Software vendors and their business customers have tried many things to increase customer loyalty, but they have been disappointed more often than not. Rewards, delight, and daily deals were good ideas to help spur customer loyalty. Unfortunately, they weren’t enough to move the loyalty needle in today’s highly competitive markets. That’s because rewards programs often reward the wrong thing.
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Leading FIFA officials were involved in a “coordinated attempt” to enrich themselves, world soccer’s governing body said Friday.
The proposed move — to be voted on at Facebook’s annual general meeting on June 20 — is designed to make sure a future Facebook chief’s management powers aren’t limited, the board said.
Dramatically weaker jobs data may be a telling sign of productivity, says ex-Obama economic aide Austan Goolsbee.
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia, the world’s top oil producer, plans to continue its consultations with OPEC and may hold a meeting with the group this autumn, Energy Minister Alexander Novak told reporters.
The probability for a June rate hike plummeted Friday after a major miss in the May jobs report.
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Jaguar Land Rover is suing Chinese automaker Jiangling Motor for allegedly copying the British firm’s Range Rover Evoque, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said – a rare move by a foreign automaker to fight copycats in th…
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street finished lower on Friday, led down by financial shares, after a surprisingly weak jobs report prompted doubts about the U.S. economy and its ability to sustain a near-term interest rate hike.
Job creation tumbled in May, with the economy adding just 38,000 positions amid conflicting signs of an economic recovery.
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ECB board governor Evald Nowotny tells CNBC that compromise is not a good avenue for central banks who believe in the path they have set.
VIENNA (Reuters) – Russian oil billionaire Vagit Alekperov isn’t easily swayed, but Saudi Arabia’s new Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih achieved it this week.
The Linux Foundation on Wednesday announced that it has taken the OpenSwitch Project under its wing. OpenSwitch last year began as a joint project of Hewlett Packard Enterprises, Broadcom, VMware, Accton, Intel and Arista. OpenSwitch is an open source, Linux-based network operating system, or NOS, that works with enterprise-grade switches from multiple vendors.
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The euro zone’s two biggest economies, France and Germany, have seen their growth outlook revised by their respective central banks.
The injection of stem cells into the brains of chronic stroke patients has led to promising results, Stanford University says.
(Reuters) – Troubled Canadian drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc said it received another notice of default from bondholders for the delay in filing its first-quarter report.
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The head of JPMorgan Chase told British staff a decision by Britain to leave the EU could mean “fewer” jobs with the bank there and more jobs in Europe.