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Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 12:08 PM CDT

Here's How Target Plans to Beat Amazon and Walmart in the Shipping Wars This Holiday Season

Here's How Target Plans to Beat Amazon and Walmart in the Shipping Wars This Holiday Season

Target has been busy upgrading its supply chain, and this holiday season marks its biggest test yet. Early last year, the retailer said it would pour $7 billion into investments to turn around its business...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 08:39 AM CDT

Mattress Firm, Largest US Mattress Retailer, Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

Mattress Firm, Largest US Mattress Retailer, Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

The largest U.S. mattress retailer, Mattress Firm, said Friday it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection so it can take steps to strengthen its balance sheet and reshape its store footprint. Under...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 10:26 AM CDT

US Unemployment Rate Falls to 49-Year Low of 3.7 Percent

US Unemployment Rate Falls to 49-Year Low of 3.7 Percent

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in September — the lowest level since December 1969 — signaling how the longest streak of hiring on record has put millions of Americans back to work. Employers...

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 10:17 PM CDT

Musk Taunts SEC as 'Shortseller Enrichment Commission'

Musk Taunts SEC as 'Shortseller Enrichment Commission'

Elon Musk on Thursday lashed out at the Securities and Exchange Commission, taking to Twitter to mock the “incredible work” of the “Shortseller Enrichment Commission.” “Just want to [say] that the Shortseller...

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 11:13 AM CDT

Mortgage Rates Edge Lower; 30-Year Rate at 4.71 Percent

Mortgage Rates Edge Lower; 30-Year Rate at 4.71 Percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged slightly lower this week, taking a pause after five straight weeks of increases. Costs for would-be homebuyers have been climbing, and the key 30-year rate has been...

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 03:17 PM CDT

Sun Country Opens Nonstop Service Between DFW, Florida

Sun Country Opens Nonstop Service Between DFW, Florida

Sun Country begins $39, $49 one-way flights from DFW Airport to Fort Myers and Tampa Florida Wednesday.

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 11:36 AM CDT

Robot Brothel Stymied by Houston City Council

Robot Brothel Stymied by Houston City Council

Houston's city council has changed a city ordinance in a move that would essentially stop a so-called robot brothel from opening.

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 10:33 AM CDT

5 Tips for Saving Money and Time on Halloween Costumes

5 Tips for Saving Money and Time on Halloween Costumes

Shopping for Halloween costumes doesn't have to be scary. This year, shoppers can find more ways to save time and money. Discounters like Walmart and Target are expanding their costume offerings and creating...

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 06:44 AM CDT

Ripple Effect? Amazon's $15 Wage May Help Lift Pay Elsewhere

Ripple Effect? Amazon's $15 Wage May Help Lift Pay Elsewhere

After years of sluggish pay gains, the economy may be starting to work for America's low-wage workers. Amazon's announcement Tuesday that it will raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour will intensify pressure on...

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 07:32 AM CDT

Play Back? Toys R US Investors Plan Comeback for Brand

Play Back? Toys R US Investors Plan Comeback for Brand

There may be a second act for Toys R Us, the retail wonderland for children that turned out the lights at hundreds of stores for what was thought to be the final time over the summer. After joining the...

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