D.J. Koh, CEO of Samsung's mobile business, said the company's upcoming foldable device, which could be launched as early as next month, aims to be more than a gimmick. Koh reported that the company is focusing heavily on creating a seamless user experience, saying, "If the user experience is not up to my standard, I don't want to deliver those kind of products."
PayPal customers will be able to make deposits and withdrawals from their online accounts at Walmart stores by early November. The service, which is the first of its kind for PayPal in brick-and-mortar locations, will carry a $3 fee and will also be available to PayPal Cash Mastercard holders.
In 2014, Lowes Foods began rebranding to become a new kind of grocer due to the changing pace of food retail, according to Tim Lowe, president of the North Carolina-based chain. "We saw a few years back that the consumer was changing and there was a convergence coming that was going to cause a seismic shift that would not leave the landscape the same," Lowe said.
Le Creuset is expanding its Disney line with a new Dutch oven that features Mickey Mouse ears embossed on the lid. The two-quart cookware comes in bright red enamel and will be available at Williams-Sonoma starting Oct. 15.
Garmin on Thursday unveiled its GPS watch, the Instinct, which offers a barometric altimeter, a 3x-axis compass and multinavigation platform support. The Instant also provides a built-in heart rate monitor, plus UltraTrac mode for long-term battery use.
Holiday sales are expected to increase by nearly 5% over last year, but a report by Optoro suggests retailers may not be ready to handle the high return rate that is standard for e-commerce. Liquidation through auction sites such as eBay or B-Stock is one option.
An undercover investigation suggests Apple overcharges customers for repairs and prioritizes replacements over repairs. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation was quoted $1,200 for repairs to a computer by an Apple employee, but an independent repair shop said the cost to repair was about $75.
Mented Cosmetics has booked an average 20% sales growth per quarter since 2017, with a focus on minimalist makeup and nude shades for women of color. The beauty brand makes heavy use of social media marketing and has partnered with around 200 influencers.
FrankOne is a crowdfunded Colombian-made coffee maker that works by placing it atop a large cup and filling it with coffee grounds and water. The water is automatically forced through the grounds to create coffee without bitter crema.
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