Dealmaster: As Switch sales slow, Nintendo launches a new bundle

Enlarge / The bundle includes the neon red and neon blue Joy-Cons. (credit: Mark Walton) Nintendo has released a new Switch bundle that pairs the popular game console with a $ 35 credit to its eShop digital store. The company announced the bundle last week, but the deal has now become available at various retailers, […]

PlayStation 5 news: Surprise Sony sales reveal ahead of PS5 release update

Sony’s PlayStation 4 console range has gone from strength-to-strength over the past few years but still faces some stiff competition. While fans wait on the official PS5 release date announcement, big news has been revealed about one of its competitors. It has now been revealed that the Nintendo Switch outsold the PS4 in a key […]

Samsung will fight its phone sales slump with models built for India

Samsung knows it’s facing tough times, and it’s not just counting on the Galaxy S10 to get out of its funk. It’s launching a trio of Galaxy M-series phones in late January that are designed expressly for “Indian millennial consumers,” the company’s Asim Warsi told Reuters. They’ll launch in India first before a wider rollout, […]

VR isn’t just for gamers — here’s how Audi, Lowe’s and Macy’s are using it to boost sales and employee training (M, WMT, AUDVF, LOW, UPS)

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Inelligence Virtual reality (VR) offers immersive experiences in which users can hear, see, and interact with 360-degree digital environments using […]

China grants Qualcomm a ban on some iPhone sales

A Chinese court granted Qualcomm an injunction against Apple that halts sales and imports of most iPhone models in the country. The court ruled that several devices, including iPhone X, violated two Qualcomm patents related to resizing photos and managing apps. The injunction reportedly affects iPhone 6S, 6S Plus, 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus […]

Super Smash Bros Ultimate scores massive Nintendo Switch sales win for 2018

Super Smash Bros Ultimate has only been available for a short while but has already grabbed an impressive sales crown. The new Nintendo Switch games release is another killer exclusive from the industry giant and provides some much needed new content for the console going into the end of 2018. And for anyone who thought […]

‘It was made to seem like getting a haircut’: Patient says breast implant sales pitch glossed over risks

Breast augmentation is the most popular cosmetic surgery in the world, with 10 million women opting for breast implants during the past decade. We took hidden cameras into the offices of three Toronto plastic surgeons to review how they explain and sell the procedure.

Putting Nintendo Switch’s 8.2 million US Switch sales in context

This morning, Nintendo sent out one of its periodic brag-heavy business press releases, this time focusing on a strong start to the US holiday shopping season. In addition to updates on lifetime US sales for the 3DS family of systems (22 million), and recent Classic Edition systems (2.5 million for SNES Classic, 2 million for […]