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  1. Samsung led a surging smartphone market in the first quarter with consumers looking for upgrades and

    Smartphone sales surge as consumer upgrades gain momentum: Survey

    Global smartphone sales snapped back in the first quarter of the year to show the strongest growth since 2015, a market tracker said on Tuesday ...
  2. Workers in Singapore sorting through second-hand clothing to be exported.

    The true cost of demand for cheap clothes, to you and the environment

    It turns out that the fashion industry produces more carbon emissions than the airline and shipping industries combined. The programme Talking ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Shoppers ride escalators at the Beverly Center mall in Los Angeles

    US consumer confidence hits one-year high; house prices soar

    US consumer confidence raced in March to its highest level since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting views that economic growth will ...
  4. A woman shops in Chinatown in New York City

    US consumer spending, income temporarily fall ahead of massive fiscal stimulus

    WASHINGTON :U.S. consumer spending fell by the most in 10 months in February as a cold snap gripped many parts of the country and the boost from a ...
  5. A worker pushes shopping baskets next to packets of Nestle's Maggi noodles and Reliance's

    In India, Reliance Retail's private labels revolution spooks global consumer goods makers

    Inside supermarkets of Reliance Retail, run by India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, little-known food and home cleaning brands take pride of place ...
  6. Six dishes, but which has the most salt? You may be surprised at the answer

    Want to cut back on salt and still have tasty meals? Here are 7 tips

    Too much salt can be a health risk, but that has not deterred Singaporeans. The programme Talking Point finds out what’s behind the nation’s high ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: Ford Motor Co's logo pictured in 2019

    Ford, Infiniti in spotlight on China consumer rights show

    Auto brands Ford and Nissan's Infiniti were among those companies criticised on Monday (Mar 15) on Chinese state television China Central ...
  8. To lose the weight he gained previously, Steven Chia went on a two-month intermittent fast.

    Does intermittent fasting shed those kilos? Here are 7 things you should know

    After drinking bubble tea over a month, Talking Point host Steven Chia decided to put intermittent fasting to the test. And he got some tips about ...
  9. A child eats a ration of food at an improvised shelter for people who lost their homes due to the f

    UN report says 17% of food wasted at consumer level

    An estimated 17per cent of food available to consumers was wasted in homes, retail outlets and restaurants in 2019, according to research ...
  10. FILE PHOTO: Carlos Gonzalez, managing partner of the Oz Ladies' and Gentlemen's Nightclub

    US consumer spending rebounds; inflation muted

    U.S. consumer spending increased by the most in seven months in January as the government doled out more pandemic relief money to low-income ...