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The Plot Thickens at Barnes & Noble

Tuesday March 5th, 2013 10:26:09 PM
Will the bookseller's chairman team up with Liberty to make a low-ball bid for the retail operations?


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Sears CEO Calls for Breakup, Offers to Acquire Kenmore

Monday April 23rd, 2018 05:16:06 PM
Edward Lampert is once again carving up Sears in a bid to save his retail empire, offering to purchase the Kenmore appliance brand and other Sears units after the struggling company was unable to find other buyers.

U.S. Hospital Profits Fall as Labor Costs Grow and Patient Mix Shifts

Monday April 23rd, 2018 04:04:42 PM
One important measure of U.S. hospital profits last year reached a low not seen in the past decade, as a tight labor market and other factors pressure hospital finances.

Viewers Spurn the Telenovela for a New Love: Netflix

Monday April 23rd, 2018 05:12:26 PM
New competitors are forcing Televisa and other Latin American broadcasters to develop real-life, edgier dramas and crime stories to replace the torrid romances that once enthralled millions.


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Coca-Cola Funded Anti-Obesity Nonprofit GEBN Shuts Down After Allegations Of Coke's Involvement

Tuesday December 1st, 2015 09:10:04 AM
The Global Energy Balance Network (GEBN), a nonprofit organization funded by the Coca-Cola Co., said on its website late Monday that it will discontinue its operations. The announcement comes four months after it was revealed that the Atlanta, Georgia-based beverage maker was involved in the activities of the group.

Small Shops See Uptick In Customers Despite Lack Of Small Business Saturday American Express Incentives

Saturday November 28th, 2015 10:57:07 PM
In the wake of Black Friday, small shops and retailers were getting the attention on Saturday as United States consumers came out for Small Business Saturday -- a shopping holiday conceived by American Express in 2010. The day has become a way for small retailers, restaurants and shops to promote their establishments within their local communities.

Small Business Saturday: American Express Cuts Credit Incentives For Shopping Locally

Saturday November 28th, 2015 12:18:01 AM
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday – there’s a shopping day for everything at this time of year. But this year’s sixth annual Small Business Saturday will be missing one key factor: incentives for American Express credit card holders, the Chicago Tribune reported Friday.


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Boosted Announces 4 Electric Skateboard Models; Mini S Starts At $749

Wednesday April 18th, 2018 01:19:11 AM
American manufacturing company Boosted has introduced four new electric skateboard models. The series starts at $749 and can go as high as $1,599 based on their specs and features.


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Iran's New Oil And Gas Contract Terms Flexible On Crude Price, Risk: Official

Saturday November 21st, 2015 01:48:00 PM
TEHRAN, Iran (Reuters) -- Iran's new oil and gas contracts will have flexible terms that take into account oil price fluctuations and investment risks, a senior Iranian official told Reuters Saturday. Iran is trying to lure back international oil companies to develop its vast oil and gas reserves once sanctions are lifted under a deal with world powers. Iran will announce a new development contract model at conferences in Tehran Nov. 28-29 ‎and in London in February.

With Crude Prices At Historic Lows, Saudi Arabia Pledges To Keep Oil Coming

Sunday November 8th, 2015 10:32:47 PM
A year after the price of crude went into free fall, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has said that it has no plans to reduce oil drilling. In comments to the Financial Times, Saudi officials said they see no reason to slow the supply of oil in advance of an international producers' meeting in December. 

How Will Federal Budget Deal Affect US Oil Security?

Wednesday October 28th, 2015 07:27:23 PM
As Middle East and Latin American countries grapple with sinking oil prices, the United States is considering a budget deal that would require the sale of 58 million barrels of oil from the emergency reserve created decades ago to shield the nation from market disruptions. While this release of crude is unlikely to directly affect oil prices, some experts say depleting the Strategic Petroleum Reserve could leave the U.S. vulnerable to unforeseen events that disrupt global oil markets.






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