Monthly Archives: December 2010

H&M at Cesars Las Vegas

The largest H&M store in the world is scheduled to open Saturday on the Las Vegas Strip. The Swedish clothing retailer will open its doors in the recently closed FAO Schwarz location at the Forum Shops at Caesars. The three-level, … Continue reading

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Walmart to Stop Paying New Employees Extra to Work Sundays

Walmart (WMT) plans to stop paying its staff an additional $1 an hour for working Sundays starting next year,according to Bloomberg. The move won’t affect the 1.4 million current U.S. employees of the world’s largest retailer, only those hired after … Continue reading

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AT&T ‘Wins’ Worst Cell Phone Derby

Consumer Reports rates U.S. Cellular tops in service, ahead of Verizon Wireless Bedraggled by broadband-hogging iPhones, AT&T is now the worst-rated cell-phone service carrier according to a new survey of Consumer Reports readers.  U.S. Cellular, a regional carrier that provides … Continue reading

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The Creator of ‘Squinkies’ Finds Success

Small business owner, Bill Nichols, never would have imagined that his idea for a children’s toy would result in it being one of the hottest toys of the holiday season. His company, Blip Toys, was founded eight years ago and … Continue reading

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Google opens an online bookstore

Google starts to selling ebooks on their online bookstore that just launched. This online bookstore has hundreds of thousands of popular titles for sale and millions more free books for costumers. It is going to compete for a slice of … Continue reading

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Supreme Court to consider throwing out Wal-Mart sex-discrimination suit.

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will consider throwing out a massive lawsuit that claims Wal-Mart pays women less than men and promotes women less frequently. The justices stepped into a case Monday that could involve 500,000 to 1.5 million women who work … Continue reading

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Unemployment for college graduates hit high

Twitter post for ALM: http://newsblogs.chicagotribune.com/marksjarvis_on_money/2010/12/unemployment-for-college-graduates-and-people-over-45-hit-highs.html (ALM)

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