World Cup boosts TV sales in football-mad Southeast Asia

Sales of flat panel televisions across Southeast Asia rose sharply in May as demand soared in the football-crazy region ahead of the World Cup, a report said today.

Auto production, sales in China dips to 4.4 per cent in May

The automobile production and sales in China has dropped 4.4 per cent in May from April this year, marking the second month-on-month decline in a row in the world`s biggest automobile market, an industry group said today.

Drugs, prostitution worth 10bn pounds to British economy

The inclusion of illegal activities such as prostitution and drugs into national accounts would add about 10 billion pounds to national output, Britain`s statistics office said Thursday.

Acid attack survivor gets job in Supreme Court, thanks to judge

An acid attack survivor, who lost her vision in the incident, will soon join in the Supreme Court as its employee.

Acid attack: SC sets deadline to regulate sales, judge gives job to survivor

The Supreme Court directed all state governments and Union territories to frame rules for regulating sale of acid by March 31, 2014.

SC bans over-the-counter sale of acid, orders compensation for victims

The Supreme Court passed an interim order on regulating the sale of acid at retail outlets in market across the country.

Acid to be categorised as poison: Centre to SC

The Centre presented before the Supreme Court a report on the steps it intended to take to ban the sale of acid in open market.

New high-tech hangers offer shopping tips to boost sale

New high-tech hangers can now do the job of salesclerk by suggesting matching items to generate a bigger sale.

eBay bans magic spells, potions, and curses sales from site

Online shopping site eBay is set to ban the sales of magic spells, potions, and curses as part of a ‘routine clean-up’.

WHO warns against tobacco industry pushing sales

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Wednesday urged governments in Southeast Asia to beware of the tobacco industry`s interference in tobacco control programme.

Lady Gaga album sells 1.1 million copies in first week

‘Born This Way’ sold 1.11 million copies during the week ended May 29.

Sales of sex toys set to rival smartphones

The sales of sex toys could soon match those of smartphones.

Taylor celebrates 20 million sales in London

Taylor Swift ended her European tour on a celebratory note: Not only did she perform in front of thousands of fans, she got an honour for reaching the 20 million mark in worldwide album sales.

Simpson’s fashion line to boost sales

Jessica Simpson’s fashion line expected to make $1bn in sales.

Scooters post over 52% sales jump during Apr-Oct

The scooter segment is proving the sceptics wrong, posting over 52 percent jump in sales in the first 7 months this fiscal over the same period last year.

Big sales projected for Michael Jackson album

The initial US shipment of Michael Jackson`s "Michael," due December 14 on Epic Records, is 900,000, according to retail sources.

iPhone for sales in S.Korea start this week

S.Korean telecom operator KT Corp will begin selling Apple`s iPhone this week to expand its market.

Domestic car sales up 38%, bikes` 30% in July

Domestic passenger car sales jumped by 37.95 percent to 1,58,764 units in July compared to 1,15,084 units in the same month last year.

Toyota braces for sales hit from recall, costs mount

Toyota Motor`s unprecedented recall of millions of vehicles with faulty accelerators is taking a toll on sales and may force the world`s largest automaker to cut 2010 sales forecasts.

Honda two-wheeler Jan sales up 25%

Two-wheeler manufacturer Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India(HMSI) today reported 24.84 percent growth in its total sales at 1,18,571 units in January.