U.S. natural polymer sales generated revenues of $4.95 billion in 2012, according to Transparency Market Research (TMR). Demand is expected to remain on the rise in the next few years, growing at an annual rate of 6.2% between 2012 and 2018.
Sunday is fast becoming the new Saturday for trips to the supermarket, and an increasing number of Australians are visiting the supermarket almost every day of the week, according to the new research from Woolworths.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn today took steps to protect the health of youth across Illinois by signing legislation that prevents anyone under the age of 18 from using tanning beds and electronic cigarettes.
In the second quarter of 2013 23.4 million visitors came to Florida, an increase of 2.6 percent over the same period in 2012. This makes Q2 2013 the largest second quarter for visitation in the state's history.
The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) is planning to fight the problem of credit cards fraud by using chips. Last year Russian banks and their clients lost about 100 million euros from criminals that find their way to card codes.
Northern Ireland's unemployment levels for 18-24 year olds stood at 18.5% during March to May but there is a positive sign: Unemployment levels have dropped below the average rate in the United Kingdom.
The latest World Gold Council Gold Demand Trends report, which covers the period April-June 2013, highlights how recent falls in the gold price have generated significant increases in demand, compared with the same time last year.