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Comcast
Comcast
Ian Bush
November 12, 2018 - 4:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Comcast is looking to add more military members to its ranks. The Philadelphia-based media giant says it'll hire 11,000 veterans, military spouses, and National Guard and Reserve members over the next three years. That's after Comcast says it surpassed its goal of...
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(AP Photo/Ivan Moreno)
November 11, 2018 - 8:54 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Pabst Brewing Company and MillerCoors are going to trial, with hipster favorite Pabst contending that MillerCoors wants to put it out of business by ending a longstanding partnership through which it brews Pabst's beers. The case has high stakes for Pabst, whose lawyers argue that...
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Miller High Life has revealed its limited-release Champagne-sized bottles nationwide.
Miller High Life
Rachel Kurland
November 09, 2018 - 12:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you've ever wanted to say you're "poppin' bottles" but really cracking open another beer , Miller High Life is here for you. Miller High Life has revealed its limited-release Champagne-sized bottles nationwide. The custom bottles hold 750 milliliters of beer, which...
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A Sears store in the Chicago area
Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA
November 08, 2018 - 5:02 pm
By Jackie Wattles, CNN Business (CNN) — Say goodbye to another 40 Sears and Kmart stores. Sears Holdings, the bankrupt parent company of the two retailers, said Thursday that 11 Kmart locations and 29 Sears stores will close their doors in February 2019 — adding to the nearly 200 locations the...
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Jetblack
Jetblack
November 08, 2018 - 4:24 pm
By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business (CNN) — Walmart thinks that some day you'll just send a text when you need to stock up on cereal and diapers. In May, Walmart rolled out Jetblack, a chat-based personal shopping service targeted at time-strapped moms in New York City. Members can text Jetblack...
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In this Nov. 1, 2018, file photo Google employees fill Harry Bridges Plaza in front of the Ferry Building during a walkout in San Francisco.
AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File
November 08, 2018 - 1:06 pm
By Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is promising to be more forceful and open about its handling of sexual misconduct cases, a week after high-paid engineers and others walked out in protest over its male-dominated culture. CEO Sundar Pichai spelled out the...
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Saxbys
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Rachel Kurland
November 07, 2018 - 12:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you've ever walked around Philly and needed a coffee fix, chances are you've stopped in a Saxbys. And the numbers substantiate the Philadelphia-based coffee chain's success. Saxbys has been listed on the Inc. 5000's list of the fastest-growing private companies ...
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LED lightbulbs
Areeya Slangsing | Dreamstime.com
November 06, 2018 - 1:51 pm
By Matt Egan, CNN Business (CNN) — General Electric's slow-motion breakup with the lighting industry it pioneered continues. GE announced on Tuesday it's selling commercial LED maker Current to private-equity firm American Industrial Partners. It's the latest business that GE is saying goodbye to...
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Online leader Amazon Inc. has refused comment on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between two locations.
AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File
November 06, 2018 - 8:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon isn't commenting on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between facilities in two cities rather than choosing just one. The New York Times, citing unnamed people familiar with the decision-making process, said the company is nearing deals to locate in Queens...
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Amazon Prime Now delivery
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Pat Loeb
November 05, 2018 - 5:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Amazon now plans to split its second headquarters between two places, and is in talks with three cities that are the leading contenders. None of them is Philadelphia, but Mayor Jim Kenney is not getting excited about it...
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