter users already complaining about its cost & piracy risk.
The value of Scotch whisky exports dropped 7 percent in 2014, according to a prominent industry organization.
There are opportunities for entrepreneurs to join Uber and other on-demand platforms and offer services, but are the high fees worth it?
Expedia's blockbuster purchase of Orbitz represents a dramatic move in the larger, ongoing battle for travelers' dollars. NBC News reports.