Nearly 140 Million People Hate Thanksgiving Store Openings

The Thanksgiving weekend, which includes Black Friday, has bedeviled large retailers. Do they open Thanksgiving night, or at midnight going into Friday? Do they pressure workers to work when they ...
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Top 12 Earnings for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major companies reporting their quarterly results this week. Earnings season is in full swing, when most major companies will ...
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Google Tops Web Traffic List, Followed by Yahoo and Facebook

Search tops portal and social media, according to new data about visits to America's largest websites in September. Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google topped the list with 234 million unique visitors ...
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17 Retail Brands With Highest Brand Loyalty

We took a look on Wednesday at the new 2016 Brand Loyalty survey results and the 20 brands at the top of the rankings. Of the 100 brands included in ...
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Digital Tech Firms Dominate 2016 Brand Loyalty Leaders

Of the top 100 product categories and brands in a new ranking of customer loyalty leaders, more than a third (35) are involved in digital technology, social networking brands, or ...
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Amazon’s $1,685.69 Christmas Tree

With two weeks to go until Halloween, it's not too early to begin your search for the perfect Christmas tree. Is it? If it's not, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has ...
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Nearly 20% of US Consumers Take Multiple Video Streaming Services

Over the past three years, the number of U.S. consumers who subscribe to more than one video streaming service has risen by 50%. That's one in six (16%) America's TV-viewing ...
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What the Apple Music, Spotify Remix Deals Mean  

One of the last remaining walled-off areas of music was set free on Thursday. Both Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) Apple Music and privately held Spotify began offering unofficial, single-track remixes ...
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Investors Dump Target as It Launches Smaller Stores

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) has started to build smaller stores, to move into cities, but Wall Street does not buy the company's overall management. The stock trades at $69, near ...
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Apple Named World’s Most Valuable Brand at $178 Billion

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is the world's top brand with a valuation of $178 billion. Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is the fastest growing, up 48% to $33 billion in the ...
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Shopping by Smartphone: Is It Really a Thing?

Total digital media usage time rose by 62% between June 2013 and June 2016, driven mostly by mobile apps and, to a lesser extent, by the mobile web. App usage ...
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Best Buy Accused of Selling Counterfeit Products

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) has been accused of selling counterfeit products at both its own website and as a participant in the eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) Marketplace. While ...
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47 Million People Will Be Done With Holiday Shopping by November 1

The holiday shopping season no longer starts on Black Friday. A total of 47 million Americans will start by November 1. That leaves retailers less than seven weeks to get their ...
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Top 10 Companies in the War for Top Tech Talent

Finding, hiring and retaining top talent have long been top priorities among high-tech companies. If the outcome of these searches often seems like a bidding war for a newly discovered ...
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800,000 People Will Cut Cable Cords in the Next Year

Cable cutting is costing cable companies and cable stations big time. The anxiety particularly swirls around operations like ESPN, owned by Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS). The channel represents billions ...
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