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ShopperTrek said consumer traffic for Thanksgiving Day shopping previous year was down, the first time since 2012, even with more door busters exclusively set for that day rather than Black Friday. For the second consecutive year, Hanes Mall, Friendly Center and Alamance Crossing will not be open on Thanksgiving Day. The trend towards online sales is helping drive increased spending during Black Friday.
  • Better Business Bureau releases their 2017 Holiday Guide

    Better Business Bureau releases their 2017 Holiday Guide

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    Regardless, this weekend is still the traditional kick-off to the holiday shopping season. Herberger's stores will be open through 11 p.m. Friday with doorbusters available through 3 p.m. More than 154 million shoppers hit stores in 2016, according to the National Retailers Federation , almost half of the country's entire population.
  • Intertek Group plc's (ITRK) Hold Rating Reiterated at Kepler Capital Markets

    Intertek Group plc's (ITRK) Hold Rating Reiterated at Kepler Capital Markets

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    This is -8.17% from the previous stock close. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Monday, January 18 by RBC Capital Markets. The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc.is a department store operator. It has a 32.27 P/E ratio. The Products-related division consists of business lines that are focused on ensuring the quality and safety of physical components and products, as well minimizing risk through assessing the operating process and quality management systems of its customers.
  • Traders Sell General Electric Company (GE) on Strength (GE)

    Traders Sell General Electric Company (GE) on Strength (GE)

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    General Electric (NYSE:GE) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 20th. It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500. Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc decreased General Electric Co (GE) stake by 1.83% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing.
  • IN teacher faces drug charges after students record, report her in school

    IN teacher faces drug charges after students record, report her in school

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    A high school teacher in St. John, Indiana, was arrested Wednesday after students allegedly observed her doing drugs in an empty classroom and reported the incident to campus administrators, police said. "Earlier today, Lake Central administration was made aware of a situation regarding a teacher at Lake Central High School", said Superintendent Larry Veracco.
  • Spot trends and buy/sell signals: Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW), Target Corporation (TGT)

    Spot trends and buy/sell signals: Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW), Target Corporation (TGT)

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    About 7.00M shares traded or 19.25% up from the average. Tnb Financial has invested 0.2% in Lowe's Companies, Inc. The stock increased 1.55% or $1.24 during the last trading session, reaching $81.46. Aimia had 25 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird maintained it with "Buy" rating and $87.0 target in Tuesday, October 31 report.
  • YouTube taking 'aggressive stance' against inappropriate comments on videos featuring children

    YouTube taking 'aggressive stance' against inappropriate comments on videos featuring children

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    YouTube will now block these videos that show real or fake bullying over children or family members. A channel called BeepBeep TV has dozens of videos with disturbing content. Any videos that feature minors in live-action and seem to depict abuse, neglect, endangerment, or other such behaviors will be reported and investigated, even videos that may seem innocuous, or may seem like the uploader's intentions were not malicious.
  • Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu storms into quarter-finals

    Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu storms into quarter-finals

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    Saina staved off a spirited challenge from World No. 44 Mette Poulsen of Denmark before emerging 21-19, 23-21 victor in a 46-minute match. S. Prannoy and Saina Nehwal , the recently-crowned national champions, will not find a spot in the coveted Dubai Super Series Finals after having bowed out of the ongoing Hong Kong Super Series in the quarterfinals.
  • 'Sigh of relief' for diesel drivers after budget announcement

    'Sigh of relief' for diesel drivers after budget announcement

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    And why do we need further new regulations when, under the current Euro 6 standard, diesel engines are the cleanest in history, converting most of the NOx from the engine into nitrogen and water before it reaches the exhaust? According to SMMT figures released yesterday, diesel cars emit, on average 20 per cent less Carbon dioxide than their petrol equivalents.
  • What Do Analysts Suggest For Intel Corporation

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    The regular trading started at $44.72 but as the trading continued, the stock escalated, settling the day with a gain of 0.72%. About 9.14 million shares traded. Geode Management Ltd Company invested in 19,822 shares or 0% of the stock. Insiders own 0.08% of the company's stock. Benedict Fin Advisors holds 2.53% or 140,163 shares.
  • The Delta Air Lines (DAL) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows

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    Capital One National Association sold 5,526 shares as Chevron Corp New (CVX)'s stock declined 3.45%. The Nwi Management Lp holds 240,000 shares with $12.90M value, down from 270,000 last quarter. Among 2 analysts covering CTI BioPharma Corp ( NASDAQ:CTIC ), 1 have Buy rating , 0 Sell and 1 Hold. The Gross Margin score lands on a scale from 1 to 100 where a score of 1 would be considered positive, and a score of 100 would be seen as negative.
  • Here is a Shocking News For Ajith Kumar Fans !!!

    Here is a Shocking News For Ajith Kumar Fans !!!

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    Reports also suggest that Sasikumar's Kodiveeran is set to release on November 30 but Ashok Kumar couldn't settle the money he borrowed. For the last seven years he has been taking interest upon interest from us, but for the last six months he has been behaving in a very derogatory manner.
  • ASA cracks down on misleading broadband speed claims

    ASA cracks down on misleading broadband speed claims

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    CAP director Shahriar Coupal said: "There are a lot of factors that affect the broadband speed a customer is going to get in their own home; from technology to geography, to how a household uses broadband". Following a consultation it has further toughened the rules by insisting advertised speeds represent those received at peak times. But what is peak time for broadband? "This will go a long way to alleviating that most persistent of gripes".
  • Centrica sees record shares fall as price hike sends customers fleeing

    Centrica sees record shares fall as price hike sends customers fleeing

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    The British Gas owner also updated investors on its recent performance, revealing that the number United Kingdom energy supply accounts at the end of October had reduced by 823,000 since June 30. Neil Wilson, senior market analyst at ETX Capital, said Centrica was heading for a record share price fall, with the stock already down two thirds in the last four years.
  • BUDGET 2017: Small businesses breathe slight sigh of relief

    BUDGET 2017: Small businesses breathe slight sigh of relief

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    A move from Retail Price Index (RPI) to (the lower) Consumer Price Index (CPI) when calculating bills, something which the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) estimates will save businesses £100m over four years. The Chancellor should have gone further. In addition to freezing alcohol duty across the board , Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond unveiled some welcome changes to business rates today.