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CSX and Canadian Pacific Merger Talks Halt

CSX and Canadian Pacific Merger Talks Halt

As merger talks broke off, CSX and Canadian Pacific officials are mum on exact details on the halt. CSX’s decision to decline a merger proposed by Canadian Pacific railroad, stirred investor attention leading to CSX’s stock dipping approximately 3.4 percent, to $32.70 in the early morning trading, as merger information was assimilated by investors. Both […]

Starbucks Joins List of Companies Offering a Decent Wage

Starbucks Joins List of Companies Offering a Decent Wage

Starbucks joins a list of companies in the U.S. that are offering a decent living wage. A number of corporations have made the decision on what their employees make and not waiting around for Congress to decide for them. Advocates to raise the minimum wage claim a boost would help families and may contrast the […]

Better Business Bureau Awards Uber With a Failing Grade

Better Business Bureau Awards Uber With a Failing Grade

Early last week on Tuesday, the Better Business Bureau awarded the ride sharing service Uber with a failing grade as a result of surge-pricing and the company’s lack of response to the dilemma. Since then, it has spurred a wide controversy as to why the service did not become accredited. In June, Uber declared that […]

Walmart Introduces $40 Doctor Visits at Care Clinics (Update)

Walmart Introduces $40 Doctor Visits at Care Clinics (Update)

Update: This article has been updated from information from Mitchell Communications Group to correct previous errors. Walmart has not announced any further plans to open clinics other than those already scheduled for this year. The Walmart Care Clinics is a pilot program. The clinic scheduled to open in Rome, is for Rome, GA, not Rome, […]

Starbucks Employees Receive New Benefits

Starbucks Employees Receive New Benefits

On Friday, it was announced that Starbucks will be adding to their pool of employee benefits as workers receive a number of additional perks. The coffee giant informed the public that they will be loosening the dress code, giving employees free food, and bumping their pay. This is in addition to the variety of benefits […]

Starbucks Gives City of Roses Sneak Peek at Pay Ahead System

Starbucks Gives City of Roses Sneak Peek at Pay Ahead System

Starbucks is poised to kick off its mobile pay ahead system, giving Oregon’s City of Roses a sneak peek at the new format for ordering that the coffee giant plans to activate nationwide in 2015. About 150 Portland stores will test the new option to place orders ahead of pickup time before the end of […]

EPA Sued by Natural Defense Council Over Enlist Duo

EPA Sued by Natural Defense Council Over Enlist Duo

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was sued by the Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC) over the approval of Enlist Duo, a Dow AgroScience product. The lawsuit was filed soon after the EPA approved the weed control product. The NRDC contends Enlist Duo will further deplete the monarch butterfly population and it is also a risk […]

MasterCard and Zwipe Partner in Biometric Card

MasterCard and Zwipe Partner in Biometric Card

MasterCard will launch a biometric card with partner Zwipe, a Norwegian startup, to incorporate security and EMV features. The cards will be the first with the technologies combined for cardholder protection. The authentication steps will make attempted hacking of cardholder data a waste of thieves’ time. Biometrics authentication may cause criminals to resort to stalking […]

NASDAQ and the Global Economy Slump

NASDAQ and the Global Economy Slump

The NASDAQ and global economy appear to be in a slump. Retail sales and producer prices were reported falling in the U.S. while global markets have also taken hits. Oil prices have fallen and China and Germany’s economy are reportedly struggling. Many Americans appear to be saving money and avoiding debt as a potential health […]

Starbucks Changes Things for Workers and Customers

Starbucks Changes Things for Workers and Customers

Working at Starbucks can be busy, as customers constantly come in to order new drinks, but when things about your work environment are hard to handle, as it is, making some changes could be a good thing. Starting in Oct. 20, Starbucks employees will be getting a change, as the company has recently made several […]

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