Tag: Retail and wholesale

Ping pong: Spat over tracing app as shelves empty in England

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LONDON — In scenes reminiscent of the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, supermarket shelves across England were looking a tad empty on Thursday....

Group licensing: A new way for college athletes to cash in

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With college athletes able to profit from their fame for the first time, North Carolina opened a new path Tuesday for its players to...

Gas prices stay about the same in northern New England

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PORTLAND, Maine — Gas prices in northern New England have held about the same over the last week. ...

New Mexico is 2nd state to make gas stations liable for DUI

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SANTA FE, N.M. — Gas stations have a legal obligation not to sell fuel to drivers who are believed to be intoxicated, the New...

‘United Pingdom:’ Firms in England fret over staff shortages

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LONDON — Businesses in England warned Monday that a “pingdemic” of people receiving notifications on their phones telling them to self-isolate because of contact...

Hungary: Writers, bookstores brace for ban on LGBT content

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BUDAPEST, Hungary — Some bookstores in Hungary placed notices at their entrances this week telling customers that they sell "non-traditional content.” The signs went...

Booksellers association apologizes for anti-trans mailing

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NEW YORK — The American Booksellers Association is apologizing for sending a publication widely criticized as anti-transgender, Abigail Shrier's "Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze...

Rioting, looting continues in South Africa, deaths up to 32

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JOHANNESBURG — South Africa's rioting continued Tuesday with the death toll rising to 32 as police and the military struggle to quell the looting...

This Week: Delta earns, industrial production, retail sales

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A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: ...

Nordstrom buys minority share in 4 UK fashion brands

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NEW YORK — Nordstrom says it's acquiring a minority interest in four fashion brands owned by a British company called Asos as the department...