Archive for August, 2010

Nielsen: Global Consumer confidence Index of Q2 in 2010

According to the latest edition of Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, Global consumer confidence slowly stepped up one index point to 93 in the second quarter as a result of increase in confidence in Asian markets which was offset by European consumers’ growing concerns of debt crisis, which battered confidence levels in Spain, Italy and […]

Increase in Usage of Mobiles for Shopping

As the usage of smartphones has been increasing among the affluents, affluents are using their smartphones for shopping purposes as well as for buying the articles. And those affluents are the first to shop by using the smart phones. Only the affluent and ultra-affluent mobile users are purchasing or shopping using their mobile phones, according […]

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Small, Medium Business statistics in UK Economy

Recently, the Department for Business Innovation and Skills 2008 released Statistics for the UK and Regions of Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME). SMEs Role in UK Economy There were 4 million small businesses in the UK in 2003, which is now up to 4.8 million in 2008. Around 3 million businesses are only owners. Around […]

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Prescription Drug Use Rises in Children in U.S.

According to the 2010 Drug Trend Report, Prescription drugs, prescription drug use increased by 5 percent in American children in 2009, it is the highest of any other single demographic group. More than one in four insured children are now taking at least one prescription medication to treat a chronic medical condition. Usage of prescription […]

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Nanny Tax Avoided by Parents

Now-a-days, many parents are avoiding paying nanny tax. It is reduced to 10 percent of house hold employment tax filings for nannies and other domestic workers in 2006, according to latest internal Revenue Service date. According to Labor Department, the number of domestic employees increased, but taxes were reduced. Tax filings were reduced down to […]

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Small Businesses and Social Networks

The University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business worked on the relationship between social media and small businesses and concluded that the technology adoption rates in the U.S. have doubled in the past year from 12% to 24%. Based on December 2009 telephone survey of 500 small business owners and the University’s third installment to […]

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New Version of Mercedes Benz, SLS AMG

As India is a fast growing country in all the fields in addition to the auto industry, many international companies are showing interest in launching different models as the customers of India are much eager in buying new models. Recently, the SLS AMG super car of mercedes Benz was launched in India. When we consider […]

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