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Target Acquires Grand Junction to Boost Same-Day Delivery

Target Acquires Grand Junction to Boost Same-Day Delivery

Arthur Valdez, Target's executive VP, chief supply chain and logistics officer, and Rob Howard, CEO of Grand Junction, discussed the acquisition in the following Q&A, posted on the retailer's website . Shoppers there can ask to have items delivered that day for a fee. "Maintaining the risk tolerance of a startup will be an important part of Target's growth trajectory", he said. Read More

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IMI plc announces dividend of GBX 14.20 (IMI)

IMI plc announces dividend of GBX 14.20 (IMI)

The SI to Koppers Holdings Incorporated's float is 0.95%. This represents a yield of 1.17%. The company's stock had a trading volume of 308,176 shares. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 80% are positive. Steel Dynamics Inc. Read More

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British Columbia Vows to Block Pipeline Expansion

British Columbia Vows to Block Pipeline Expansion

Kinder Morgan can engage in construction on its own property and in the province of Alberta, so Anderson's statement doesn't directly contradict what Heyman said. Ian Anderson, president of Kinder Morgan Canada, said in a statement the company is reviewing the announcement. Kinder Morgan Canada remains committed to working with the province and meeting its NEB and environmental certificate conditions, he said. Read More

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Wall Street lower on US-North Korea tensions

Wall Street lower on US-North Korea tensions

The stock fell $4.15 to $102.83. Defense and home improvement stocks were among the day's risers while travel & tourism and consumer electronics lagged. The CBOE Volatility Index, the most widely followed barometer of expected near-term stock market volatility, was at its highest in more than a month. Read More

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LEGO appoints new CEO

LEGO appoints new CEO

Padda was appointed as the CEO of LEGO less than a year ago after former chief Knudstorp gave up the position to head up the new LEGO Brand Group umbrella company. Padda has been moved to a "special advisory role" at the LEGO Brand Group. Both Bali and I thought it would take a long time as it's not a trivial matter. Read More

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Unemployment Drops to Lowest Rate in 16 Years

Unemployment Drops to Lowest Rate in 16 Years

This was, however, a significant slowdown from the increase of over 45,000 the previous month. Wage gains have remained in the range of 2.5 percent to 2.8 percent this year. The unemployment rate dipped from 4.4% in June to 4.3%, and the US economy added 209,000 jobs in the month, well above expectations for around 180,000 new jobs. Read More

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Toyota, Mazda collaborate on electric vehicles, connected cars

Toyota, Mazda collaborate on electric vehicles, connected cars

A new Toyota assembly plant will provide 4,000 new jobs as part of a $10 billion investment in the United States over the next five years, according to the Japanese automaker. "There will be no substantial impact on Toyota's investment and employment plan there", the Japanese vehicle manufacturer said. " A great investment in American manufacturing! " he tweeted Friday morning. Read More

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What Analysts Are Saying About Tesla After Earnings

Shares rose as high as 8 percent to $351.67 in late trade. Electric-car maker Tesla reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and backed its delivery guidance for the second half of the year. The Model Y will share many of its components with the Model 3, which has just entered production, but it will also share some features from Tesla's other vehicles, like the Model X's falcon-wing doors. Read More

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Super Thursday: Bank of England keep rates on hold at 0.25pc

Super Thursday: Bank of England keep rates on hold at 0.25pc

The pound's positive reaction to better-than-expected data on the United Kingdom service sector was cooled by the regulator's decision to keep interest rates unchanged. Of note was the Bank's mention that it might be underestimating how far it needs to raise its benchmark rate over the forecast period. "Carney's acknowledgement that the sole cause of above-target inflation is the drop in sterling was cited as another dovish comment, despite the fact that policy makers are voting for a ... Read More

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Teen detained after sliding down wing of plane onto SFO taxiway

Teen detained after sliding down wing of plane onto SFO taxiway

But passenger Isaac Rodrigues said there was no door to close and a flight attendant blocked the gap with her body and the plane then continued on to the gate. It's illegal for a passenger to open the door themselves, and it's unclear what charges he may face. He was not injured during the incident. "We are cooperating fully with the relevant authorities to support the ongoing investigation", the airline said. Read More

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Ford is falling after a lacklustre sales report

Ford is falling after a lacklustre sales report

July saw the biggest year-over-year decline in USA vehicle sales so far this year, leaving automakers to hope that consumers are just waiting to pounce on Labor Day deals. Ford Motor Company's stock price fell almost 3% following the release of its July sales report. The automaker had 104 days of supply at the end of July, down from 105 days at the end of June. Read More

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Scaramucci floats Trump veto on sanctions bill

Scaramucci floats Trump veto on sanctions bill

Speaking just before the Senate passed the bill , Republican Senator John McCain, a leading congressional voice calling for a firm line against Russian Federation said: "The United States of America needs to send a strong message to Vladimir Putin and any other aggressor that we will not tolerate attacks on our democracy". Read More

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First Alert Forecast: cooler, dry conditions and low humidity to close July

First Alert Forecast: cooler, dry conditions and low humidity to close July

Inland high temperatures will bump into the seasonable mid 80s. Tonight partly cloudy with lows in the low-mid 60s. Tuesday will be mostly sunny with highs a little above or below 80, depending on where you are. FRIDAY: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mainly sunny skies on Sunday . Once again, we'll remain cool and clear during the overnight hours into Monday morning. Read More

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BJP chief Amit Shah in Haryana for 3-day visit from tomorrow

BJP chief Amit Shah in Haryana for 3-day visit from tomorrow

RJD leader Abdul Bari Siddiqui.Meanwhile in Patna, rubbishing Shah's denial, RJD leader Abdul Bari Siddiqui said that there was no doubt BJP masterminded the entire break-up in Bihar. He said the "jobless growth" criticism was misplaced as the government has given employment to 7.28 crore people through the Mudra Bank scheme. BJP National President Amit Shah on Monday said a grand Ram temple will be constructed at Ayodhya, and the way for this will be either through talks, mutual ... Read More

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Sydney police foil terror plot

Sydney police foil terror plot

Police raided five properties across Sydney on Saturday, arresting four men who are yet to be charged. The four men arrested can be held for seven days without charge after a magistrate granted police special counter-terrorism powers. Following the foiled terror threat, Qantas and Virgin announced a new two-hour security measure to ensure safety in airports , reports Gizmodo . Read More

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Celebrate National Lipstick Day With Freebies From MAC

Celebrate National Lipstick Day With Freebies From MAC

MAC Cosmetics is giving away FREE lipstick in celebration of National Lipstick Day on Saturday, July 29. The giveaway will take place July 29th at MAC storefronts nationwide along with other retailers that carry MAC products. Mac will be handing out the lipsticks until stock lasts - y'know what they say - the early bird catches the worm. Arnotts, who boast the largest MAC counter in the country FYI, tell us the offer is in place tomorrow, during in-store opening hours (9 am - 7 pm). Read More

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USA economy grows 2.6% in second quarter

USA economy grows 2.6% in second quarter

It also follows a hard week for the West Wing in which new communications director Anthony Scaramucci was quoted using expletives to describe top aides Reince Priebus and Steve Bannon. Friday's GDP data is the first of three measurements the Commerce Department will take of the economy in the second quarter. Oliver Kolodseike, senior economist at the Centre for Economics and Business Research, said: "With unemployment ultra-low and the latest consumer confidence index from the US ... Read More

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Twitter's user growth comes to a halt, revenues dip

Twitter's user growth comes to a halt, revenues dip

Twitter's last report was a rare positive one for the company, when its monthly active users actually grew faster than expected and everything came in ahead of Wall Street's analysts. President Donald Trump's frequent use of Twitter . In a statement , both CEO Jack Dorsey and COO Anthony Noto claim that the increased user growth is a sign of Twitter's strength. Read More

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