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Billions of Dollars Are at Stake in a Puzzling Holiday Shopping Season

It doesn’t matter much to retailers, who used the early holiday sales to try to offload products before most shoppers had even picked out their Halloween costumes. But it signaled […]




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Billions of Dollars at Stake in a Puzzling Holiday Shopping Season

It doesn’t matter much to retailers, who used the early holiday sales to try to offload products before most shoppers had even picked out their Halloween costumes. But it signaled […]




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Amazon Is Said to Plan to Lay Off Approximately 10,000 Employees

The company has told Wall Street that it has tightened its belt in the past and can do so again. Last week, Amazon executives met with institutional investors, according to […]




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‘No Jobs Available’: The Feast or Famine Careers of America’s Port Drivers.

Consumer demand has cooled, leaving fewer containers to pick up on the West Coast. For Marshawn Jackson, a truck driver paid by the delivery, that means a hard scrabble to […]




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Reno Is Booming. Some Workers Feel Left Behind.

Companies are flocking to the Nevada city, but the rising cost of housing, gas and groceries is making daily life a struggle for many who work there. Read More