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Kroger to lay off hundreds of workers

CINCINATTTI, Ohio – Kroger plans to dismiss hundreds of employees according to reports . In a statement, a food chain spokesman said: "As part of the ongoing talent management, many store divisions are evaluating intermediate management roles and team structures with an eye toward keeping resources close to the customer." She added: "Store divisions work independently but everyone takes steps …

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Los Angeles bans Uber, Lyft and taxi time pickup at LAX

<div _ngcontent-c16 = "" innerhtml = " Lift Inc. signs appear on the windshield of a vehicle at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, California, USA, at Wednesday, September 11, 2019. Pickup of the curb concludes on October 29, 2017, when LAX goes to a shuttle bus © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP Los Angeles International Airport, commonly known …

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Mark Zuckerberg weighs in on Bernie Sanders attack on billionaires

CLOSE When Facebook went public several years ago, CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg immediately became one of the richest people on the planet. Like an increasing number of the hyper-rich, does he promise to do something useful with all that wealth? USA TODAY When a software engineer employed by Facebook asked billionaire Mark Zuckerberg to comment on Democratic presidential candidate …

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Chick-fil-A Owner fights back

TOLEDO The owner of two local Chick-fil-A restaurants is fighting back against a national article listing the fast food chain that has the slowest unit through. The study was done by QSR Magazine. Here's a look at the numbers: The fastest was Dunkin with a run time of about 3 minutes and 36 seconds. Wendy's Burger King and Taco Bell …

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PayPal releases support for Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency scheme

Photo : Sean Gallup ( Getty ) A few days after The Wall Street Journal reported that a few corporate supporters of Facebook's cryptocurrency were considering bending their so-called "cryptomafia", PayPal being the first to do so on Friday and announcing that it will not longer join the Libra Association. "PayPal has made the decision to forgo further participation in …

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Walmart sells ModCloth just two years after buying it

Walmart sells the women's clothing company and online retailer ModCloth, just two years after acquiring it. The brand will now be part of the investment company Go Global Retail, although it will continue to operate independently. "We expect them to continue in the same direction as before," said Christian Feuer, CEO of Go Global Retail, The Verge . “I don't …

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Autoworkers GM strike going in for a third week, is an end in sight?

Detroit Free Press Sr. Content Editor Randy Essex discusses the current status and repercussions of the GM UAW strike. United Auto Workers announced on Friday that they had made "good progress" toward resolving some critical issues in discussions with car manufacturer General Motors, as a strike against the company offends the three-week mark. "Since the last update, we have made …

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