News BreaK Search: Consumer Discretionary
Supreme Court Defends American Express Business Model In Blow to Retailers
American Express' axp practice of barring stores from steering shoppers to using cards with lower swipe fees than its own is legal, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday, handing...
1 hour ago - Fortune
5 Rs for Greening the Office
This World Environment Day, the United Nations' most important day for encouraging action and global awareness for the protection of our environment, the first-ever global...
1 hour ago - Business
Storytelling Can Make or Break Your Brand
The internet is a big, crowded place, which makes it easy to get lost in the mass of direct-to-consumer businesses jockeying for attention. As a result, some slick, black hat...
1 hour ago - Business
NYU Stern professor on what many people get wrong about sustainability: It's not just about the environment and it actually leads to better financial performance
Jeffrey Hollender is the co-founder and former CEO of the sustainable consumer product company Seventh Generation. Hollender is a professor of corporate sustainability at NYU...
1 hour ago - Business Insider
Supreme Court Sides With American Express on Merchant Fees
In a test of antitrust law, the justices ruled 5 to 4 that the company could use contracts to stop merchants from steering consumers to other cards.
2 hours ago - NY Times - 4 articles
Facebook launches Oculus TV so you can watch shows in VR with friends
Facebook is launching Oculus TV as a new way for you to watch TV shows and movies with your friends in virtual reality on the Oculus Go VR headset. I tried it out briefly. It...
2 hours ago - Venture Beat
SJC rules to limit debt-collection robocalls
Creditors can not harass customers behind in their bill payments with prerecorded or hang-up calls more than twice in one week, even if the person they're trying to reach...
3 hours ago - Boston Herald
Apple, Facebook, Google, and more are meeting to talk data privacy
The Information Technology Industry council, of which many of the largest tech companies in the world are members, is meeting this week to discuss growing concerns about...
3 hours ago - iMore
AT&T to Acquire Online Ad Firm Appnexus in Reported $1.6 Billion Deal
AT&T announced its purchase of online ad exchange company AppNexus Monday, less than a month after the telecommunications conglomerate acquired Time Warner in a...
3 hours ago - Fortune - 3 articles
Consumer watchdog rules out legal action of Zillow ad program
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will not take legal action against Zillow Group over potential kickbacks in its co-marketing program, the Seattle-based listings giant...
3 hours ago - The Real Deal New York
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Boy, 7, finishes cancer treatment, meets Texas Tech pitcher
This 7-year-old learned from his hero about fighting cancer as a kid.
Supreme Court gives Texas partial victory in racial gerrymandering case
The court upheld three of four district maps in Texas that critics argued intentionally discriminated against minority voters, but struck down one.
Teacher makes a final request for backpacks over flowers at her funeral
Longtime teacher Tammy Waddell from Forsyth County, Georgia, had a final request before her passing. Waddell requested that backpacks with supplies for children in need be...
Supreme Court won't hear case of teen featured in ‘Making a Murderer'
The Supreme Court said Monday it won't weigh in on the case of a teenager convicted of rape and murder whose story was documented in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer."
Han Solo's 'Return of the Jedi' blaster gun sells for over $500,000 at auction
Does this answer the question of who shot first?
Tariffs prompt Harley-Davidson to move some production out of US
Harley-Davidson is already taking a hit in the trade fight between President Donald Trump and European allies.
A teen stepped up to help a deaf, blind man on a flight - and their story...
Last week, a woman named Lynette Scribner reminded us all that there is some good still left in the world. In a now-viral Facebook post, she documented what happened when a...
Report: Richard 'Old Man' Harrison from 'Pawn Stars' dead at 77
Richard Harrison, known as "Old Man" of the History channel's "Pawn Stars" has reportedly died at age 77.
Chip and Joanna Gaines share first photos with their new son
Shocking video shows man crawling from burning plane after deadly crash
Two people died and a third was injured when a small plane struck a power line and tree Sunday night in Detroit.