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It’s often said we eat with our eyes, but one food expert suggests that to truly enjoy a burger, you need all five senses.
Retailers are using early lessons from back-to-school to shape their strategies for the winter holidays.
Fund managers from Federated Investors Inc,, Wells Fargo& Co and Wasatch say they have been moving more money to companies in Mexico, Poland and India after China's stock market began crashing in June. It's a stark reversal from the past several years, when the prospect of high levels of growth and attractive demographics convinced many fund managers that China...
The majority of technology index components—more than 63 percent—are trading down more than 10 percent from yearly highs.
A sensor by a start-up called Density can send data to your phone, telling you when a restaurant or gym is too crowded.
NEW ORLEANS— With the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaching, Wal-Mart is announcing a $25 million, five-year commitment to support disaster recovery efforts around the world. The corporation and its charitable foundation announced the plans Friday in New Orleans, part of more than a week's worth of observances in the city and along the Gulf Coast.
Eight big-name companies from the S&P 500 are currently trading at or near record highs, but should you sell the rip?
U.S. stocks closed near session lows as investors weighed continued uncertainty about the timing of a rate hike and concerns about global growth.
CHICAGO, Aug 19- Two days after being promoted to the new position of Target Corp's Chief Operating Officer, John Mulligan's big job is clear: fix a supply chain that the company blamed for shortages of goods that are undermining sales growth. Target's larger rival, Wal-Mart Stores Inc, has struggled to tackle the problem of running out of stock at its own stores for...
Target is about to face its toughest comparisons since new CEO Brian Cornell took the helm.
Fed, take note: Weak earnings from the nation's largest retailer signal the weakness in wages and consumer spending.
Target delivered quarterly earnings and revenue that beat expectations. "They are refocusing on the core business," retail analyst Joseph Feldman says.
U.S. stock futures were under pressure this morning, after the Dow snapped a three-session winning streak Tuesday.
Wal-Mart shares slid after a weak earnings report that showed margin compression. Will rising wages make smaller profits more likely?
Chinese stocks ended an erratic session with gains on Wednesday, propped up by bargain hunters and efforts by the authorities, analysts say.
*Shanghai resumes falls, rekindling worries on China growth. TOKYO, Aug 19- Asian shares on Wednesday struggled at two-year lows after Chinese stocks extended their fall, stoking fears about the stability of China's economy. "Investors care about these two things- China's economy and the timing of a U.S. rate hike.
MELBOURNE, Aug 19- London copper was treading water on Wednesday, having crashed through the $5,000 mark for the first time since 2009 in the previous session as persistent China demand concerns and a worsening technical picture pointed to more losses. *Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange were trading little changed at $5,018.50 a tonne by 0043 GMT...
Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Tuesday that lower margins in its pharmacy business had emerged as a drag on profits, as it gets paid less by drug plan managers and as fewer customers pay in cash, since Obamacare has increased the ranks of insured Americans. The company warned that the margin squeeze would continue for at least the remainder of the year, although a...
SYDNEY, Aug 19- U.S. soybeans edged up on Wednesday, rebounding slightly from losses of 1.5 percent in the previous session, though prices lingered near a two-month low on forecasts for favorable weather in North America and concerns over Chinese demand. *Chicago Board of Trade November soybeans rose 0.1 percent to $9.05 a bushel, having closed down 1.5 percent on...
*Shanghai's 6 pct fall rekindles worries on China growth. TOKYO, Aug 19- Asian shares on Wednesday struggled to move away from two-year lows the previous day after big falls in Chinese shares raised fresh fear about the stability of China's economy. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.4 percent, recovering from a two-year low hit...