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Dunkin' Donuts Moves to Southern California

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:56

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Dunkin' Donuts the breakfast chain based in Canton, Massachusetts has mainly maintained its dominance in the East Coast till now but plans to expand its presence in Southern California.

The chin aims for a nationwide presence for selling its donuts, breakfast sandwiches and coffee. For the time being it is headed towards Santa Monica.

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CVS Discontinues to Sell Tobacco and Offers Programmes to Help Quit Smoking

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:54

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CVS Caremark has bigger plans for fighting the tobacco war as it plans to discontinue selling all tobacco products through its outlets from Wednesday. The health experts expect that other bigger drug chains will also follow suit.

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Raised Bid from Dollar General for Family Dollar as Competition for Takeover Increases

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:52

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After Family Dollar rejected the earlier offer Dollar General raised its bid to $9.1 billion. Dollar General is ready to pay the extra amount in the bidding war for Family Dollar Stores. If Family Dollar does not agree to the negations this time the takeover bid effort could go waste. In any case the earlier bid would have been smaller than the offer made by Dollar Tree for $8.5 in July.

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'Angelina effect' on cancer gene screening tracked by researchers

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 09:33

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Angelina Jolie's shocking disclosure she had a deterrent twofold mastectomy because of a hereditary disease hazard has multiplied the quantity of high hazard ladies considering hereditary testing to check whether they have certain qualities joined to bosom and ovarian tumors, new Canadian test proposes.

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More than diet plan, following it and exercising matters

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 09:29

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It doesn't make a difference what sort of eating regimen you use as long as you stick to it and consolidate it with physical activity, as per another study based out of Mcmaster University in Hamilton.

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Tea is better as compared to coffee

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 09:24

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A new study uncovers that drinking tea could lessen non-cardiovascular mortality by 24%, perhaps because of a combo of tea's cancer prevention agent content and the other lifestyle propensities that tea consumers frequently keep up.

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Gold Mine Collapse Leads to At least Twenty Four Trapped Miners: Rescue in Progress

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 08:24

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In its second day of rescue operation to bring out twenty four miners trapped in a gold mine in Nicaragua the rescuers have only been able to try and supply food and water to the trapped miners but could not bring them out.

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IMF Gives Ukraine a Lifeline of $1.4bn

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 08:22

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A green signal has been given by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to Ukraine for receiving its second lot of financial assistance which will be adding up to $1.39 billion. This will lead to more pressure on the government that is already reeling with economic trouble.

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Hawaii Tourism Authority Optimistic yet Cautious About Growth in Tourism for 2015

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:01

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Hawaii is a desired holiday destination for millions of tourists for its sun, sand and surf. The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) says that more tourists can be expected in the coming season.

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New App on Instagram Allows You to Buy What You Like Instantly

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:59

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The Instagram fans would know that it is difficult to find a product from a retailer you liked on instagram, if you cannot do it instantly which till now was not possible. This was because you had to go back to the retailer's website trying to locate the product you so desired.

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The Economy of Japan Shows Signs Of Weakness and Stagnation

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:58

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Some signs of weakness in the economy as stagnation were revealed as the house hold spending as well as the output from factories in Japan remained flat in the month of July.

On Friday an official data showed that consumer inflation remained indifferent at 3.3% from the figure seen in June.

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Abercrombie Planning to Trim Down the Logo

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:57

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A once trendy and cool clothing brand Abercrombie & Fitch is fighting for its existence with falling sales as logos no longer hold charm for the American teens.

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South Korean Automaker Kia to Construct a $1 Billion Car Assembly Plant In Mexico

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 10:59

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On Wednesday, Kia Motors Corp. the South Korean automaker said that it has decided to construct a car assembly facility in Mexico$1 billion and hopes to complete it by 2016. The company also said that this new plant will assist it to get a local production base that is required meet demand for new cars globally.

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Deal Reached Finally for Market Basket: Ex CEO to Buy the Supermarket Chain

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 10:56

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On Wednesday, in a statement the supermarket chain Market Basket said that its former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas would be back in the helms of affair once again returning and he along with his management team would take care of the regular operations till the purchase is done.

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Latest Funding Value Snapchat at $10 billion

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:23

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Sources say that Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byer the Venture capital firm has agreed to invest in Snapchat which is a paridly growing messaging startup. The valuation is estimated at approximately $10 billion.

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American Airlines Pulls Listing and Fares from Orbitz Due to Unsuccessful Efforts to Reach Agreement

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:22

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American Airlines Group Inc. is the largest airline of the world and tries to keep its fare posted through maximum sources but on Tuesday it pulled its listings of airfare from the online travel sites that are operated by Orbitz Worldwide Inc. when both companies failed to arrive on an agreement about the terms of a new contract.

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Is Burger King’s Deal with Tim Hortons Going to Affect Its Popularity?

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:20

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On Tuesday, Burger King, the U. S.-based restaurant chain, made an official announcement regarding its merger with Tim Hortons, a restaurant chain of Canada. Little did it expect that this deal will cause trouble for its public image. Burger King is one of the leading names in the fast food world in the U. S.

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Fans Show Twitch’s $970 Million Acquisition is Worth It

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:18

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The growing popularity of video-game subculture has motivated Amazon. com Inc. to agree on buying Twitch Interactive Inc. for $970 million.

Jeffrey Shih, 27 spends seven hours every day in front of his computer at home where while playing he broadcasts himself through online forum of Twitch. Everyday approximately 30,000 people tune in to see him play online.

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Ann Taylor (ANN) Shares Increase as Activist and Investors Put Pressure for Sale

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:13

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ANN Inc. which owns Ann Taylor, LOFT its auxiliary retailer of women clothing and accessory specialty is facing pressure and has been insist by activists as well as its share holders to sell itself. In Monday trading this news helped the shares of ANN move up higher by 6.5%.

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Though The Market Basket Employees are Disappointed But They are not Giving up Protests

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:11

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As the family discussions regarding the sale of Market Baskets continue it has been said that for the time being no action will be taken against the workers who staged a protest and walked off their jobs failing to return during the two deadlines given to them.

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