Maybe American kids will only have to live through one Christmas without Toys “R” Us.
About a year after shuttering U.S. operations, the remnant of the defunct toy chain is set to return this holiday season by opening about a half dozen U.S. stores and an e-commerce site, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Chick-fil-A has whipped past rivals to become the third-largest restaurant chain in the US.
The chicken chain’s massive growth in 2018 moved it into the No. 3 spot on the ranking of the largest restaurant chains in the US, with $10.46 billion in American systemwide sales, according to Nation’s Restaurant News analysis published Monday.
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There are over 15,000 Dollar General stores in the US and by the end of 2020, just over half of these will offer FedEx drop-off and collection services.
This new partnership, which was announced on Monday, is mutually beneficial. It enables FedEx to offer convenient services to a broader range of shoppers (thanks to Dollar General’s giant store base) and gives these customers another reason to visit a Dollar General store. The hope is that by offering more services customers become more loyal, use the store more frequently, and spend money on other things when they’re there.
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After helping drive local shopping malls toward collapse, Amazon is coming back to finish the job: turning them into warehouses.
That’s according to scores of reports in recent years, including one early this month published in the Wall Street Journal, discussing how Amazon keeps on turning old malls into fulfillment centers in Northeast Ohio.
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Have you ever searched for a product online in the morning and gone back to look at it again in the evening only to find the price has changed? In which case you may have been subject to the retailer’s pricing algorithm.
Traditionally when deciding the price of a product, marketers consider its value to the buyer and how much similar products cost, and establish if potential buyers are sensitive to changes in price. But in today’s technologically driven marketplace, things have changed. Pricing algorithms are most often conducting these activities and setting the price of products within the digital environment. What’s more, these algorithms may effectively be colluding in a way that’s bad for consumers.
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More bad news for the network liars. According to this Fortune report, more and more people are cord cutting forcing companies like AT&T and Comcast to raise their rates.
The rate of consumers dropping their cable and satellite TV packages hit the highest level ever in the last three months of 2018. And for the first time in a few years, the losses weren’t more than offset by people signing up for Internet TV subscriptions.
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Seriously, I’m not making this up. Kmart has opened a 10,000 square foot convenience store inside a Sears store. This multi-level cluster**** is located in Brooklyn, New York and offers a full range of necessities like groceries, grab and go snacks, health and beauty supplies, and finally cleaning and pet supplies. I’m not sure if the marketing team at Sears is aware, but Walmart and Target essentially dominate this space, leaving no room for underachieving retailers like Sears and Kmart.
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Canada Goose is slowly creeping its way into the U.S. market. According to a press release, the luxury jacket retailer will open at The Mall at Short Hills in New Jersey before the 2018 holiday shopping season.
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According to this Business Insider report the FDA is will be making a decision on a CBD drug. Here are 5 facts from the article.
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According to recent article at CNBC Tesla’s Model 3 became the best selling mid size premium sedan in May. Here are 5 more important facts from the article.
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Wells Fargo is no stranger to scandal, nor is the industry of banking, which is based on fraud perpetrated by the Federal Reserve that magically creates money out of thin air. So it only makes sense that Wells Fargo is 100% a criminal operation posing as a legitimate business.
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Another interesting report coming from goodjobsfirst.org:
Many of the largest companies operating in the United States have fattened their profits by forcing employees to work off the clock or depriving them of required overtime pay. An extensive analysis of federal and state court records shows that these corporations have been embroiled in hundreds of lawsuits over what is known as wage theft and have paid out billions of dollars to resolve the cases.
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Good news for people living in King Of Prussia; according to insider reports T.J. Maxx HomeGoods will be taking over the location of the Acme supermarket that is closing on 320 West Dekalb Pike.
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For people with little knowledge about the complex and sometimes, rewarding world of cryptocurrencies, speculating about bitcoin or any other digital currency can be difficult. Some people regard it as a bubble bound to burst, while others think it is a fad. To crypto enthusiasts, bitcoin is the future of online payments.
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