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State aid helps French car sales bounce back from virus pain

Jul 01, 2020 - 5:30 PM

New car sales in France rise 1.2% in June 2020, a major rebound after the plunge during the coronavirus lockdown

PARTIAL RESUMPTION. An employee of Toyota works on an assembly line in Onnaing, France, on April 21, 2020. Photo by Francois Lo Presti/AFP

10 things you can buy at the Shop2Give Hope sale to help children in need

Jun 26, 2020 - 5:44 PM

Enjoy up to 70% off on Unilever products and get a chance to win special prizes

Europe 2020 auto sales to plunge record 25% – industry group

Jun 23, 2020 - 8:10 PM

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association calls on governments to help the car industry recover and safeguard jobs

FIAT CHRYSLER. The logos of automobile companies Abarth, Lancia, Fiat, Alfa Romeo, and Jeep are pictured at the entrance to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles at the Fiat Mirafiori car plant in Turin, Italy, on May 27, 2019. Photo by Marco Bertorello/AFP

U.S. retail sales surge 17.7% in May 2020

Jun 16, 2020 - 10:00 PM

The $485.5 billion in United States retail sales in May 2020 is nearly double what analysts had forecast

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 16: A pedestrian walks by a retail store that has reopened on June 16, 2020 in San Francisco, California. According to a report by the U.S. Commerce Department, retail sales surged 17.7 percent in May as more states begin the process of reopening after being shut down due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

China's industrial output continues slow recovery from virus hit

Jun 15, 2020 - 5:00 PM

Chinese industrial production expands 4.4% in May 2020, but there are still 'many difficulties and uncertainties'

REOPENED. A general view shows buildings in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province on April 7, 2020. Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the coronavirus first emerged last year, partly reopened on March 28 after more than two months of near total isolation for its population of 11 million. Photo by Hector Retamal / AFP

10 things you can buy for only P6.00 at Shopee’s 6.6 super flash sale

Jun 05, 2020 - 4:40 PM

Get your mobile phones and laptops ready for online shopping on June 6

UK car sector axes 2,000 jobs as sales slump

Jun 04, 2020 - 8:00 PM

British car dealership Lookers says it is cutting about 1,500 jobs, while carmaker Aston Martin is slashing 500

German car sales slashed in half in May 2020

Jun 04, 2020 - 7:00 PM

Just over 168,000 cars are registered in Germany in May 2020, down 49.5% compared with May 2019

CORONAVIRUS CLOSURES. Closed shops are pictured in the so-called Dutch district of Potsdam, eastern Germany, on April 4, 2020. Photo by Tobias Schwarz/AFP

Awful data show U.S. economy is in deep trouble

May 16, 2020 - 7:00 AM

United States retail sales sink by 16.4% in April 2020, the largest one-month fall on record. Industrial production also drops a record 11.2%.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 15 : People are reflected on a window of a retail store closed due to coronavirus as they walk around Times Square during the spread of COVID-19 pandemic on May 15, 2020 in New York City. COVID-19 has spread to most countries around the world, claiming over 307,000 lives and infecting more than 4.6 million people. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images/AFP

China car sales begin recovery after virus plunge

May 13, 2020 - 1:15 PM

The uptick in car sales comes as China emerges from months of lockdown imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus

Cars are seen on a road in Beijing on May 12, 2020. - Auto sales in China, which experienced a record low due to the coronavirus outbreak, are recovering as some Chinese seek an alternative to public transportation, but the upturn remains fragile. (Photo by GREG BAKER / AFP)

UK car sales crash to 1946 low as virus slams economy

May 05, 2020 - 8:55 PM

New registrations for cars sold in Britain collapse to 4,321 in April 2020, the worst performance since February 1946 or just after World War II

LONDON. A pedestrian walks along the bank of the Thames with the towers of London in the background on March 11, 2020. Photo by Tolga Akmen/AFP

Smart celebrates Mother’s Day with a big Signature Sale from May 6 to 15

May 05, 2020 - 1:49 PM

Get exclusive gadget deals and freebies at the Smart Online Store

U.S. State Department approves possible sale of attack helicopters to PH

May 01, 2020 - 7:31 PM

To give the Philippine military a much-needed boost in air power, the government is looking to buy 6 attack helicopters from US-based suppliers

ATTACK HELICOPTERS. The AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter by Bell Helicopters. Photo from the Bell Helicopters website

Support Filipino local sellers at Lazada’s Bounce Back Sale

May 01, 2020 - 10:00 AM

Here's a chance to pay it forward

U.S. home sales post biggest monthly decline since 2015

Apr 22, 2020 - 8:00 AM

Sales of existing houses, townhomes, and apartments in the United States drop 8.5% in March compared to February – the biggest single-month decline since 2015

HOUSING. An apartment housing building in New York City on April 15, 2020. Photo by Angela Weiss/AFP

U.S. Fed warns of worsening economy as virus savages retail, factories

Apr 16, 2020 - 7:00 AM

The coronavirus pandemic causes contractions in United States retail sales and manufacturing not seen in decades

A homeless man walks past closed stores in the Fashion District in Downtown Los Angeles, California on April 2, 2020. - The United States recorded 1,169 COVID-19 fatalities in the past 24 hours, the Johns Hopkins University tracker showed on April 2, the highest one-day death toll recorded in any country since the global pandemic began. (Photo by Apu GOMES / AFP)

Coronavirus prompts Americans to stock up on guns, ammo

Mar 25, 2020 - 4:20 PM

A gun store owner in Washington state says, '... a lot of people are scared that someone is going to break into their home... to steal cash, their toilet paper, their bottled water, their food'

GUN SALE. File photo of guns sold in a sporting goods store in South Plainfield, New Jersey. Shutterstock.com

Seat sale alert: AirAsia offers 6 million seats for P1 base fare

Mar 07, 2020 - 2:48 PM

The booking period runs from March 9 to 15, for travel from September 2020 to July 2021

SEAT SALE. AirAsia holds its first 'BIG sale' for the year. Photo from Facebook.com/airasiaph

DOT postpones nationwide mall sales amid coronavirus scare

Feb 29, 2020 - 1:13 PM

The tourism department says it 'maintains its stance to prioritize the safety of its citizens more than visitor arrivals and revenue'

POSTPONED. The nationwide mall sales that were meant to be part of the 2020 Philippine Shopping Festival have been postponed. Screenshot from Facebook.com/DepartmentOfTourism

Big Bad Wolf releases safety guidelines in light of coronavirus outbreak

Feb 06, 2020 - 6:28 PM

The book sale starts on February 14

Thesis for sale: Benilde students say they paid P20,000 to pass

Jan 23, 2020 - 5:04 PM

A whistle-blower says a program director of De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde passed thesis students who paid P20,000. The university says they're investigating.

PROLONGED PROBE? The De La Salle College of Saint Benilde. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Big Bad Wolf book sale returns in February 2020

Jan 17, 2020 - 11:06 AM

Who needs a date when you've got books? The 'world's biggest book sale' will be in Manila from February 14 to 24, 2020.

Arms sales worldwide up nearly 5%, says new report

Dec 09, 2019 - 8:31 AM

The turnover of the 100 biggest arms manufacturers comes to $420 billion, thanks in large part to the US market, says the report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

Chinese consumers smash 'Singles' Day' shopping record

Nov 12, 2019 - 9:50 PM

Consumers in China spend $1 billion via Alibaba platforms in the first 68 seconds of 'Singles' Day,' also called '11.11'

This photo taken on November 11, 2019 shows workers sorting out packages at a delivery company warehouse on "Singles' Day" -- the world's biggest 24-hour shopping event -- in Yangzhou in China's eastern Jiangsu province. - Chinese shoppers set new records for spending during the annual "Singles' Day" buying spree despite an economic slowdown and worries over the US trade war, with state media calling it a sign of China's rising economic strength. E-commerce giant Alibaba said consumers spent $38.3 billion on its platforms on November 11 during the world's biggest 24-hour shopping event, up 26 percent from the previous all-time high mark set last year. (Photo by STR / AFP) / China OUT

Lazada’s 11.11 sale has shoes that’ll take you where you want to go

Nov 08, 2019 - 4:16 PM

Expect discounts from brands such as Keds, Sperry, Adidas, and Converse

The best beauty deals from your favorite brands this 11.11

Nov 07, 2019 - 6:03 PM

Discounts off best-sellers from Happy Skin, Snoe, L’Oréal, MAC, and more

11 mobile phones to check out during Lazada’s 11.11 electronics sale

Nov 06, 2019 - 4:31 PM

Need a new phone? Here’s a list of discounted ones.

Shopee holds its first-ever 11.11 big Christmas TV special

Nov 05, 2019 - 6:15 PM

Countdown to the finale of the Shopee 11.11 Big Christmas Sale with live performances by top homegrown celebrities and the debut of Shopee’s latest Christmas jingle

Don't pay cash when you shop this October and get as much as PHP 3,000 cashback

Oct 11, 2019 - 5:08 PM

This perk is exclusive to PayMaya users

All the brands you shouldn’t miss out on at Shopee’s 10.10 sale

Oct 10, 2019 - 4:45 PM

Your favorite brand just might be on sale

Getting a head start on your Christmas shopping? Check out these deals

Oct 09, 2019 - 7:15 PM

Shopee’s 10.10 sale is here to save your wallet!

10 gadgets to check out at Shopee’s 10.10 sale

Oct 08, 2019 - 6:35 PM

From karaoke sets to cameras

The gadgets you need to snag during the big 9.9 sale

Sep 06, 2019 - 6:26 PM

Big discounts on tablets, gaming keyboards, cellphones, and more!

LIST: Carts ready? Here are the wild September sales coming up

Sep 05, 2019 - 8:00 AM

With these crazy discounts and upcoming deals, who else is ready to sale away?

'Lazada Loans,' new customer collection points announced in time for annual 9.9 sale

Sep 03, 2019 - 7:14 PM

Users can now get loans or pay bills through the Lazada app, among other new services, mirroring recent app trends to be an all-in-one hub

9.9 SALE. Ray Alimurung, CEO of Lazada Philippines, announces new user-centric features and services on the app. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


PSA bookworms: Books for Less to hold Warehouse Sale in August

Jul 18, 2019 - 6:22 PM

Get those book-hoarding budgets ready for another sale!

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms in Taiwan arms sale

Jul 12, 2019 - 7:47 PM

'The US arms sale to Taiwan has severely violated the basic norms of international law and international relations,' says Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang

SANCTIONS? Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang says China will impose sanctions on US enterprises that will participate in the sale of weapons to Taiwan. File photo from website of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs

What to buy during Lazada’s mid-year festival

Jul 11, 2019 - 8:21 PM

From Ray-ban, Fujifilm, Delsey, and more!

China urges U.S. to 'immediately cancel' arms sale to Taiwan

Jul 09, 2019 - 4:45 PM

China's foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang says China has already lodged formal complaints through diplomatic channels expressing 'strong dissatisfaction and resolute opposition' to the move

GENG SHUANG. Image from Voice of America via Wikipedia

INFOGRAPHIC: Take the whole family on an unforgettable trip to Singapore

Jul 05, 2019 - 10:57 AM

Are you into sports, food, or the arts? You’ll surely make memories you’ll never forget!

IN PHOTOS: The Great Singapore Sale is now a festival with ‘GSS: Experience Singapore’

Jul 01, 2019 - 6:13 PM

The annual event wants to be Singapore’s own Songkran or Taiwan Lantern Festival

Singapore’s longest running annual sale is back as ‘GSS: Experience Singapore’

Jun 18, 2019 - 5:46 PM

Shop, dine, play, explore and live it up at the refreshed edition of what was formerly known as the ‘Great Singapore Sale’ the past 25 years

Huawei phone sales plunge, cutbacks planned as US pressure bites

Jun 17, 2019 - 6:48 PM

Huawei's founder says overseas smartphone sales have tumbled since the US last month threatened to blacklist the company


Huawei jumps ahead of Apple in tough smartphone market – IDC

May 02, 2019 - 10:39 AM

The global smartphone market for Q1 2019 declines 6.6% from the same period in 2018, the 6th consecutive quarter of decline, says the International Data Corporation

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Enjoy up to 80% off on books at National Book Store's Warehouse Sale 2019

Mar 22, 2019 - 3:09 PM

Bookworms, heads up! Get those wallets ready for March

WATCH: Behind the doors of the 2019 Big Bad Wolf Book Sale

Feb 21, 2019 - 3:00 PM

The massive book sale opens in Manila for the second year in a row

BIG BAD WOLF. The massive book sale returns to Manila with 2 million books. Photo by Amanda Lago/Rappler

Once red-hot smartphone market sees cooler trend

Feb 03, 2019 - 4:50 PM

The smartphone remains a must-have device, but sales are slowing down

IPHONE X. Shutterstock photo

Big Bad Wolf Book Sale: 11 days, 24 hours a day, 2 million books, up to 90% off

Jan 30, 2019 - 7:18 PM

Say goodbye to shelf space, say hello to joy

BOOK SALE. The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale is back with 2 million books. Rappler screenshot

'Big Bad Wolf,' the world’s biggest book sale, to visit Manila again

Jan 20, 2019 - 2:03 PM

The highly-awaited book sale is back in Manila from February 22 to March 4, bringing with it over 2 million new books and huge discounts

LIST: Airline seat sale in January 2019

Jan 11, 2019 - 6:20 PM

Here are the airlines offering cheaper fares this January 2019

REHABILITATION. Establishments found to be violating environmental laws will be shut down by the government. Photo from Shutterstock