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Gamasutra
Welcome back, Commander. XCOM 2 out now on Mac and LinuxDATE: Friday, 5 February 2016 Feral Interactive today announced that the highl
Welcome back, Commander. XCOM 2 out now on Mac and Linux
Gamasutra / Posted 2 days ago
DATE: Friday, 5 February 2016 Feral Interactive today announced that the highly anticipated turn-based strategy game XCOM® 2 is out now for Mac and Linux and is available to buy via Steam. XCOM 2 will be released on the Mac App Store shortly.... Read more
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PC Magazine
Is Your Fitness Tracker Leaking Data? Researchers evaluated the security of eight fitness trackers, but only one pa
Is Your Fitness Tracker Leaking Data?
PC Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
Researchers evaluated the security of eight fitness trackers, but only one passed the test. "The unique identifiers broadcast by all studied devices except for the Apple Watch are fixed," the report found.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fitbit unveils $139 ‘fashion’ fitness trackerFitbit unveils $139 'fashion' fitness tracker to take on Apple: Users can swap
Fitbit unveils $139 ‘fashion’ fitness tracker
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Fitbit unveils $139 'fashion' fitness tracker to take on Apple: Users can swap bands and Alta automatically knows when you're working out Bands are available in different colors in plastic, steel and leather Alta has a large OLED screen that is... Read more
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Macworld
Fitbit slims down with fashionable new Alta fitness tracker The $130 fitness band puts a stylish spin on activity-tracking. Fitbit took
Fitbit slims down with fashionable new Alta fitness tracker
Macworld / Posted 4 days ago
The $130 fitness band puts a stylish spin on activity-tracking. Fitbit took a bold step at CES last month when it unveiled the Blaze, a $200 fitness-forward smartwatch that seemed designed... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Fitbit's New Alta: Not A Smartwatch, Not A Big Departure, Just A More Stylish FitbitMore than any other company that makes fitness wearables, Fitbit's strategy inv
Fitbit's New Alta: Not A Smartwatch, Not A Big Departure, Just A More Stylish Fitbit
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
More than any other company that makes fitness wearables, Fitbit's strategy involves a whole lot of devices that, through different designs, feature sets, and price points, try to offer something for everybody. The Fitbit Blaze, for instance, which... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Hasbro's IDR at 'BBB+'; Outlook StableNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed Hasbro Inc.'s (Hasbro) Lo
Fitch Affirms Hasbro's IDR at 'BBB+'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed Hasbro Inc.'s (Hasbro) Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BBB+' and Short-term IDR at 'F2'.The Rating Outlook is Stable. Approximately $1.7 billion of debt as of Sept. 27, 2015 is affected... Read more
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Billboard
On 'Anti,' Being Rihanna Isn't Easy: Album ReviewBeing Rihanna must be exhausting. In America's estimation of the pop princess -
On 'Anti,' Being Rihanna Isn't Easy: Album Review
Billboard / Posted 6 days ago
Being Rihanna must be exhausting. In America's estimation of the pop princess -- who was recently reported by research agency the NPD Group to be the most marketable brand spokesperson alive -- she exists on the languorous edge of Carefree Black... Read more
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Calcutta News
CDC gives Chipotle green signal in E coli contamination NEW YORK - The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said two E.
CDC gives Chipotle green signal in E coli contamination
Calcutta News / Posted 6 days ago
NEW YORK - The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said two E. coli outbreaks tied to Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants appear to be over, sending the company's shares climbing... Read more
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Business Wire
Arby’s Leads QSR Industry with 8.1% U.S. System Sales Growth in 2015ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arby’s achieved industry-leading system U.S. Same-Sto
Arby’s Leads QSR Industry with 8.1% U.S. System Sales Growth in 2015
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arby’s achieved industry-leading system U.S. Same-Store Sales (SSS) growth of 8.1% in 2015 – more than three times the growth rate of a sample of the larger Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) chains*. In 2015, Arby’s produced... Read more
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Billboard
On 'Anti,' Being Rihanna Isn't Easy (Album Review)Being Rihanna must be exhausting. In America's estimation of the pop princess—w
On 'Anti,' Being Rihanna Isn't Easy (Album Review)
Billboard / Posted 6 days ago
Being Rihanna must be exhausting. In America's estimation of the pop princess—who was recently reported by research agency the NPD Group to be the most marketable brand spokesperson alive—she exists on the languorous edge of Carefree Black Girlness,... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
CDC ends Chipotle E. coli investigationAn investigation into E. coli incidents at Chipotle locations last year was clo
CDC ends Chipotle E. coli investigation
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 6 days ago
An investigation into E. coli incidents at Chipotle locations last year was closed Monday after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared that the outbreaks appear to be over. More than 50 people in 11 states were sickened by an... Read more
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First Coast News
CDC ends Chipotle E. coli investigationAn investigation into E. coli incidents at Chipotle locations last year was clo
CDC ends Chipotle E. coli investigation
First Coast News / Posted 6 days ago
An investigation into E. coli incidents at Chipotle locations last year was closed Monday after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared that the outbreaks appear to be over. More than 50 people in 11 states were sickened by an... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
CDC ends Chipotle E. coli investigationAn investigation into E. coli incidents at Chipotle locations last year was clo
CDC ends Chipotle E. coli investigation
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 6 days ago
An investigation into E. coli incidents at Chipotle locations last year was closed Monday after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared that the outbreaks appear to be over. More than 50 people in 11 states were sickened by an... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
CDC ends Chipotle E. coli investigationAn investigation into E. coli incidents at Chipotle locations last year was clo
CDC ends Chipotle E. coli investigation
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
An investigation into E. coli incidents at Chipotle locations last year was closed Monday after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared that the outbreaks appear to be over. More than 50 people in 11 states were sickened by an... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
CDC ends Chipotle E. coli investigationAn investigation into E. coli incidents at Chipotle locations last year was clo
CDC ends Chipotle E. coli investigation
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 6 days ago
An investigation into E. coli incidents at Chipotle locations last year was closed Monday after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared that the outbreaks appear to be over. More than 50 people in 11 states were sickened by an... Read more
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Market Watch
Hershey replaces sugar with meatThe Hershey Co. is planning a big push for its Krave brand of meat snacks in 20
Hershey replaces sugar with meat
Market Watch / Posted 8 days ago
The Hershey Co. is planning a big push for its Krave brand of meat snacks in 2016 to take advantage of a spike in the growth of nonsugary treats. Hershey HSY, +1.28% reported a 5% decline in revenue for the fourth quarter on Thursday. The maker of... Read more
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Yahoo News
Domino's wins pizza wars amid an ever-crowded field Domino's wins pizza wars as new entrants increase The pizza wars are heating
Domino's wins pizza wars amid an ever-crowded field
Yahoo News / Posted 9 days ago
Domino's wins pizza wars as new entrants increase The pizza wars are heating up. But one name is coming out on top: Domino's (DPZ). The company has continued to dominate against Papa John's (PZZA)... Read more
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Market Watch
Hershey replaces sugar with meatThe Hershey Co. is planning a big push for its Krave brand of meat snacks in 20
Hershey replaces sugar with meat
Market Watch / Posted 9 days ago
The Hershey Co. is planning a big push for its Krave brand of meat snacks in 2016 to take advantage of a spike in the growth of non-sugary treats. Hershey HSY, +1.24% reported a 5% decline in revenue for the fourth quarter on Thursday The maker of... Read more
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Market Watch
Hershey turns to meat snacks as Americans cut back on sugarThe Hershey Co. is planning a big push for its Krave brand of meat snacks in 20
Hershey turns to meat snacks as Americans cut back on sugar
Market Watch / Posted 9 days ago
The Hershey Co. is planning a big push for its Krave brand of meat snacks in 2016 to take advantage of a spike in the growth of non-sugary treats. Hershey HSY, +1.06% reported a 5% decline in revenue for the fourth quarter on Thursday The maker of... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
Money WatchThe Pasadena City Council will consider implementing a $15 an hour minimum wage
Money Watch
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
The Pasadena City Council will consider implementing a $15 an hour minimum wage at its meeting on Monday The recommendation comes from the council’s Economic Development and Technology Committee, which approved the idea of increasing minimum wage... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
Money WatchThe Pasadena City Council could be ready by Monday to consider recommendations
Money Watch
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
The Pasadena City Council could be ready by Monday to consider recommendations of its Economic Development and Technology Committee on establishing a new minimum wage for local workers. Many local residents have said they want the minimum wage to... Read more
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Gamasutra
2K and WWE Announce Multi-Year Extension for WWE Video Game properties2K and WWE Announce Multi-Year Extension for WWE Video Game properties NEW YOR
2K and WWE Announce Multi-Year Extension for WWE Video Game properties
Gamasutra / Posted 10 days ago
2K and WWE Announce Multi-Year Extension for WWE Video Game properties NEW YORK & STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 28, 2016-- 2K and WWE® (NYSE:WWE) today announced that the companies have extended their partnership with a new multi-year... Read more
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Investopedia
Star Wars Toys: Is The Tail Wagging The Dog?Even before the movie was released, The Walt Disney Compan's (DIS) Star Wars Ep
Star Wars Toys: Is The Tail Wagging The Dog?
Investopedia / Posted 12 days ago
Even before the movie was released, The Walt Disney Compan's (DIS) Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens was expected to shatter box office records across the world, and rake in billions in ancillary revenues stemming from merchandise sales. In... Read more
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TheStreet.com
McDonald's is a bright spot for profits in 2016Every cloud has a silver lining, they say, and if there's been a silver lining
McDonald's is a bright spot for profits in 2016
TheStreet.com / Posted 13 days ago
Every cloud has a silver lining, they say, and if there's been a silver lining to the terrible start we're off to in 2016, it's been the fact McDonald's(MCD - Get Report) is now serving Egg McMuffins all day long. But beyond being a way to satisfy... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Retro toys lead the way as sales rocket in last 12 monthsFigures from analysts The NPD Group reveal December accounted for 26% of all to
Retro toys lead the way as sales rocket in last 12 months
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
Figures from analysts The NPD Group reveal December accounted for 26% of all toy sales. And old fashioned playthings were back in favour with demand for action figures up by 20% and building sets and cuddly toys by 14% each. Top seller: Lego... Read more
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The Morning Call
Longtime Easton-area shoe store to close after 70 yearsPALMER TOWNSHIP — Joseph "Pino" DiGirolamo stopped by Seidel's Shoes last week
Longtime Easton-area shoe store to close after 70 years
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
PALMER TOWNSHIP — Joseph "Pino" DiGirolamo stopped by Seidel's Shoes last week looking to buy five pairs of shoes. "Size eight," DiGirolamo said. But the retired pizzeria owner walked out without any footwear. Inventory has been dwindling for... Read more
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IGN
Star Wars Toys Sold Over $700 Million in 2015The Force is strong with these toys. Star Wars fever reached a new peak in 201
Star Wars Toys Sold Over $700 Million in 2015
IGN / Posted 17 days ago
The Force is strong with these toys. Star Wars fever reached a new peak in 2015, as the franchise's toy sales reached over $700 million for the year, according to retail research group NPD (via Reuters). The NPD group released a report showing the... Read more
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Newser
'Star Wars' Merch Pretty Much Lightsabered Its Way to the Top of Toy Sales in 2015– Is it a trap? Maybe for fanatic consumers, but not for the toy industry, whic
'Star Wars' Merch Pretty Much Lightsabered Its Way to the Top of Toy Sales in 2015
Newser / Posted 17 days ago
– Is it a trap? Maybe for fanatic consumers, but not for the toy industry, which had a stellar sales year in 2015, partly thanks to the Star Wars franchise. Star Wars toys—including hot sellers such as Kylo Ren lightsabers and BB-8 models—scooped up... Read more
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FOX News
Against the grain: When not to go on a gluten-free dietBonnie Dahan has always been health conscious, but fad diets have never interes
Against the grain: When not to go on a gluten-free diet
FOX News / Posted 18 days ago
Bonnie Dahan has always been health conscious, but fad diets have never interested her. That all changed after going on a spa retreat based on ayurvedic medicine with friends, when she met a practitioner who nudged her toward one of the most popular... Read more
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Entrpreneur
This Industry Just Had an Incredible YearJedi warriors, genetically modified dinosaurs and a gang of rescue pups helped
This Industry Just Had an Incredible Year
Entrpreneur / Posted 18 days ago
Jedi warriors, genetically modified dinosaurs and a gang of rescue pups helped the toy industry deliver its most robust growth figures in more than a decade. According to data released by The NPD Group on Wednesday, U.S. toy sales increased 6.7... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Exotic, bolder flavors coming to fast diningCentral Florida's fast casual dining scene is becoming more than just burgers a
Exotic, bolder flavors coming to fast dining
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
Central Florida's fast casual dining scene is becoming more than just burgers and burritos. In 2015, make-your-own pizza and noodle restaurants flooded Central Florida with the second wave of these "better than fast food" eateries. But 2016 could... Read more
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TribLIVE
New techniques offer help for the brow-challengedIn between vowing to eat right, work out more, get sufficient sleep and keep a
New techniques offer help for the brow-challenged
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
In between vowing to eat right, work out more, get sufficient sleep and keep a calendar, who has time to maintain a new beauty regimen? The good news is, you won't have to. Just commit to your eyebrows. “A strong, chiseled brow is a very important... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Aronson-founded company launches new line of healthy meat entreesPhoto by MIKE RAFFIN The new Clean Planet line of meat dishes aims to take adva
Aronson-founded company launches new line of healthy meat entrees
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 21 days ago
Photo by MIKE RAFFIN The new Clean Planet line of meat dishes aims to take advantage of consumers' interest in protein. Garden Fresh Gourmet founder Jack Aronson is taking the fresh approach that made his salsa the country's top brand to another... Read more
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IGN
Super Mario Maker Becomes Nintendo's Latest Million SellerNintendo revealed during the month of December, Super Mario Maker reached over
Super Mario Maker Becomes Nintendo's Latest Million Seller
IGN / Posted 24 days ago
Nintendo revealed during the month of December, Super Mario Maker reached over 1 million units sold in the U.S. That makes it the sixth Wii U game to reach the milestone in the console's lifespan. The other games to have crossed the million-mark are... Read more
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IGN
Hottest Selling Games Revealed for December, All of 2015No console exclusives on either list. Multi-platform games featured exclusivel
Hottest Selling Games Revealed for December, All of 2015
IGN / Posted 24 days ago
No console exclusives on either list. Multi-platform games featured exclusively for the month of December, with not a single console exclusive breaking the top 10. Overall, software sales were down slightly from the same period last year, with new... Read more
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IGN
Super Mario Maker Becomes Nintendo's Latest Million SellerNintendo revealed during the month of December, Super Mario Maker reached over
Super Mario Maker Becomes Nintendo's Latest Million Seller
IGN / Posted 24 days ago
Nintendo revealed during the month of December, Super Mario Maker reached over 1 million units sold in the U.S. That makes it the sixth Wii U game to reach the milestone in the console's lifespan. The other games to have crossed the million-mark are... Read more
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Gamasutra
Call of Duty is the U.S.' best-selling (retail) game for 2015The NPD group, which specializes in retail sales tracking, has released its cha
Call of Duty is the U.S.' best-selling (retail) game for 2015
Gamasutra / Posted 24 days ago
The NPD group, which specializes in retail sales tracking, has released its chart of the best-selling physical copies of games in the U.S. for 2015. Call of Duty continues to lead the pack. The top-selling list isn't going to surprise you very much,... Read more
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IGN
The Top-Selling Console for December, and 2015, Was PS4The NPD group released its findings for US console sales for the month of Decem
The Top-Selling Console for December, and 2015, Was PS4
IGN / Posted 24 days ago
The NPD group released its findings for US console sales for the month of December and once again, PlayStation 4 came out on top. Lifetime sales of the console are now just a fraction under 36 million units. In a statement, Sony told us it wanted to... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Rihanna Considered "Most Marketable" CelebrityRihanna is winning and apparently, that’s not going to change anytime soon. A r
Rihanna Considered "Most Marketable" Celebrity
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 24 days ago
Rihanna is winning and apparently, that’s not going to change anytime soon. A recent report released by the NPD group suggests that RiRi is the most marketable celebrity for brands, WWD reports. This means that an endorsement deal with Rihanna can... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Pajamas That You Can Wear to Work? This Startup Wants to Be the Lululemon of Sleepwear.For many women, sleepwear tends to consist either of the discombobulated dregs
Pajamas That You Can Wear to Work? This Startup Wants to Be the Lululemon of Sleepwear.
Houston Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
For many women, sleepwear tends to consist either of the discombobulated dregs of one’s wardrobe -- handed-down boxer shorts, ratty T-shirts and frumpy sweatshirts, for instance -- or, on the other hand, uncomfortably decorous lingerie. “The outfit... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Pajamas That You Can Wear to Work? This Startup Wants to Be the Lululemon of Sleepwear.For many women, sleepwear tends to consist either of the discombobulated dregs
Pajamas That You Can Wear to Work? This Startup Wants to Be the Lululemon of Sleepwear.
Entrpreneur / Posted 27 days ago
For many women, sleepwear tends to consist either of the discombobulated dregs of one’s wardrobe -- handed-down boxer shorts, ratty T-shirts and frumpy sweatshirts, for instance -- or, on the other hand, uncomfortably decorous lingerie. “The outfit... Read more
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The Columbian
Restaurant food delivery heating upIt’s snowing. You don’t own a car. You’re lazy and hungry. At least a dozen co
Restaurant food delivery heating up
The Columbian / Posted 28 days ago
It’s snowing. You don’t own a car. You’re lazy and hungry. At least a dozen companies are ready to deliver prepared foods to your front door, and the market for restaurant delivery is set to expand significantly in 2016, industry observers say,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Toys R Us holds its own against online holiday competitionBy Anne D’Innocenzio and Joseph Pisani, Associated Press NEW YORK — Toys R Us
Toys R Us holds its own against online holiday competition
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 28 days ago
By Anne D’Innocenzio and Joseph Pisani, Associated Press NEW YORK — Toys R Us reported stronger holiday sales despite intense competition from online retailers such as Amazon.com. The company said Friday that sales at stores open at least a year... Read more
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The News & Observer
Why aren’t smart TVs very clever? | News & Observer January 9, 2016 1:30 PM Smart TVs plagued by confusing i
Why aren’t smart TVs very clever?
The News & Observer / Posted 29 days ago
| News & Observer January 9, 2016 1:30 PM Smart TVs plagued by confusing interfaces Some unable to run latest streaming services Manufacturers hope to reduce need for multiple... Read more
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TribLIVE
Roundup: Mazda expands air bag recall; U.S. consumer borrowing rises in November; moreMazda is expanding a recall of passenger air bags because they can inflate with
Roundup: Mazda expands air bag recall; U.S. consumer borrowing rises in November; more
TribLIVE / Posted 29 days ago
Mazda is expanding a recall of passenger air bags because they can inflate with too much force and spew metal fragments into the vehicle. The recall covers 374,519 vehicles, including the 2003-08 Mazda6, the 2006-07 Mazdaspeed6 and a limited number... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Toys ‘R’ Us holds its own in holiday salesAssociated Press NEW YORK Toys “R” Us reported stronger holiday sales despite
Toys ‘R’ Us holds its own in holiday sales
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 29 days ago
Associated Press NEW YORK Toys “R” Us reported stronger holiday sales despite intense competition from online retailers such as Amazon.com. The company said Friday that sales at stores open at least a year rose 2 percent from Nov. 2 to Jan. 2,... Read more
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Japan Today
Toys R Us holds its own against online holiday competition ‹ Japan TodayToys R Us reported stronger holiday sales despite intense competition from onli
Toys R Us holds its own against online holiday competition ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 30 days ago
Toys R Us reported stronger holiday sales despite intense competition from online retailers such as Amazon.com. The company said Friday that sales at stores open at least a year rose 2 percent from Nov. 2 to Jan. 2, compared with last year’s holiday... Read more
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TheStreet.com
6 smart toys that teach your kids how to code, create and learnCompanies from around the world brought their connected toys and showed off how
6 smart toys that teach your kids how to code, create and learn
TheStreet.com / Posted 30 days ago
Companies from around the world brought their connected toys and showed off how they could better educate children in a fun and 21st century way. According to the NPD Group, the U.S. toy market grew to $18.24 billion in 2014 from $17.5 billion in... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Toys R Us holds its own against online holiday competitionNEW YORK (AP) - Toys R Us reported stronger holiday sales despite intense compe
Toys R Us holds its own against online holiday competition
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 30 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Toys R Us reported stronger holiday sales despite intense competition from online retailers such as Amazon.com. The company said Friday that sales at stores open at least a year rose 2 percent from Nov. 2 to Jan. 2, compared with... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Toys R Us holds its own against online holiday competitionNEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us reported stronger holiday sales despite intense compe
Toys R Us holds its own against online holiday competition
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 30 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us reported stronger holiday sales despite intense competition from online retailers such as Amazon.com. The private company said Friday that sales at stores open at least a year rose 2 percent from Nov. 2 to Jan. 2, a crucial... Read more
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