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Flipkart Big Diwali Sale’s Mobile Offers: Redmi Note 4, Lenovo K8 Plus, and More

HIGHLIGHTS Flipkart’s Big Diwali Sale is from October 14 to October 17 The company is offering a Buyback Guarantee at Rs. 99 HDFC cards get 10 percent instant discount during the sale Flipkart Big Diwali Sale kicks off Saturday, October 14, and ahead of the sale, the online marketplace has revealed some of the mobile offers it will be listing. ... Read More »

How to turn social media engagement into real sales

(Illustration by Sam Island) Pictures of organic onesies and teeny-tiny Chuck Taylors draw plenty of “likes” on Instagram, Alyssa Kerbel has found. But the CEO of Toronto-based clothing retailer Mini Mioche (2017 PROFIT 500: No. 92) notes the social media platform is useful for more than collecting adoration. When customers post their own pics featuring their cute kids wearing her brand, sales surge. ... Read More »

HP Sees Higher PC Sales, Growth in Printer and Copier Business

HIGHLIGHTS Revenue from HP’s personal systems unit rose 12 percent to $8.40 billion Revenue from its printer, copier business rose to $4.70 billion in Q3 Total revenue rose 10 percent to $13.1 billion HP, which houses the hardware business of former Hewlett-Packard, reported a slightly higher-than-expected quarterly profit as it sold more personal computers. Revenue from HP’s personal systems unit, ... Read More »

Deal: Best Buy 50-hour sales event

Best Buy is no stranger to price-slashing events. It is currently hosting a 50-hour long one, which is apparently inspired by the similarly titled shopping spree, the company had last year to celebrate its 50th anniversary. This time, there is no apparent reason for the promotion, other than the reported success of the first installment, but you won’t hear us complaining ... Read More »

Velotooler updates with features for bike share managers, direct bike sales and teams

HAMDEN, Conn. (BRAIN) — Velotooler, which launched last year to help connect consumers with freelance mechanics, has updated its platform to add features for bike share fleet managers, consumer-direct bike brands and race teams. Velotooler is now set up to accept business accounts for the managers of bike fleets, including bike share fleets, allowing fleet managers to bring in Velotooler’s mechanics as ... Read More »

Amazon Eyes Offline Sales Of Smartphones in India

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon is in talks with its partners to explore offline sales of phones The company intends to help its partners raise brand awareness This could be the beginning of a major shift in strategy for Amazon India Four years after entering India and doubling down on its investment to expand its online business in the country, Amazon is exploring a new ... Read More »

Ryzen sales lead AMD earnings, despite issues with game optimization and mining

Ryzen was the star of AMD’s second-quarter earnings call Tuesday: The processors helped boost earnings 19 percent compared to a year ago. Company executives also had two messages for gamers: one, that game developers had largely completed their code optimizations for Ryzen, and two, that miners who hoarded graphics cards wouldn’t be around forever. Both messages should resonate with gamers, ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 sales slowing down, analyst claims

According to a security researcher from Korea the Galaxy S8 and S8+ sales are starting to slow down. The duo has reportedly sold close to 10 million units in the first two months while the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge saw 12 million units sold in their first two months. This report has a huge question mark attached to it as Samsung has boasted of overachieving sales of the Galaxy ... Read More »

Oppo R11 Plus sales begin June 30

The launch date for the Oppo R11 Plus has been revealed. The device will go on sale later this week – June 30 – with China being the first market to get it. Pricing should be CNY 3,699 (around $540), while color options include gold, rose gold, and black. The R11 Plus is powered by Snapdragon 660 SoC and features ... Read More »

Herbalife cuts sales guidance; exceeds key FTC mandate

Herbalife lowered its sales outlook for the current quarter early Monday, as it gears up for tougher new Federal Trade Commission regulations that appeared to hurt business more than anticipated. Herbalife now expects revenue to be lower than prior estimates, with a key sales metric known as volume points expected to be 3 percent below its earlier view. Earnings per ... Read More »