Business

Outdoor Retailer director says organizers are looking for alternative location

Outdoor Retail Show Footwear-12

Outdoor Retailer released a statement saying that the trade show is in the process of finding...

Business

Northern Utah day care violations include 6 child walkaways, state data shows

Day care inspections Northern Utah

Six times in the past five years, children have been found by passers-by after wandering out of Northern Utah day care centers, state inspection data shows. Walkaways, lax supervision, choking and hanging hazards, incidents of physical punishment, sanitation lapses and failures in criminal...


Business

Tribes hope Trump's 'America first' helps first Americans

BOSTON (AP) — Native Americans hope President Donald Trump doesn’t forget America’s first inhabitants as he promises to put “America first.” Tribes have been reaching out to the Republican administration since it took office last month, saying they’re ready to help it meet its campaign promises of...


Business

Putting students to work inventing for U.S. military

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The U.S. military usually develops its advanced technology in classified labs staffed by gigantic defense companies. But as the Pentagon looks for new ways to reach out to Silicon Valley, some unexpected characters are getting a shot at the action. The Defense...


Business

Kraft pulls $143 billion Unilever offer after early interest

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Kraft Heinz Co. withdrew its $143 billion bid for Unilever two days after the approach became public, citing the Anglo-Dutch target’s reluctance to engage in discussions. “Kraft Heinz’s interest was made public at an extremely early stage,” spokesman Michael Mullen said Sunday...


Business

Expedia, Amazon bet on Britain by hiring, adding office space

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. (Bloomberg) -- As politicians and businesses wrestle with potential changes to U.K. border controls, one of the world’s largest online travel booking companies has decided to double its headcount in London, and it’s not alone in looking to expand. Expedia Inc. will expand its U....


Business

Kraft pulls $143 billion Unilever offer after early interest

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Kraft Heinz Co. withdrew its $143 billion bid for Unilever two days after the approach became public amid stiff opposition from the Anglo-Dutch target to engage in discussions. “Kraft Heinz’s interest was made public at an extremely early stage,” spokesman Michael Mullen said...


Business

Latest weapon in the mattress wars: copy Casper

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Mattress man Scott Thompson may be missing some sleep these days. Tempur Sealy International Inc., which Thompson leads, posted a small increase in fourth-quarter sales Thursday morning, not enough to stave off a full-year decline in revenue at the company behind Tempur-Pedic,...


Business

China suspends coal imports from North Korea over missiles

BEIJING (AP) — China on Sunday began a suspension of all coal imports from North Korea for the rest of the year as it increases pressure on its communist neighbor to give up its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The ban is in line with U.N. Security Council sanctions imposed in November in...


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NSC official fired after reportedly criticizing Trump, aides

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. (Bloomberg) -- Craig Deare, recently appointed the U.S. National Security Council’s senior director for Western Hemisphere Affairs, was removed from the agency days after criticizing President Donald Trump and senior White House officials during a private event, said a person...


Food

Starbucks presses pause on plans to serve booze in Utah, other U.S. locations

STARBUCKS

A year ago, the Starbucks at Farmington’s Station Park was on a short list of five Utah locations that the state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control had approved to serve beer, wine and appetizers in the evenings. Now, the coffee megachain has pressed pause on the idea.


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