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Stocks moved sharply higher over the course of the trading session on Friday, extending the strong upward move seen over the two previous sessions. With the rally over the past few sessions, the major averages more than offset the steep drop seen on Monday and Tuesday. The major averages pul…

Target said it's partnering with toy brand Toys"R"Us to relaunch its website ToysRUs.com. The website of the toy company, which had closed all its 880 stores last year after liquidation, was restarted Tuesday, offering videos and articles on the latest toy trends and brands. It also showcase…

A closely watched report released by the Labor Department on Friday showed U.S. employment increased by less than expected in the month of September, although the report also showed the unemployment rate unexpectedly dropped to a nearly 50-year low. The report said non-farm payroll employmen…

Amid the ongoing troubles with its 737 MAX commercial planes, Boeing (BA) received a $2.6 billion contract from the U.S. Air Force to build 15 KC-46 tanker aircraft, adding to the Air Force's earlier request for 179 KC-46 aircraft. Boeing plans to build 179 of the 767-based refueling aircraf…

The international coffee day is observed on October 1 every year since 2015, when International Coffee Organization (ICO) officially declared this day in Milan, Italy, to celebrate one of the most favored beverages in the world. The day is also meant to promote awareness about this popular d…

A California labor judge ruled that Tesla violated the National Labor Relations Act many times. Administrative Law Judge Amita Baman Tracy also ruled that a tweet in May 2018 by CEO Elon Musk violated the labor laws. According to the Court, the luxury electric car maker and Musk threatened e…

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Apparel retailer Forever 21 said Sunday it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The company has obtained $350 million in financing to facilitate restructuring. Forever 21 plans to use the proceedings to facilitate a gl…

Food delivery company DoorDash announced that around 4.9 million of its consumers, Dashers, and merchants were hit by a data security breach on May 4, 2019. The affected users joined DoorDash platform on or before April 5, 2018. In a blog post, the company said it detected an unusual activit…

General Motors has resumed health-care benefits for its 48,000 workers, a sign that the 11-day old strike by the United Auto Workers union might be nearing its end. The automaker cut health-care coverage for union members last week. The strike began in the early hours of Monday, September 16…

Marshalls, one of the leading off-price retailers, has launched its e-commerce website, Marshalls.com. Marshalls announced that its new website will have an "ever-changing, fresh mix of merchandise" similar to its famous in-store experience. Returns can also be made online or at its stores. …

Walmart (WMT) announced the expansion of its education benefit program, "Live Better U," by offering new degrees in health-related fields to its associates in the U.S. The retail giant said its 1.5 million associates in the U.S. can apply for one of seven bachelor's degrees and two career di…

The United Auto Workers union's strike against auto giant General Motors Co. (GM) has entered its 9th day. According to reports, negotiators from both sides worked a long day on Monday, with negotiations ending at about 8 p.m. The parties, however, have not reached an agreement regarding wag…

Boeing announced that the Boeing Financial Assistance Fund, which was created to support the families of victims died in 737 Max crashes, has started operations, effective September 23. The airplane maker has set aside $50 million for the fund for the 346 people who died in the Lion Air Flig…

Facebook announced that its fundraising tools have helped to raise over $2 billion for non profit and personal causes since its launch in 2015. According to the social media giant, around $1 billion of funds came exclusively from birthday fundraisers as people dedicated their special day to …

Virgin Atlantic is set to challenge British Airways' dominance at London Heathrow as the carrier announced plans to fly to 84 new destinations from the airport when its third runway is opened. Chief Executive Shai Weiss said, "Heathrow has been dominated by one airline group for far too long…

Walmart (WMT) on Wednesday announced that it is teaming up with Capital One to roll out two new credit cards designed to compete with cards from Apple and Amazon. The companies said the Capital One Walmart Rewards Credit Card Program with two new cards will launch on September 24. The progra…

Foods company General Mills issued a recall of five-pound bags of its Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose Flour, citing E. coli concerns. The recall only affects the bags with a better if used by date of September 6, 2020. The company said the presence of E. coli O26 was discovered during samp…

Walmart Inc. launched its first-ever car seat recycling event at nearly 4,000 stores across the country in partnership with waste management company TerraCycle.

Reflecting concerns about the impact of skyrocketing oil prices, stocks saw moderate weakness during trading on Monday. The major averages all moved to the downside, partly offsetting the strong gains posted last week. The major averages climbed off their worst levels of the day but still cl…

President Trump has proclaimed September 15-21, 2019 National Farm Safety and Health Week. The theme for this year’s National Farm Safety & Health Week is “Shift Farm Safety into High Gear” as a reminder that it is everyone’s responsibility to prioritize safety on the farm and the rural …