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Just ask Bob Costas, who arrived in Sochi to be the main host of NBC's prime time Olympic coverage, and ended up on the sidelines for nearly a week with an eye infection. Heather Holmes, who works for the medical device company Medtronic Inc, regularly puts in more than 100,000 miles a year on long flights to such places as China and India.
Feb 11- CVS Caremark Corp stuck to its 2014 sales forecast on Tuesday, a week after announcing it was giving up its $2 billion a year tobacco business, and said sales at its drugstores are off to a good start this year.
Feb 11- CVS Caremark Corp posted higher quarterly profit on Tuesday as it processed more prescriptions and benefited from the introduction of new generic drugs, helping it offset a drop in store visits by customers.
RadioShack has a decent shot at turning around and is nowhere near bankruptcy. Any signs of improvement would delight investors.
"Consumers are being hit by a perfect storm of events," said Craig Johnson, president of advisory firm Customer Growth Partners. Kohl's Corp on Thursday said sales in January were "significantly" lower than expected as shoppers stayed away, and the department store chain lowered its profit forecast.
"Consumers are being hit by a perfect storm of events," said Craig Johnson, president of advisory firm Customer Growth Partners. Kohl's Corp on Thursday said sales in January were "significantly" lower than expected as shoppers stayed away.
As electric vehicles catch on, business owners wonder whether the upfront cost of an EV charging station will pay them back in terms of customers.
Feb 5- CVS Caremark Corp said on Wednesday that it would stop selling tobacco products at its 7,600 stores by October, becoming the first national drugstore chain in the United States to take cigarettes off the shelves.
CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he thinks CVS' move to end tobacco sales could only work in a fantasy world.
CVS Caremark says it will stop selling tobacco products, making it the first major pharmacy retailer to voluntarily do so.
Feb 5- CVS Caremark Corp said on Wednesday that it would stop selling tobacco products at its 7,600 stores by October, becoming the first national drugstore chain in the United States to take cigarettes off the shelf. "I think it will put pressure on other retailers who want to be in healthcare," said CVS Caremark Chief Medical Officer Dr.
Retailers need to do a lot more to defend themselves against future cyberattacks, according to security experts and IT service providers.
NEW YORK, Feb 5- Target Corp's decision to speed up a $100 million program to adopt the use of chip-enabled smart cards is just a drop in the bucket when it comes to what retailers need to do to defend themselves against future cyber attacks, according to security experts and IT service providers.
WASHINGTON, Jan 31- President Barack Obama will meet on Friday with the leaders of more than 20 big companies which have agreed not to discriminate against the long-term unemployed, part of his initiatives to get the jobless back to work.
The U.S.'s entire healthcare system needs to change, said Stefano Pessina, the non-executive director of Walgreens.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Jan 21- Target Corp said it will stop offering health coverage to part-time workers, citing new public insurance exchanges floated by the U.S. government. Less than 10 percent of the company's 361,000 employees currently participate in the insurance plan that is being discontinued, Target said in a company blog post on Tuesday.
“This is a company relentlessly focused on creating value,” Jim Cramer said.
Tired of all the bickering and partisan politics in Washington? Cramer has found a way to profit from it.
*McKesson says fails to get 75 pct threshold. FRANKFURT, Jan 13- U.S. drugs wholesaler group McKesson said on Monday it had failed to win enough support for a $8.4 billion offer to buy German distributor Celesio, leaving it empty-handed in a sector where cross-border consolidation is accelerating.