Consumer Discretionary US: Consumer Services

  • A recruiter with Lyft speaks with a job seeker during a National Career Fairs job fair in Chicago.

    Uber and Lyft are threatening to take the next exit out of the Windy City the same way that they abruptly left Austin, Texas.

  • Tickets for an event

    Last month, the ticket sales outlet settled Schlesinger v. Ticketmaster, a case that affected around 50 million people.

  • Shoppers carry bags while walking through the Cherry Creek Shopping Center in Denver.

    After a dismal week for retail earnings, Dana Telsey, CEO of Telsey Advisory Group, says consumers are spending money on experiences, not things.

  • Most Americans say they're happy with Obamacare

    A new survey shows a majority of people are pleased with government-sponsored health insurance.

  • Why Amazon is the new Costco: SW Retail

    SW Retail Advisors president, Stacey Widlitz looks at the divergence in the U.S. retail space and how consumers are spending more on “experience” and online, rather than in department stores.

  • How to trade the retail space

    The FMHR panel discuss the latest retail wreck as department stores get crushed on weak earnings and how investors should play the space.

  • The China Caixin services PMI came in at 51.8 for April, continuing to show expansion, but marking a moderation from March's 52.2.

  • A key pulse check on China's economy is likely to show the services sector hummed along in April, but a broader slowdown looms, economist Li Wei warns.

  • Key to staying healthy? Keep it simple

    Bodyism founder, James Duigan explains how simplicity is key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle and eating well.

  • A record number of U.S citizens underwent lip surgery in 2015, according to an industry body, which is linking the surge to the rise of social media.

  • The future of online streaming

    Hans-Holger Albrecht, CEO of Deezer, talks about what sets his company's streaming platform apart from rivals Spotify and Apple Music.

  • *Cosmetics market worth over $4 billion- parliament report. DUBAI, April 17- When Dubai businesswoman Negin Fattahi-Dasmal opened the first branch of her luxurious nail salon chain in Iran this year, it was met with both excitement and skepticism among image-conscious young Iranians. Despite-- or perhaps partly because of-- strict Islamic dress codes, cosmetics...

  • The new mobile feature helps users find time for self-improvement.

  • JACKSON, Miss., April 6- Executives of several major U.S. corporations urged Mississippi on Wednesday to repeal a new state law that allows businesses to deny wedding services to same-sex couples on religious grounds. The measure, which also permits employers to cite principles of faith in setting workplace policies on dress code, grooming and bathroom access,...

  • Companies like International Business Machines Corp and Herbalife International Inc used Twitter to criticize a North Carolina measure targeting transgender bathrooms and a Mississippi' religious freedom' law allowing people to deny wedding services to gay couples. Several technology executives also criticized a Mississippi bill allowing people...

  • An app to track down Tinder users

    Swipe Buster is an app that lets people track down a person using the dating service.

  • April 5- Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant on Tuesday signed a far-reaching law allowing people with religious objections to deny wedding services to same-sex couples and protecting other actions considered discriminatory by gay rights activists. Mississippi is the latest state drawing national protest for a law seen as anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

  • April 5- Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant on Tuesday signed a far-reaching law allowing people with religious objections to deny wedding services to same-sex couples and protecting other actions considered discriminatory by gay rights activists. Mississippi is latest state drawing national protest for a law seen as anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

  • Startups can bring banks new tech faster: CEO

    Auka CEO, Daniel Döderlein explains how its cloud-based white label mobile payments platform helps the banking sector.

  • Tony Fadell

    Duffy wrote a disparaging note about Nest CEO Tony Fadell, saying he made a mistake by selling Dropcam to Nest.