IKEA accelerates services drive as competition stiffens

Jessica Reznik likes IKEA's prices but not do-it-yourself. So when the Swedish furniture giant said a handyman on odd-jobs site TaskRabbit could assemble her new dresser and nightstand in her New York apartment, she jumped at the offer......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 11th, 2019

Ikea bets there"s gold in building your furniture for you

Swedish furnishings giant Ikea is accelerating a drive into services, including assembling your flat-pack furniture for you, and maybe one day designing your home decor too. Julian Satterthwaite reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 11th, 2019

Ikea bets there"s gold in ending flat-pack blues

Swedish furnishings giant Ikea is accelerating a drive into services, including assembling your flatpack furniture for you, and maybe one day designing your home decor too......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 11th, 2019

Toyota, SoftBank team up as push to self-drive accelerates

Toyota and SoftBank say they will team up to develop car services that rely on self-driving technology, such as hospital shuttles, as they envision a future in which fewer p.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 4th, 2018

McDonald"s ditches "signature-crafted" burgers, simplifies menu

The menu tweaks come after McDonald’s CFO Kevin Ozan said last month that more complex menu items were having a negative impact on the speed of the chain’s drive-thru services......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 19th, 2019

Add-on services drive car dealers" profits

As dealers’ profit margins on new-car sales shrink, they are relying more on selling extended warranties, paint-protection plans and other optional services pushed by salespeople in the finance office......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 7th, 2019

IKEA hunting for downtown sites in key cities

IKEA, the world's biggest furniture group, is looking for downtown sites in top cities around the world as it responds to the fact that many customers no longer have the time or the cars to drive to its huge out-of-town stores......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 3rd, 2019

CVS Shares Feel Weight of Centene-WellCare Deal

CVS shares fall as investors see tougher competition, particularly in its healthcare services business, following the announcement of Centene's plans to buy WellCare......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 27th, 2019

Apple Is Undervalued As New Services Will Act As Trojan Horses To Drive Revenue And Brand Loyalty

Apple Is Undervalued As New Services Will Act As Trojan Horses To Drive Revenue And Brand Loyalty.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaMar 27th, 2019

Intuition LLC signs lease at former CSX building

Business services company Intuition LLC has signed a 36,299-square-foot lease at a suburban office building formerly occupied by CSX Corp. The company will move from 9428 Baymeadows Road to Innovation Park, located at 6735 Southpoint Drive S. in .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 23rd, 2019

Worst Cities to Drive in the World

Ride-hailing apps and services available at a touch of a button are making drivers’ lives miserable. Traffic is worse than ever, especially in big cities. The number of cars on the road is rising,........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 22nd, 2019

IKEA ramps up Mexico launch plans, targets capital and major cities

IKEA is scouting Mexico's biggest cities for its first store locations in the country, the furniture retailer said, as it expands in Latin America to battle growing competition in its core U.S. and European markets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 19th, 2019

Goldman Sachs to Acquire S&P"s Investment Advisory Services

Despite intense competition among ETFs service providers, Goldman's (GS) acquisition of S&P's Investment Advisory Services will help boost .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMar 19th, 2019

Will Cintas (CTAS) Maintain Beat Streak in Q3 Earnings?

Strength in the Uniform Rental and Facility Services segment, accretive acquisitions and a solid product portfolio to drive Cintas' .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMar 19th, 2019

Uber’s wild drive for growth in Chile

Uber has vowed to turn over a new, more globally responsible leaf. However, Uber is still playing fast and loose in several countries in Latin America, including Chile, where ride-sharing services remain unregulated......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 19th, 2019

Global Outages Hit Gmail, YouTube And Many Google Services

Several Google services sustained a massive outage affecting users around the world today, but the services were restored a few hours later. Affected services included Gmail, Drive, Google Music, Hangouts, Google Maps and YouTube. Here&.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 13th, 2019

Will Leasing Support SBA Communications" (SBAC) Q4 Earnings?

Solid domestic site leasing business, excellent services and cost control initiatives are likely to drive SBA Communications' (SBAC) fourth-quarter earnings. .....»»

Category: worldSource: nytFeb 19th, 2019

HubSpot Beat Its Own Revenue and Earnings Guidance in Q4

Strong growth from the company's core subscription services continued to drive HubSpot's business......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 13th, 2019

Renting your clothes and furniture is easier than ever — when does it make sense?

American Eagle, Ikea, Rebag and Rent The Runway allow shoppers to test drive their wares......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 13th, 2019

Sub-brands are the new weapon in China"s smartphone war

One of China's top smartphone brands Vivo appears to have joined its fellows Oppo, Huawei and Xiaomi in setting up a new sub-brand as a softening market and heightened competition at home drive players to venture upon their original reach......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 12th, 2019

Morgan Stanley: Here"s how Apple could send its stock soaring

Apple's slew of new services launching in 2019 including video streaming, a media bundle would drive its stock 27 percent higher from here this year, Morgan Stanley said......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 3rd, 2019