NAFTA: Canada, Mexico push back against U.S. plan for sunset clause

MEXICO CITY – Canada and Mexico are prepared to engage the United States on one of its most contentious demands for NAFTA, in an early indication that proposals currently deemed non-starters could, in theory, be redesigned into something all three countries can live with. It involves a U.S. idea deemed so hideous by the other parties that they refused More...

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Retail oversight: how a shirt covered in swastikas ends up in a department store

By Kim BhasinBloombergPolly Mosendz Fri., Nov. 17, 2017 The shirt looked, at first glance, quite simple, even humdrum — a short-sleeved, black button-down from the streetwear label More...

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Brick and mortar remains important to big retailers’ strategy

The company’s store strategy stands out at a time when just about everyone seems to be questioning the relevance of brick-and-mortar retail. Amazon is seizing an ever-larger share of consumers’ wallets, reducing More...

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Trucking speeds toward self-driving future

Drivers wanted: trucking industry in need of fresh blood Unlike autonomous cars, which face questions about navigating chaotic urban streets, trucks spend a lot of time heading straight on desolate highways. And More...

By Pundit001 On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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TransCanada Keystone pipeline leaks 795,000 litres of crude oil in South Dakota

By Ian BickisThe Canadian Press Thu., Nov. 16, 2017 CALGARY—TransCanada Corp. said its Keystone pipeline has leaked an estimated 795,000 litres of oil in Marshall County, S.D. just days before Nebraska More...

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Canada’s wealthiest 1 per cent see share of income increase

By The Canadian Press Thu., Nov. 16, 2017 OTTAWA—Canada’s wealthiest 1 per cent saw their share of total income rise for the first time in nearly a decade in 2015, thanks to growing dividends, says Statistics More...

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The Game of Life heads to court over creator rights

By Michelle R. SmithThe Associated Press Thu., Nov. 16, 2017 PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Who will win The Game of Life? A federal court in Los Angeles will hear testimony in a lawsuit over who owns the rights to More...

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Flannery unveils his strategy to revive GE

“NUMBER one, cash is king…number two, communicate…number three, buy or bury the competition.” These rules were laid out by Jack Welch, a brash but brilliant former boss of General Electric (GE). The American More...

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The unbearable shame of Italian soccer fans

Rocco Mastrangelo typically likes to mingle among his patrons in Cafe Diplomatico, a Little Italy sports bar in Toronto that his father opened in 1968. But during overtime in last year’s Euro final between Germany More...

By Pundit001 On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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The rules on allocating take-off and landing slots favour incumbents

LAST year nearly 3.7bn passengers took to the sky on commercial jets. Few would have given much thought to exactly why their flight was scheduled at the time it was. Even fewer know about the tussles between regulators More...