Dubai Unveils Plans For Marsa Al Arab, A $1.7 Billion Island Resort

Dubai plans to develop a $ 1.7 billion tourist resort on two man-made islands it will build either side of the Burj Al Arab, its luxury sail-shaped hotel. It is the latest development planned by the emirate as it aims to attract 20 million visitors a year by 2020, when Dubai will host the World Expo […]

Crayola Unveils True-Blue Crayon, And You Get The Chance To Name It

The world went a bit duller when Crayola announced in March that it was retiring its sunny Dandelion yellow crayon that had been in kids’ lives for decades. Now, it’s unveiled a new color that it hopes will chase away your crayon blues: a blue hue that the company has yet to name. And Crayola […]

U.S. Consumer Agency Unveils Plan To Toughen Regulations On Debt Collection Industry

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. watchdog for consumer finances unveiled on Thursday a major proposal to toughen regulation of the multibillion-dollar debt collection industry, with a focus on keeping agencies from pushing people to pay debts they do not owe, informing borrowers of their rights and cutting down on calls to debtors. “Today we are […]

Walmart Unveils New Lines Of Ugly Apples And Potatoes

Walmart has started to see the beauty in ugly produce. The nation’s largest grocer announced a new initiative on Tuesday to sell “ugly” apples in 300 Florida stores, according to a blog from the company. Beginning in May, the company also started selling misshapen potatoes that would have otherwise been wasted in and around Texas. These are […]

MetaPack Unveils its ‘Delivering Consumer Choice: 2015 State of eCommerce Delivery’ Consumer Survey Findings

Research findings reveal what UK, European and US consumers really want: more delivery choices, greater delivery convenience, and a tailored delivery experienceLondon – October 29, 2015 – Today’s consumers expect online retailers to provide more convenient and more personalised delivery options to accommodate their busy lifestyle needs. According to a new study carried out by […]