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3 Heirloom Stocks to Hold Forever -- The Motley Fool

Want companies that are great bets for the very long term? We've got three nice ones.<p>Most of us have known folks who had the good fortune to inherit …

Stocks

Here are 7 of the craziest interview questions

You network, hit the job boards, send out your cover letter, and finally get the callback. Now, comes the hard part: the in-person interview.<p>Knowing …

Employment

The Great Online Innovation Pile On Of 2017

There seems to be an awful lot of piling on these days on the big online platforms.<p><b>Startups are piling onto Facebook, claiming that they steal their</b> …

Business

3 Stocks That Could Soar More Than Salesforce -- The Motley Fool

The king of customer relationship management has enjoyed a nice run in the last several years, but it could be left in the dust by these three …

Stocks

Trump said to pick antitrust lawyer as FTC chair

Politico reports that Joseph Simons is Trump's planned pick to lead the Federal Trade Commission. He's a partner at Paul Weiss, a major corporate law …

Excess Sugar In Body - Know How You Can Cleanse It! - By Dr. Kiran Pukale Patil

Sugar is present in all your beverages, smoothies, cookies, desserts, food items and more. But the not so sweet truth is that too much sugar in your …

Sugar

Walmart bucks retail gloom with digital sales boost

Walmart’s digital investments continued to pay off in its latest quarter, lifting sales for the world’s largest retailer as it battles with Amazon …

eCommerce

Checking In On Meal Kit Economics

In a piece in 2015 and another in 2016 I made the case that meal kit companies like Blue Apron had the economics all wrong. I argued that “incumbent …

Business

Walmart’s Massive Tech Investments Drive Another Quarter of Big Sales Gains

Walmart (wmt) has poured billions into its e-commerce and tech to integrate its digital business with its stores, and the strategy is paying off …

Trends

Dancing With The Giants: Optimizing Your Digital Presence In The Age Of Amazon

Many aspects of the digital world are dominated by a single giant: Google dominates search, Facebook dominates social, and of course, Amazon …

eCommerce

Customers Like This Grocery Store More Than Whole Foods

<i>This content originally appeared on Food & Wine.</i><p>Shopping at Whole Foods may make you feel good about your choices (and less so about your bank …

Trends

One Way American Express Crushes The Competition

When it comes to a battle between American Express and other issuers like Chase and Citi, American Express has had many failings. Yes, their customer …

Banking

Amazon is starting to look 'less like a disruptor' — and it's bullish for Walmart

Which looks better right now, Amazon or Walmart?<p>One is an obscenely valued albeit fast growing technology giant that specializes in retail. The other is a slow-growing albeit appropriately valued retailer attempting to specialize in technology, via the Jet.com acquisition and other initiatives.<p>One …

eCommerce

Will Wal-Mart's Battle With Amazon Turn It Into A Low-Earnings Company?

Wal-Mart facing its greatest competitive threats since emerging as a retail powerhouse.<p>Pressure increasing from physical store and online competitors.<p>…

Business

Amazon Flexes Financial Muscle

Company takes out debt to finance Whole Foods deal.<p>Rates were quite decent given current situation.<p>Investors obviously believe in company's future.<p>On …

Business

Amazon: What Trump And Others Don't Get

President Trump has called out Amazon as a job killer.<p>This comes amid rising concerns over antitrust action against the company.<p>Everyone is missing …

Business

Grocery stores in Chicago are in crisis

The grocery store sector is never static. Some stores close, others open. But in Chicago, 25 stores closed over the past 24 months due to bankruptcies or operational reasons, and only 16 stores have opened, producing “an alarming loss” of 545,000 square feet of grocery store space.<p>This includes …

eCommerce

The Republic of Amazon can borrow more cheaply than many countries

Amazon borrowed $16 billion in the bond market yesterday, the fourth-largest deal of its kind this year, according to CNBC. It’s using the money to finance its $14 billion takeover of Whole Foods (and then some).<p>A chunk of the debt has to be paid back in 10 years and yields about 3.2%, which is …

Business

Americans are buying more food at Walmart

Competition is heating up among U.S. grocery chains, but Americans are increasingly buying their food at Walmart.<p>The retailer on Thursday said food sales had grown to their highest level in five years, as Walmart expands its grocery business both in stores and online by adding more organic produce. …

Trends

$16 Billion Bond Sale Shows Amazon’s Power to Pursue Deals

Amazon’s aggressive salesmanship now extends to its own debt.<p>Its blowout $16 billion bond sale suggests almost unlimited potential for Amazon, the retailing juggernaut, to consider even more shopping. Yet in nearly tripling its financial obligations to buy brick-and-mortar Whole Foods Market, Jeff …

Business

How Switching To An All Organic Diet Helped My 70 Year Old Mom and I Reconnect With Our Health—And Each Other

We had no idea how sick our food choices were making us.<p>Until just a few months ago, my mom trusted whatever she found at the supermarket that …

Lifestyle

Amazon had all the cash it needed to buy Whole Foods. It borrowed money to anyway.

Amazon.com is the latest big name to dive into the corporate bond pool this year, joining AT&T, Tesla, Microsoft, Duke Energy, Aetna, UBS, Verizon and others.<p>The online retail giant (whose chairman Jeffrey P. Bezos owns The Washington Post) sold $16 billion this week to finance its acquisition of …

Finance

Trump Can't Blame Amazon.com for the Death of American Retailers

Early Wednesday morning, Donald Trump posted another controversial tweet. This time, he's picking a fight with e-commerce veteran <b>Amazon.com</b> (NASDAQ: AMZN):<p>Amazon is doing great damage to tax paying retailers. Towns, cities and states throughout the U.S. are being hurt-many jobs being lost!— Donald …

Stocks

Instacart’s messy love triangle with Whole Foods and Amazon just got a lot more awkward

San Francisco-based food delivery service Instacart just inked a deal with German grocery chain Aldi, which has been making moves to disrupt the US supermarket sector. In doing so, Instacart is thumbing its nose at Amazon, which also hopes to upend the US grocery space.<p>Just last year, Whole Foods …

Trends

Amazon Bonds Net $16 Billion in Whole Foods Funding

Amazon.com Inc. sold $16 billion of unsecured bonds in seven parts to finance the deal that will allow it to acquire Whole Foods Inc. Bloomberg …

Business

Trump slams Amazon for doing 'great damage' to retailers

US President Donald Trump once again unloaded on Amazon, tweeting that the company is hurting other retailers and implying that it's killing industry …

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Instacart's growth unscathed by Amazon-Whole Foods deal

Dive Brief:<p>Although it will likely lose Whole Foods, one of its largest clients and investors, ecommerce provider Instacart has gained significant …

Trends

3 Reasons Why Target Is A Better Investment Than Amazon

Amazon stock has soared, due to the company's revenue growth and increasing market share. But investors should not buy the stock today.<p>Amazon trades …

Stocks

Is Gentrification On Whole Foods’ Shopping List?

woman with a basket of organic fruitThink oil and water. Lions lying down with lambs. Whole Foods Markets, Inc., opening an 18,000-foot store in the …

African-American News

Donald Trump criticises global retailer Amazon.com over taxes and jobs

US President <b>Donald Trump</b> on Wednesday criticized Amazon.com on <b>Twitter</b> over taxes and jobs and accused the global retailer, without offering evidence, …

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