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7 Fast-Food Chains Agree to End 'No-Poaching' Policies

7 Fast-Food Chains Agree to End 'No-Poaching' Policies

By Gene Johnson | Jul 14
Seven national fast-food chains have agreed to end policies that block workers from changing branches - limiting their wages and job opportunities - under the threat of legal action.

There's Room for Small Businesses to Compete with Prime Day

There's Room for Small Businesses to Compete with Prime Day

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jul 13
As Amazon gears up for its Prime Day promotion, other big-name retailers like Macy's and eBay are launching deals and sales of their own. But small businesses shouldn't sit on the sidelines.

Bus Driver Says Passenger Passed by 'Because You Are Black'

Bus Driver Says Passenger Passed by 'Because You Are Black'

Jul 13
A Massachusetts bus driver has been fired for telling a would-be passenger that he wasn't picked up because he's black.

Blockbusters in Alaska Set to Close; 1 Store Left in US

Blockbusters in Alaska Set to Close; 1 Store Left in US

By Rachel D'Oro | Jul 13
Alaska's last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the U.S.

Coffee and Conservation: Mozambique Tries Both on a Mountain

By Christopher Torchia | Jul 12
It is among the more complex conservation efforts in southern Africa, a bid to convince farmers to abandon old-slash-and-burn methods of farming and commit to the longer-term yield of coffee on the same plots.

Papa John's Says Founder Resigned as Chairman of the Board

Papa John's Says Founder Resigned as Chairman of the Board

Jul 12
Papa John's founder John Schnatter has resigned as chairman of the board.

Food Deliveries Are Remaking School Lunch

Food Deliveries Are Remaking School Lunch

By Melissa Kossler Dutton | Jul 11
Families around the country are finding new options for their children's midday meal thanks to a growing number of delivery options catering to students. Some deliver to the schools, others to homes.

Pfizer Reorganizes to Handle Aging Consumers and Patents

Pfizer Reorganizes to Handle Aging Consumers and Patents

Jul 11
Pfizer, facing an aging population and shifting risks from the loss of patents, is reshaping the company into three businesses.

American Airlines Says it's Getting Rid of Plastic Straws

American Airlines Says it's Getting Rid of Plastic Straws

Jul 11
American Airlines says it will stop using plastic straws and drink stirs and replace them with biodegradable alternatives.

Twitter's Fake Account Purge Drags Stock Lower

Twitter's Fake Account Purge Drags Stock Lower

Jul 10
It's no secret that Twitter has been purging fake and malicious accounts in an attempt to make its platform more welcoming for real people. But when a Washington Post report put an actual number on the effort, the company's shares tumbled.

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