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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

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

Transwestern adds executive managing partner in Phoenix

Transwestern Commercial Services has added Jim Fijan to serve as executive managing partner to drive growth in Phoenix. Fijan has worked in Phoenix in commercial real estate for 35 years. Prior to forming his own firm, Fijan Advisors, Fijan spent.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 29th, 2019

Cobb County offering incentives to drive business to area

Cobb County prides itself on being business friendly. Now it has taken that commitment a step further with a host of new services and incentives designed to better serve businesses of all kinds and sizes......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 27th, 2019

Netflix isn't afraid of HBO, Disney; 'Fortnite' is biggest competitor

Netflix moving to more interactive media could be a sign that their biggest competition isn't other streaming services. Buzz60's Tony Spitz has the details. .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 18th, 2019

NBCUniversal Launches Streaming Services, Up Against 10 Giants of Industry

NBCUniversal became the most recent of the mega-media companies to launch a streaming media service. There is already stiff competition in the United States......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 15th, 2019

How continuous improvement can help you achieve preferred provider status

One of the most important objectives that a company can adopt is to achieve preferred provider status for products and services to its market — the company that customers and clients preferentially go to first before going to the competition. T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2019

Hyatt Opens Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kuwait, Eyes Sales Growth

Hyatt (H) is consistently trying to expand presence worldwide to drive revenues, fortify brand presence and counter competition. .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJan 7th, 2019

KYEC expects 5G chips testing to drive revenue growth in 2019

IC backend house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) expects to maintain stable revenue increases in 2019, mainly driven by its 5G infrastructure chips testing services, according to company chairman CK Lee......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 4th, 2019

Streaming video will continue to dominate screens as cord cutting accelerates into 2019

More than half of all U.S. homes now watch streaming services. How high can it go? We look at what's to come in.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 3rd, 2019

8K TV demand to drive growth for driver IC packagers

The TV market's migration to 8K resolution is expected to boost demand for LCD driver ICs, and in turn for services from packagers, such as ChipMOS Technologies and Chipbond Technology, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 25th, 2018

Square Isn"t Giving Up on Its Banking License

A banking license could open new doors for Square's services business, but it could encourage more competition, too......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 24th, 2018

Global banks chase Asia techs transaction business, as trade war rumbles

Global lenders including Citigroup and HSBC are stepping up efforts to sell day-to-day banking services to Asia's fast-growing new technology firms, amid growing competition for more traditional transaction banking......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 20th, 2018

Cintas (CTAS) to Report Q2 Earnings: What"s in the Cards?

Stellar revenues and lower taxes will likely drive Cintas' Q2 earnings. However, material cost inflation, soaring wage cost and G&K Services' integration expenses mig.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytDec 18th, 2018