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The online retailer today launched a service offering tens of millions of songs you … More » Amazon Music Unlimited undercuts Spotify & Apple Music in the streaming music war
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Consumer Reports’ Get It or Forget It series continues with a visit to the Home Depot. More » Home Depot: What you should (and should never) buy
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Pokémon Go players may be able to earn a brand new Pokémon at Starbucks locations around the country … More » ‘Pokémon Go’ leak hints at massive Starbucks promotion set for this week
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Howard Schultz thinks the best way to brew coffee is in a French press. Many people like to start their … More » How Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz likes his coffee
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The so far online-only retail giant Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) is planning to open a brick-and-mortar grocery … More » Will Amazon's (AMZN) Convenience Stores Transform Retail?
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By Elzio Barreto HONG KONG (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp is looking to raise $1 billion to $2 billion … More » Exclusive: McDonald's to keep up to 25 percent stake in China, HK stores - source
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(Reuters) - Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co reported a 28.6 percent rise in quarterly … More » Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay's quarterly sales rise about 29 percent
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Electric vehicle charging stations are being added to 25 Canadian Tire Gas+ locations in Ontario, a first … More » Electric vehicle charging coming to 25 Ontario Canadian Tire Gas+ locations
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The fatal shootout escalated from an argument between two men. More » New Orleans' Businesses Fear Latest Mass Shooting Will Hurt Tourism
The travel advisory will remain in place until Feb. 20, 2017, according to the State Department. More » State Department Issues Travel Alert For Europe
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In St. Lucia, you have the flora, not the fauna, the gorgeous coastline but not the sandy shoals. You … More » Escaping to the warmth of St. Lucia
From a Mandarin version of “The Lion King” to the use of Chinese choreography, Disney says its new Shanghai … More » Get Your Mickey Mouse Mooncakes At Shanghai Disneyland
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Move over renters: at least one member of the Victoria hotel industry is joining the chorus of complaints … More » Victoria hotelier calls for fair taxation of Airbnb rentals
After a banner year last season, ski resort operators across B.C. are hoping that the crowds that helped break … More » B.C. ski resorts hope for another record year on the slopes
More cruise ships and passengers will visit Charlottetown next year than ever before, says the port's … More » Ship shape: Charlottetown's 2017 cruise schedule busiest yet
Ski resorts in Alberta and eastern B.C. are either already open or have an opening day scheduled right … More » Let it snow! Alberta, B.C. ski resorts open, or opening soon
Judging by traffic alone, Canadians and Cuba go together like rum and lime in a daiquiri. "They feel … More » Cuba's beaches this winter — what to expect (not Americans)
The Tourism Industry Association (TIA) of the Yukon says so far it's been a good year — tourism operators … More » Lower gas prices, strong marketing, helping Yukon tourism
The national historic site at Cape Spear is looking more like a construction zone these days. Crews … More » Sprucing up Cape Spear: Photos show how work is going
A Virgin Atlantic pilot brought a plane down at the Goose Bay airport on Tuesday, following a "technical … More » Technical issue grounds Virgin Atlantic flight in Goose Bay