A New Editor Takes the Reins of the Struggling’Burlington Free Press’ | Media | Seven Days

click to enlarge Luke Awtry Aki Soga at Free Press headquarters in Williston Playful pit bulls, White House holiday traditions and summer reading reviews: That’s the skimpy fare provided these days by the once-proud Burlington Free PressIt’s a jarring step down from the news and analysis that once made the state’s flagship newspaper a must-read. … Read more

The surprising reason supermarkets sell flowers

But some are far more subtle, so much so that chances are you’ve hardly ever noticed them. Picture your local grocery store, for example. What do you see when you first walk in? Most likely: Flowers. Big, bright bouquets of fresh-cut blooms greet shoppers inside just about every major grocer, from Whole Foods to Kroger … Read more

Bed Bath & Beyond says it’s still open to selling its Buybuy Baby division

A view of the atmosphere during the Whitney Port & Bundle Organics #MomAsYouAre buybuyBABY product launch in Torrance, California. Randy Shropshire | Getty Images As Bed Bath & Beyond shakes up its leadership suite and ousts its CEO, the retailer said Wednesday it remains open to another big change: A potential sale of its baby … Read more

Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) Q1 2022 earnings

A pedestrian walks by a Bed Bath and Beyond store in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Bed Bath & Beyond is replacing CEO Mark Tritton in a leadership shakeup after the retailer struggled through another quarter of declining sales and posted a steeper loss. The company said Wednesday that Sue Gove, an … Read more

3 trends to watch as retailers prep for back-to-school, holiday shopping

Pedestrians view the holiday windows at a store in New York, on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021. Christopher Occhicone | Bloomberg | Getty Images Summer vacation season is just getting started, but retailers are already gearing up for the holidays. In coming weeks, companies will get early clues about how the all-important holiday shopping season will … Read more

Six Flags Offers One Of A Kind Experience at July 4th Fest presented by Coca-Cola | Business

ARLINGTON, Texas-(BUSINESS WIRE)-Jun 27, 2022– Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, the world’s largest regional theme park company and North America’s largest operator of water parks, in partnership with Coca-Cola, is excited to invite guests to this summer’s biggest party: the Coca-Cola July 4th Fest.. “Traditions and memories are created during visits to Six Flags, and this … Read more

Why the retail industry is facing a bankruptcy wave

Revlon makeup products are displayed at a CVS store on August 9, 2018 in Sausalito, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images The retail industry is up against a potential wave of bankruptcies following a monthslong slowdown in restructuring activity. There could be an increase in distressed retailers beginning later this year, experts say, as ballooning … Read more

Stocks gain ground, clawing back a piece of last week’s drop

NEW YORK – Stocks rose broadly on Wall Street Tuesday, clawing back some of the ground they lost in their worst weekly drop since the beginning of the pandemic. The S& P 500 rose 2.6% as of 2:36 pm Eastern. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 641 points, or 2.1%, to 30,529 points and the … Read more

Stocks Gain Ground, Clawing Back a Piece of Last Week’s Drop | Business News

By DAMIAN J. TROISE, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose broadly on Wall Street Tuesday, clawing back some of the ground they lost in their worst weekly drop since the beginning of the pandemic. The S & P 500 rose 2.6% as of 11:36 am Eastern. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose … Read more

Biden says decision on gas tax holiday may come this week

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del.- President Joe Biden said Monday that he will decide by the end of the week whether he would support a federal gasoline tax holiday, possibly saving US consumers as much as 18.4 cents a gallon. “Yes, I’m considering it,” Biden told reporters after taking a walk along the beach near his vacation … Read more