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Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 04:27 PM CDT

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...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 09:03 AM CDT

'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 away...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 01:47 PM CDT

Perks Being Offered to Attract Top Talent

Perks Being Offered to Attract Top Talent

North Texas businesses are getting creative with their hiring practices in order to attract and retain top talent.

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 07:08 AM CDT

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 for...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 05:47 PM CDT

Office Tower Bans Jimmy John's Deliveries Over 'Vandalism'

Office Tower Bans Jimmy John's Deliveries Over 'Vandalism'

Two of the largest office buildings in downtown Fort Worth have stopped accepting sandwich deliveries from Jimmy John’s, blaming the restaurant’s delivery people for “reckless behavior, safety violations and...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 04:52 PM CDT

Trump DOJ Appealing Judge's OK of AT&T-Time Warner Merger

Trump DOJ Appealing Judge's OK of AT&T-Time Warner Merger

Stung by a federal judge's dismissal of its objections to AT&T's megamerger with Time Warner, the Trump Justice Department is challenging the decision with a legal appeal.

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 04:07 PM CDT

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...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 04:09 PM CDT

Detaining Migrant Kids Is Now a Billion-Dollar Industry

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...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 03:00 PM CDT

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 Washington...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 10:31 PM CDT

Build-a-Bear Closes Lines for 'Pay Your Age Day'

Build-a-Bear Closes Lines for '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 stores as "extreme crowds" filled shopping...

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