Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
Sears Didn't Move Fast Enough, CEO Says Sears continues to struggle to get a "decent" return on its assets and the retailer didn't move fast enough to cut expenses after the financial crisis, the CEO said at the annual meeting. More
J.C. Penney ad apologizes to customers The ad comes after the Plano, Texas-based company last month fired its CEO, Ron Johnson, after 17 months on the job and rehired his predecessor Mike Ullman. Johnson's ambitious changes included getting rid of most sales and bringing in new, hip brands. More
Big brands rejected Bangladesh factory safety plan As Bangladesh reels from the deaths of hundreds of garment workers in a building collapse, the refusal of global retailers to pay for strict nationwide factory inspections is bringing renewed scrutiny to an industry that has profited from a country notorious for its hazardous workplaces and subsistence-level wages. More
LJPC Climbs 76%, VTVT On Track, Eventful October Awaits ACRX, ATRS Catecholamine-resistant hypotension or CRH is an acute, life-threatening condition in which blood pressure ... The company is also exploring the potential of RT002 in reducing the signs and symptoms of plantar fasciitis in a phase II trial. 02/27/2017 - 6:26 pm | View Link
OJ Simpson could be released on parole as early as OCTOBER and looks set to cash.. He’s not. There’s zero signs that he was psychopath behavior earlier in his life. However, he’s got poor time preferences and anger issues from years of concussions in the NFL. The story the prosecution told at the OJ trial was wrong and it’s one ... 02/27/2017 - 12:25 pm | View Link
American Veterans Disabled for Life Finally Have Their Day: President Obama Signs Bill into Law Recognizing … PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At a Veterans Day ceremony almost 20 years ago, Florida philanthropist and disabled veterans advocate Lois Pope said to then Secretary of Veterans Affairs, the now late Jesse Brown, "We have Veterans Day ... 01/26/2017 - 2:02 am | View Link
October 2 is National Life Chain Sunday: a witness that saves lives Participants stand by the roadside, usually from 2 to 3 p.m., praying for an end to abortion and holding signs that read: “Abortion kills children;” “Adoption the loving option;” “Abortion hurts women;” or “Life the first inalienable right.” 09/19/2016 - 10:11 pm | View Link
China's factory output shrinks again in October, but shows some signs of life: Survey BEIJING (REUTERS) - China's factory activity fell for an eighth straight month in October but at a slower pace as export orders showed some signs of life, a private survey showed on Monday (Nov 2), pointing to continued sluggishness in the world's second ... 11/1/2015 - 3:17 pm | View Link
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Thank You Jesus Yard Signs – Cover the Land in Thank You ... I started working in Asheboro on Friday afternoons and noticed that there were “Thank You Jesus” signs in almost every yard that I passed. 02/21/2017 - 12:43 pm | View Website
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October, Autumn, Fall: Poems, Quotes, Lore, Songs, Myths ... October Quotations for Gardeners, Walkers, and Lovers of the Green Way Poems, Quotes, Folklore, Myths, Customs, Holidays, Traditions Celebrations, Sayings, Poetry ... 02/18/2017 - 4:28 pm | View Website
A transformative adaptive-reuse project in Charlotte's North End will include a huge flux of office, retail and housing in several former industrial buildings.
ATCO Properties, based in New York, closed on its purchase of 75 acres, including six warehouses, late last year. The firm submitted a rezoning petition on Friday to allow a mixture of uses on the site, including up to 1.5 million square feet of office space; 1,500 apartments; 200,000 square feet of retail; 80,000 square feet of eating, drinking…
The 44-story luxury apartment tower under construction at 414 Light St. will begin pre-leasing this summer, with the first residents expected to move in March 2018.
Pikesville-based Questar Properties, the developer of the project, will open a leasing office in June at the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore hotel, along with a model one-bedroom apartment for potential residents to see.
A large office and warehouse development proposed last year in Jeffersontown is moving forward, but it is doing so with a new owner.
Minnetonka, Minn.-based Technology Drive Development LP filed a revised development plan with Louisville Metro Government Monday to construct the 224,000-square-foot facility on 16.5 acres in Bluegrass Commerce Park.
Technology Drive Development will build the facility on it 16.5 acres it owns at 2621 Technology Drive.
A boost for HBCUs. President Trump is expected to sign an executive order to move the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities from the Department of Education to the White House. This move should encourage strategic partnerships with HBCUs and increase visibility for the schools. HBCU presidents are also planning to visit Washington this week to ask for continued support from the White House.
BMO Financial Group, the parent of Chicago-based BMO Harris Bank, posted a 39 percent jump in profits for the first fiscal quarter of 2017.
The Canadian company, which has a significant presence in the Milwaukee market as BMO Harris Bank, reported on Tuesday net income of $1.49 billion, or $2.22 per share, (in Canadian dollars) for the fiscal first quarter ended Jan.
A Shelby County manufacturer looks to be growing and adding 50 jobs.
The Ohio Tax Credit Authority voted to approve a tax credit for Wayne Trail Technologies in Fort Loramie. The company — part of Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. — builds automated systems for manufacturers, with its business benefitting companies in automotive, HVAC, aerospace and appliances.