Retail | Lifestyle

Burger King bid for coffee shops puts fast food evolution in the spotlight
Wall Street gobbled up shares of fast-food monarch Burger King on Monday, following word that the 60-year-old chain might be [...]
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Chronicle the changing nature of jobs for a fresh take on Labor Day
With Labor Day only a week away, you may be pondering ways to commemorate the holiday, which was first observed [...]
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Ongoing Ferguson strife highlights economic, business concerns elsewhere
The ongoing civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., sparked by the police shooting of teenager Michael Brown, seems a bit of [...]
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Businesses beyond retail chalk up back-to-school sales
It’s axiomatic that back-to-school season is good business for apparel and footwear sellers, purveyors of pencils and gadget suppliers. But [...]
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Retailers delight as people throw showers for all occasions
Oh, the weather outside may be delightful, but to some the forecast is frightful:  Never-ending showers. The gift-giving type, that [...]
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Quirky business features: Carnies, damsels, scams and beer
It’s been a month or so since the last edition of Quicktips and those scraps of paper are piling up [...]
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