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Market Watch
Costco same-store sales rose significantly in 2015Costco Wholesale Corp. said Wednesday that sales in stores open at least a year
Costco same-store sales rose significantly in 2015
Market Watch / Posted 2 hours ago
Costco Wholesale Corp. said Wednesday that sales in stores open at least a year grew significantly during fiscal 2015, adding to a string of strong sales figures for the warehouse retailer at a time when competitors are reporting mixed... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Attaches tour rice, poultry, wine sitesSTUTTGART -- Vangile Titi-Msumza, a South African agricultural attache based in
Attaches tour rice, poultry, wine sites
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 hours ago
STUTTGART -- Vangile Titi-Msumza, a South African agricultural attache based in Washington, D.C., liked what she saw at a poultry farm in Farmington. Her counterpart from New Zealand was excited to see rice and cotton production for the first... Read more
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Reuters
Wal-Mart to reopen five U.S. stores at center of union complaintA family shops at the Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market in Bentonville, Arkansas, Ju
Wal-Mart to reopen five U.S. stores at center of union complaint
Reuters / Posted 14 hours ago
A family shops at the Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market in Bentonville, Arkansas, June 4, 2015. Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) said it would reopen in late October to early November five U.S. stores whose closure had prompted a union to file a complaint... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Mart to reopen five US stores at center of union complaintREUTERS: Wal-Mart Stores said on Wednesday it planned to reopen in late October
Mart to reopen five US stores at center of union complaint
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 hours ago
REUTERS: Wal-Mart Stores said on Wednesday it planned to reopen in late October to early November five U.S. stores whose closure had prompted a union to file a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board. The retailer will start hiring workers... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Survey: Big banks fear Apple Inc. more than other nonbank competitors – MacDailyNews“Banks have watched less regulated finance companies ranging from mortgage lend
Survey: Big banks fear Apple Inc. more than other nonbank competitors – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted yesterday
“Banks have watched less regulated finance companies ranging from mortgage lenders to private-equity firms encroach on many of their main businesses,” Peter Rudegeair reports for The Wall Street Journal. “But ask an executive or board member at a... Read more
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Market Watch
Dollar Tree swings to a loss after closing dealDollar Tree Inc. swung to a loss in its latest quarter as the discount retailer
Dollar Tree swings to a loss after closing deal
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
Dollar Tree Inc. swung to a loss in its latest quarter as the discount retailer integrates its recently acquired rival. The Virginia-based chain, which in July completed its $9 billion acquisition of Family Dollar Inc., now operates nearly 14,000... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Dollar Tree sales miss as Family Dollar acquisition dragsREUTERS: Discount retailer Dollar Tree Inc's quarterly sales rose less than ana
Dollar Tree sales miss as Family Dollar acquisition drags
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
REUTERS: Discount retailer Dollar Tree Inc's quarterly sales rose less than analysts had expected as it focused on integrating Family Dollar stores amid intense competition from mass retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc . Shares of the company,... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasure Finding love is not easy, and neither is the increasingly crowded online matc
Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasure
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
Finding love is not easy, and neither is the increasingly crowded online match-making industry. FILE: Now, with surveys showing 70 percent of Americans are unhappy with their jobs, he thinks the... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Etsy could lose certification over 'tax dodge'An employee passes a quilted Etsy sign in the company's Dumbo offices A tax po
Etsy could lose certification over 'tax dodge'
Crain's New York Business / Posted yesterday
An employee passes a quilted Etsy sign in the company's Dumbo offices A tax policy advocacy group called for online retailer Etsy Inc. to be stripped of a certification awarded to companies that adhere to strict standards for transparency and social... Read more
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iol.co.za
Actis buys into CoricraftSUPPLIEDFurniture retailer Coricraft has showrooms across South Africa. File pi
Actis buys into Coricraft
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
SUPPLIEDFurniture retailer Coricraft has showrooms across South Africa. File picture: Supplied Johannesburg - Buyout firm Actis has bought a stake in South African furniture retailer Coricraft, it said on Tuesday, marking the latest deal by the... Read more
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FOX Business
Dollar Tree 2Q Sales Miss ViewsDiscount retailer Dollar Tree Inc's quarterly sales rose less than analysts exp
Dollar Tree 2Q Sales Miss Views
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
Discount retailer Dollar Tree Inc's quarterly sales rose less than analysts expected due to intense competition from retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc and as it focused on closing the acquisition of Family Dollar Stores Inc. Dollar Tree's sales... Read more
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Philly.com
Wal-Mart cutting workers' hoursWal-Mart Stores Inc., in the midst of spending $1 billion to raise employees' w
Wal-Mart cutting workers' hours
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., in the midst of spending $1 billion to raise employees' wages and give them extra training, has been cutting the number of hours some of them work in a bid to keep costs in check. Regional executives told store managers at the... Read more
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Market Watch
Dollar Tree swings to a loss after dealDollar Tree Inc. swung to a loss in its latest quarter, though sales jumped, as
Dollar Tree swings to a loss after deal
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
Dollar Tree Inc. swung to a loss in its latest quarter, though sales jumped, as the discount retailer integrates its recently-acquired rival. Shares in the company fell 5.3% in premarket trading, erasing much of their year-to-date gain. The... Read more
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iol.co.za
Actis buys CoricraftSUPPLIEDFurniture retailer Coricraft has showrooms across South Africa. File pi
Actis buys Coricraft
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
SUPPLIEDFurniture retailer Coricraft has showrooms across South Africa. File picture: Supplied Johannesburg - Buyout firm Actis has bought South African furniture retailer Coricraft, it said on Tuesday, marking the latest deal by the private equity... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Wal-Mart cuts hours after pay raise boosts costs By Shannon Pettypiece Bloomberg News Wal-Mart Stores Inc., in the midst of sp
Wal-Mart cuts hours after pay raise boosts costs
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
By Shannon Pettypiece Bloomberg News Wal-Mart Stores Inc., in the midst of spending $1 billion to raise employees' wages and give them extra training, has been cutting the number of hours some of them... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Wal-Mart cuts some workers’ hours after pay raises add to labor costs Wal-Mart Stores Inc., in the midst of spending $1 billion to raise employees’
Wal-Mart cuts some workers’ hours after pay raises add to labor costs
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., in the midst of spending $1 billion to raise employees’ wages and give them extra training, has been cutting the number of hours some of them work in a bid... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Wal-Mart cutting back on hours for workers at some storesThe world's largest retailer said the instructions apply only to a small number
Wal-Mart cutting back on hours for workers at some stores
Altoona Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
The world's largest retailer said the instructions apply only to a small number of its 4,500 U.S. locations that are scheduling workers for more hours than expected. Wal-Mart said Monday it spoke to store managers about controlling costs earlier... Read more
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Investopedia
The Pros and Cons of a Fully Convertible RupeeThe Indian currency, the rupee (INR), is not yet fully convertible. However, th
The Pros and Cons of a Fully Convertible Rupee
Investopedia / Posted 2 days ago
The Indian currency, the rupee (INR), is not yet fully convertible. However, there are talks of making it fully convertible and setting up an onshore INR market. There are many advantages and disadvantages associated with rupee convertibility, which... Read more
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Investopedia
Why Gluten Free Is Big BusinessDepending on who you talk to, going gluten free is either a vital step to prese
Why Gluten Free Is Big Business
Investopedia / Posted 2 days ago
Depending on who you talk to, going gluten free is either a vital step to preserving your health or just the latest diet fad. Gluten, a composite of proteins found in grains like wheat, barley and rye, is what gives bread a chewy quality. And food... Read more
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The Huffington Post
eHarmony Wants To Set You Up... With Your Next JobAug 31 (Reuters) -- As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw fi
eHarmony Wants To Set You Up... With Your Next Job
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 days ago
Aug 31 (Reuters) -- As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompatibility led to unhappy matches. So the compatibility factor was key -- even in the name -- when he co-founded online match-making service eHarmony in... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Wal-Mart asks some stores to schedule fewer hours for workers‚NEW YORK (AP) -- Wal-Mart says it is asking some stores to schedule workers fo
Wal-Mart asks some stores to schedule fewer hours for workers
The Fremont Argus / Posted 2 days ago
‚NEW YORK (AP) -- Wal-Mart says it is asking some stores to schedule workers for fewer hours, although it says the directive is only being given to stores that are assigning more hours than they were expected to. The world's largest retailer said... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Wal-Mart cutting back on hours for workers at some storesCreated: 08/31/2015 5:21 PM NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart says it is asking some st
Wal-Mart cutting back on hours for workers at some stores
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 2 days ago
Created: 08/31/2015 5:21 PM NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart says it is asking some stores to schedule workers for fewer hours, although it says the directive is only being given to stores that are assigning more hours than they were expected to. The... Read more
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Park Record
Wal-Mart cutting back on hours for workers at some storesNEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart says it is asking some stores to schedule workers for
Wal-Mart cutting back on hours for workers at some stores
Park Record / Posted 2 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart says it is asking some stores to schedule workers for fewer hours, although it says the directive is only being given to stores that are assigning more hours than they were expected to. The world's largest retailer said the... Read more
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Carlsbad Current-Argus
Wal-Mart cutting back on hours for workers at some storesNEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart says it is asking some stores to schedule workers for
Wal-Mart cutting back on hours for workers at some stores
Carlsbad Current-Argus / Posted 2 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart says it is asking some stores to schedule workers for fewer hours, although it says the directive is only being given to stores that are assigning more hours than they were expected to. The world's largest retailer said the... Read more
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Salon.com
Wal-Mart cutting back on hours for workers at some storesNEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart says it is asking some stores to schedule workers for
Wal-Mart cutting back on hours for workers at some stores
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart says it is asking some stores to schedule workers for fewer hours, although it says the directive is only being given to stores that are assigning more hours than they were expected to. The world’s largest retailer said the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Wal-Mart cutting back on hours for workers at some storesNEW YORK -- Wal-Mart says it is asking some stores to schedule workers for fewe
Wal-Mart cutting back on hours for workers at some stores
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
NEW YORK -- Wal-Mart says it is asking some stores to schedule workers for fewer hours, although it says the directive is only being given to stores that are assigning more hours than they were expected to. The world's largest retailer said the... Read more
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ABC News
Wal-Mart Cutting Back on Hours for Workers at Some StoresWal-Mart says it is asking some stores to schedule workers for fewer hours, alt
Wal-Mart Cutting Back on Hours for Workers at Some Stores
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
Wal-Mart says it is asking some stores to schedule workers for fewer hours, although it says the directive is only being given to stores that are assigning more hours than they were expected to. The world's largest retailer said the instructions... Read more
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Market Watch
Mart cuts worker hours at some stores to lower expensesWal-Mart Stores Inc. is cutting employee hours at some stores, in an effort to
Mart cuts worker hours at some stores to lower expenses
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is cutting employee hours at some stores, in an effort to reduce costs as the world’s largest retailer addresses declining profitability. In recent weeks, Wal-Mart executives have told store managers at some of its 4,600 U.S.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Mart accused of same-sex bias in class-action lawsuitA Massachusetts woman filed a class-action lawsuit Tuesday accusing Wal-Mart of
Mart accused of same-sex bias in class-action lawsuit
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
A Massachusetts woman filed a class-action lawsuit Tuesday accusing Wal-Mart of wrongly denying employee benefits for same-sex spouses. Jacqueline Cote says Wal-Mart repeatedly denied medical insurance for her wife before 2014, when the retail giant... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Christmas in August:Mart's holiday layaway comes earlyWal-Mart is giving customers a head start on holiday shopping, launching its an
Christmas in August:Mart's holiday layaway comes early
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Wal-Mart is giving customers a head start on holiday shopping, launching its annual layaway program two weeks earlier than last year. It's the latest sign of retailers getting more aggressive about grabbing holiday shoppers early. Stores have... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Mart cuts some workers' hours after pay raise boosts costsWal-Mart Stores Inc., in the midst of spending $1 billion to raise employees' w
Mart cuts some workers' hours after pay raise boosts costs
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., in the midst of spending $1 billion to raise employees' wages and give them extra training, has been cutting the number of hours some of them work in a bid to keep costs in check. Regional executives told store managers at the... Read more
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TheStreet.com
The Market May Be Nuts, but the Economy Is FineNEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Wall Street is pulling another of its temper tantrums t
The Market May Be Nuts, but the Economy Is Fine
TheStreet.com / Posted 2 days ago
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Wall Street is pulling another of its temper tantrums this morning, but the economy is fine. The gyrations are less a reminder of why we're all doomed than of why most professional investors and hedge funds fail consistently... Read more
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Entrpreneur
EHarmony Now Wants to Find You a Date and a JobAs a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompa
EHarmony Now Wants to Find You a Date and a Job
Entrpreneur / Posted 2 days ago
As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompatibility led to unhappy matches. So the compatibility factor was key - even in the name - when he co-founded online match-making service eHarmony in 2000. Now, with... Read more
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iol.co.za
eHarmony to mix business and pleasureNew York - As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand
eHarmony to mix business and pleasure
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
New York - As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompatibility led to unhappy matches. So the compatibility factor was key - even in the name - when he co-founded online match-making service eHarmony in... Read more
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The New Age
Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasureAs a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompa
Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasure
The New Age / Posted 2 days ago
As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompatibility led to unhappy matches. So the compatibility factor was key - even in the name - when he co-founded online match-making service eHarmony in 2000. Now, with... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasureSo the compatibility factor was key - even in the name - when he co-founded onl
Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasure
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
So the compatibility factor was key - even in the name - when he co-founded online match-making service eHarmony in 2000. Now, with surveys showing 70 percent of Americans are unhappy with their jobs, he thinks the same focus on matching... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasureREUTERS - As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand h
Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasure
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
REUTERS - As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompatibility led to unhappy matches. So the compatibility factor was key - even in the name - when he co-founded online match-making service eHarmony in 2000. Now,... Read more
8 related stories
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Channel NewsAsia
Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasureREUTERS: As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand ho
Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasure
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
REUTERS: As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompatibility led to unhappy matches. So the compatibility factor was key - even in the name - when he co-founded online match-making service eHarmony in 2000. Now,... Read more
8 related stories
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Reuters
Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasureAs a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompa
Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasure
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompatibility led to unhappy matches. So the compatibility factor was key - even in the name - when he co-founded online match-making service eHarmony in 2000. Now, with... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
U.S. sugar program snags Pacific trade talksWASHINGTON -- A sweet deal for American sugar farmers is compounding delays in
U.S. sugar program snags Pacific trade talks
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON -- A sweet deal for American sugar farmers is compounding delays in a proposed trade agreement affecting 40 percent of the world's economy. The commodity has become a sticky subject in talks over the Trans-Pacific Partnership, potentially... Read more
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The Columbian
Disney aims nerf crossbows in global push for ‘Star Wars’ toysFor “Star Wars” fans, Christmas is coming early this year: on Sept. 4, when the
Disney aims nerf crossbows in global push for ‘Star Wars’ toys
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
For “Star Wars” fans, Christmas is coming early this year: on Sept. 4, when the toys tied to Walt Disney Co.’s first film in the space-adventure series go on sale. Three months before “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” opens in theaters, the company is... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Quick TakesThe college joins more than 600 chapters of the honor society, which recognizes
Quick Takes
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
The college joins more than 600 chapters of the honor society, which recognizes, fosters and rewards outstanding scholastic achievement while stimulating interest in the communication discipline. Jason Smith, assistant professor of communications... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Banks in Arkansas log $70.3B in assetsThe 106 banks in Arkansas had total assets of $70.3 billion on June 30, accordi
Banks in Arkansas log $70.3B in assets
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
The 106 banks in Arkansas had total assets of $70.3 billion on June 30, according to data supplied by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Assets were up 10.5 percent from $63.6 billion on June 30 of last year. Nine banks in the state had more... Read more
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Investopedia
Factors Driving Kroger's Success (KR,WFM,SFM,WMT,COST,AMZN)The Kroger Co. (KR) is the largest traditional grocer in the United States with
Factors Driving Kroger's Success (KR,WFM,SFM,WMT,COST,AMZN)
Investopedia / Posted 5 days ago
The Kroger Co. (KR) is the largest traditional grocer in the United States with around 2625 supermarkets throughout the country; the company also manufactures and processes some of the food it sells. As the first grocer to combine meats and groceries... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Unions Plot Major Push After Landmark Labor RulingBy Nathan Layne and Mica Rosenberg Aug 28 (Reuters) - U.S. union leaders said
Unions Plot Major Push After Landmark Labor Ruling
The Huffington Post / Posted 5 days ago
By Nathan Layne and Mica Rosenberg Aug 28 (Reuters) - U.S. union leaders said on Friday that a landmark U.S. labor board ruling on companies' obligations toward contract and franchise workers would help them organize manufacturers and e-commerce... Read more
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Reuters
Unions set sights on e-commerce and manufacturing firms after NLRB rulingA UPS worker carries an Amazon box to be delivered in New York July 24, 2015.
Unions set sights on e-commerce and manufacturing firms after NLRB ruling
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
A UPS worker carries an Amazon box to be delivered in New York July 24, 2015. U.S. union leaders said on Friday that a landmark U.S. labor board ruling on companies' obligations toward contract and franchise workers would help them organize... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Unions set sights on e-commerce and manufacturing firms after NLRB rulingREUTERS: U.S. union leaders said on Friday that a landmark U.S. labor board rul
Unions set sights on e-commerce and manufacturing firms after NLRB ruling
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
REUTERS: U.S. union leaders said on Friday that a landmark U.S. labor board ruling on companies' obligations toward contract and franchise workers would help them organize manufacturers and e-commerce companies as well as fast food chains. On... Read more
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Business Wire
Asia-Pacific Cross-Border B2C E-Commerce 2015: Asia-Pacific to Account for Nearly Half of Global Cross-Border B2C E-CommerceAsia-Pacific is the largest region in the world in online retail sales and cont
Asia-Pacific Cross-Border B2C E-Commerce 2015: Asia-Pacific to Account for Nearly Half of Global Cross-Border B2C E-Commerce
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
Asia-Pacific is the largest region in the world in online retail sales and continues to grow rapidly. Cross-border online shopping is an important trend in this region, which is reported to have the potential to account for nearly half of all... Read more
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Business Standard India
Diamonds made in a microwaveRetailers including Wal-Mart Stores and Warren Buffett's Helzberg Diamonds are
Diamonds made in a microwave
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
Retailers including Wal-Mart Stores and Warren Buffett's Helzberg Diamonds are beginning to stock the artificial gemsRetailers including Wal-Mart Stores and Warren Buffett's Helzberg Diamonds are beginning to stock the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Big sugar fighting to protect a sweet deal with US lawmakersBig sugar fighting to protect a sweet deal with US lawmakers A sweet deal for
Big sugar fighting to protect a sweet deal with US lawmakers
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
Big sugar fighting to protect a sweet deal with US lawmakers A sweet deal for American sugar farmers is compounding delays in a proposed trade agreement affecting 40 percent of the world’s economy. The commodity has become a sticky subject in talks... Read more
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