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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

QVC parent buying HSN as shopping shifts online

QVC’s parent company is taking control of the Home Shopping Network for about $2.6 billion in stock to create what they say will be the third-largest e-commerce company in the United States.

Hiring surged last month in a sign of US economic vitality

Job gains have now averaged nearly 180,000 a month this year, only slightly below last year’s pace.

CLIF bars recalled

3 renditions of the bar have been voluntarily recalled.

Suspended Fox Business anchor says he’s fighting back

A suspended Fox Business Network host says he will fight reported charges of sexual harassment “like a lion armed with truth.”

Mississippi demands $6.4M back from electric car maker, CEO

Mississippi’s state auditor on Wednesday demanded that a troubled electric car maker or its leader repay $4.9 million in state and local aid the company received, plus $1.5 million of interest.

Hobby Lobby fined $3 million over smuggled Iraqi artifacts

This probably isn't a headline you expected to read....

Volvo goes electric, ditches cars powered solely by gas

NOT THAT FAR AWAY --> Volvo plans to build only electric and hybrid vehicles starting in 2019, making it the first major automaker to abandon cars and SUVs powered solely by the internal combustion engine.

Antitrust regulators sign off on Cabela’s sale to Bass Pro

Banking regulators still haven't approved the merger. Who knew it would be this tough to merge outdoorsman shops?

Silicon Valley investors taking heat over sexual harassment

— Sexism in Silicon Valley may be coming in for a reckoning, prompted by women coming forward with stories of sexual harassment by industry bigshots. Apologies, resignations and self-reflection have followed, although it’s too soon to tell if they will produce meaningful change.

Abu Dhabi airport now exempt from US laptop ban

 The capital of the United Arab Emirates became the first city to be exempt from a U.S. ban on laptop computers being in the cabins of airplanes coming from the Mideast.
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