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Malls might not disappear after all, thanks to this genius formula

Monday  09:07,   16 july 2018
gobankingrates

Foursquare reveals how malls can survive the retail apocalypse.Load[...]
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What does the First Air/Canadian North merger mean for northern air travel?

Sunday  07:50,   15 july 2018
cbc.ca

Since it was announced last week, plenty of questions have been asked about the proposed merger between Northern airlines First Air and Canadian North. We reached out to Robert Kokonis for answers.Load[...]

Why Twitter is finally cracking down on fake accounts

Saturday  12:01,   14 july 2018
cbc.ca

Twitter's attempt to clean its service of fake and malicious accounts may be bad news for celebrities losing millions from their follower counts, but it's likely to be good news for the company in the long run, analysts say. Shares in[...]

What not to buy on Amazon Prime Day

Saturday  07:51,   14 july 2018
marketwatch

Amazon’s annual sales promotion definitely offers consumers the chance to save—but not all deals are created equally.Load[...]

How a small Toronto firm ended up designing the CN Tower

Saturday  07:51,   14 july 2018
canadianbusiness

WZMH Architects competes with global giants—and designs hotels in Egypt and high-tech labs along the[...]

Hudson’s Bay phases out Ivanka Trump brand

Saturday  07:51,   14 july 2018
thestar

Hudson’s Bay is the latest retailer to stop carrying the Ivanka Trump brand. Hudson’s Bay is the latest retailer to stop carrying the Ivanka Trump[...]

Pence family's failed gas stations cost taxpayers $20M+

Saturday  07:51,   14 july 2018
msn

Vice-President Mike Pence turns nostalgic when he talks about growing up in small-town Columbus, Indiana, where his father helped build a Midwestern empire of more than 200 gas stations that provided an upbringing on the "front row of the American[...]

2 Top Canadian Dividend Stocks to Buy in Your TFSA Today

Saturday  07:51,   14 july 2018
fool

Here's why Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX:SLF)(NYSE:SLF) and another attractive dividend-growth stock deserve to be on your radar.The strategy makes sense, whether you are a retiree looking to earn tax-free dividends to complement pension income,[...]

There Will Only Be 1 Blockbuster in America Soon

Friday  16:36,   13 july 2018
time

The last two remaining Blockbuster stores in Alaska are slated to close next week, leaving just one location of the once-iconic video rental store left in the U.S. The stores, in College and Debarr, Alaska, will officially close on Monday, July 16,[...]

Google and Facebook could be caught in the US-China trade war

Friday  07:57,   13 july 2018
cnn

President Donald Trump's trade wars have reached Silicon Valley. The Trump administration is considering tariffs on networking equipment from China. That could spell trouble for companies that buy Chinese components for their global cloud[...]

Victoria's Secret can't even sell its merchandise at a discount

Friday  06:56,   13 july 2018
marketwatch

L Brands reported struggles selling Victoria’s Secret merchandise, even during the semiannual sale, sending shares down.Victoria’s Secret had trouble selling merchandise in the month of June, even when it was at a[...]

Trump’s Trade War With China Pierces the Heart of Michigan

Friday  03:26,   13 july 2018
nytimes

Perhaps no state has more to lose from the administration’s crackdown on China than Michigan, where China’s ties to the auto industry run deep.DETROIT — China’s flag flies high above Henniges Automotive, alongside those of Germany, Mexico, Canada[...]

Broad rally helps Toronto market hit new high

Friday  03:11,   13 july 2018
msn

A broad-based relief rally helped Canada's main stock index close at a record high Thursday after markets retreated globally a day earlier, while U.S. stock markets also pushed higher. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite[...]

Jury orders J&J to pay $4.7 billion in Missouri asbestos cancer case

Friday  03:05,   13 july 2018
reuters

Jury orders J&J to pay $4.7 billion in Missouri asbestos cancer caseThe verdict is the largest J&J has faced to date over allegations that its talc-based products cause cancer. J&J is battling some 9,000 talc[...]

Iowa, Illinois investigating infections linked to McDonald's salad

Friday  03:00,   13 july 2018
reuters

The Iowa and Illinois health departments said on Thursday that they were investigating a rise in cyclospora infections linked to salads at McDonald Corp's (MCD.N) restaurants.McDonald's shares fell 1.4 percent in after-hours on[...]