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Can Starbucks Nearly Double Revenues in 5 Years?

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) announced Thursday morning at its investor day the details of its five-year plan to accelerate profitable growth as it extends its markets, channels and formats around ...
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Thanksgiving Online Sales Tally: Up 14%

Total online traffic on Thanksgiving Day rose 14.3% this year compared with 2013, but the average order value was about 2% less. Mobile traffic accounted for over half (52.1%) of ...
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Online Sales Rise 12% on Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day online shopping posted some good news and some not-so-good news. As of 6:00 p.m. ET on Thanksgiving Day, online sales are up 12.2% compared with the same period ...
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Mobile Devices Now Get More Consumer Attention Than TV

The amount of time an average American spends in front of a TV set totals two hours and 48 minutes a day, unchanged over the past nine months. In the ...
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Why King Digital Earnings Look Better Than Zynga’s

As mobile gaming continues to grow, two companies at the forefront are King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING) and Zynga, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA). Both reported third quarter earnings after the close ...
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Microsoft Gives Away Mobile Office Apps

On Thursday morning, Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced the following: An update to its mobile Office app for the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPad A new release of Office apps ...
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Samsung Picks Up Share From Apple in U.S. Smartphone Market

For the three-month period ending in September, Samsung Electronics gained 0.4% of market share in the U.S. smartphone market, for a total share of 29%. The Korean electronics giant still ...
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Amazon’s New Tablets Get Subdued Introduction

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) knows how to make noise about new products and services, so when the company chooses to introduce five new models of its Kindle and Kindle Fire ...
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Apple, Smart Watches and the Internet of Things

There is virtually unanimous agreement that the Internet of Things is the next really big Big Thing. Thousands of devices -- dishwashers, refrigerators, thermostats, window shades -- will someday soon include ...
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With Nearly 19,000 to Choose From, There Is an Android Device for That

Among the charges leveled against Google Inc.’s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Android operating system is that every implementation of the free mobile platform is different. Not only that, but only some of ...
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Sprint Has America’s Worst Wireless Network

Its CEO of many years fired, its deal to takeover T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) dead, and in the midst of the launch of a new pricing plan, Sprint Corp. ...
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Amazon Going Brick-and-Mortar?

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced the availability of a new payment system the company calls Amazon Local Register that sets the company into competition with many other providers of similar ...
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Women Mobile Gamers Ruled — Even Before Kim Kardashian

Since its late June launch by Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ: GLUU), mobile game Kim Kardashian: Hollywood has been estimated to be raking in about $700,000 a day, on its way ...
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America’s Most Visited Websites

By a variety of measurements, Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is the 800-pound gorilla of the Internet. It is by far the largest U.S. search engine and its various websites, including ...
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Is Apple’s iWatch Going to Be Swiss Made?

Although Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has kept mum on the subject, Paris-listed luxury goods maker LVMH said on Friday that Patrick Pruniaux, vice-president of sales for its TAG Heuer watch ...
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