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  • Herman Miller furniture

    Share prices for two office furniture companies rose after Raymond James analysts upgraded the stocks following their earnings reports.

  • Employee Nikki Bush stocks acrylic paint at a Michaels Stores Inc. location in Cincinnati, Ohio.

    Shares of Michaels bounced on Tuesday after the company reported fourth-quarter earnings beat and full-year guidance above expectations.

  • A shopper checks a price at a Restoration Hardware store in Pasadena, California.

    Shares of Restoration Hardware soared Friday after the company's preliminary fourth-quarter results beat expectations.

  • LYFE: Levitating plants

    LYFE is a zero-gravity growing system allows people to cultivate plants in mid-air.

  • Peggy couch from West Elm

    Consumer complaints stretch back years, but the couch was pulled after a scathing essay published by "The Awl," Buzzfeed reports.

  • CAIRO, Feb 13- Egypt's most famous export, the silky soft cotton prized by makers of luxury bedding and clothing, has become so scarce as production has fallen that most supplies sold under its brand name last year were fake. Last year, agricultural production of Egypt's high quality long-staple cotton hit a more than 100- year low. Production has slumped since...

  • HONG KONG, Dec 15- Campaigners say new global rules to protect endangered tree species will be a test for Hong Kong, already grappling to deal with its role as a conduit for illegal timber flooding into China to meet demand for fancy furniture. China and Hong Kong have until Jan. 2 to implement a U.N. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species rule set in...

  • Prospective home buyers in East Peoria, Illinois.

    Buying a home can end up costing many times the sticker price in goods, services and fees, so ownership might not make sense for everyone.

  • Stocks to Watch: December 9, 2016

    Las Vegas Sands, Restoration Hardware, and Aflac stocks are making headlines this Friday to wrap up the trading week.

  • GE uses Amazon's Alexa for new lamp

    The company includes Amazon's voice-controlled system Alexa for its new device.

  • PETRITSI, Bulgaria Nov 23- Greek businessman Prokopis Makris believes moving to Bulgaria three years ago was the best decision he ever made. The accountant shut his failing furniture company in Greece and opened a business helping other entrepreneurs move to Bulgaria to escape a 29 percent tax rate, which has jumped since Athens adopted austerity as part of an...

  • PETRITSI, Bulgaria Nov 23- Greek businessman Prokopis Makris believes moving to Bulgaria three years ago was the best decision he ever made. The accountant shut his failing furniture company in Greece and opened a business helping other entrepreneurs move to Bulgaria to escape a 29 percent tax rate, which has jumped since Athens adopted austerity as part of an...

  • PETRITSI, Bulgaria Nov 23- Greek businessman Prokopis Makris believes moving to Bulgaria three years ago was the best decision he ever made. The accountant shut his failing furniture company in Greece and opened a business helping other entrepreneurs move to Bulgaria to escape a 29 percent tax rate, which has jumped since Athens adopted austerity as part of an...

  • PETRITSI, Bulgaria Nov 23- Greek businessman Prokopis Makris believes moving to Bulgaria three years ago was the best decision he ever made. The accountant shut his failing furniture company in Greece and opened a business helping other entrepreneurs move to Bulgaria to escape a 29 percent tax rate, which has jumped since Athens adopted austerity as part of an...

  • PETRITSI, Bulgaria Nov 23- Greek businessman Prokopis Makris believes moving to Bulgaria three years ago was the best decision he ever made. The accountant shut his failing furniture company in Greece and opened a business helping other entrepreneurs move to Bulgaria to escape a 29 percent tax rate, which has jumped since Athens adopted austerity as part of an...

  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Nov 10- Donald Trump's promise to revive small town America faces a tough challenge in an economy that for decades has been wired to direct income and opportunities towards urban hubs and the better educated. During President Barack Obama's eight years in office incomes for the best off continued to diverge, despite nearly 10 million...

  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Nov 10- Donald Trump's promise to revive small town America faces a tough challenge in an economy that for decades has been wired to direct income and opportunities towards urban hubs and the better educated. During President Barack Obama's eight years in office incomes for the best off continued to diverge, despite nearly 10 million...

  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Nov 10- Donald Trump's promise to revive small town America faces a tough challenge in an economy that for decades has been wired to direct income and opportunities towards urban hubs and the better educated. During President Barack Obama's eight years in office incomes for the best off continued to diverge, despite nearly 10 million...

  • Customers shopping in Ikea

    A fourth child fatality has been associated with one of the MALM chests included in Ikea's recall of 29 million chests and drawers.