• CVS Ends Photo Touch-Ups in Beauty Marketing, Pressures Suppliers to Follow Suit
CVS Ends Photo Touch-Ups in Beauty Marketing, Pressures Suppliers to Follow Suit

Welch And Forbes Limited Liability Company holds 1.01% or 473,473 shares in its portfolio. Pharmacy giant CVS said it will stop significant touchups of images used in its advertising for beauty products. Elefante Mark B now owns 6,400 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $515,000 after buying an additional 45 shares during the la...

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  • Democrat Phil Murphy takes oath as New Jersey governor
Democrat Phil Murphy takes oath as New Jersey governor

Murphy, who mentioned John Fitzgerald Kennedy in his speech and was sworn in using the Fitzgerald family Bible, vowed to resist Washington's "all-out assault" on New Jersey. He hugged Christie and later praised his work addressing the opioid crisis and his role as a father. Oliver will head the state's Department of Community Affairs and will ser...

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  • United Kingdom construction output growth slows slightly in December
United Kingdom construction output growth slows slightly in December

Latest data showed core sector, spanning coal, steel, crude oil, refinery products, steel, cement, fertiliser and electricity, rose at a 13-month high of 6.8% in November while auto sales grew 9.2% in 2017 compared to the previous year. Stronger demand has allowed firms to raise prices at the fastest pace in 10 months to make up for rising input co...

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  • Circuit City announces reboot almost 9 years after closing
Circuit City announces reboot almost 9 years after closing

The company has also enlisted IBM Watson as a personal shopping assistant on the website, according to a news release . Company CEO Ronnie Shmoel announced that the company will begin its comeback with a "experiential" website, then a series of kiosks before moving up to stores within stores and eventually showrooms.

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  • Woman returns dead Christmas tree to Costco - in January
Woman returns dead Christmas tree to Costco - in January

A woman successfully returned her Christmas tree to Costco on January 4 because it had died, according to a Facebook post that has since been removed. The woman still hasn't been identified; however, she did give shoppers on social media a new idea for next year. One person wrote: "People like this are miserable".

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  • Buffett adds his 2 potential successors to Berkshire board
Buffett adds his 2 potential successors to Berkshire board

Other Connecticut subsidiaries include General Reinsurance in Stamford; Duracell in Bethel; Charter Brokerage in Norwalk; H.H. Brown Shoe in Greenwich; and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties in Wallingford. Abel, who grew up in Alberta, Canada, joined Berkshire Hathaway Energy in 1992. Jain, 66, will be vice chair of insur...

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  • James Damore sues Google for firing him over his gender memo
James Damore sues Google for firing him over his gender memo

The Dhillon Law Group livestreamed a press conference about the lawsuit on Facebook today. The complaint also notes that progressive employees were allowed to openly sympathize with, and support the violent "Antifa" movement. Damore's lawsuit is the latest legal challenge for Google, which also faces a suit for unequal pay . The suit alleges t...

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  • GoPro shares dive as it cuts staff, exits drone market
GoPro shares dive as it cuts staff, exits drone market

GoPro's current market value of $980 million is down about 70 percent from when it listed in its June 2014 IPO - an offering that was led by JPMorgan . The news comes after word leaked last week that GoPro was about to lay off more than 250 workers from its aerial division. GoPro's full-year results are expected next month.

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  • President Trump's border wall coming to Laredo?
President Trump's border wall coming to Laredo?

President Donald Trump's Department of Homeland Security has requested $18 billion in funding to complete a wall on a portion of the US southern border in an effort to stop illegal immigration, one congressional source and one USA official told NBC News on Friday.

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  • Maine's minimum wage to increase to $10 an hour
Maine's minimum wage to increase to $10 an hour

A new year on Monday will bring a slight increase in New Jersey's minimum wage. "This is the fourth time that the Fine Gael-led Government has introduced an increase to the minimum wage since it was cut in 2010". 31, 2018, $13.75 an hour on Dec. 31, 2019 and $14.50 an hour on Dec. 31, 2020. "In many cases, our employers are paying beyond minimu...

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  • Apple raises pay for Tim Cook, other top executives
Apple raises pay for Tim Cook, other top executives

A filing with securities regulators this week said the board determined that its CEO must use private aircraft for "all business and personal travel". However, he also got massive stock pay-out which brought his total 2017 pay to more than $100-million. While the filing notes the names of various execs including Luca Maestri, Angela Ahrendts, Johny...

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  • Uber: Softbank takes large stake in ride-hailing firm
Uber: Softbank takes large stake in ride-hailing firm

The shake-up was supported by Uber's new chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi, who has said he hopes to list Uber's shares publicly in 2019. As part of the agreement, SoftBank will obtain two seats on Uber's expanded 17-person board , which still includes former CEO Travis Kalanick.

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  • It's a three-banner day for local women's hockey
It's a three-banner day for local women's hockey

Current senior Emily Clark and former Badgers Meaghan Mickelson, Ann-Renee Desbiens, Sarah Nurse and Blair Turnbull were named to Team Canada's Winter Olympics squad. "Women's hockey is one of Canada's most successful events every Olympic Games and our Canadian athletes have never failed to win a medal since women's hockey was added to the progra...

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  • Lawsuit Says Companies Use Facebook To Exclude Older Workers From Jobs
Lawsuit Says Companies Use Facebook To Exclude Older Workers From Jobs

Facebook said that it tailors employment ad by audience, and that this practice is not discriminatory, since it is part of a larger effort to reach all age groups. The lawsuit also names "similarly situated employers and employment agencies" - including Facebook. "We have corrected those ads", Nina Lindsey, an Amazon spokeswoman told ProPublica .

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  • North Korea's missile not a threat against US - Mattis
North Korea's missile not a threat against US - Mattis

From saying just days ago talks could be unconditional, America's top diplomat has been rowed back by the White House. On Friday, Mr Tillerson reiterated Mr Trump's position. The UN has suggested holding talks to figure out the substance of negotiations further down the line, and a military-to-military hotline to dampen risks of conflict.

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  • Mobile acquires Denver's Layer3 TV, aims to disrupt industry
Mobile acquires Denver's Layer3 TV, aims to disrupt industry

Layer3 resembles a regular cable company in a lot of ways: you get a fiber optic cable hookup for your house, which you wire up to your cable box. T-Mobile has since moved to offer only unlimited-usage plans to new customers. T-Mobile says that the new pay TV service launching next year will take full advantage of its nationwide retail presenc...

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  • Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield wins 2017 Heisman Trophy
Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield wins 2017 Heisman Trophy

The redshirt senior totaled 4,340 passing yards this season to go with 41 touchdowns and only five interceptions while rushing for 310 yards and five more scores. Mayfield also thanked former Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops, who also was at the Best Buy Theater in midtown Manhattan, for welcoming a "chubby, unathletic kid into the program with open arms"...

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  • Tredje AP fonden Has $5.49 Million Position in Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI)
Tredje AP fonden Has $5.49 Million Position in Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI)

It is down 114.51% since December 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Guardian Life Insurance Company Of America increased Kinder Morgan Inc Del ( KMI ) stake by 288.93% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. now owns 326,192 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $6,250,000 a...

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  • Treaty 8 nations to launch injunction against Site C
Treaty 8 nations to launch injunction against Site C

Liberals". On September 13, 2017, the 10th anniversary of the declaration, Horgan said "Our government understands the enormous responsibility we have to Indigenous peoples, in the face of historical wrongs that have never been made right and in the wake of inaction by government after government".

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  • Global arms sales rise for first time since 2010
Global arms sales rise for first time since 2010

Overall, global sales of arms and military services have increased 38 percent since SIPRI began analyzing the data in 2002. American defense firm Lockheed Martin - the world's largest producer - saw sales surge 11% in 2016, thanks to increased deliveries of its F-35 fighter and its acquisition of helicopter producer Sikorsky.

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