Stage 0. This is when the inside lining of your stomach has a group of unhealthy cells that may turn into cancer. Surgery usually cures it. In the survey, 98 percent respondents voted for online shopping, 96 percent for social networking, and 95 percent for banking, emailing and booking tickets.According to the survey, the main drivers for online transaction include ease of paying online (51 percent respondents), safety and security (43 percent) and faster processing (39 percent).Cashback offers (40 percent), discount coupons (38 percent) and cheaper prices (36 percent) are the other major pull factors for virtual shopping, the survey said.(Also see: Retailers Want Government to Ensure Strict Implementation of ‘No Cashbacks’ Policy)”With a booming e commerce and e services market, brands have become price competitive, 60 percent of respondents cited that they get enticed to shop online during discount days,” it said.Growing inclination to pay utility bills online is another trend found by the survey.”Three out of four people pay their utility bills online. Tech savvy youth (age group 18 30 years) aptly targeted by online recharge and utility bill payment platforms, show higher adoption rates (81 percent) for online utility bill payments,” said the survey.Delhi and Bengaluru (81 percent) lead in online utility bill payments followed by Jaipur (75 percent) and Ahmedabad (72 percent) and Mumbai (69 percent).Plastic money also beat hard cash as the preferred mode of payment for shopping. “70 percent Indian consumers prefer online shopping with cards over cash on delivery; quick and safe refunds being the key reason for their preference,” said the survey.Women are more active in the virtual shopping landscape, leading online transactions above men, with 74 percent of the female respondents use plastic money for online transactions.”Women are using credit and debit cards to shop on their mobiles (98 percent) and book flights online (56 percent)..
Saturday August 20 It will be a brighter start to the day with sunshine and showers expected at both sites. Showers are expected to turn heavier in Staffs by the middle of the day and later on in Chelmsford which will have a windy day with fresh to strong south south westerly winds of 25mph pushing to gusts of 40mph by early afternoon. There will be brighter spells with temperatures around 18/19C with showers easing off for the evening across both sites.
The Mayor’s very successful Affordable Housing Fund Initiative will continue for the 5th year. According to Community Development staff, the city has leveraged $13.4M to secure $87M in WHEDA Section 42 tax credits since the program began. Pinney Library is seeking funds to pay for a temporary relocation due to construction delays at Royster Corners.