Total Canadian Consumer Debt Over $1.8 Trillion

John Thomson 07/23/2018 08:40:36 AM EST in Industry

Total Canadian Consumer Debt Over $1.8 Trillion

Canadian consumer debt levels continue to reach new highs even as 46 per cent of people decreased their personal debt, according to Equifax Canada's 2017 Q4 National Consumer Credit Trends Report. Those who added more debt (37 per cent) did so in larger amounts on average, pushing the average debt

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Back-to-School and College Spending to Reach US$82.8 Billion

Published: 07/23/2018 07:30:06 AM EST

Back-to-School and College Spending to Reach US$82.8 Billion

An annual survey released by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Prosper Insights and Analytics, projects that total spending for K-12 schools and colleges combined will reach US$82.8 billion this year, just under last year's US$83.6 billion.

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Will Microsoft Be The First Trillion Dollar Company?

Published: 07/21/2018 04:53:25 PM

Will Microsoft Be The First Trillion Dollar Company?

Earlier this week, Microsoft's market cap momentarily surpassed Google's parent company Alphabet for the first time in three years causing pundits on every business talk show to ask who will be the first company to reach a market capitalization of $1 trillion?


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BMO Opens First Smart Branch in Winnipeg

Published: 07/20/2018 08:30:04 AM

BMO Opens First Smart Branch in Winnipeg

BMO Bank of Montreal has opened its first Smart Branch in Winnipeg at 110-400 North Town Rd., as part of the bank's rollout of the new format in Canada.

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Casio Announces New G-MS Women's Collection Watches

Published: 07/20/2018 07:30:01 AM

Casio Announces New G-MS Women's Collection Watches

Casio Canada has announced the newest addition to its women's line of timepieces with the G-MS Watch Collection.

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Prime Day 2018 Sales Surpass Last Year's Event, Cyber Monday, and Black Friday

Published: 07/18/2018 01:22:49 PM

Prime Day 2018 Sales Surpass Last Year's Event, Cyber Monday, and Black Friday

Despite getting off to a rocky start with many customers reporting they were unable to log onto the Prime Day deals for several hours after the commencement of Prime Day 2018, Amazon says the event was a roaring success, surpassing Prime Day 2017, as well as Cyber Monday and Black Friday last year to become the biggest shopping event in Amazon history.

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Streaming Music is Hot, But Data on Physical Music Sales is Shocking

Published: 07/18/2018 10:18:57 AM

Streaming Music is Hot, But Data on Physical Music Sales is Shocking

It's no surprise that the sale of physical music CDs and other media has taken a hit thanks to streaming. But the latest figures from SoundScan, noted in a post by Alan Cross in theĀ Journal of Musical Things, in are downright staggering.


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Revolv Intros Supreme Clean Record Cleaning Solution

Published: 07/18/2018 08:43:17 AM

Revolv Intros Supreme Clean Record Cleaning Solution

VANA, Ltd., the North American distributor for Audio Physic Loudspeakers, European Audio Team turntables and electronics, as well as the U.S. distributor for Okki Nokki record cleaning machines, has introduced the Revolv Supreme Clean Record Cleaning Solution.

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Netflix Fast Website Now Lets You Check Connection Latency, Upload Speed

Published: 07/17/2018 07:35:33 PM

Netflix Fast Website Now Lets You Check Connection Latency, Upload Speed

The speed of your Internet connection is integral to the streaming television experience, and to help customers better monitor this, Netflix has updated the Fast.com Website to measure connection latency and upload speed from your Internet Service Provider (ISP).

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Roku Launches Roku TV Wireless Speakers

Published: 07/17/2018 09:51:29 AM

Roku Launches Roku TV Wireless Speakers

Roku has developed its own speakers, the Roku TV Wireless Speakers, designed exclusively for Roku TV, and calibrated to deliver premium audio while watching content through the media streaming device.

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