Tag: Business News

Toys ‘R’ Us is back

The new stores will be smaller, but more engaging, the company says, selling fewer toys than their predecessors but providing more interactive experiences.
Created by b8ta, a company that designs interactive and technology-focused retail locations, the store aims to provide kids with hands-on play and opportunities to try the toys for themselves.

Another Recession is on the way!

WASHINGTON — Discouraging economic data from around the globe have heightened fears that another recession is on the way.

Fresh evidence emerged Thursday that U.S. home sales and manufacturing are weakening. Signs also surfaced that European banks are increasingly burdened by the region’s debt crisis and sputtering economy.

The rising anxiety ignited a huge sell-off in stocks that led many investors to seek the safety of U.S. Treasurys.

Japan Continues Hold the Yen currency

The Japanese government will continue hold the yen after the earthquake and tsunami for some time ago. The measure is on the market, Japan noted the development of its currency and trade with partners in the G-7 if necessary.

At a time when overall response times for the first time since 2000, a group of seven countries to sell the yen on Friday, March 18, 2011, reached unprecedented levels after the currency reform. Conditions that exports from Japan and other trade agreements, which could jeopardize the success of the Japanese economy after a disaster.

No double dip (probably)

The economics research team at Goldman Sachs has done excellent work over the past few years; they were among the most prescient forecasters in seeing the economic damage that the housing bust and credit crisis would wreak. So their analysis is worth a particularly close read.