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  • Billboard ranking to include streams, track sales Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 9:44 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— Billboard's chart is getting a makeover. It marks the biggest update since 1991, when Nielsen's point-of-sale data was added to measure album sales. This move comes after music acts like Taylor Swift and Jason Aldean pulled their tunes from the streaming service Spotify.

  • The report was based on Nielsen data on advertising exposure from 2013 and was funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. But Yale researchers said beverage companies continued to reach young people through sites like Facebook and Twitter as well as mobile apps, and much of that marketing promoted unhealthy products. The Yale report examined total...

  • Small businesses step up holiday social media game Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 10:59 AM ET

    The holiday social media marketing plan for New York- based Monif C. Plus Sizes includes contests promoted on Facebook with prizes like a $1,000 wardrobe. When Facebook users click on a link about a contest, they're taken to the New York- based retailer's website and their email addresses are recorded when they enter the contest. Clarke will also use social media...

  • 'The Walking Dead' dominates among young viewers Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 4:46 PM ET

    NEW YORK— "The Walking Dead" rules as television's most popular drama, but the Nielsen company's viewership totals only give a hint at the extent to which zombies rule. Nielsen said that the AMC show had 13.5 million viewers on Sunday, beating CBS' "Madam Secretary" by one million as the most-watched drama. ABC's "Scandal" was second with 3.7 million.

  • Oct 30- MasterCard Inc reported a better-than-expected 15.5 percent jump in quarterly profit as efforts to expand its international business pay off, with more people willing to use cards instead of cash. "We are pleased with the announcement and see it as a good step in the right direction," MasterCard Chief Executive Ajay Banga said on a post-earnings...

  • Oct 30- MasterCard Inc reported a better-than-expected 15.5 percent jump in quarterly profit as a rise in global consumer confidence encouraged its customers to use cards to make purchases. MasterCard's net income rose to $1.02 billion, or 87 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30 from $879 million, or 73 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • Oct 29- Visa Inc, the world's largest credit and debit card company, reported a better-than-expected adjusted quarterly profit as improving consumer confidence worldwide encouraged more shoppers to use plastic. On an adjusted basis, the company's net income rose 14 percent to $1.4 billion, or $2.18 per Class A share, for the quarter ended Sept. 30.

  • LONDON, Oct 29- Consumer confidence in the United States jumped in the third quarter and improved globally, although people were more optimistic about job prospects than their personal finances, a survey showed on Wednesday. India remained the most bullish consumer market, while Italy became the most pessimistic, according to the survey by global information...

  • Oct 23- Shares of Build-a-Bear Workshop Inc and Jakks Pacific Inc jumped after the struggling toy retailers forecast strong holiday sales, indicating that a bumper fourth quarter could go a long way in lifting the companies' sagging fortunes. Jakks Pacific's shares touched a five-month high of $8.99. Based on strong demand for Frozen Snow Glow Elsa doll and...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 21- Nielsen and Adobe Systems Inc announced an alliance on Tuesday that aims to measure the viewership of digital video across all Internet-connected platforms including TVs, smart phones and tablets as the television ecosystem undergoes dramatic change. The move for Nielsen, which dominates traditional TV ratings and Adobe, which has troves of...

  • LONDON, Sept 29- The mobile Internet economy remains mostly uncharted territory for app publishers, their competitors, the advertisers who support them, and investors deciding where to place their bets.

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, Sept 12- As electronic cigarettes flew off shelves on both sides of the Atlantic in recent years, investors flocked to a business some hope will be the future for tobacco.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 10- Alison LePard, a 19- year-old college sophomore from Wellesley, Massachusetts, says that when she shops for clothes and accessories, her goal is a look that is uniquely hers.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 10- Alison LePard, a 19- year-old college sophomore from Wellesley, Massachusetts, says that when she shops for clothes and accessories, her goal is a look that is uniquely hers.

  • LOS ANGELES, Sept 9- Veteran Irish rockers U2 pulled off the largest album release in history at Tuesday's Apple Inc event to launch new products, after making its latest record available for free on Apple's iTunes online stores to half a billion iTunes users.

  • LOS ANGELES, Sept 9- Veteran Irish rockers U2 pulled off a surprise at Apple Inc's event to launch new products on Tuesday, making its latest album available for free on Apple's iTunes online store. The Grammy Award-winning band performed at the Cupertino, California event, at which Apple unveiled two new iPhones, a smart watch and a mobile payments system.

  • Aug 26- Best Buy Co Inc, the largest U.S. consumer electronics retailer, said same-store sales were expected to fall and higher discounting would erode margins in the second half of the year.

  • That helped push global consumer confidence up in the second quarter to its highest since the first quarter of 2007, according to the survey by global information and insights company Nielsen. India overtook Indonesia as the most optimistic consumer market, while Portugal and Slovenia were the most pessimistic.

  • July 16- If Rupert Murdoch succeeds in buying Time Warner Inc and CNN is put up for sale, the 24- hour cable news network could be worth $5 billion, according to one analyst's estimate. Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc said on Wednesday it made an offer to buy Time Warner for about $80 billion.

  • LOS ANGELES, July 14- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc on Monday announced a reorganization of its television business as the network sought to push itself out of last place among the big U.S. broadcasters.