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  • Your face on your espresso? Highlights from tech show Saturday, 27 Jun 2015 | 1:34 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Imagine staring deep into the foam of your favorite espresso drink and seeing a face looking back at you. At the CE Week gadget show in New York this week, there were several standouts amid the sea of smartphone chargers and 3- D printers. The $999 machine will be available to commercial establishments that serve coffee.

  • You face on your espresso? Highlights from tech show Friday, 26 Jun 2015 | 3:09 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Imagine staring deep into the foam of your favorite espresso drink and seeing a face looking back at you. At the CE Week gadget show in New York this week, there were several standouts amid the sea of smartphone chargers and 3- D printers. The $999 machine will be available to commercial establishments that serve coffee.

  • Recalls this week: Bicycles, toys and Lululemon tops Friday, 26 Jun 2015 | 9:45 AM ET

    Tops from Lululemon are among this week's recalled products. They were sold through Classroom Direct catalogs, School Specialty Furniture and Equipment catalogs, School Specialty Education Essentials catalogs, School Specialty Early Childhood catalogs, and on www.schoolspecialty.com from May 2015 through June 2015. They cost between $105 and $115.

  • The move comes days after Apple CEO Tim Cook called on people in a tweet to honor the victims of the Charleston, South Carolina, church shooting by eradicating racism and the symbols that feed it. Apple Inc., which is based in Cupertino, California, is the latest company to distance itself from the divisive symbol after the shooting suspect, Dylann Storm Roof,...

  • June 25- Apple Inc has removed several civil war games featuring Confederate flags from its App Store, some game developers said. Retailers such as Wal Mart Stores Inc and Sears Holdings Corp have stopped selling the flag. Google Inc, Amazon.com Inc and eBay Inc on Tuesday also pulled Confederate flag merchandise from their shopping sites.

  • Key Target merchandising exec steps aside Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 9:57 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Target's reinvention plan continues. The retailer said Thursday that Kathryn Tesija, who also served as executive vice president, will move temporarily to a strategic adviser role on July 6 and plans to leave the company in April 2016. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday, Target said that Tesija will continue to receive her...

  • What your smartphone says about your waistline Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 9:32 AM ET
    Smart phone food

    Data from NPD Group show how iOS users are 50 percent more likely than Android users to go for liquid lunches.

  • GOP gov: 'Hats off' to Wal-Mart on Confederate flag Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 9:08 AM ET
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    Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson tells CNBC the decision by Wal-Mart, one of his state's largest employers, to stop selling Confederate flag-related items "makes some sense."

  • SHANGHAI, June 24- Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd joined American retailers on Wednesday in pledging to pull down links to products displaying Confederate flag imagery in the wake of last week's mass shooting at a historic black South Carolina church. "Alibaba Group prohibits listings of materials that are ethnically or racially...

  • Ikea raises minimum wage for US workers 2nd year in a row Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 12:05 AM ET

    Starting Jan. 1, Ikea's average minimum hourly wage will increase to $11.87, which is $4.62 above the current federal wage and marks a $1.11 increase, or 10 percent, from this year's average minimum pay. The pay raise comes as several retailers, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc., have announced wage hikes and other incentives to attract workers and to stay...

  • June 23- Wal-Mart Stores will begin charging fees to almost all vendors for stocking their items in new stores and for warehousing inventory, raising pressure on suppliers as the world's largest retailer battles higher costs from wage hikes. The changes are aimed at bringing "consistency to the collection of allowances related to the growth of our business...

  • CHARLESTON, S.C., June 23- Prominent U.S. flag makers said on Tuesday they will stop manufacturing and selling Confederate battle flags in the wake of last week's attack on worshipers at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina. Reggie VandenBosch, vice president of sales at the privately owned Valley Forge Flag, said the Pennsylvania- based company came to the...

  • *Retailers including Amazon and Wal-Mart stop selling flag. COLUMBIA, S.C., June 23- An initiative to remove the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds picked up steam on Tuesday, a week after the massacre of nine black church members, and criticism over the emblem long associated with slavery spread to other U.S. southern states.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 23- Google Inc joined Amazon.com Inc and eBay Inc on Tuesday in pulling Confederate flag merchandise from their shopping site, following brick and mortar retailers in reacting to last week's racially motivated mass shooting at a historic black South Carolina church. Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Sears Holdings Corp on Monday banned sales of...

  • Facebook valuation highlights S&P 500 power shift Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 6:17 PM ET
    Facebook

    Facebook is now more valuable than Wal-Mart, which highlights a wider power shift at the top of the S&P 500 index.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 23- Amazon.com Inc and eBay Inc on Tuesday announced they were pulling Confederate flag merchandise from their websites, following other retailers reacting to last week's racially motivated mass shooting at a historic black South Carolina church. Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Sears Holdings Corp on Monday banned sales of products bearing the...

  • *Fast-track legislation clears Senate procedural hurdle. *Senate vote of 60-37 shows solid support base. On Wednesday, the Senate was likely to vote to grant Obama the power to speed trade deals through Congress, including his Trans-Pacific Partnership.

  • Green Dot and Sonic are big market movers Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 4:51 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Green Dot Corp., up $6.21 to $21.52. The bank holding company signed a five-year extension to serve as Wal-Mart Stores Inc.' s prepaid debit card products program.

  • NEW YORK, June 23- U.S. stocks ended with slight gains on Tuesday, with the Nasdaq eking out another record close while investors continued to await clarity on whether Greece could reach a deal to prevent defaulting on its loans. Greece needs fresh funds to avoid defaulting on a $1.8 billion debt repayment to the International Monetary Fund on June 30.

  • NEW YORK— Big retailers said they would start to pull Confederate flags, and merchandise bearing the flag, from their store shelves and websites this week. The announcements come as debate over the flag's symbolism was reignited following last week's shooting deaths of nine black church members in South Carolina. These retailers have announced bans of the...