Black Friday Merchants Look to Extend Moment of Retail Optimism
Bloomberg, 24 November at 00:15
As Black Friday shoppers descend on stores this weekend, retailers are experiencing something that's been in short supply: optimism. Brick-and-mortar chains are coming off a generally positive earnings season, with companies such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
Coffee Shop Vandalized After Posting Gentrification 'Joke'
CBS Local, 23 November at 23:26
DENVER, Colo. (CBS4) — A coffee shop in Denver's River North neighborhood was vandalized after posting a controversial sign. ink coffe vandalism Coffee Shop Vandalized After Posting Gentrification Joke. (credit: CBS). The sign that was displayed
Elon Musk wins bet, finishing massive battery installation in 100 days
Ars Technica, 23 November at 23:20
Tesla has completed construction of a massive 100 megawatt, 129 MWh battery installation in South Australia. The new facility boasts the largest megawatt rating for any grid-connected battery installation in the world. The project was completed less
Mark Cuban Is Right, But a Tweet's Not Enough
Bloomberg, 23 November at 23:00
Mark Cuban had a question for the U.S. president, and he took to @realDonaldTrump's favored communication tool to pose it. @realDonaldTrump did you realize that 5pct of the increase in stock market value ($250Billion) and 7.5x our Monthly Trade Deficit
Ethereum Price Hits New High as Billionaire Predicts 25% Surge In the Next Month
Fortune, 23 November at 22:50
A rival cryptocurrency to Bitcoin, Ethereum rose as high as about $425 Thursday, a gain of more than 16% in a 24-hour period. Until then, the Ethereum price had for months hovered below its previous peak in June, when it had briefly surpassed $400 for
Butterball's “Turkey Talk Line” experts share strangest questions they've received
fox6now.com, 23 November at 22:16
NORTH CAROLINA — Butterball's “Turkey Talk Line” has been offering Thanksgiving advice to home cooks for three decades. Officials are now sharing some of the strangest questions they've received! One Alabama caller asked whether he could cook a ...
Black Friday 2017: Bargain Hunting Begins on Thursday
New York Times, 23 November at 22:04
As the holiday shopping seasons begins in earnest over the Thanksgiving weekend, we're spread out over the United States, capturing what the deal-seeking rush looks like this year. • A humming economy does not necessarily mean consumers are planning ...
Canadian households lead the world in terms of debt: OECD
CBC.ca, 23 November at 21:32
Canada leads the world in terms of household debt levels, and it's a major risk to the country's economy, the OECD says in a new report. In a chapter of a report set to come out next month that has been released in advance, the Organization for
Net Neutrality Explained: What It Means (and Why It Matters)
Fortune, 23 November at 21:17
After signaling that it would for months, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday revealed its plan to dismantle regulations that ensure equal access to the Internet, a concept known as “net neutrality.” The regulations classify broadband ...
Butterball launches 24-hour turkey hotline
KTRK-TV, 23 November at 20:41
Getting everything ready for your Thanksgiving dinner can be stressful, but you can get some help! The Butterball Turkey hotline is already up and running. The free 24-hour call-in hotline is staffed by expertly trained operators. The Butterball staff
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