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August 10, 2016 Coach draws the line with department storesSource: CNBC
Coach on Tuesday became the latest accessories label to say that it's dialing back its presence in these highly promotional shops. The company this fiscal year plans to exit about 25 percent of the big-box locations where it...
August 10, 2016 Soaring Debt Has U.S. Companies as Vulnerable to Default as 2008Source: Bloomberg
U.S. companies have taken on so much debt that they’re at least as vulnerable to defaults and downgrades as they were leading up to the 2008 financial crisis, according to a report by S&P Global Ratings Tuesday.
August 10, 2016 U.S. productivity falls for third consecutive quarterSource: Reuters
U.S. worker productivity fell for the third straight quarter in the spring this year, suggesting that corporate profits may continue to decline and wage growth may remain sluggish.
August 10, 2016 PG&E Guilty of Safety Violations Stemming From Fatal BlastSource: Bloomberg
PG&E Corp. was found guilty of safety violations six years after one of its natural gas pipelines blew up and killed eight people in California.
August 9, 2016 After outage, Delta offers refunds, vouchersSource: USA Today
DALLAS - Delta Air Lines will be handing out refunds and travel vouchers as penance for the latest computer outage to knock a major airline off stride.
Airbus said the UK Serious Fraud Office has opened a criminal investigation into allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption relating to some of its third-party consultants.
August 8, 2016 The Path To Food SafetySource: Growing Produce
Food safety comes down to people. It is people know-ing what procedures to follow and how to follow them. The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is the law, and following food safety protocols is a necessary part of doing...
August 8, 2016 6 ways the Rio Olympics are failing on sustainabilitySource: Grist
Brazil wooed the International Olympic Committee with promises of sustainability when it made its bid in 2009 for Rio to host the games, but it hasn’t followed through on those pledges. From waters teeming with pathogens to...
August 5, 2016 Apple announces long-awaited bug bounty programSource: TechCrunch
Tech companies hold the keys to some of our most personal information — payment details, health records, chat logs with our lovers and archives of family photos — and, as we hand over more and more private data, it becomes...
Only 100 British companies have paid to sign up to a new voluntary slavery database, designed to fund an anti-trafficking helpline, organisers said on Monday.
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