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  • NEW YORK— Walmart is bringing back an app that lets shoppers skip the checkout line and pay for items themselves on their smartphones. A test of the updated Scan& Go app began this year at some stores in Houston, Orlando, Florida, and near Walmart's headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas. The company, Wal-Mart Stores Inc., declined to say exactly how many stores are...

  • Aug 8- SeaWorld Entertainment Inc reported a quarterly net loss on Tuesday as declining attendance at its Orlando and San Diego parks squeezed revenue, and the company said it was boosting promotional spending to tackle "perception" issues. Its shares fell as much as 8.2 percent to $12.50 on the New York Stock Exchange in midday trading before recovering...

  • ORLANDO, Fla.— SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. on Tuesday reported a second-quarter loss of $175.9 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 31 cents per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $398.4 million.

  • ORLANDO, Fla. _ Xenia Hotels& Resorts Inc. on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The Orlando, Florida- based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $63.3 million, or 59 cents per share, in the period. The real estate investment trust that owns hotels, based in Orlando, Florida, posted revenue of $244.4...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 4- Background checks related to U.S. firearm purchases suffered their deepest quarterly decline in over three years in July, suggesting a sales slump despite price discounts aimed at improving customer demand following President Donald Trump's election. U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation background checks in July fell 25 percent to...

  • The full roster of WNBA teams and players will be playable in EA's upcoming basketball video game — a first for the industry.

  • ORLANDO, Fla. _ Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $44.3 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.26 per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $489.2 million.

  • ORLANDO, Fla. _ Gencor Industries Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $2.6 million. On a per-share basis, the Orlando, Florida- based company said it had net income of 18 cents. Keywords: Gencor Industries, Earnings Report.

  • The Walt Disney Co. 'Star Wars' lands 3-D model is unveiled ahead of the D23 Expo in Anaheim, California, U.S., on Thursday, July 13, 2017.

    Disney Parks isn't letting Han Solo or Luke Skywalker save the day at their new Star Wars-themed lands.

  • ANAHEIM, Calif., July 15- An immersive "Star Wars" hotel, a new "Ratatouille" attraction and the first ever Mickey Mouse ride are just some of the high-profile features coming soon to Walt Disney Co's theme parks revealed on Saturday. Walt Disney World Resort in Florida will house the hotel where guests can live out a multi-day adventure within the intergalactic...

  • President Donald Trump is expected to announce plans on Friday to rollback former President Barack Obama's loosening of travel restrictions to Cuba.

    Airlines, hotel companies and cruise lines are bracing for President Donald Trump's announcement on his Cuba policy.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 14- A UPS driver opened fire with a handgun inside a United Parcel Service Inc delivery center in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing three co-workers before fatally shooting himself as police closed in, authorities and company officials said. Five other people suffered less serious injuries in a frantic exit from the building, San...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 14- A UPS driver opened fire with a handgun inside a United Parcel Service Inc delivery center in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing three co-workers before fatally shooting himself as police closed in, authorities and company officials said. Two other people were taken to an area hospital with gunshot wounds, and another five individuals...

  • "The board will continue to proceed in the best interest of shareholders following this years annual meeting," Orlando, Florida- based SeaWorld said in a statement to Reuters. SeaWorld announced in March that China's Zhonghong Zhuoye Group Co Ltd agreed to buy Blackstone Group's 21 percent stake in the theme park operator for $23 per share, or $429 million.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 14- A UPS driver armed with a handgun opened fire at a United Parcel Service Inc package-sorting center in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing three people before fatally shooting himself as officers closed in. The victims, like the gunman, were also company drivers, said Steve Gaut, head of investor relations at UPS. Two other people were taken...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 14- A man dressed in a UPS uniform and armed with an "assault pistol" opened fire at a United Parcel Service Inc package sorting hub in San Francisco, killing three people before fatally shooting himself in the head, police said. Two other people were shot and have been taken to an area hospital, San Francisco police said. Any shooting is one shooting...

  • Law enforcement officers, including a K-9 unit, investigate near the scene of a shooting where there were multiple fatalities in an industrial area near Orlando, Fla., Monday, June 5, 2017.

    A fatal shooting in Orlando was first reported around 8 a.m. at the headquarters of Fiamma, Inc., NBC reports.

  • WASHINGTON, April 28- Tiffany Cartagena said she was eating with her mixed-race girlfriend at a restaurant in Ohio last month when she heard nearby diners remark about the "monkey" at the next table. As Trump nears his 100th day in the White House after a campaign punctuated by his inflammatory comments about Muslims and immigrants, a number of Americans say U.S....

  • DUBAI, April 25- Emirates signaled on Tuesday that its U.S. expansion plans were on hold until demand recovers from a slowdown that the airline has blamed on President Donald Trump's travel restrictions. The Dubai- based carrier announced last week it would reduce flights to five U.S. cities from May following a "significant deterioration" in demand.

  • LOS ANGELES, April 14- For die-hard "Star Wars" collectors, this weekend's fan convention in Orlando, Florida, is a must-attend event. The annual Star Wars Celebration is the only place Walt Disney Co licensees are selling a new Luke Skywalker action figure, limited-edition Stormtrooper helmets and other coveted merchandise. The company then expanded the range...