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Even luxury brands offer pay later options now

Even luxury brands offer pay later options now

Finance
After electronics, apparel and e-commerce companies, luxury brands like Hugo Boss, Corneliani, Emporio Armani, Salvatore Ferragamo are now offering the pay later financing solution to their customers which allows them to receive an item and pay for it in instalments with no interest. The flexible payment option, popularly known as ‘Buy Now Pay Later’, is aimed at attracting younger shoppers towards these brands, which offer the scheme on items priced in the range of Rs 20,000 to Rs 30,000. “Majority of consumers look for affordable ways to finance their purchases, it is important that the experience of availing Pay Later EMIs at the point of sale is as seamless as possible,” said Baljinder Paul Singh, director, Unicorn Infosolutions, an Apple Premium Reseller. William Penn, which is giving...
Tottenham to replace Harry Kane and his goals with Timo Werner? Other options include Danny Ings, Moussa Dembele and Thomas Muller

Tottenham to replace Harry Kane and his goals with Timo Werner? Other options include Danny Ings, Moussa Dembele and Thomas Muller

Sports
Tottenham have one of the best strikers in world football leading their line, but Harry Kane could leave if his ambition is not matched. Kane reiterated his desire to win trophies and, although he loves Spurs, would not stay there for the sake of it. © 2019 SOPA Img Harry Kane is one of the best strikers in world football, so who would Tottenham replace him with if they ever sold him? Since making his debut at his boyhood club in 2011, Kane has scored 181 goals for the Premier League side. Manchester United and Manchester City are believed to be keeping tabs on the £150m-rated forward, who Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy would not let go without a fight. But if Kane wants to go and pushes for a move, Tottenham may not be able to keep hold of him for m...
Kids overeat when given more options, study shows

Kids overeat when given more options, study shows

Health
July 19 (UPI) -- Having too many junk food options may lead to children eating too much, a new study says. The larger the quantities and wider the arrays of snack food options snack for kids, the more likely they are to overeat, according to research published Thursday in the International Journal of Obesity. "There has been a popular push by nutritionists and public health officials towards replacing large dishware with smaller versions to nudge people towards healthier decisions," Jessica Kerr, a researcher at Murdoch Children's Research Institute and study author, said in a news release. "But we have found dishware size has very little effect on the amount of food consumed." The researchers gave snack boxes filled with crackers, cheese, a muesli bar, biscuits, a container of peaches a...
Government mulls various options for consolidation of PSU general insurers

Government mulls various options for consolidation of PSU general insurers

Finance
NEW DELHI: The government is exploring various consolidation options including merger of state-owned general insurance companies with New India Assurance with a view to create synergy and unlock value. The Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) under the Ministry of Finance is also looking at other options including stake sale in three state-owned insurance firms like National Insurance Company, Oriental Insurance Company and United India Insurance Company, sources said. The idea is to fast track stake sale in the public sector general insurance companies, which has been pending for the past two years, sources said. Various options including issuance of fresh shares which could be subscribed by New India Assurance are also being explored, they said, adding that direct...
Options are few for storm-ravaged homes with insufficient insurance

Options are few for storm-ravaged homes with insufficient insurance

Finance
With the Atlantic hurricane season underway, homeowners should be aware that inadequate insurance coverage can make recovering from a bad situation even worse.Whether damage from a storm comes from wind or water, homeowners whose coverage is insufficient have discovered the hard way that it makes recovery difficult and that their options for help are limited. "Some people believe they don't need [coverage], and then they experience an event and realize they can't afford the cost of repairs or rebuilding," said Brock Long, former administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and now executive chairman at Hagerty Consulting, an emergency management consulting firm based in Evanston, Illinois.A woman crosses a flooded street.Jim Watson | AFP | Getty ImagesAs temperatures rise and m...