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2 hrs ago | ABC Action News

Efficient appliances tax-free this weekend

Buying a major appliance is always a big decision. But paying no tax and saving money on that appliance should help the process.


Related Topix: Home Depot, Retail

6 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Column: Criminal card games

I ask this question in the wake of the recent Home Depot breach, in which the "bad guys" - presumably cybercriminals in Russia - apparently penetrated the company's point of sale terminals and came away with an untold number of credit and debit card data. This, of course, comes after the Target breach of late 2013, in which some 40 million people had their credit card information stolen.


Related Topix: Games, Card Game, Home Depot, Retail, Opinion

10 hrs ago | Solid Waste and Recycling

Diamond Packaging announces landfill-free status

New York-based Diamond Packaging , which helps box products for clients like Bausch & Lomb, Este Lauder, Johnson & Johnson, L'Oreal and Procter & Gamble, has claimed to have reached landfill-free status. As part of the Global Packaging Alliance, Diamond announced that it has achieved zero manufacturing waste to landfill status, an important milestone towards meeting its future goal of zero waste to landfill.


Related Topix: Procter and Gamble

10 hrs ago | Business Journal

EXCLUSIVE: P&G alums bring consumer expertise to health care

Two guys who spent a couple of decades at Procter & Gamble learning what motivates consumers to buy brands are now sharing their insights with hospitals, health insurance firms and pharmaceutical companies.


Related Topix: Procter and Gamble, Health Insurance, Health, Marketing

12 hrs ago | TechCrunch

Smart Shopping Tool PoachIt Scores An Additional $1.8 Million

One of the challenges with online shopping is worrying that you're not getting the best deal. Customers abandon shopping carts regularly, thinking they'll spend just a few more minutes researching the product in question, but then never return.


Related Topix: Estee Lauder Companies

12 hrs ago | TheIndyChannel

Liam Neeson bankrolls cobbler with broken shoes

The Schindler's List star gets upset when he sees traditional, family-run companies and bars getting swallowed up by corporate giants, and he is determined to do his bit for local industry around his Manhattan home - even if it means occasionally destroying his own footwear. He tells British magazine Radar, "They just don't fix things any more.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Liam Neeson, Revlon, Entertainment

13 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

The Women Of Avon 'Lipstick' It To The DSA, Wherefore Art Thou Ramey-O?

It's hard to believe that it was less than 200 years ago that Susan B. Anthony had to fight tooth and nail for Women's suffrage. Today, many women are an economic, ethical and powerful force in these United States of America.


Related Topix: Avon Products, Marketing

13 hrs ago |

Big Beer: An AB InBev - SABMiller Merger Is Not Going to Happen

Apart from creating a global beer-brewing juggernaut, SABMiller's offer was an attempt to fend off a potential bid by Anheuser-Busch InBev , the world's largest brewer, according to Bloomberg . Consider the trouble Anheuser-Busch InBev had in getting its 2013 acquisition of Mexican brewing group Grupo Modelo approved.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Life, Homebrewing, Hobbies, Beverages, Anheuser Busch Companies, Grupo Casa Saba SA De CV, Constellation Brands

15 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Overstock's Android App Now Featured in the Google Play Store's 'Editors' Choice'

The App's user-friendly functionality has earned it the top ranking in the Google Play Store's Editors' Choice. "More than half of shoppers are visiting our website and apps through mobile devices," states Overstock CEO Patrick M. Byrne.


Related Topix: Apparel, Retail, Overstockcom

17 hrs ago | Business Journal

P&G will make changes to 'dangerous' Crest ingredient

Procter & Gamble Co. has announced it will remove polyethylene from most of its toothpastes that contain it in the next six months.


Related Topix: Procter and Gamble, Dentistry

19 hrs ago | Business Journal

Up To Speed: Home Depot acted proactively to prevent a breach, but not in time

Alibaba has received enough demand for its initial public offering that it plans to stop taking orders for the record-breaking sale early, said people with knowledge of the matter. Betty Liu reports on "In The Loop."


Related Topix: Home Depot, Retail, Target, Home, Home Improvement, Hotels, Marriott International

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Five weeks of free beauty products from Allure and Procter and Gamble

Allure and Procter and Gamble will be giving away specified beauty products each week. These items will go very fast, so be sure to enter to win yours as soon as possible on the posted giveaway dates and times.


Related Topix: Procter and Gamble

A rendering of Union High School's new library.

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, Haworth and Amway Corp. are donating $85,000 for the Dream Library project, Grand Rapids Public Schools announced at its board meeting Monday. The money, which was raised through the Third Annual Ruth's Chris Cares Charity auction and golf outing on Sept.


Related Topix: Amway


More than 1M smoke detectors recalled

The alarms could fail to alert consumers of a fire or a carbon monoxide incident following a power outage, according to the recall. The smoke detectors were recalled on September 11. Consumers should immediately contact Kidde for a free replacement smoke or combination smoke/CO alarm.


Related Topix: Home Depot, Retail, Drugs, Longs, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC

Kirkland Reporter

Kirkland's Heathman Hotel put up for sale

One of the most visible icons and landmarks of downtown Kirkland, the four-story Heathman Hotel, is for sale. The four-star hotel, along with its sister site in Portland, the Portland Heathman, were recently put on the market by owner Healthman Hotel Portland LLC. The President and Managing Director of Healthman Hotel Portland LLC Andy McDonald said the U.K.-based investment fund that owns the two properties is looking to readjust its portfolio.


Related Topix: Kirkland, WA, Retail, Kirkland's

4 Shopping tips for the beauty mavens in your life

Do you tend to shop at the last minute for gifts? You probably find yourself spending more on presents from this last-minute shopping habit. It is time to be a bit thriftier and proactive with your gift shopping.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, Estee Lauder Companies

Business Journal

PulteGroup taps Shrivastava as CMO

Shrivastava comes to PulteGroup from Atlanta-based The Coca-Cola Co. , where he led the Coca-Cola Brand Team and the Global and North American Shopper Marketing functions.


Related Topix: Construction, Pulte, Information Builders, Software, Beverages, CocaCola, Marketing, Home Depot, Retail, Procter and Gamble

The Business Journal

Williams-Sonoma returns to Sonoma

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. , a $4 billion-a-year homeware retail chain, is opening a new store where it began in Sonoma nearly six decades ago. The retail space stands on the same site at 605 Broadway St. where founder Chuck Williams opened his first store back in 1956.


Related Topix: Retail, WilliamsSonoma, Sonoma, CA

McKesson Receives "BBB+" Credit Rating

McKesson has received a "BBB+" credit rating from analysts at Morningstar . The firm's "BBB+" rating indicates that the company is a moderate default risk.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, McKesson, Healthcare Industry

Customer Interaction Solutions

EDC Provides Hispasat with Euro 123 M to Purchase a Satellite from Vancouver's MDA

Companies like Hispasat looking to purchase goods from Canadian suppliers often require reliable financing. EDC can provide the customers of Canadian companies with flexible financial solutions to make it easier for Canadian companies to conclude their sales and deepen their relationships with their foreign customers.


Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Computers, IT Services, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates, Retail, Media Arts Group


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