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Barbara Kay: The Jewish blindspot to the horrors of the niqab

Sir Salman Rushdie spoke at Montreal’s Jewish Public Library last week. We were two of an estimated 700-strong (mostly Jewish) audience.Rushdie’s …

Sears CEO: 'We're fighting like hell to change the way people do business with us'

After the sixth consecutive year of losses and several rounds of store closings, Sears Holdings Chairman and CEO Edward Lampert says he's still committed to reversing the department store chain's slide by turning Sears into a 21st-century merchant focused on catering to its best customers.<p>In an …

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How condo flippers are making a killing in Toronto's hot housing market

FLIPPED<p>Inside the Toronto condo building where quick sales are earning investors up to $2,900 a day<p>TORONTO<p>To understand just how lucrative the housing market is for speculators, The Globe and Mail analyzed hundreds of real-estate transactions within a single Toronto condo building: X2<p>X2 is a …

Why confusing common law relationships with marriage can be a costly mistake

How often have you heard someone in a relationship say, “It doesn’t matter that we’re not married — living together is the same thing?”<p>Those people …

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Amazon is about to surpass Costco on one crucial measure

There are now roughly 80 million Amazon Prime members in the US, as of March 2017, according Consumer Intelligence Research Partners estimates. That's a 37.9% increase from the 58 million members Amazon had at this time last year.<p>Costco, meanwhile, reported in March that it had 88.1 million total …

All the data is pointing to one thing — Britain's economy is heading for the rocks

This week was a relatively quiet one for economic data. But there were too significant, and worrying, releases.<p>The first was a survey of British consumers from IHS Markit showing the biggest squeeze on spare cash in more than two and a half years. The second was the Office for National Statistic …

Kroger has a new plan that should terrify Walmart and Target

The store, called Kroger Marketplace, features nearly everything you would find in a Target or Walmart store, but with a greater focus on groceries, alcohol, and prepared foods.<p>The company says Marketplace is one of its "primary growth formats of the future" — in other words, it's expanding rapidly.<p>…

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