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  • A survival guide to Amazon Prime Day
    STOCK PHOTO/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Black Friday? Been there. Cyber Monday? Done that.But what about Amazon Prime Day? The online summer sale offers some of the year’s biggest discounts on a wide variety of products. But are you prepared? Do you have an attack plan?If not, there’s no need to ... read more
    BusinessJuly 16, 2018
  • ‘MAGA’ hats could double in price after new US tariffs, merchandiser says
    George Frey/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The latest round of tariffs on products from China proposed by President Donald Trump could double the price of "Make America Great Again" hats inspired by his 2016 campaign slogan, according to a merchandiser who imports them.The new tariffs announced Thursday would hit $200 billion ... read more
    BusinessJuly 14, 2018
  • Four of the top five US defense firms to be led by women
    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- At the start of 2019, four of America's top defense companies will be led by women.On Thursday, the chairman and CEO of Northrop Grumman, Wes Bush, announced that he was stepping down and would be succeeded by Kathy Warden, Northrop's current president and chief operating officer who ... read more
    BusinessJuly 13, 2018
  • Elon Musk pledges to fix Flint water in homes with contamination
    iStock/Thinkstock(FLINT, Mich.) -- Elon Musk says he is redoubling his efforts to help Flint residents affected by the ongoing water crisis by pledging to fix the pipes in any Flint house with contaminated water.The 47-year-old billionaire and Tesla founder tweeted this week that he will also organize a weekend in ... read more
    BusinessJuly 13, 2018
  • Ice cream shop creates ‘bouquets’ featuring up to 21 scoops on a single cone
    ABC News(NEW YORK) -- You've probably seen these massive, teetering towers of ice cream scoops balancing atop a single cone on your Instagram feed.Stuffed Ice Cream, nestled in New York City's East Village, rose to social media fame for its over-the-top, massive ice cream "bouquets," which can feature up to ... read more
    BusinessJuly 13, 2018
  • Build-A-Bear closes lines nationwide over safety concerns for ‘Pay Your Age’ day
    ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Build-A-Bear Workshop has closed the lines to its stores nationwide and in Canada after receiving an "overwhelming response" to its first-ever "Pay Your Age" day promotion.The popular children's store announced Monday the sale, which would allow kids to pay a price that matched their age for ... read more
    BusinessJuly 12, 2018
  • Papa John’s founder resigns as chairman after apologizing for racial slur
    John Raedel/Getty Images (LOUISVILLE, Kentucky) -- The founder of Papa John's resigned from his position as chairman of the pizza chain's board of directors, just hours after he apologized for using a racial slur during a company conference call earlier this year.The Louisville, Kentucky-based company announced late-Wednesday night it had ... read more
    BusinessJuly 12, 2018
  • Disruptive passenger forced to reimburse Delta for emergency landing
    iStock/Thinkstock(TULSA, Okla.) -- Before causing a disruption on a flight, remember that there could be a hefty price to pay.Delta Air Lines passenger Bolutife Olorunda was screaming and acting erratically recently on a flight, at which point he was approached by a flight attendant, according to court documents.Olorunda verbally threatened ... read more
    BusinessJuly 11, 2018
  • Kylie Jenner on her way to being the youngest self-made billionaire, Forbes says
    Forbes(NEW YORK) -- Kylie Jenner, who made a fortune with her popular cosmetics line, is poised to become the youngest self-made billionaire, according to Forbes magazine, which named her one of America's richest self-made women in 2018.In an interview with the magazine, Jenner, 20, credited her social media following for ... read more
    BusinessJuly 11, 2018
  • J. Crew is now offering sizes up to 5X
    J Crew/ Instagram(NEW YORK) -- More women than ever are now able to shop at J. Crew.The clothing brand announced Tuesday that it had launched a new line of tops, pants, skirts and dresses that range from XXS to 5X.Universal Standard, a label that specializes in inclusive fashion, collaborated on ... read more
    BusinessJuly 10, 2018