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Company Changes Name Of Uncle Ben's To Ben's Orginal

(CNN) - Uncle Ben's rice products are getting a new name: "Ben's Original." Mars is also dropping the package logo that depicts a Chicago head waiter. It's part of the company's previously announced plans to create a more inclusive…

Walmart Prepares For Online Shopping Season

(CNN) - Walmart is getting ready to go online its Black Friday plan. The retailer says it is hiring more than 20,000 seasonal workers. But these workers will not have positions in their stores. Walmart says they will be…

7-Eleven Working To Hire 20K Additional Workers

(CNN) - 7-Eleven is looking to hire 20,000 more employees this year. The world's largest convenience retail chain already hired more than 50,000. 7-Eleven has seen a demand in products and services since the pandemic started. It was classified…

Elon Musk Promises $25K Tesla Car

(CNN) - Elon Musk is promising a $25,000 Tesla electric car in about three years. The Tesla CEO says the company is reviewing improvements in battery designs and manufacturing capabilities that could result in huge price reductions. Musk also…

Pre-Orders Begin For Microsoft's Xbox Series X

(CNN) - Fans of Microsoft's Xbox have started pre-ordering the gaming console's next generation and they are already selling out. Xbox Series X and Series S will be released on November 10th. Shortly after retailers opened up pre-orders on…

COSTCO Bringing Back Wine Advent Calendars

(CNN) - It's nearly wine-o'clock. The wine advent calendar is returning to COSTCO this year. Each box comes with 24-half-bottles of wine, for a unique taste from December 1st, until Christmas. Flying Blue, which created the calendar says they…

General Electric Phasing Out Use Of Coal Power

(CNN)  - One of the world's largest makers of coal-fired plants is getting out of the coal business. Struggling General Electric announced that it won't be building any new coal-fueled power plants. This move could potentially lead to asset…

Walmart Targets Zero Emissions By 2040

Ft. Smith, AR (KFSM) - The world's largest retailer announced a series of green goals. Within the next 20 years, Walmart aims to reach zero emissions from its global operations, without the use of carbon offsets. Electrify and eliminate…

Foot Locker Stores To Become Voter Registration Sites

(CNN) - Foot Locker is helping voters get a leg up this election year. The athletic retailer is joining forces with 'Rock the Vote' to give voter registration services. Foot Locker customers will be able to sign up to…

Disney Plans Water Park Reopening In March 2021

(CNN)- Disney plans to re-open one of its water parks next year. The Walt Disney World Resort has two water parks: The Blizzard Beach Park and the Typhoon Lagoon Park. The company has not said which park would start…