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Lord and Taylor Closing Its 5Th Ave Store

LORD & TAYLOR IS CLOSING ITS 5TH AVE STORE IN NYC

1/1Lord & Taylor is closing its 5th Ave store in NYC Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – An iconic New York City department store is closing its doors. The Lord and Taylor store on Manhattan’s 5th Avenue will shut down next year. The store opened in 1914 and is located not far from Times Square. Hudson’s Bay; the Canadian-based owner…

Uber Vows to Improve Passenger Safety

UBER ANNOUNCES NEW PLANS TO IMPROVE PASSENGER SAFETY

1/1Uber announces new plans to improve passenger safety Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Uber is reminding users of the extra steps it’s taking to improve passenger safety. The company sent an e-mail to app users Monday highlighting some available safety features. Users can share trip details with “trusted contacts” and call 911 from through the app. Uber also said…

CVS Health, Dow Chemical Not Donating to Pro-Trump Group

CVS HEALTH AND DOW CHEMICAL SAY THEY WERE NOT AWARE OF RACIST COMMENTS WHEN THEY DONATED TO AMERICA FIRST POLICIES

1/1CVS Health and Dow Chemical say they were not aware of racist comments when they donated to America First Policies. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – A pro-Trump nonprofit group called “America first policies” lost two big donors Friday. CVS Health and Dow Chemical announced they will no longer contribute to the organization. That comes after it was reported staffers…

Sears Closing 72 More Stores

SEARS IS CLOSING 72 MORE STORES AS SALES PLUNGE AND LOSSES MOUNT

1/1Sears is closing 72 more stores as sales plunge and losses mount. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) -More Sears stores will be closing their doors soon, as sales plunge and losses mount. On Thursday the company will announce at least 72 Sears and Kmart “non-profitable” stores set for closure “in the near future.” Sears and Kmart had a total of…

Dick’s Sporting Goods Reports Strong Earnings

DICK'S SPORTING GOODS SOARING SALES PROVE IT CAN SUCCEED WITHOUT ASSAULT RIFLES

1/1Dick’s Sporting Goods soaring sales prove it can succeed without assault rifles Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Dick’s Sporting Goods sales are soaring, proving it can succeed without assault rifles. Dick’s made some bold decisions back in February: it stopped selling assault-style rifles and high capacity magazines and raised the minimum age to purchase a gun to 21. Even…

Pret A Manger Stores Sold

PRET A MANGER SALE MEANS $1,300 BONUS FOR EACH EMPLOYEE

1/1Pret A Manger sale means $1,300 bonus for each employee Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – The owner of Panera, Krispy Kreme and Keurig has added a new restaurant brand to its roster: Pret A Manger. Luxembourg-based holding company jab said Tuesday that it had acquired the U.K. sandwich chain from private equity owner Bridgepoint and minority shareholders. Pret, which…

Ivanka Trump Granted 7 New Trademarks in China

THE TRADEMARKS COVERED A VARIETY OF GOODS INCLUDING KITCHENWARE AND FURNITURE

1/1The trademarks covered a variety of goods including kitchenware and furniture Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Ivanka Trump registered seven new trademarks in china while her father, president Donald Trump, is in trade negotiations with Beijing. The trademarks covered a variety of goods including kitchenware, cosmetics, and furniture. Ivanka and her husband Jarad Kushner both serve as senior advisors…

Starbucks Closing Tuesday for Racial Sensitivity Training

STARBUCKS STORES ACROSS THE COUNTRY WILL CLOSE TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR COMPANY-WIDE DIVERSITY TRAINING

1/1Starbucks stores across the country will close Tuesday afternoon for company-wide diversity training. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Starbucks stores across the country will close Tuesday afternoon for company-wide diversity training. The coffee giant will train over 175,000 employees to better identify and prevent prejudices and bias. This comes after two black men were arrested in a Philadelphia store…

New Boeing Folding Wing Tips Approved By FAA

BOEING'S NEW 777X PLANES HAVE WINGS SO WIDE THEY NEED TO FOLD JUST TO FIT AT THE GATE

1/1Boeing’s new 777x planes have wings so wide they need to fold just to fit at the gate. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Boeing’s new 777 jetliner will have folding wings. The FAA approved the design last week. The wings are so big the tips have to fold upward after landing so the plane can park at airport gates….

Hasbro Officially Trademarks The Smell Of Play-Doh

HASBRO COMPANY TRADEMARKS PLAY-DOH SCENT

1/1Hasbro company trademarks Play-Doh scent. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – The smell of Play-Doh is now officially a trademark. Hasbro, the company that owns the popular children’s modeling compound made the announcement last week. That means the vanilla-like scent is recognized as unique by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Hasbro says the compound used for arts and crafts…