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Chick-fil-A's first UK location will close after pressure from LGBTQ rights group


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:55 GMT

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The British shopping center leasing Chick-fil-A's first U.K. location has already said it will not extend the restaurant's six-month lease, BBC reported Friday.

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Grocery sales are rising but so is the pressure on profits, analyst says


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:06 GMT

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Disinflating food prices are putting pressure on Walmart's profit margins. Even though the retail giant continues to lead the grocery space, competitors are closing in.

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Inside Walmart's plan to hire more teenagers


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:04 GMT

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Of Walmart's 1.4 million U.S. workers, fewer than 25,000 are in high school. So the company is rolling out the red carpet by offering free SAT and ACT prep and subsidizing a large chunk of their tuition.

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Coca-Cola CEO: UK consumer sentiment will lift if Brexit deal passes


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:45 GMT

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Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey said that if U.K. lawmakers passes a Brexit deal, consumer sentiment will improve.

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Barneys could launch more stores inside Saks in Authentic Brands deal


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:36 GMT

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Authentic Brands, the licensing company that owns Aeropostale and Juicy Couture, has bid $271 million to buy Barneys out of bankruptcy.

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Bud Light brewer Anheuser-Busch accuses MillerCoors of stealing its beer recipes


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:29 GMT

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Anheuser-Busch is accusing its rival of stealing secret recipes for its beers, including Michelob Ultra and Bud Light.

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Coca-Cola says strong sales of Coke Zero Sugar are driving revenue growth


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 10:42 GMT

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Coca-Cola's quarterly revenues top analysts' expectations, earnings are in line with projections.

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What makes a restaurant's website accessible? That's up for debate


Created: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 18:40 GMT

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Last week, the Supreme Court denied a petition from Domino's Pizza to hear whether its website must be accessible to people with disabilities.

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Here's how Abercrombie & Fitch ditched its past to try to bring back customers


Created: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:51 GMT

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CEO Fran Horowitz laid out her vision in 2018, including redesigned stores. If you haven't been paying attention, Abercrombie might be unrecognizable.

Read more: Here's how Abercrombie & Fitch ditched its past to try to bring back customers


Virgin Galactic nears public market debut, expects to grow space tourism business globally


Created: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:45 GMT

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Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson spoke to CNBC's "Squawk Alley" on Wednesday.

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Under Armour's CEO, Kevin Plank, explains why its Virgin Galactic tie-up sets the brand apart


Created: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:30 GMT

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Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank says the company's latest tie-up with Virgin Galactic to make spacesuits for astronauts should set the business apart.

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Virgin Galactic and Under Armour unveil spacesuits for the first space tourists to wear next year


Created: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:11 GMT

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Each spacesuit will be personally tailored to each Virgin Galactic passenger and will include national flags and name badges.

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US retail sales unexpectedly decline in a sign that consumer economy could be cracking


Created: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:30 GMT

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Retail sales dropped 0.3% last month as households cut back spending on motor vehicles, building materials, hobbies and online purchases.

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Outback Steakhouse wants to know if A.I. tech can help improve customer service


Created: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:00 GMT

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Outback Steakhouse is piloting machine learning technology from Presto at several stores operated by franchisee Evergreen Restaurant Group.

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Alibaba Group thwarts 300 million hack attempts per day, founder Jack Ma says


Created: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 04:13 GMT

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Chinese technology giant Alibaba Group is the target of some 300 million attempted cyber attacks per day, according to the company's founder and former executive chairman, Jack Ma.

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Fashion start-up Zilingo to train Indonesian women to run their own micro businesses


Created: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 03:23 GMT

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The program, called SheWorkz, is aimed at providing women with the resources and flexibility to return to the workforce, says Zilingo co-founder Ankiti Bose.

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Taco Bell recalls 2.3 million pounds of seasoned beef after reports of metal shavings


Created: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 17:04 GMT

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Taco Bell said Tuesday that it has recalled about 2.3 million pounds of beef after a customer discovered a metal shaving in an order.

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Hudson Yards was seen as a trial for the mall of the future. Here's how it's going so far


Created: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 15:14 GMT

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By the end of 2019, New York's Hudson Yards megamall will be close to 95% leased, surpassing expectations of hitting 90%.

Read more: Hudson Yards was seen as a trial for the mall of the future. Here's how it's going so far


Adidas and Nike supply tactics are an abuse of market dominance, British retail giant says


Created: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 14:46 GMT

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The sales and supply strategies of big sports brands such as Adidas and Nike should face government investigations, U.K. retail giant Sports Direct claimed.

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Gymboree brand will stage a comeback in 2020 thanks to Children's Place


Created: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:53 GMT

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The Gymboree clothing brand for boys and girls will be back online and in some stores next year, thanks to The Children's Place.

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Walmart will now put groceries right in your fridge, starting in 3 cities Tuesday


Created: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 10:00 GMT

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Launching in Kansas City, Pittsburgh and Vero Beach, Fla., Walmart hopes to expand it nationwide but wouldn't say when or which cities its eyeing as potential test markets if the launch is a success.

Read more: Walmart will now put groceries right in your fridge, starting in 3 cities Tuesday


Alibaba Chairman Daniel Zhang does this one thing each year to measure his success


Created: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 08:29 GMT

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While Zhang says he gives Alibaba employees the opportunity to test new ideas, he's "very tough" once a decision has been made, and wants his teams to deliver concrete results.

Read more: Alibaba Chairman Daniel Zhang does this one thing each year to measure his success


How Kohl's is trying to keep its stores fresh ahead of the holidays


Created: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:59 GMT

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Kohl's stores are getting a bit of a refresh, and are being infused with new brands, ahead of this holiday season.

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This woman-owned kombucha business booms after 'Shark Tank'


Created: Sun, 13 Oct 2019 12:58 GMT

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How these Shark Tank entrepreneurs transformed their class project idea into a national retail success

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Dallas Mavericks player Boban Marjanovic partners with Big Blanket Co.


Created: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 19:03 GMT

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Dallas Mavericks center Boban Marjanovic, one of the NBA's tallest players at 7 feet 3 inches, is reuniting with a former teammate to sell oversized blankets.

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Low prices aren't fun anymore—consumers have reached peak happiness with clothing purchases


Created: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 15:45 GMT

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U.S. consumers already own so many clothes that each new item they purchase doesn't spark happiness.

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Chick-fil-A continues its international expansion with its first location in the UK


Created: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 14:45 GMT

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Chick-fil-A opened its first restaurant in the U.K. on Thursday.

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This Midwestern city is home of the 500, the Colts and one breathtaking church sale


Created: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 13:00 GMT

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Indianapolis has museums for every interest and a biannual don't-miss-it church sale.

Read more: This Midwestern city is home of the 500, the Colts and one breathtaking church sale


Wendy's stock jumps on long-term sales outlook and plans for breakfast, European expansion


Created: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 12:46 GMT

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Wendy's on Friday shared more detail about its plan to launch breakfast nationwide at its investor day.

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Trader isn't buying Bed, Bath & Beyond bounce until it crosses these two levels


Created: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 11:14 GMT

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Bed, Bath & Beyond is bouncing hard, but it still needs to cross these levels for TradingAnalysis.com's Todd Gordon to confirm a comeback.

Read more: Trader isn't buying Bed, Bath & Beyond bounce until it crosses these two levels

 
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