CHARLOTTE, N.C.-- AT&T Inc. says it's looking to fill more than 400 openings in North Carolina, including more than 250 new jobs in dozens of locations statewide. The telecommunications company says Monday that it's expanding wired and wireless service.» Read More
CHARLOTTE, N.C.-- AT&T Inc. says it's looking to fill more than 400 openings in North Carolina, including more than 250 new jobs in dozens of locations statewide. The telecommunications company says Monday that it's expanding wired and wireless service.
May 6- Benjamin F. Edwards& Co, a boutique brokerage with family ties to the old A.G. Edwards& Sons, said on Monday it added nine new advisers and opened two new offices in Alabama and Florida. In Alabama, former Wells advisers Steven Phillips and Thomas Luttrell moved to Benjamin Edwards to open a new office for the firm in Birmingham.
For parent eBay Inc, PayPal's expansion is crucial. The 13- year-old payment service accounts for about 40 percent of eBay's revenue and its growth is slowing.
Feb 27- Target Corp on Wednesday offered a cautious outlook for consumer spending in 2013 following a weak holiday quarter and said it was on track with its massive Canadian store opening plans this year. "We have a tempered view of the near-term sales environment," he said, adding that shoppers, or "guests" as Target calls them, are "quite resilient."
MEXICO CITY, Feb 21- Mexico's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart de Mexico, expects to spend up to $1.4 billion on investments in 2013, but in a break with tradition the company declined to say how many stores it plans to open this year.
SEATTLE, Jan 29- Microsoft Corp launched new Office software for home users on Tuesday, featuring constantly updated, online access to documents from all kinds of devices as the world's largest software company attempts to tailor its most profitable product to a mobile generation.
MOSCOW, Jan 22- Fast-growing low-cost Russian retailer Magnit nearly doubled net profits last year, it reported on Tuesday, fuelled by a further big expansion in its chains of convenience and cosmetics stores and hypermarkets, which boosted margins.
*30,000 new jobs in next 3 yrs at Brazil's biggest employer. SAO PAULO, Jan 10- Grupo Pão de Açúcar, Brazil's biggest diversified retailer, said on Thursday it plans to open 500 new stores by 2015, accelerating growth in a bet that household consumption will continue to drive the local economy. Pão de Açúcar is Brazil's biggest private-sector employer.
Jan 3- The world's largest retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc appointed Lev Khasis as president and chief executive of New Formats for Walmart International, a company spokesperson said.
*Gap Inc's Athleta targets 50 U.S. stores by end of 2013. TORONTO, Dec 7- When Lululemon Athletica Inc opened its first U.S. shop in 2003, its form-fitting yoga pants, free classes and Pacific Northwest vibe were a revelation to its new American customers. Montreal- based Lolë, Gap Inc's Athleta and others are expanding aggressively in the United States.
NEW YORK, Dec 5- Starbucks Corp intends to open at least 3,000 net new stores in the Americas region by 2017, the company said on Wednesday.