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  1. Group buy hosts Ashley Teo (left) and Cheryl Guo preparing orders for fresh fruits for collection.

    Not just free delivery and bulk discounts: The rise of community group buys in Singapore

    Some started off just wanting their food delivered with no extra charge. These group-buy hosts now collate orders for hundreds of people at a time ...
  2. Signage is seen at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) headquarters in Washington, D.C.

    US consumer watchdog orders GreenSky to pay fine for lending abuses

    The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on Monday (Jul 12) said it has fined an Atlanta-based financial technology firm US$2.5 million ...
  3. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Tokyo

    Japan's May household spending growth slows from previous month

    Japan's household spending rose at a double-digit rate in May as consumers bought cars and mobile phones, though the pace of growth slowed from ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: People wear protective masks in a shopping district amid the coronavirus disease (COVID

    Japan's consumer confidence improves in June - govt

    Japan's consumer confidence rose in June, the government said on Wednesday, after coronavirus state-of-emergency curbs in Tokyo and other areas ...
  5. FILE PHOTO: An employee counts U.S. dollar bills at a money exchange office in central Cairo

    Dollar slips as US consumer spending stagnates

    The U.S. dollar fell on Friday after data showed that U.S. consumer spending was flat in May, while producer price inflation came in below ...
  6. FILE PHOTO: Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bangkok

    Thai May consumer confidence hits record low on virus outbreak

    Thai consumer confidence hit a record low in May, hurt by the country's latest and biggest coronavirus outbreak so far, which could cost the ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: A shopper wearing a protective mask pushes a shopping cart at Japan's supermarket

    Japan's consumer confidence eases in May - govt

    Japan's consumer confidence slid slightly in May, the government said on Monday, amid prolonged lockdown measures to curb coronavirus infections.
  8. Can filtered water help to prevent cancer? Talking Point gets the answer from a food scientist.

    Why filtered water may not be as clean or beneficial as you think

    Given that Singapore’s tap water is among the cleanest in the world, are water filters necessary in this country? Could they be doing more harm ...
  9. It’s good news for chocolate makers as consumption grows during the pandemic

    It’s good news for chocolate makers as consumption grows during the pandemic

    Belgian maker Godiva and others are benefitting from this trend as e-commerce growth accelerates and homebound consumers stock up their pantries ...