Business Timeline

Energy Stocks Primed For A Comeback?

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Though last year wasn’t what you’d call hot for the U.S. Energy sector, and the first days of 2015 point to continued weakness in oil, investors are starting to look to when the sector might start to recover. Crude oil prices fell 42 percent in the fourth quarter. The fallout on corporate bottom lines isn’t… Read more »

Gas prices – Experts Say Turnaround Is On The Horizion

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The steady fall in the price of gas is almost at an end, experts say. Fuel prices soon will hit bottom, then begin trending upward. However, forecasters predict that gas prices won’t have the same effect on consumer’s wallets as they did in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst at GasBuddy, a… Read more »

McDonald’s Wants You To Fall In Love Again

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In the neverending quest for complete and total domination in the fast food industry, McDonald’s is going to be working hard to make you see the “love” in its products. A new marketing strategy from McDonald’s is being unleashed on the world that plays off of their old marketing strategy. McDonald’s is utilizing their “I’m… Read more »

Gas Prices Continue to Drop, Not Likely to Jump Back Soon

Gas Prices

In many parts of the country, the price of gasoline has dropped to below two dollars. Gas prices, overall, are down more than a dollar from this time last year and, despite holiday predictions, continued to get lower. As reported in the Inquisitr, gas prices fell below $2/gallon in Virginia just before Christmas. That trend… Read more »

Samsung London Store Closes, But Note 4 And Gear VR Could Revive Company

Samsung's UK Store

A high-profile Samsung Experience store in London has closed due to Samsung’s declining profits. The London store was considered the flagship Samsung store. Unfortunately, 50 Samsung employees will lose their jobs. There is no word yet as to whether other Samsung store locations will close down. Samsung talked to CNET about the unfortunate London store… Read more »

Amazon Prime Now Aims To Deliver To New Yorkers In One Hour

Amazon Prime getting even faster

Amazon Prime has long been a service well worth the money to most subscribers. Now the retail giant is looking to make its delivery service that much better with the announcement of Amazon Prime Now. With Amazon Prime Now, customers in New York City will be able to get their online orders delivered to them… Read more »

Abercrombie CEO Mike Jeffries Is Quitting

Mike Jeffries, former CEO of Abercrombie

Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries is stepping down from the position after more than a decade with the company. According to Fortune, Jeffries ran the teen clothing company since 1992 and is officially retiring as both CEO and a member of the board of directors. Jeffries is best known for his controversial statements made… Read more »

Monsanto Slaps A Lawsuit On Maui, Hawaii For Banning GMOs

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Over the past year, there has been a developing war pertaining to organic food and genetically modified organisms (GMOs). People in favor of organic growing have taken a more aggressive stance on supporting naturally-grown foods. In retaliation, pro-GMO organizations are striking back with campaigns and lawsuits. The Inquisitr has kept up with this war, and… Read more »

The War For A Higher Minimum Wage Kicks Into High Gear

Workers from several industries continue to fight for higher wages amidst several successes.

Two years ago, the first grumblings of an organized movement to raise the minimum wage began to assert itself and, since that time, the struggle to raise minimum wages across the nation has gained momentum. In the beginning, it seemed a successful campaign to raise minimum wages was an impossible task. The goals of these… Read more »