Jan Smock

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A Strategic Mistake That Haunts JC Penney

Anyone who has an affinity for American business icons — as testaments to this country’s long-standing fondness for the free enterprise system— cannot help but be concerned over the fate of JC Penney . The company continues to lose money and burn cash, with no turnaround in sight. Investors are …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Hair<p>Without buzzing it all off or, god forbid, combing it over.<p>By Adam Hurly2 days agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>It’s time to justify that Prime …

"Showrooming" is more about research than price comparison

It reads like every retailers' worst nightmare: Potential customers walk in with small devices capable of comparing the price of every product to one …

These Retailers Provide the Best Return Experience for Online Orders

Consumers return a whopping $264.3 billion of merchandise per year—and while a retailer’s goal is to avoid returns, it’s important to provide a …

eCommerce

PayPal offers QR codes for retail-store purchases

The online payments company wants you to use its mobile payment app at any retail store, so it plans to use a generated code that is acceptable just about everywhere.<p>PayPal introduced new hardware last month that would allow customers to pay for items without even taking out their phones, similar …

Ulta Grows By Offering Three Beauty Stores In One

10/04/2013<p>Related news<p>4/17/2018 Walmart teased a redesigned website, coming in May, in its bid to attract more online shoppers and fend off …

Move Over, Sephora: Amazon Launches a Luxury Beauty Store

I've have long wondered why Amazon, which has long been buying against high-end beauty brands on Google, didn't carry those brands itself. Today, I …

Themer will make your Android phone look amazing

One of the benefits of Android is its customisability, but that process isn't always easy for average users. An app called Themer is trying to change …

US government shutdown: budget talks stall

Hopes of a budget deal have faded after talks broke down in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives<p>Attempts to agree an extension to the US government's looming debt ceiling have foundered in both the Senate and the House of Representatives, leaving just four days before the country runs …

House takes back seat

Speaker John Boehner told House Republicans Saturday morning that his efforts to strike a deal with President Barack Obama are at a standstill.<p>There is no agreement, Boehner said in a room in the Capitol Saturday, and there are no negotiations between House Republicans and the White House, since …

6 Tips for Sorting Your Gmail Contacts

You're proud of your status on team #inboxzero. You have labels, lots of labels. Your filtering system acts like a good defensive line; nothing's …

Inside the Conservative Bubble, It Looks Like Ted Cruz Is Winning Big

Shutdown polling looks apocalyptic for the Republican Party, but at the Values Voters Summit, activists weren't ready to back down.<p>Friday was a difficult day to wake up Republican in America. With the government shutdown entering its 11th day, a poll conducted by the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> and NBC News …

US shutdown debate shifts to Senate

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1018000/1018681_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524701919_7aff9f350d40ec5571908b65aa1525b8<p><b>Negotiations over how to end a political stalemate in Washington that has led to a partial government shutdown have shifted to the Senate.</b><p>The …

Will Android Partners Be Happy To Compete With Google And Motorola In 2014?

What will happen when Google hits a home run with one of their Android devices? It could be one of the ‘clean’ Nexus devices that breaks cover and becomes a multi-million seller, or it could be a resurgent Motorola Mobility handset that sweeps the adoration of the critics and the consumers around …

Facebook Is Making It Impossible To Hide In Search

It might be hard to believe now, in the age where every social connection and Facebook comment can be surfaced instantly, but it's true: Once upon a time, Facebook members could be invisible when people searched for their name. Users could have normal profiles, and friends could tag them in photos, …

It's all on Reid and McConnell

It’s now the Harry and Mitch show.<p>After Senate Democratic leaders rejected a proposal Saturday by Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) to end the budget impasse, the burden to find a solution now falls squarely on Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell — two shrewd tacticians who …

Banking leaders sound default alarm

Leaders of some of the world’s largest banks said on Saturday that they don’t know exactly what would happen if the United States defaults on its debt — but they are sure it would be disastrous.<p>Congress is spending the weekend trying to figure out how to get around an impasse over raising the …

Poll: Just 25 Percent Think Their Own Member Of Congress Deserves Reelection

Only one-quarter of Americans think that their own member of Congress should be reelected, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. That's a sharp departure from similar polls conducted before the government shutdown.<p>In the new survey, 25 percent of respondents said they believe the member of …

Room for a deal under budget caps?

Who knew?<p>In an interesting twist, House Republicans are showing more flexibility than their Senate counterparts when it comes to adjusting the appropriations caps under the Budget Control Act.<p>No one expects to replace sequestration entirely. But in an effort to break the ice, there were discussions …

US borrowing crisis 'days away' from danger, says World Bank head

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Senate leaders negotiate in federal budget standoff

Democrat Harry Reid and Republican Mitch McConnell discuss ways to reopen the government and avert a default on the nation's debt, but progress is unclear.<p>October 12, 2013|By Michael A. Memoli and Brian Bennett<p>Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, left, with Sens. Patty Murray (D-Wash.)… (Andrew …