German economy registers highest growth rate in five years

German economy registers highest growth rate in five years

In 2016, the German economy once again confirmed its leading role in the euro area. According to figures published Tuesday, February 14 by the German Federal Institute of Statistics, gross domestic product (GDP) rose by 0.4% in the fourth quarter of 2016 on the other side of the Rhine, a little less than the first […]

Brazilian retail falls 6.2% in 2016, supermarkets hit worst

Brazilian retail falls 6.2% in 2016, supermarkets hit worst

Brazil’s retail closed 2016 with a record of losses in the face of sharp declines in sales, especially supermarkets, a movement marked by weak demand and economic recession. Last year, retail sales fell 6.2% over 2015, when the industry ended with a fall of 4.3%. It is the worst result of the historic series that […]

Asda ranked top UK employer

Asda ranked top UK employer

Walmart owned British Supermarket chain Asda has been ranked as a top UK employer by the Top Employers Institute in its annual research study. The Top Employer certification is given to employers for their efforts in employee management, improving working atmosphere and their commitment to career development opportunities for workers. Asda is the only supermarket […]

Apple Users Have Higher Credit Scores than Android, Windows

Apple Users Have Higher Credit Scores than Android, Windows

LendingTree, America’s leading online loan marketplace, analyzed over 2 million purchase mortgage and personal loan requests to better understand how Americans are shopping for their loans. The findings show that 41 percent of purchase mortgage shoppers and almost half (48.53%) of personal loan shoppers use a mobile device to shop and compare loan offers from […]

Inflation and petrol prices put a squeeze on family spending power

Inflation and petrol prices put a squeeze on family spending power

The latest figures from Asda’s Income Tracker reveal that whilst rising inflation continues to impact disposable income growth, families still enjoyed an average of £202 discretionary income last month. As UK families headed into the festive season they had £8.57 more in their pockets than in December 2015. However, despite the positive growth, inflation continues […]

American men prefer Beer over other beverages

American men prefer Beer over other beverages

According to recently released study reports Americans prefer to drink beer over any other alcoholic beverages.  Data and measurement company Nielsen, in its Harris poll found that four out of 10 regular drinkers over the age of 21 prefer beer over wine and other liquors. Nielsen’s Harris poll found that beer was the preferred drink […]

German retail sales fall below expectations

German retail sales fall below expectations

Recently publicized volatile indicator from Federal Statistics Office of Eurozone’s largest economy, Germany indicates that the retail sales in the country has plummeted by 0.9 percent in December, despite predictions by the HDE retail association that holiday sales would help the sales to make a 0.5 percent rise. The figure, which is often adjusted later, […]

Global natural food colors market expects rapid growth

Global natural food colors market expects rapid growth

According to market study reports, the global natural food colors market is expected to reach $2.5 billion by 2025, thanks to the alarms regarding the health threats associated with synthetic and natural identical colors and the harsh regulations passed for these synthetic equivalents. However, recent market research report by Grand View Research Inc. also reveals […]