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New Walmart.com to focus on fashion, home furnishings

New Walmart.com to focus on fashion, home furnishingsThe home shopping site will include nine shop-by-style options including modern, traditional and bohemian
  • Business
  • 14 hours, 11 minutes ago
Business

Airbnb unveils new rental category rated by inspectors

Airbnb unveils new rental category rated by inspectorsAirbnb is dispatching inspectors to rate some of the properties listed on its home-rental service
  • Business
  • 15 hours, 7 minutes ago
Oakland County

2nd wave of DTE crews to head to Puerto Rico

2nd wave of DTE crews to head to Puerto RicoThe workers are set to relieve a group sent to the island last month to help restore power after Hurricane Maria
  • Oakland County
  • 18 hours, 56 minutes ago
Business

Fed Reserve: Stronger economy ups chance for rate hikes

Fed officials: Stronger economy ups chance for rate hikesThey noted a stronger U.S. and global economy as well as expectations that the Republican tax cuts
  • Business
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Business

More people are both Costco, Amazon Prime members

More people are both Costco, Amazon Prime membersFifty-seven percent of Costco members also pay for Amazon Prime, up from 13 percent in 2013
  • Business
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Politics

Blue Cross execs help Whitmer raise cash for gov run

Blue Cross execs help Whitmer raise cash for gov runExecutives at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan are asking employees to donate to Democrat Gretchen Whitmer’s campaign
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Business

White House says US could reach 3% growth rate

White House says US could reach 3% growth rateThe report forecasts an overall average annual growth rate of 2.2 percent through 2028
  • Business
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Restaurants + Bars

Cantoro to open Troy restaurant this spring

Cantoro to open Troy restaurant this springLocated behind the San Marino Club, Cantoro Italian Trattoria will be the business’s second restaurant
  • Restaurants + Bars
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Business

U.S. home sales fall year over year by most in 3½ years

U.S. home sales fall year over year by most in 3½ yearsWould-be buyers were stymied by rising prices and a shortage of homes for sale
  • Business
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Business

Priceline changing its name to Booking Holdings
Priceline is citing its expansion into numerous international brands over the last 20 years

Priceline changing its name to Booking HoldingsPriceline is citing its expansion into numerous international brands over the last 20 years
  • Business
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Mobility

To get a ride, Uber says take a walk

To get a ride, Uber says take a walkUber is rolling out “Express Pool,” which links riders in the same area who want to travel to similar destinations
  • Mobility
  • 2 days ago
Business

‘No cash’ signs have Sweden worried it has gone too far
Sweden is widely regarded as the most cashless society on the planet

‘No cash’ signs have Sweden worried it has gone too farSweden is widely regarded as the most cashless society on the planet
  • Business
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Business

Midwest communities tilt against massive wind turbines
Energized opponents successful at stalling, halting developments

Midwest communities tilt against massive wind turbinesEnergized opponents successful at stalling, halting developments
  • Business
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Business

Investors are big winners in Republican’s tax overhaul

Investors are big winners in Republican’s tax overhaulStock buybacks are popular with investors because fewer shares outstanding lifts earnings per share
  • Business
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Business

Chicken fiasco to deprive Britons of KFC for days

Chicken supply fiasco to deprive Britons of KFC for daysYum! Brands Inc.’s KFC warned that a supply-chain breakdown would persist for the rest of the week
  • Business
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Business

Domino’s Pizza meets 4Q profit forecasts

Domino’s Pizza meets 4Q profit forecastsDomino’s Pizza Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $93.3 million
  • Business
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Business

Home Depot profit rides strong home improvement market

Home Depot 4Q profit rides strong home improvement marketHurricane recovery efforts in southern states and Puerto Rico helped boost revenue
  • Business
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Business

Alberstons to buy Rite Aid in cash-and-stock deal

Alberstons to buy Rite Aid in cash-and-stock dealThe combined companies will have about 4,900 stores, including 4,350 pharmacy locations, in 38 states
  • Business
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Business

Walmart 4Q profit misses, e-commerce cools

Walmart 4Q profit misses, e-commerce coolsWalmart Inc. on Tuesday reported a fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $2.17 billion
  • Business
  • 3 days ago
Business

AAA: Average gas prices in Michigan fall 11 cents

AAA: Average gas prices in Michigan fall 11 centsThe Detroit-area’s average decreased about 8 cents to about $2.49 per gallon
  • Business
  • 3 days ago
Business

UK may issue trade deal ultimatum

UK may issue trade deal ultimatumThe U.K. would have the option to halt payments of the 40-billion-pound Brexit bill if EU leaders tried to cut and run
  • Business
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Business

Trump’s metal tariffs risk Asian retaliation
President Donald Trump’s administration weighs tariffs as high as 53 percent on steel and 23.6 percent on aluminum

Trump’s metal tariffs risk Asian retaliationPresident Donald Trump’s administration weighs tariffs as high as 53 percent on steel and 23.6 percent on aluminum
  • Business
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Business

Gorsuch to cast deciding vote on union fee

Gorsuch to cast deciding vote on union feeThe case could affect the financial viability of unions that are major supporters of Democratic candidates and causes
  • Business
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Business

KFC chicken shortage ruffles Britain

KFC chicken shortage ruffles BritainFast-food fans were in a flutter Monday after most of the 900 KFC outlets in the U.K. and Ireland were forced to close
  • Business
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Civil rights chief clashes with Schuette on farm pay

Civil rights chief clashes with Schuette on farm payMichigan civil rights chief Agustin Arbulu clashes with Attorney General Bill Schuette on minimum wage at small farms
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Michigan

Michigan man earns spot in Plastics Hall of Fame

Michigan man earns spot in Plastics Hall of FameMartin Stark’s Bekum America in Williamston churns out containers for shampoo to yogurt: ‘I just love what I do’
  • Michigan
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Detroit

Cities pitching diversity in efforts to lure businesses

Cities pitching diversity in efforts to lure businessesPlaces like Detroit are touting their populations of people of color to chief executives and other corporate officials
  • Detroit
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
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