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UFaker gives brand enthusiasts a voice with anti-counterfeiting app

October 22, 2013

Mobile application uFaker aims to stave off the growing problem of counterfeiting by arming brands with timely information and getting consumers involved in the fight.

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3pc of investors check account balances via mobile: Forrester

September 27, 2013

A new report by Forrester Research found that 49 percent of investors check their investment account balances on a PC, while 3 percent use a mobile phone.

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Ultra-high-net-worth population decreases in Brazil, China: report

September 12, 2013

The combined wealth of global ultra-high-net-worth individuals has grown to a record high, although the ultra-high-net-worth population has dropped in Brazil and China, according to a new report by Wealth-X and UBS.

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Tesla Motors to feature award-winning model at charity polo match

August 28, 2013

American electric-automaker Tesla Motors is participating at nonprofit organization Safety Harbor Kids’s 7th annual charity polo match where donors will raise education funds for parentless and homeless children.

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US close to genuine economic recovery, Europe still shaken: Financial Times summit

June 4, 2013

VIENNA, Austria – Panelists from the Financial Times, Goldman Sachs and Fulcrum Asset Management at the FT Business of Luxury Summit 2013 agreed that the United States is much closer to achieving genuine economic recovery than Europe, though luxury remains strong in both markets.

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Affluent men are more optimistic toward the US economy than women: report

January 4, 2013

Forty-one percent of women with a household income of more than $250,000 believe that the U.S economy is doing better today than it was 12 months ago in comparison to 54 percent of men in this income group who believe the same, according to a new report by the Shullman Research Center.

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60pc high-net-worth consumers are optimistic about personal financial future: report

December 18, 2012

Sixty-nine percent of U.S. adults with a household income of more than $500,000 are very satisfied with their current financial situation and 60 percent of these consumers predict that they will definitely be better off one year from now, according to a new report by Shullman Research Center.

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MasterCard exec: Experiential, mobile mix draws deep-pocketed consumers

October 16, 2012

NEW YORK – A MasterCard executive at the Luxury Interactive 2012 conference said that the company is positioning itself as an experiential brand for high-earning shoppers through exclusive packages, digital payments and a mobile application sponsorship.

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Wealth management DNA must be core of company: Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

June 28, 2012

NEW YORK – To differentiate themselves from competitors, wealth management companies must make crucial changes that will only work if the alterations are part of the company’s core DNA, according to a speaker from the 2012 Forrester Customer Experience Forum.

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Google, Microsoft cofound DMARC to better defend email authentication

January 31, 2012

Companies such as Google, AOL, Return Path and Microsoft have founded DMARC – Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance – a networking group dedicated to reducing the threat of email spam, called “phishing.”

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