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Finance Flower prices up slightly this Valentine's Day, depending on suppliers
Author: 0 Flower prices up slightly this Valentine's Day, depending on suppliers

The latest figures from the National Retail Federation estimated that American consumers will spend an estimated US$19.6 billion on Valentine's Day gifts, which is an increase from $18.2 billion in 2017, on gifts for Valentine's Day . Often, he'll send clients to his Instagram page, @tesoroflowers, where he posts photographs of floral designs the shop has done. "So far I would say nearly 300, and it's not even Valentine's Day yet", said Andrea Rios, who handles customer service at ...

Finance Chipotle Hires Taco Bell CEO
Author: 0 Chipotle Hires Taco Bell CEO

Chipotle Mexican Grill shares soared by up to 12% on Tuesday following the closing bell after the burrito maker announced that it was handing over the CEO position to Brian Niccol the CEO at Taco Bell. He added he would focus on the cultural relevance of Chipotle through menu innovations and digital communications. "This will attract customers, return the brand to growth, deliver value for shareholders and create opportunities for employees".

Finance Expert Views: India's consumer inflation eases to 5.07 percent in January
Author: 0 Expert Views: India's consumer inflation eases to 5.07 percent in January

The January CPI is the first inflation-specific data point since the February 2 jobs report that showed the fastest rise in hourly wage growth since 2009. Excluding the volatile food and energy components, the CPI shot up 0.3 percent. The consumer durables have recorded growth of 0.9 per cent in December 2017.

Finance Salon offers crypto-mining option instead of ads
Author: 0 Salon offers crypto-mining option instead of ads

However, visitors and users have gradually started to use ad-blockers to suppress unwanted ads - this trend has trickle down effects on the pockets of the website owners. In a tweet, he says that Salon is lying about having unused power. Your processing power will then be used for calculations in the Monero mining process, and everything is executed in your browser's sandbox, with no need for any installations on the user end.

Finance Martin Fourcade makes Olympic biathlon history with pursuit gold
Author: 0 Martin Fourcade makes Olympic biathlon history with pursuit gold

Three-time Olympic champion Darya Domracheva left the start line 9th and was among the medal hopefuls until the final standing where she missed four times to finish 37th, 3:51.5, six penalties. I just tried to stay focused and now I'm here again. I knew when he finished eighth yesterday, I knew today he would be really fighting for the gold medal.

Finance Fox commits to Sky News independence to try to secure Sky deal
Author: 0 Fox commits to Sky News independence to try to secure Sky deal

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has pledged to ensure the independence of Sky News as it seeks to overcome issues surrounding its plans to takeover Sky . Because the larger transaction requires regulatory approval that will not be granted before the CMA must make a final ruling on the takeover of Sky, 21CF has said its independence undertakings relating to Sky News will evaporate if the Disney deal completes.

Finance Marmite maker Unilever threatens to pull ads from Facebook and Google
Author: 0 Marmite maker Unilever threatens to pull ads from Facebook and Google

It has an annual marketing budget of roughly €8 billion ($9.8 billion), and 25% of its ads are digital. He said he wants Unilever to focus on platforms that are "responsible" and "committed to creating a positive impact" in society. The company, which sources 85% of its revenue from corporate posts and videos, announced in January that it would prioritize posts from friends and family over news stories and content from businesses.

Author: 0 Baytex Energy Corp. (BTE) Analysts See $-0.13 EPS

About 2.02 million shares traded. It is up 26.24% since February 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 4.16% the S&P500. GMP Securities lowered Baytex Energy from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Monday, December 11th.

Finance Priya Prakash melts hearts of the youth
Author: 0 Priya Prakash melts hearts of the youth

The school-crush theme with Priya winking has made the Internet insane and like always, social media users have chose to go with memes on the topic. Actor Priya Prakash Varrier , who could be seen winking in the video, has already become an internet sensation.

Finance Sonakshi Sinha, Salman Khan to reunite before Dabangg 3?
Author: 0 Sonakshi Sinha, Salman Khan to reunite before Dabangg 3?

All Dabangg fans, here's a good news for you. This romantic song, featuring Salman Khan & Sonakshi Sinha, has been composed by Sajid Wajid & voiced by Payal Dev. Both the actors recently shot for a song sequence of the film, said reports. Toleti also spoke about how Salman Khan immediately gave a nod for the number.

Finance Shah Rukh Khan thanks fans by jumping into a pool
Author: 0 Shah Rukh Khan thanks fans by jumping into a pool

Shah Rukh, who was sporting a tuxedo paired with dark sunglasses and completed his look with gelled hair, took to Twitter, where he shared a video and captioned it: "This didn't go as planned". I mean if anyone deserves 33 million followers, it's the king himself, don't you agree?! Judge nahi karna, feel karna . In one a character poster featuring Shah Rukh and the other, a title poster that sees a sky full of stars over the horizon with the title " Zero " on it and a caption that reads, ...

Finance Sensex recovers 260 points, Nifty above 10500 ahead of inflation data
Author: 0 Sensex recovers 260 points, Nifty above 10500 ahead of inflation data

At 11.05 am, the BSE Sensex was up 247.18 points at 34,252.94, while the National Stock Exchange's Nifty 50 rose 67 points to 10,521.95. The Sensex hit the intra-day high of 34,351.34 and low of 34,115.12. Positive cues from global markets helped Indian shares recover from their biggest weekly losses since August on Monday. "Mid and small-caps outperformed the benchmark indices as investors start accumulating the over sold stocks".

Finance Aldi officially recognised as the nation's favourite supermarket
Author: 0 Aldi officially recognised as the nation's favourite supermarket

Waitrose's spacious store layouts and helpful staff made it the victor for in-store experience, but it wasn't enough to fight off Marks & Spencer and Lidl in second and third respectively. The Waitrose spokesman said: "As Which? itself says, many customers praised our top quality produce". The news comes as Tesco continues to feel pressure from Aldi and Lidl, with the latest Kantar data showing earlier this month that the blue-chip's grocer market share had continued to decline in the 12 ...

Finance Barclays PLC Further Charge by Serious Fraud Office
Author: 0 Barclays PLC Further Charge by Serious Fraud Office

In 2008, to avoid a government bailout, Barclays took a £12bn loan from Qatar Holdings, which is owned by the state of Qatar. The charges relate to unlawful financial assistance that Barclays provided to Qatar between October and November 2008, where the £2.2bn loan was given for the goal of directly or indirectly acquiring shares in Barclays .

Finance Air collision averted after Vistara flight comes close to Air India plane
Author: 0 Air collision averted after Vistara flight comes close to Air India plane

Preliminary evidence suggests a miscommunication between the Air Traffic Control and the two Vistara Pilots, based on which the Directorate General of Civil Aviation ( DGCA ) has grounded them. "This is the most serious airport (accident) or near-miss in recent times", said a source. "In this particular incident, the resolution advisory (Traffic Collision Avoidance System or TCAS) got triggered due to conflicting traffic".

Finance London City Airport shut after WW2 bomb found in Thames
Author: 0 London City Airport shut after WW2 bomb found in Thames

A Met Police statement said: "Overnight, officers have been helping to evacuate properties within the exclusion zone and police are working with the local authority to provide residents with temporary emergency accommodation and the appropriate support.

Finance Australian govt sites hijacked by crypto miner
Author: 0 Australian govt sites hijacked by crypto miner

Here's a full list of the websites that were affected by the hack. Coinhive hijacks the processing power of a user's computer to mine the cryptocurrency Monero . There were ways the government sites could have protected themselves from this. "Texthelp can report that no customer data has been accessed or lost".

Finance Markets Right Now: Stocks extend their slide; Dow off 400
Author: 0 Markets Right Now: Stocks extend their slide; Dow off 400

At midday, the market was on pace for its worst weekly decline since October 2008, at the height of the financial crisis. "What traders have been telling me is that it's a signal that there should be more selloff". Fidelity International's chief investment officer for Japan, Takashi Maruyama, said the "massive volatility" was a reaction to the rapid rise on the Japanese market since past year.

Finance Domestic exchanges to stop operating indices on global platforms
Author: 0 Domestic exchanges to stop operating indices on global platforms

Regular session on both the BSE and the MSE starts at 9:15 a.m. and concludes at 3:30 p.m. The BSE is the oldest Asian stock exchange while the NSE is the first electronic stock exchange in India. "We are trying to consolidate liquidity in the market". The NSE is owned and operated by the Indian Index Services and Products (IISP). Analysts said the move would especially affect SGX's Nifty 50 index futures, which is the Singapore Exchange's flagship Indian equity derivatives product and ...

Finance JB Hi-Fi says first half profit rises 37 pct
Author: 0 JB Hi-Fi says first half profit rises 37 pct

On a brighter note, the company's online sales in New Zealand jumped 90 per cent to $4.8m and are now almost 4pc of total sales. JB Hi-Fi closed one of its New Zealand stores in the six months ended December 31, while opening seven new stores in Australia.