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Red Lobster’s New Commitment

Red Lobster Promises to Serve Only Sustainable Food

Red Lobster is promising to only serve sustainable and responsibly sourced food. This is a part of the seafood chain’s new ‘Seafood with Standards Agreement.’ A requirement for this new commitment is purchasing seafood that can be traced and obtained by known and trusted sources. The seafood must be caught by following regulatory practices that manage fish populations. Red Lobster…

Best Buy to Stop Selling CD’s

Best Buy is Phasing Out CDs and has Plans to Abandon them Completely by the Summer

(CNN)- According to Billboard Best Buy will sell vinyl records but not compact CD’s starting this July. The retailer reportedly plans to pull all CD’s out of its stores by then. The once commonplace digital music format is getting hammered in the US. CD sales were down 18.5% last year and some experts pin Best Buy’s CD receipts to just…

Wells Fargo Stocks Sink After Fed Punishment

WELLS FARGO STOCK TUMBLES AFTER HARSH PENALTY FROM FED

1/1Wells Fargo stock tumbles after harsh penalty from Fed Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Wells Fargo stock is tumbling after the federal reserve’s unprecedented punishment of the bank. The stock was down 7% before the opening bell on Monday. The Fed won’t allow wells to grow any larger than it was at the end of last year until it…

Google to hire thousands in 9 states

GOOGLE IS GOING ON A US HIRING SPREE, INCREASING ITS FOOTPRINT OUTSIDE OF SILICON VALLEY

1/1Google is going on a US hiring spree, increasing its footprint outside of Silicon Valley Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Google is going on a hiring spree. The company announced Thursday it will hire thousands of employees throughout nine states. All of the positions are expected to be filled this year. Google also plans to open or build five…

Wal-Mart is Now Officially Walmart

WALMART JUST CHANGED ITS NAME (BUT YOU WON'T NOTICE IT)

1/1Walmart just changed its name (but you won’t notice it). Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Walmart just changed its name, but chances are you won’t notice. All they did was get rid of the hyphen between “Wal” and “Mart.” The retail giant dropped the hyphen from its storefronts, advertisements, and merchandise back in 2008. The removal of the hyphen…

Report: Tesla to Set Up Solar Stores in Home Depots

BLOOMBERG: TESLA SOLAR PRODUCTS TO BE LAUNCHED NATIONWIDE IN HOME DEPOT LOCATIONS

1/1Bloomberg: Tesla solar products to be launched nationwide in Home Depot locations Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Tesla is bringing its high-end solar gear to the home improvement retail market. The automobile company expanded its sustainable energy footprint back in 2016 after buying a solar company. On Thursday, Bloomberg reported that Tesla plans to start selling its own solar…

Starbucks has a Credit Card for Coffee Addicts

STARBUCKS LAUNCHES NEW CREDIT CARD FOR COFFEE ADDICTS

1/1Starbucks launches new credit card for coffee addicts Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Starbucks has it’s own credit card for java junkies. Now, it’s not just for coffee,but it is designed for coffee addicts. Caffeine connoisseurs who can’t get enough can now rack up rewards points when they shop at other retailers. Coffee guzzlers can then redeem the points…

Google Post Its First $100 Billion Year

GOOGLE POSTS ITS FIRST $100 BILLION YEAR

1/1Google posts its first $100 billion year. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Google has joined the $100-billion club. Alphabet; the parent company of Google reported Thursday that it has topped $100-billion in annual sales for the first time in Google’s 20-year history. The company’s total annual revenue in 2017 stands at $110-billion. That’s up from about $90-billion-dollars in 2016….

A Credit Card for Coffee Addicts

Starbucks Launches New Credit Card

Starbucks has designed a credit card for coffee addicts. It is not just for coffee, but it is designed for those java junkies. Caffeine connoisseurs who cannot get enough can now rack up reward points when they shop at other retailers. Coffee guzzlers can then redeem the points called, “stars” at more than 8,000 locations nationwide. Starbucks’ new card is…

Hostess to Give Employees Sweet Bonuses

Hostess Announces Cash Bonuses for Employees with Additional Weekly Gifts of its Baked Snack Cakes

(CNN)- Numerous companies have announced cash bonuses or raises for employees this year thanks to the GOP’s new tax plan. Hostess is going to make its deal even sweeter. People who work for Hostess Brands are getting a year supply of the company’s baked products. That includes lunch-box favorites like Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Sno Balls. This is how it…