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Wells Fargo seeks arbitration order in customer lawsuit

November 26, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Wells Fargo & Co. wants a federal court judge in Utah to order that customers suing the banking giant over improper sales practices submit their claims to binding arbitration. The San Francisco-based company’s request applies to a class-action lawsuit filed initially by three Utah residents who at one time had accounts with the bank. They [&hellip...

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Anadarko Petroleum, KeyCorp fall; AK Steel gains

November 25, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday: Johnson & Johnson, up $1.06 to $114.13 The giant health care company is in early talks to buy the Swiss drugmaker Actelion Pharmaceuticals. Anadarko Petroleum Corp., down $1.25...

Stores try to cater to savvier customers on Black Friday

November 25, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Shoppers browse items at a Best Buy store on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, in Skokie, Ill. Shoppers were on the hunt for deals and were at the stores for entertainment Friday as malls opened for what is still one of the busiest days of the year, even as the start of...

Local stores offer deals ahead of Small Business Saturday

November 25, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Big chains may be offering rock-bottom deals to entice shoppers on Black Friday but some locally owned stores were also slashing prices ahead of Small Business Saturday. The early jump on deals at locally owned businesses drew in Carl...

Gov. Raimondo: Shop locally for ‘Small Business Saturday’

November 24, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo is encouraging residents to shop locally and support the state’s small businesses. The Democratic governor, members of the congressional delegation and others are promoting this weekend’s...

Former Binion ranch sells for $1 million near Pahrump

November 24, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — A southern Nevada ranch formerly owned by casino pioneer Benny Binion has been sold for $1 million — less than half the original asking price for the property in Pahrump about 60 miles west of Las Vegas. A Las Vegas couple, Ralph and...

Nation of Iceland wages name battle with UK grocer Iceland

November 24, 2016 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

In this Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 file photo, an Icelandic flag hangs outside a shop in Reykjavik. The island nation of Iceland says it is taking legal action against British frozen-food chain Iceland over the right to use their shared name. Iceland’s...

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All About Spas and Leisure Living

November 24, 2016 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

All About Spas isn’t just all about spas. It’s All About Spas and Leisure Living. If you’ve ever wondered what a retail outlet that specializes in leisure living looks like – this is it. Welcome to bliss. All About Spas and Leisure Living is a...

A look at 4 trends for the 2016 holiday shopping season

November 23, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

This Oct. 25, 2016, photo, shows a display of Santa pajama sets on display at Target’s company studio in New York. Analysts say that whimsical items like the Santa pajama sets should resonate well for shoppers looking for some relief in a divisive...

The Latest: Wal-Mart loses pay fight with truckers

November 23, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the lawsuit against Wal-Mart on behalf of California truck drivers (all times local): 1:30 p.m. An attorney for Wal-Mart truck drivers in California says awarding the drivers $54 million in damages for payment failure was...