Topic: The NPD Group Inc.
Pringles to be acquired by Diamond Foods from Procter & Gamble. Diamond takes big step into snack food market with Pringles.
04/05/2011 11:53 pm
Although the recession is technically over, many companies are still struggling to make up for lost profit, customers, and locations. But some companies have come out of the recession better than they went in, thanks to their adjustments to consumer demand and other smart business strategies. Here are five companies that have thrived despite the worst downturn since the Great Depression:
12/29/2010 09:12 am
Consumer confidence remains at historically low levels, but retailers still expect a modest rise in holiday sales.
10/26/2010 12:16 pm
No geek credentials required for the low-tech, community-oriented games that draw Facebook fans.
10/13/2010 05:02 pm
A new crop of games, led by PlayStation Move and Xbox Kinect, steps up motion-sensing technology.
09/29/2010 11:59 am
BlackBerry is losing out to Android in the smartphone market, slowly but surely.
09/16/2010 02:33 pm
Playstation Move is a bold move for Sony. But the Microsoft Kinect and the Nintendo 3DS are great gaming devices too.
06/16/2010 05:44 pm
Star Wars: The Old Republic. The video-game industry is banking on new technology to revive sales. But sequels like 'Star Wars: The Old Republic' have built-in momentum.
06/15/2010 08:28 pm
Jack White, the lead singer of garage band The White Stripes, has a stern lesson for aspiring musicians: Drop the toy guitar. Quit the Rock Band and Guitar Hero thing. And get a real instrument.
04/07/2010 05:26 pm
Popping up in military bases, airports, fast-food restaurants, and hospitals is a new kind of vending machine that offers everything from a DVD rental to a digital camera.
03/24/2010 01:18 pm