Walmart’s New “Sweet Spark” Cantaloupe Ensures You Never Buy A Bland Melon Again

Fruit salad just isn’t the same when it’s not the summer — and not just because it’s best served during a Fourth of July barbecue. Some of the fruit is just not as good when you get it out of season — but Today.com reports Walmart has invented a brand-new fruit to change that. Walmart worked with Bayer to develop the “Sweet Spark,” a cantaloupe variety that is nearly twice as sweet as a typical cantaloupe you’d get in the winter. The goal was to develop a melon that could be grown outside of the typical…

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TOP NEWS: B&M European Enters Convenience Food With Heron Foods Buy

LONDON (Alliance News) – B&M European Value Retail SA on Wednesday announced plans to enter the convenience food space by buying discount convenience retailer Heron Food Group Ltd for up to GBP152.0 million. The value retailer will buy Heron Food through its subsidiary EV Retail Ltd. Heron Food operates predominately in the north of England and operates 251 stores. In 2016, it delivered revenue of GBP274.4 million and a pretax profit of GBP8.6 million. Like-for-like revenue rose by 3% year-on-year. The business employs 3,800 people and sells products including ambient,…

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Apple should buy Athenahealth to expand in health care: Citigroup

Sally Shin | CNBC Tim Cook As Apple moves into health care, it’s acquired a few small start-ups. Now, Citigroup analyst Garen Sarafian is recommending that the company scoop up a far larger player in health technology: Athenahealth. Even with a market capitalization of close to $6 billion, the purchase would make sense, Sarafian wrote in a note to clients, as it could help Apple solve one of the biggest’s issues in health care — the interoperable exchange of medical data. Sarafian’s analysis followed a report on Wednesday from CNBC…

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Sale in India Today: Time, Variants, Where to Buy, and More

The much-awaited Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 sale will start on Wednesday at 12pm on the two official channels – Flipkart and Mi.com. Redmi Note 4 (Review) price in India starts at Rs. 9,999 for the variant with 2GB RAM and 32GB storage. The variant with 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage is priced at Rs. 10,999, and the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage model costs Rs. 12,999. The smartphone, available in Gold, Grey, Matte Black, and Silver colour options, was launched in India in January. Just a day ahead of the Redmi Note 4 sale, rival Honor 6X…

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Buy Reliance Capital, Future Lifestyle, Motilal Oswal, EID Parry: Ashwani Gujral

Ashwani Gujral of ashwanigujral.com told CNBC-TV18, “I don’t think this is a great market moving story till contours, etc. are out. However, overall, Tata Motors had bottomed out at about Rs 430. Tata Steel is probably the strongest steel stock. Meanwhile Tata Consultancy Services is doing well as an IT stock. However, I think the smaller Tata companies like Tata Sponge, etc. may get more excited with this than the largecaps because the smaller companies tend to benefit more if they are organised as clusters, etc. Overall Tata Group stocks…

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LONDON, United Kingdom — “Fashion immediacy.” “See now, buy now.”

LONDON, United Kingdom — “Fashion immediacy.” “See now, buy now.” “Instant fashion.” Whatever you call it, the concept of presenting a designer collection that can be purchased — and delivered — immediately after its runway debut was once heralded as the high fashion’s antidote to sweeping disruption. For years, the traditional designer fashion model has been under attack from a variety of players, including “cheap chic” fast-fashion behemoths delivering on-the-nose trends at record speed; contemporary brands fusing luxury-like image and customer service with slick back-end operations and lower price points;…

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Planning to buy Miss Universe tickets? Prepare P8k to P50k

Planning to watch the Miss Universe coronation night in Manila next year? Better prepare your pockets and wallets as early as now. Tourism Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo on Monday said ticket-selling for the international beauty tilt in the Philippines in January 2017 will start on Dec. 20 through TicketNet. Teo said VIP tickets will cost around $1,000 or P50,000, while those for general admission will be sold at around $160 or P8,000. The Tourism chief said only 200 VIP tickets are available to the public as Miss Universe representatives will watch…

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This App Lets You Buy Restaurants’ Leftovers

Food For All is on a mission to reduce food waste in the U.S. The new food ordering service app essentially lets people buy a restaurant’s leftovers in an effort to help restaurants cut back on waste and to keep food from piling up in landfills. Users simply search the app for deals nearby; select the food they want to buy; and then go to the restaurant to pick it up. Food For All is already operating in Boston, where about 30 restaurants have signed up to participate. But this…

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All the phones you can buy instead of the Samsung Note 7

From being called ‘ISIS’ favourite phone’ to getting its name on the ‘no-fly’ list, it’s been a rocky ride for the Samsung Note 7. The Korean major’s flagship phone has been blowing up left and right, and the worst part is Samsung, according to most recent reports, hasn’t even been able to identify the problem. Even the recall didn’t work. This, despite thousands of its engineers working overtime to trace the spark. Samsung finally called it quits on its shaky relationship with the Note 7 and decided to kill the model…

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Romanian govt to buy Brancusi sculpture despite failure of subscription

Romania’s government said on Wednesday it would go ahead with the purchase of an acclaimed sculpture by modernist giant Constantin Brancusi despite the failure of a public subscription to raise its share of the price tag. The government announced in May it would contribute 5 million euros to the required 11 million euros ($12 million), hoping to raise the rest from the public by the end of September. The appeal has only brought in about one-fifth of the remaining 6 million needed to buy “Cumintenia Pamantului”, or “The Meekness of…

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