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US Sales and Employment Likely to Grow, Economists Say

US Sales and Employment Likely to Grow, Economists Say

Most U.S. business economists expect corporate sales to grow over the next three months and hiring and pay to rise with them. But a majority of the economists surveyed by the National Association for Business... »

Papa John's Starts Pulling Founder's Image From Marketing

Papa John's Starts Pulling Founder's Image From Marketing

Papa John's, which has featured founder John Schnatter as a spokesman in logos and TV ads, has begun pulling his image from its marketing and pledged to assess its diversity practices in response to his use of a... »

Blockbusters in Alaska Set to Close; 1 Store Left in US

Blockbusters in Alaska Set to Close; 1 Store Left in US

Alaska's last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the U.S. The stores in Anchorage and Fairbanks will close for rentals after Sunday night and reopen Tuesday... »

Justice Department Appeals AT&T-Time Warner Merger Approval

Justice Department Appeals AT&T-Time Warner Merger Approval

The Justice Department will appeal the AT&T-Time Warner merger approval, according to a court document filed Thursday. Shares of AT&T slipped 1 percent in after-hours trading Thursday. In June, a federal judge... »

Fast-Food Chains Agree to Allow Workers to Change Branches

Fast-Food Chains Agree to Allow Workers to Change Branches

Seven national fast-food chains have agreed to end policies that block workers from changing branches — limiting their wages and job opportunities — under the threat of legal action from the state of... »

Find the Sweetest Deals on National Ice Cream Day

Find the Sweetest Deals on National Ice Cream Day

Sunday is National Ice Cream Day. To make sure you get your fill of the tasty treat, these are the best discounts at ice cream chains (and Whole Foods!) around the country. Baskin Robbins is offering a... »

'It's Heartbreaking': Build-a-Bear CEO Sorry for Sale Chaos

'It's Heartbreaking': Build-a-Bear CEO Sorry for Sale Chaos

The head of Build-a-Bear Workshop is apologizing after a special "pay your age" sale drew "extreme crowds" to malls and shopping centers, forcing the company to close lines during the promotion and turn... »

Pay-Your-Age Causes Chaos at Build-a-Bear
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Pay-Your-Age Causes Chaos at Build-a-Bear

A Build-a-Bear promotion caused chaos and long lines at malls all over the area on Thursday. Now, some parents are still upset about the situation. »

Detaining Migrant Kids Is Now a Billion-Dollar Industry
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Detaining Migrant Kids Is Now a Billion-Dollar Industry

Detaining migrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually — a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds. Currently, more... »

'Extreme Crowds' Force Build-a-Bear to Close Lines on 'Pay Your Age Day'
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'Extreme Crowds' Force Build-a-Bear to Close Lines on 'Pay Your Age Day'

After Build-a-Bear Workshop offered customers the chance to pay their age for any stuffable animal, the company was forced to close its lines at all U.S. and Canadian workshops as "extreme crowds" filled... »