LOL! Procter & Gamble wants to trademark LOL

August 24, 2018@7:25 AM TFP Editor 0

Image copyright Getty Images Procter & Gamble has applied to trademark acronyms that are common in text speak. If successful, terms including “LOL” (Laugh Out Loud), “NBD” (No Big Deal) and even WTF (too rude to spell out here) could be used to market products. The global household products company applied to use the acronyms in soap, detergents and air fresheners. P&G registered the trademark applications with the US Patent and Trademark Office in April. […]

Stocks making the biggest move premarket: FL, HIBB, NFLX, INTU & more

August 24, 2018@6:56 AM TFP Editor 0

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Foot Locker – Foot Locker reported adjusted quarterly earnings of 75 cents per share, 5 cents a share above estimates. Revenue also beat forecasts, however comparable-store sales rose by 0.5 percent, short of the 0.7 percent estimate of analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters. Hibbett Sports – The sporting goods retailer posted an unexpected loss of 6 cents per share, compared to a consensus forecast of a […]

Belgium shop fined for discriminating against male job-seeker

August 24, 2018@6:54 AM TFP Editor 0

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Gender stereotyping is said to be common in the retail sector A Belgian shop has been ordered to pay a man more than €13,000 (£11,726) in damages for turning him down for a job because it wanted a woman. The man in Louvain (Leuven), near Brussels, complained to Belgium’s institute for gender equality, which won his case at a labour tribunal. Rejecting his application for stock manager, the clothes […]

Global Turbomolecular Pumps Market 2018-2025: Analysis by Product & Application – CAGR to Grow at 5.4% – ResearchAndMarkets.com

August 24, 2018@6:29 AM TFP Editor 0

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Turbomolecular Pumps Market by Product and Application – Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2018-2025” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global turbomolecular pumps market size was $1,005 million in 2017, and is projected to reach $1,529 million in 2025, growing at a CAGR of 5.4%. Factors such as high vacuum, operational proficiency, and enhanced productivity offered by turbomolecular pumps and implementation of stringent energy-saving government regulations to monitor the pumps […]

Netflix shares rise after SunTrust upgrades the streaming giant on its opportunity in India

August 24, 2018@6:28 AM TFP Editor 0

SunTrust says Netflix shares will rise due to its success in international markets. The firm raised it rating for Netflix shares to buy from hold, saying its web search trend analysis is pointing to strong subscriber results for the company’s third quarter. “The stock pullback post the 2Q subs miss (which we attribute to ’13 Reasons Why’ and World Cup, as previewed) leaves us with ~20% potential upside from current levels,” analyst Matthew Thornton said […]

Suntrust upgrades Netflix, says buy on the dip because of India opportunity

August 24, 2018@6:28 AM TFP Editor 0

SunTrust says Netflix shares will rise due to its success in international markets. The firm raised it rating for Netflix shares to buy from hold, saying its web search trend analysis is pointing to strong subscriber results for the company’s third quarter. “The stock pullback post the 2Q subs miss (which we attribute to ’13 Reasons Why’ and World Cup, as previewed) leaves us with ~20% potential upside from current levels,” analyst Matthew Thornton said […]