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November 26, 2018 - 10:53 am
“The actions we are taking today continue our transformation to be highly agile, resilient and profitable, while giving us the flexibility to invest in the future."
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November 26, 2018 - 8:38 am
It's a piece of a much broader, company-wide restructuring plan
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People wait in line to buy televisions as they shop during an early Black Friday sale at a Best Buy store on Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, in Overland Park, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
November 23, 2018 - 7:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It would have been easy to turn on their computers at home over plates of leftover turkey and take advantage of the Black Friday deals most retailers now offer online. But across the country, thousands of shoppers flocked to stores on Thanksgiving or woke up before dawn the next day...
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Ali Baydoun at Motor City Produce in Eastern Market. (Photo: Mike Campbell/WWJ)
November 21, 2018 - 2:23 pm
"People are scared right now because of the last episode they had," said Ali Baydoun, who owns Motor City Produce in Eastern Market.
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FILE - In this May 14, 2015, file photo, the oil drilling rig Polar Pioneer is towed toward a dock in Elliott Bay in Seattle. Sharply lower oil prices are sending ripples through the global economy, lending more spending power to consumers _ particularly for Americans’ big holiday shopping spree _ but potentially dampening investment in U.S. oil production. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
November 21, 2018 - 10:03 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Holiday shoppers should enjoy more spending power thanks to the recent sharp drop in oil prices, though cheaper energy could also weigh on the U.S. economy by dampening investment in shale oil production. While the fall in oil prices doesn't yet match the 2014-2016 slump...
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A man wearing a costume of “Potsquatch” poses with customers outside New England Treatment Access cannabis dispensary dispensary on the first day of legal recreational marijuana sales, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Northampton, Mass (Leon Nguyen/The Republican via AP)
November 20, 2018 - 5:09 pm
Marijuana is already sold legally in six Western states, but the long-awaited opening of recreational outlets in the East was hailed as major milestone.
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November 20, 2018 - 4:04 pm
The holy grail of shopping is nearly upon us: Black Friday.
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In this Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, photo, shoppers push carts while browsing isles at a Target store in Edison, N.J. . (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
November 20, 2018 - 1:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers are spending freely heading into the holidays, but heavy investments and incentives like free shipping by retailers are giving Wall Street pause. Target Inc., Kohl's Corp., Best Buy Co. and TJX Cos. all reported strong sales at stores opened at least a year. That's a key...
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This Feb. 15, 2018, file photo shows a Ford logo on a vehicle at the Pittsburgh Auto Show in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
November 19, 2018 - 5:10 pm
It's probably one of the most familiar smells on earth, that mingling of new plastic, upholstery and engine parts.
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November 19, 2018 - 12:57 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The recent turbulence in the U.S. stock markets is spooking some older workers and retirees, a group that was hit particularly hard during the most recent financial crisis. There's no indication, though, that the recent volatility has brought about large-scale overhauls in retirement...
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