Sony Has No Plans to Exit Smartphone Market, Says CEO Kaz Hirai

While you may have some other choices in your mind or thinking of opting for a new iPhone or a fresh Galaxy series Android smartphone, Sony is set to continue the sale of its Xperia phones in the highly competitive smartphone market. In a media interview, CEO Kaz Hirai confirmed that Sony is not considering an exit from the smartphone market […]

Apple Likely to See Few Takers for $1,000 iPhone 8; Samsung May Capture Premium Market: Barclays

Samsung’s return to form Galaxy Note 8 phablet was unveiled on Wednesday. While the smartphone looks to win back the trust of consumers following the Galaxy Note 7’s fiery demise, it still doesn’t come cheap. The Galaxy Note 8 is priced starting around $930 in the US, but Barclays’ Mark Moskowitz says Samsung is in a better position to capture […]

ByWard Market store owner isn’t feeling the Inspiration

Retailers on York Street in the ByWard Market were told this would be their biggest year yet thanks to the Inspiration Village installation, but at least one shop owner is feeling uninspired. “I’m nervous,” said Mandy Gosewich, owner of Stunning! fashion accessories. Inspiration Village — 41 shipping containers housing exhibits, demonstrations related to Canada’s provinces and territories, […]

ByWard Market retailer isn’t feeling the Inspiration

Retailers on York Street in the ByWard Market were told this would be their biggest year yet thanks to the Inspiration Village installation, but at least one shop owner is feeling uninspired. “I’m nervous,” said Mandy Gosewich, owner of Stunning! fashion accessories. Inspiration Village — 41 shipping containers housing exhibits, demonstrations related to Canada’s provinces and territories, […]

LG Plans Curved Phone for U.S. Market

The U.S. market will soon see one of its first curved smartphones. The South Korean company that released the latest in what some see as a new trend in the market, says U.S. availability is only a matter of time. LG’s G Flex phone, released in South Korea recently, follows Samsung’s Galaxy Round introduced in […]

Can social media determine market trends?

Goldstein on Gelt with Douglas Goldstein Goldstein on Gelt with Douglas Goldstein Market trends are often reflected in indices, like the Dow Jones Index or the S&P 500. But what about an index based on social media? Douglas Goldstein, CFP, a financial advisor specializing in cross-border investments, discusses the BUZZ Index, an index based on […]

Wow! Self-Making Bed Shows an Example of a Real-World Market Need

If necessity is the mother of invention, Kickstarter is its playpen. SMARTDUVET: the self-making bed, is a campaign that launched on Kickstarter and has already surpassed its $30,000 (Canadian) goal by almost $11,000 as of this posting. A Real-World Market Need Example If there is one thing Kickstarter has highlighted is, there is a market […]

Wow! Self-Making Bed Shows an Example of a Real-World Market Need

If necessity is the mother of invention, Kickstarter is its playpen. SMARTDUVET: the self-making bed, is a campaign that launched on Kickstarter and has already surpassed its $30,000 (Canadian) goal by almost $11,000 as of this posting. A Real-World Market Need Example If there is one thing Kickstarter has highlighted is, there is a market […]