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Tim Cook Is Gay; Should Anyone Care?

Tim Cook Is Gay; Should Anyone Care?

In a recently published piece in the Bloomberg Businessweek, Apple CEO stated publicly that he is proud to be gay. The statement seen as coming out publicly begs the question, should anyone  really care and why?  The reaction in the media can be termed as being explosive, and opinions appear to be mixed, on what […]

Starbucks Plans to Deliver

Starbucks Plans to Deliver

A weaker than expected financial forecast and only moderate sales growth means that Starbucks has new plans in the works to increase revenue and that means offering delivery services. The Chief Executive Officer of Starbucks, Howard Schultz, announced plans for the later half off 2015 that will include delivery in some metropolitan areas. With the […]

Coach Sales Decline

Coach Sales Decline

Coach has issued their annual financial reports and after a shift in focus in an effort to improve performance the current sales numbers have declined. In a better attempt to compete with companies such as Kate Spade and Michael Kors, the company has started to focus on their online business as well as international business. The […]

Halloween Spending at All Time High

Halloween Spending at All Time High

With Halloween being one of the fastest-growing consumer holidays, companies like Halloween Spirit, Halloween city, and all of the other similarly themed retailers who are looking to take advantage of higher holiday spending at this time of year will be overcrowded with revelers. According to the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) the Halloween consumer […]

Port Overcrowding Sign of America’s Excessive Consumption

Port Overcrowding Sign of America’s Excessive Consumption

Driving over the iconic Vincent Thomas bridge in the seaside town of San Pedro, California affords a magnificent view of the busy commerce that makes up both the Long Beach and Los Angeles ports. What might become a particular point of interest are the huge cargo ships idling just outside of the port entrance, waiting […]

Dish Network Drops Turner Broadcasting

Dish Network Drops Turner Broadcasting

A number of favorite Turner Broadcasting channels have recently disappeared from Dish Network after being dropped from the satellite television giant over a failed agreement on a new contract. The loss of channels affects 14 million Dish customers nationwide. The two companies negotiated for months, but the dispute over the new contract could not be […]

Halloween Traditions Have Changed

Halloween Traditions Have Changed

Halloween is celebrated on Oct. 31 in the U.S, and is generally a time for trick-or-treating for children and costume parties for adults. Several of the more popular Halloween traditions have changed over the years since being brought to the U.S. by Irish immigrants long ago. Halloween has its origins in the Celtic culture, and the folklore associated with […]

Home Sales Up Without First-Time Buyers

Home Sales Up Without First-Time Buyers

When compared to September 2013, home sales have moved upward without first-time buyers. The uptick reflects interest rate concerns as buyers closed on more properties during the month to avoid increases. Buyers, on a constant watch of rate fluctuations, are kept informed by loan officers and electronic gadgets, then occasionally feel encouraged to complete transactions. […]

Popular Materials for Rain Gutters

Popular Materials for Rain Gutters

Homeowners need to regularly maintain (and repair, if need be) their gutters and downspouts to prevent drainage problems. Good drainage around a home is important. When gutters and downspouts along the roof get clogged or have leaks, homes can sustain damage from storm water that has overflowed or backed up. Poorly maintained gutters can cause […]

Inflation Figures Sending Mixed Messages

Inflation Figures Sending Mixed Messages

With a variety of news outlets reporting on inflation figures for the month of September, activity in certain consumer price sectors seems to send a mixed overall message for the United States’ economy going forward. The Department of Labor issued a report Wednesday, showing an overall 0.1 percent increase of the broad Consumer Price Index […]

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