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This Prime Day, eBay will take on its main competitor with a "crash" sale designed to poke fun at and poach customers from rival Amazon
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July 15, 2019 - 3:15 pm
By Pamela Boykoff and Clare Sebastian (CNN) — This Prime Day , eBay will take on its main competitor with a "crash" sale designed to poke fun at and poach customers from rival Amazon. EBay promises a special set of deals that will release only if Amazon's website goes down. (Amazon's website...
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Dow Jones industrials cross 27,000 points for first time
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July 11, 2019 - 6:55 pm
By Alex Veiga (AP) — A turbulent day on Wall Street ended in the record books Thursday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed above 27,000 for the first time and the S&P 500 index hit another all-time high. The milestones came on a day when the S&P 500 briefly moved above 3,000 for the...
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Thousands of New Jersey workers are getting a raise Monday as a hike in the minimum wage takes effect.
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Mike DeNardo
July 01, 2019 - 6:00 pm
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Thousands of New Jersey workers are getting a raise Monday as a hike in the minimum wage takes effect. The minimum wage jumps to $10 an hour from $8.85. It’s the beginning of a five-year phase-in that will see the minimum wage at $15 by 2024. It means an...
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Six weeks after Huawei was blacklisted by the US government, President Donald Trump had what the Chinese telecom firm described as a "U-turn."
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June 30, 2019 - 12:14 pm
By Jackie Wattles, CNN Business (CNN) - - Six weeks after Huawei was blacklisted by the US government, President Donald Trump had what the Chinese telecom firm described as a "U-turn." Trump said Saturday that "US companies can sell their equipment to Huawei," as long as the transactions won't...
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people in front of a fireworks - stock photo
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June 27, 2019 - 6:00 pm
(CBS) — As Americans prepare to celebrate Independence Day, a Fourth of July tradition faces a potential threat. The majority of fireworks sold in the U.S. are manufactured in China -- but a trade war between the two countries may cause prices to skyrocket, and some fireworks vendors fear the...
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June 27, 2019 - 3:34 pm
By Gabrielle Sorto (CNN) - - Americans really love Chick-fil-A. For the fourth year in a row, the Georgia-based chicken chain has been named America's favorite restaurant, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index . The index is based on input from nearly 23,000 consumers. The chain,...
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Caesars Palace
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David Madden
June 25, 2019 - 12:24 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A massive merger in the gaming industry could have serious financial repercussions down the shore. Eldorado Resorts is planning to take over Caesars Entertainment in a $17.3 billion transaction, which will result in the largest gaming company in America. About...
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June 21, 2019 - 8:06 pm
By Nathaniel Meyersohn and Chris Isidore, (CNN) -- Toys "R" Us stores are coming back this year. Richard Barry, CEO of Tru Kids Brands and former global chief merchandising officer at Toys "R" Us, plans to open at least two Toys "R" Us stores this year, according to a person familiar with Barry's...
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Fresh Food Fight
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Hadas Kuznits
June 12, 2019 - 4:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nothing brings vendors together like a very public food fight. Reading Terminal Market hosted the semifinal round of its Fresh Food Fight Wednesday — a creative, competitive effort to bring in different merchants to the terminal. The market hosted the contest because...
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Jimmy Iovine
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Steve Tawa
June 05, 2019 - 3:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs on Mexico are about to kick in, merchants at the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market along Essington Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia are just about ready to throw tomatoes at Washington politicians. Jimmy Iovine, the...
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