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Macy's Sales on Black Friday Hurt by Problem with Processing Credit Cards

Macy's Sales on Black Friday Hurt by Problem with Processing Credit Cards Shares are down 0.4% postmarket; they had gained 2.1% in the shortened session on optimism for a strong Black Friday for the retailer. Looking to resolve issues like these, company CEO Jeff Gennette put a plan in place called "North Star", which aimed to not just position Macy's as a store, but as an authority on gift-giving. [Full Article...]

Black Friday frenzy proves shoppers will trade online for long lines

Black Friday frenzy proves shoppers will trade online for long lines The majority of the stores opened at 6 a.m. "Because you get to shop", said Kennedy, a teenage shopper who was up since 5 a.m.in the morning, explaining why she enjoys shopping on Black Friday. They also got to see Higbee perform at Cabela's. Eileen Neighbors, marketing director for Woodland Hills Mall, said during the last few years the trend has shifted away from the huge surge of shoppers r... [Full Article...]

Buoyed by mobile, Black Friday shopping off to strong start

Buoyed by mobile, Black Friday shopping off to strong start A National Retail Federation survey published November 14 found that 56 percent of Americans had already started their holiday shopping, but most still had a lot of things left on their shopping lists. Her son, Jason Shelton, and family friend Patrick Davis used to pitch a tent and camp in front of the Best Buy in Central Park for several days before Black Friday to get the best deals. [Full Article...]

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos makes record $100bn

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos makes record $100bn But, overall, it has increased significantly in recent hours and days (and even months and years), putting him far ahead of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates , who is at $88.9 billion. Bezos owns 78.9 million shares of Amazon , worth $93.6 billion. In addition to his Amazon holdings and cash investments, Bezos owns a roughly $3 billion stake in rocket company Blue Origin , and he owns The W... [Full Article...]

Oxford Circus station evacuated as armed police respond to incident

Oxford Circus station evacuated as armed police respond to incident Armed police have arrived on the scene to handle the situation after a gunman was reported to be firing shots. Armed and unarmed officers are on scene and dealing along with colleagues from British Transport Police . "Gunshots on Oxford/Carnaby Street, " she tweeted. Oxford Circus is one of the British capital's most popular retail streets and many would have been finishing work to enjoy their ... [Full Article...]

CBS, Dish Network end blackout hours after Cowboys fans missed Thanksgiving game

CBS, Dish Network end blackout hours after Cowboys fans missed Thanksgiving game CBS said late Thursday it reached a multi-year agreement with Dish for carrying its local stations as well as three cable channels. The blackout affected almost 4 million Dish Network subscriber homes - including 400,000 in the Los Angeles region. [Full Article...]

S&P's unchanged BBB- rating retains stable outlook on Indian economy

S&P's unchanged BBB- rating retains stable outlook on Indian economy The rating agency is also said to have had a favourable view of the reforms being carried out by the Modi government and lauded India's fiscal consolidation. S&P's BBB- is just one grade above junk status and the Modi-government, after last week's Moody's upgrade on India rating, was perhaps expecting more. [Full Article...]

It's Thanksgiving, I am thankful…

It's Thanksgiving, I am thankful… I am thankful to be doing well in my Earth Science class and to have a supportive family. Besides the turkey, we'll be having the usual sides plus some beef sirloin. It's truly unbelievable to me. "To enjoy another holiday and all the little things that we take for granted everyday that mean so much: a hug, a sunrise, blue skies and the simplest pleasures that life has to offer". [Full Article...]

Sensex rallies over 130 points on BSE, Nifty touches 10400 mark

Sensex rallies over 130 points on BSE, Nifty touches 10400 mark The rise in the Indian indices came even as many Federal Reserve policymakers expect that interest rates will have to be raised in the "near term". Yesterday, the rupee staged a robust rebound and ended at a fresh three-week high of 64.58 a dollar, surging by a whopping 34 paise. The wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) provisionally closed at 10,348.75 points - up 6.45 points... [Full Article...]

Black Friday 2017: What to buy, what to avoid

Black Friday 2017: What to buy, what to avoid Black Friday 2017 is arriving online at IKEA on the actual Black Friday 2017, November 24. The biggest shopping time of the year is upon us. Either they were more competitive, or at the same price at other time of the same year, consumer group reports. [Full Article...]

Advertising Standards tightens rules around broadband speed claims

Advertising Standards tightens rules around broadband speed claims The new rules, which ban firms from advertising speeds received by less than 50 per cent of customers during peak times, are set to force firms to reduce advertised speeds by as much as 25pc. He said: "It is good to see people may finally see the speeds they could achieve before they sign up to a deal". Services now marketed at up to 76Mbps are likely to be in the 45 to 55Mbps region, he added, ... [Full Article...]

Check Out Thanksgiving, Black Friday Store Hours

Check Out Thanksgiving, Black Friday Store Hours Walmart: Open all day, Black Friday deals begin at 6 p.m. They'll be open from 8 a.m.to 10 p.m. on Black Friday. Locally, most small businesses will be closed on Thanksgiving, including Coborns' local competitor, Marketpace. Kohl's is opening at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving and will stay open through 11:59 p.m. on Black Friday. Toys R Us: Open at 5 p.m. Doors will be back open at 8 a.m. [Full Article...]

Helsinki loses out in race to host European Medicines Agency

Helsinki loses out in race to host European Medicines Agency Shortly after the EMA vote, ministers turned their attention to the EBA - and the result was also tied. Frankfurt, in a surprise, failed to be selected as one of the two finalists. The Estonian chair of the meeting then drew lots to pick Paris as the winning bid. Maasikas called the contest "a sad reminder of the concrete consequences of Brexit". [Full Article...]

Papua New Guinea officials pressure refugees to leave camp

Papua New Guinea officials pressure refugees to leave camp Men inside the centre said local police who entered the centre today were aggressive and were destroying their belongings. Australian Federal Police said in a statement to AFP that they had one liaison officer on Manus, but no personnel were in the camp or involved in the police operation. [Full Article...]

Tesla completes the world's largest battery for Australian wind farm

Tesla completes the world's largest battery for Australian wind farm Tesla has completed installing its colossal lithium ion battery in South Australia , a Powerpack system with 100 megawatts of capacity. Back in July when Musk flew out to Australia to announce the project, he guaranteed that project would be delivered within 100 days or it would be free. [Full Article...]

Upgrades Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) to "Buy"

Upgrades Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) to The stock increased 0.83% or $0.25 on November 22, reaching $30.43. About 1,061 shares traded. Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE: DIS ) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. Fruth Management reported 12,600 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt invested in 108,078 shares. Arizona State Retirement Sys owns 390,669 shares or 0.58% of their USA po... [Full Article...]

Homeless man helps woman with gas, she raises over $100000 for him

Homeless man helps woman with gas, she raises over $100000 for him Kate McClure, 27, recalls that she had to pull over because her gas tank was empty. A New Jersey woman has been amazed by the kindness shown to her by a homeless man after she ran out of petrol on an interstate highway. With the money, McClure and D'Amico are hoping to give Johnny his "first and last month's rent at an apartment, a reliable vehicle, and 4-6 months worth of expenses". [Full Article...]

Uber Under Fire For Handling Of Data Breach

Uber Under Fire For Handling Of Data Breach The company said Wednesday that its priority was disclosing information to regulators, though it has known about the breach for close to a year. Part of the reason nothing malicious has happened is because Uber acknowledges paying the hackers $100,000 to destroy the stolen information. [Full Article...]

President Kovind approves Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code amendment ordinance

President Kovind approves Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code amendment ordinance So far, over 300 cases have already been approved by the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to be taken up under the law, implemented by the corporate affairs ministry. The Insolvency Law Committee, chaired by Corporate Affairs Secretary Injeti Srinivas, will take stock of the implementation of the Code. Section 25 (2)(h) of the Code is amended to enable the Resolution Professional, with the a... [Full Article...]

What To Expect On Your Thanksgiving Commute

What To Expect On Your Thanksgiving Commute In Denver, the unique search term is, "car stereo store". But if you do venture away from home, you will be joined by a projected 50.9 million other travelers going 50 miles or more this Thanksgiving. 90 percent of people traveling this year will drive, according to AAA . The worst time will be around 3 p.m. Wednesday. The Portland International Jetport is projecting volume will be about the ... [Full Article...]


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