Wednesday 20 June 2018
Holiday season

MasterCard Q4 profit jumps 12pc to $858bn

MasterCard , the world's No. 2 debit and credit card company, said worldwide purchase volume increased 12.1 per cent to $858 billion in local currency terms during the fourth quarter of 2014, marking a better-than-expected profit for the hol


Pressure builds as retailers near holiday finish line

After buying and remodeling a home, Karin Gilles and her husband, Dave Muilenburg, are not splurging on holiday gifts this year - no matter how drastically retailers slash prices to lift sales in a shopping season that peaks this weekend.


FedEx sees 12pc rise in shipments for Nov-Dec

FedEx Express forecasts more than 260 million shipments to move through its worldwide shipping networks between the last week of November and Christmas, marking a 12 per cent increase for the holiday season over last year. FedEx Corp, whic


Grand Hyatt Amman readies for new year

Grand Hyatt Amman has unveiled its preparations for New Year celebrations, which includes decorating its restaurants to capture the essence of a different decade of the century. Under the theme of "Travel in Time", Grand Hyatt Amman's Viet

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