As Sears And Kmart Shrink, Amazon Grows

The announcement comes just three weeks after Nike said it would begin selling its products directly through Amazon, joining a number of big-name companies including Samsung, Microsoft and Bose in doing business on the site. The company's Sears ... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
Retail sales boosted in June by warmer weather
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Retail sales boosted in June by warmer weather

Retail sales in the United Kingdom jumped during the month of June as Brits spent more money on clothing thanks to an extended period of hot, sunny weather, new data from the ONS released on Thursday shows. The...More..

S&P, Nasdaq opens at new highs on strong earnings
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

S&P, Nasdaq opens at new highs on strong earnings

The stock ended up 20.8 percent at $159.69, and was the biggest boost on the S&P and the Nasdaq . On Tuesday, the tech-heavy Nasdaq booked its first record close since June 8. The Atlanta Federal Reserve raise...More..

Rampage as tanker drivers protest against police killing
by | Friday, July 21, 2017

Rampage as tanker drivers protest against police killing

Pandemonium erupted today at Creek Road, Apapa, Lagos, when dozens of tanker drivers went on rampage over the death of one of their colleagues and set two banks of fire. The incident reportedly happened when ...More..

Frontier Airlines, Denver nonstop coming to Pensacola International Airport
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Frontier Airlines, Denver nonstop coming to Pensacola International Airport

Based in Denver , Frontier is on path to serve more than 80 cities in a network that includes Mexico and the Dominican Republic, according to its website. Service to Raleigh-Durham International Airport begi...More..

Cabinet gives in-principle nod to ONGC-HPCL merger
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Cabinet gives in-principle nod to ONGC-HPCL merger

As per a PTI alert, ONGC will not have to make open offer post buying 51.11% government stake in HPCL . "We believe long-term holders should get concerned as the deal gets closed and HPCL becomes a subsidiar...More..

WTI, Brent crude oil futures settle lower
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

WTI, Brent crude oil futures settle lower

The four-year average for Venezuelan imports by the United States is down 6 percent from last year, while imports from Canada, the No. 1 oil supplier to the USA market, are up 11.4 percent. Ecuador is a tiny oi...More..

Scripps in talks of merging with Discovery, Viacom
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Scripps in talks of merging with Discovery, Viacom

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Scripps Networks Interactive , Inc (NASDAQ: SNI ) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report released on Monday. The company reported $1.53 EPS fo...More..

Full list of corporation's top earners revealed — BBC stars' pay
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

Full list of corporation's top earners revealed — BBC stars' pay

And of course, I'll admit here that my knowledge of BBC television personalities perhaps isn't the best, but with the exception of Mishal Husain , who sits in the £200,000 to £249,999 bracket, numerous stars...More..

Nasdaq Composite posts 7 day winning streak, Dow Jones slips
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Nasdaq Composite posts 7 day winning streak, Dow Jones slips

Volume was below average during the relatively quiet session, with 5.16 billion shares changing hands, down from the 6.51 billion daily average over the last 20 trading days. The company also beat on revenue, b...More..

Dallas Cowboys WR Lucky Whitehead's Dog Stolen, Held For Ransom
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Dallas Cowboys WR Lucky Whitehead's Dog Stolen, Held For Ransom

The rapper, who was asking for $20,000 in exchange for Blitz, claims he bought the dog from someone else and was just asking for his money back that he paid for the dog. The 25-year-old Whitehead tried to get d...More..

by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Anti-Iran sanctions discussed in US Congress

For now though, the Trump administration appears prepared to stay with the deal as it gave congress the executive branch's quarterly certification Monday of Teheran's adherence of its end of the deal as req...More..

'Special pens' used by Election Commission in presidential polls: Know more
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

'Special pens' used by Election Commission in presidential polls: Know more

The people of the Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic and Republic India do not elect its own president directly. "This is possibly the highest voter turnout". 1 crore. Voting is in Parliament House...More..

Coulter sparks twitter row over seat in Delta Airlines
by | Monday, July 17, 2017

Coulter sparks twitter row over seat in Delta Airlines

She subsequently detailed how she was asked to move from a seat with extra leg room that she had "carefully chosen in advance and booked", posting a picture of the woman her seat was given to and targeting the...More..

China's second quarter growth beats expectations at 6.9%
by | Monday, July 17, 2017

China's second quarter growth beats expectations at 6.9%

Factory output and retail sales clocked 7.6 and 11 per cent growth respectively. Property sales measured by floor area grew 16.1 percent in January-June from the same period a year earlier, up from 14.3 per...More..

Australian Senator Forced To Quit After Discovering He's A Kiwi
by | Sunday, July 16, 2017

Australian Senator Forced To Quit After Discovering He's A Kiwi

Born in in Palmerston North in New Zealand , Ludlam moved to Perth , Australia, when was 3 years old. 'It's going to be millions of dollars and my total assets amount to a fast computer and some nice shoes,...More..

Pennsylvania men confesses to murders, attorney says
by | Sunday, July 16, 2017

Pennsylvania men confesses to murders, attorney says

After Thursday's shocking turn in the case of four missing Pennsylvania men-a confession-come more details from what Cosmo DiNardo allegedly admitted to doing. FBI investigators are using machinery to dig out...More..

Theresa May says she shed a 'little tear' over election exit poll
by | Saturday, July 15, 2017

Theresa May says she shed a 'little tear' over election exit poll

Theresa May "shed a tear" when she saw the exit poll on general election night, the Prime Minister has said. May, who at the time commanded only a slim majority in parliament, said she made a decision to call...More..

OPEC sees lower demand for its oil in 2018, points to surplus
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

OPEC sees lower demand for its oil in 2018, points to surplus

The EIA said that US crude production will average 9. 9 million barrels a day, down from a previous forecast of 10.1 million barrels a day in what I predict will be the first of more production downgrades in t...More..

Our Voice: Voter fraud commission should let it go
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Our Voice: Voter fraud commission should let it go

Adams is a board member of the American Civil Rights Union, a conservative group for which he has led lawsuits against jurisdictions with large minority populations, seeking to force the purging of voter roll...More..

Man dies when air bag inflator ruptures amid auto fix
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Man dies when air bag inflator ruptures amid auto fix

Honda did not identify the deceased, but said the individual was on June 18, 2016, "attempting to perform unknown repairs inside the vehicle using a hammer while the ignition switch was in the "on" position". ...More..

Tomlinson leads $6M reconstruction of Ottawa Airport taxiway
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Tomlinson leads $6M reconstruction of Ottawa Airport taxiway

The Air Canada Airbus A320 was cleared to land at a runway at San Francisco worldwide airport on Friday and the pilot began descending toward one of the taxiways, where four aircraft were waiting to take of...More..

Shark Attack in Miami Injures Swimmer Exiting Water
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Shark Attack in Miami Injures Swimmer Exiting Water

Beachgoers had been warned by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Ocean Rescue lifeguards that a bull shark was lurking in the water near the shore. The man then finished getting out of the water and walked over to lifeguar...More..

7-Eleven turns 90, but you get the gift
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

7-Eleven turns 90, but you get the gift

You'll be able to get any flavor, which does include the brand-new limited-edition cotton candy flavor. The Irving-based chain is celebrating its 90th birthday. During the annual birthday bash, 7-Eleven will ...More..

Ostapenko makes Wimbledon quarters to keep double dream alive
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Ostapenko makes Wimbledon quarters to keep double dream alive

Williams, seeded 10, made her debut in the grasscourt grand slam back in 1997. But it was Venus Williams who was given the pride of place to start proceedings on Centre Court, where she was pitched agains...More..