2 hrs ago
Prairire Village Post
Roeland Park sales tax increase defeated by 41 votes
For the second consecutive year, Roeland Park voters have defeated an attempt to raise the city's sales tax.
9 hrs ago
US News & World Report
Energy and Utility Companies Recognize the Climate Change Reality
Several leading energy companies and public utilities have quietly accepted the reality of climate change.
11 hrs ago
Deutsche Post latest company to test out drone deliveries
Amazon really started something with its talk of using drones for deliveries. It seems plenty of companies were already thinking about similar services, while others have been quick to start testing them out.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
JTH Holding's CEO Discusses F2Q 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Good afternoon. My name is Hope and I'll be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2014 JTH Holding Earnings Conference Call.
Minot Daily News
Real Christmas trees this season
While it may be easier to just select a store-bought Christmas tree and assemble it, there's also something atmospheric and special about choosing your own real Christmas tree and setting it up in your house, letting the tree's aroma fill the air.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
The Motley Fool
Costco, Whole Foods, and The Container Store: 3 Companies Proving That Happy Employees Can Make Shar
The old business paradigm, according to which a company should try to maximize economic profits as much as possible, even at the expense of its employees, is becoming increasingly obsolete over time.
Welcome back, Jesus
Forget, for the moment, that he is the pope, and that Holy Father Francis' apostolic exhortation last week was addressed "to the bishops, clergy, consecrated persons and the lay faithful."
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
How retailers look cater to your senses
Pine scents permeating, red and green splashed on the walls and carolers echoing in shopping locations are becoming more familiar.
Plug Power: A History Of Over-Promising And Under-Delivering
Plug Power is a speculative small cap fuel cell company that has exploded recently.
California business group uses "job killer" list to help Wal-Mart
The California Chamber of Commerce represents more than 13,000 businesses, from companies such as Microsoft and Walt Disney, to local companies with small numbers of employees.
Wal-Mart headed to Byram
Wal-Mart plans to build a 185,000-square-foot Supercenter in Byram slated to open sometime in late 2014, Mayor Richard White announced Friday.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Fast-food workers strike for higher wages
Employees and supporters demonstrate outside of a Wendy's fast-food restaurant to demand higher pay and the right to form a union in New York City.
Silicon Alley Insider
Mutual Fund Legend Peter Lynch Identifies His 'Three C's' Of Investing In A Rare Interview
At the helm of Fidelity's Magellan Fund for 13 years, mutual fund legend Peter Lynch transformed $18 million in assets under management to more than $14 billion.
What taper? Stocks surge on jobs report
All three major U.S. stock indexes bounced back from four days of losses Friday as investors cheered a better-than expected November jobs report.
Swindon Business News
70 jobs on the way as M&S prepares to open Simply Food store in Swindon
The 9,000 sq ft store Mannington Retail Park will sell more than 4,500 quality food and drink lines, including fresh produce, meats, beers, wines and spirits.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Long march into Seattle for a living wage
A "Long March" for a living wage took 100-plus hearty demonstrators from a hotel at SeaTac to Seattle City Hall on Thursday, coinciding with a national day of action in which fast-food workers marched off the job in 100 cities across America.
5 Surprises At The New Big City Walmart In Washington, D.C.
I like to think I've been in more Walmart stores in more places than anyone who doesn't work for Walmart, or one of its suppliers.
10 reasons why 13 brands fell off a cliff and disappeared
We love brands, right? We marvel at the most successful, and feel genuine sorrow for previously loved brands that disappear.
Carol Anne Costa: Disparity & Self Honesty
A convergence of 3 stories broke last week and have prompted me to think about them in a totality as opposed to the singular impact of each happening.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Wal-Mart greets first customers in D.C.
Mayor Vincent C. Gray cut a ceremonial ribbon Wednesday morning marking the opening of the first Wal-Mart in the District alongside one of the principal challengers for his job next year.