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  1. Seven years without a raise for this group of workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS News

    Bill Phelps and Camille Moran run businesses in states with radically differing rules on what workers on the bottom rung of the income ladder should make, yet they hold similar views on the federal minimum wage, which on Sunday marks a seventh year stuck at $7.25 an hour. Both feel an increase in the minimum wage is long over due -- it's been unchanged by Congress since July 24, 2009 -- and both pay their own employees accordingly.


  2. Everything is Roey, Wiggles and Giggles and Spree line a stretch of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Darien News-Review

    Everything is Roey, Wiggles and Giggles and Spree line a stretch of Post Road in Darien, Conn., on July 19, 2016. Everything is Roey, Wiggles and Giggles and Spree line a stretch of Post Road in Darien, Conn., on July 19, 2016.


  3. American And Chinese Labor Groups Unite Against WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Daily Caller

    An American labor group which has opposed Walmart has joined forces with a Chinese labor group doing the same, according to reports Monday. Organization United for Respect at Walmart has held numerous protest and strikes against the retailer for years to demand better wages and working conditions.


  4. Archdiocese looks for bidders for Delco land; experts say, 'Good luck'7 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 |

    For two years, the archdiocese watched developer Bruce Goodman scramble to work out a deal to build on 213 church-owned acres in Delaware County, which he won the rights to in 2014 with a $47 million bid. His plan, however, faced colossal pushback, first from residents opposed to clearing forest for hundreds of homes and big-box stores.


  5. Can Walgreens Survive Brexit?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Seeking Alpha

    It has not been a very good year for Walgreens Boots Alliance . First, the Federal Trade Commission or FTC cannot make up its mind about the company's acquisition of Rite Aid , and now Brexit threatens its second largest market.


  6. Walmart hearing coming up July 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Tehachapi News

    The Fifth District Court of Appeal in Fresno has set July 26 to hear an appeal by a group opposed to building the new Walmart. The date previously was announced as July 14. A three-judge panel will hear the case.


  7. Amazon Kills It on Second Prime DayRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Sporting Goods Business

    Marking its biggest sales day ever, Amazon Inc. said customer orders taken during second annual Prime Day, July 12, surpassed Prime Day 2015 by more than 60 percent worldwide. Sales vaulted more than 50 percent in the U.S. The event reportedly benefited from a better selection of deals with more than 100,000 promised worldwide as well as more competitive pricing, greater awareness among shoppers, and a significant increase in Amazon Prime members compared the prior year.


  8. Tech Bytes: Amazon Prime Day: What Can Retailers Learn?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Chain Store Age

    Another July, another Amazon Prime Day. With the e-tail leader already confirming this retail "holiday" will be back for a third time next July, let's take a look back at the 2016 edition.


  9. Malibu bets big on digital, mobileRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | SmartBrief

    Pernod Ricard's Malibu rum brand intends to devote 75% of its advertising spend to digital this year, up 60% from 2015. The brand is targeting younger consumers on their mobile phones, focusing on an all-year-round strategy as opposed to a summer-heavy campaign.


  10. Costco in Pleasanton? Voters likely will decideRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Opponents of making land available for a 160,000-square-foot Costco membership store on Johnson Drive in Pleasanton have won certification from the Alameda County Registrar that their 7,000-signature petition qualifies for a Nov. 8 voter referendum. Promoted by the Citizens for Planned Growth coalition, the petition calls for a vote during the upcoming General Election to rewrite Pleasanton's General Plan to ban stores over 50,000 square feet on the Johnson Drive site.


  11. launches early-stage plans for East Main Street redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Menomonee Falls

    Big changes are on the horizon for the East Main Street corridor between Pilgrim Road and Interstate 41/US 45 in Menomonee Falls, which is set to undergo a development and landscaping facelift in the coming years. Touted as the "gateway" to the village, the corridor was built in the 1950s around the construction of US 45 and paves the way for more than 15,000 cars daily.


  12. DC Residents Protest Trump's Meeting with House RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Accuracy In Academia

    Early morning on Thursday, July 7, 2016, a few dozen protesters waited outside the Capitol Hill Club as Donald Trump met with various GOP leaders. "Donald Trump, you can't hide.


  13. Retailers back swipe fee limitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Chain Store Age

    The National Retail Federation has been actively campaigning to keep federal caps on debit card swipe fees, and now its constituents are speaking out. A letter signed by more than 120 retailers and other businesses was sent to the House Financial Services Committee on Tuesday, July 12 as members prepared for a hearing on a discussion draft of the Financial CHOICE Act recently released by Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas.


  14. Fall folliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Here's something for your summer to do list; make sure your mailbox is in good working order. Oil the hinges, check that it's secure, and if you have a mail slot make it's clear of any obstructions.


  15. Relocation of Gold Street gate begins WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 |

    Moving day for the Gold Street gate is finally here. City public works officials announced late Monday that the relocation of the Gold Street gate near Bradley Street will get underway this Wednesday.


  16. Carmel in brief- July 12, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Current in Carmel

    Local scout on Capitol Hill - Eight Girl Scouts from around the nation, including Kamna Gupta of Carmel, recently had the opportunity to exhibit their Gold Award projects and talk to leaders on Capitol Hill about important issues impacting the world at a celebration honoring the 100th anniversary of the highest award in Girl Scouts. Gupta's project, Soles for Souls, provided more than 2,250 pounds of shoes to underprivileged people living in 20 different countries.


  17. Black skin: A uniform we can't take offRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 |

    I've been to the Bahamas. It's a beautiful country with truly excellent people. When I took a cruise that docked for a couple hours in Nassau, it mostly reminded me of a giant version of my grandmother's neighborhood in Mobile, Alabama but with better accents.


  18. Amazon Prime Day is latest manufactured holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | USA Today

    Amazon Prime Day brings trend of manufacturing holidays into mobile app era From Black Friday to Cyber Monday and even to Mother's Day, we celebrate many created holidays. Check out this story on Jack Ma Yun, Chairman of Alibaba Group, reacting during the 2015 Tmall 11.11 Global Shopping Festival gala in Beijing.


  19. New Pittsfield City Council Mostly Undecided On Walmart ProposalJuly 11, 2016 |Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | IBerkshires

    The Pittsfield Economic Development Agency granted Waterstone Retail a letter of intent to pursue permitting for a new Walmart Supercenter at the William Stanley Business Park. The proponents say the project will develop the largest and most complex piece of former General Electric Land.


  20. Home Depot: Poised For Growth In A Low Interest Rate EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Seeking Alpha

    Historically low interest rates will drive home sales, which will boost spending on building materials for new home construction and home renovations. Shifting strategy to online sales has kept Home Depot in a position to remain a key market player in the home improvement retail market.