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Economy

Revenue in established markets , like North America and Europe, declined in 2017, while sales increased by high double-digits in China, he said. Lego chief executive Niels Christiansen said there was "no quick fix" to the company's overall sales decline and that it would "take some time" for the business to grow its revenue over the long term.
  • Markets Right Now: S&P 500 closes out a dismal February

    Markets Right Now: S&P 500 closes out a dismal February

    Economy

    For the week, the Dow was down 3.4 percent and the S&P 2.3 percent. Foot Locker's same-store sales fell 3.7 percent, while analysts polled by Reuters expected a decrease of 2.5 percent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is one of several indices created by Wall Street Journal editor and Dow Jones & Company co-founder Charles Dow. USA stocks went on another dizzying ride Friday and worked their way back from an early-morning plunge to send the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its first ...
  • Major retailers in the United States raise minimum legal age to purchase guns

    Major retailers in the United States raise minimum legal age to purchase guns

    Economy

    Bean only sells firearms at its flagship store in ME and only guns specific to hunting and target shooting. But sales had resumed at its chain of stores under the name, Field & Stream. An elementary school down the street canceled classes for the day. DeGarmo said Stack's decision meant he could not buy the same items he sold as an employee of Dick's.
  • Last chance for early voting!

    Last chance for early voting!

    Economy

    According to the Texas secretary of state's website - which tracks only the 15 counties with the most registered voters - 161,607 people voted in the Democratic primary in 2014 during the first 10 days of early voting. The county will operate 33 vote centers on Election Day open to all county residents, regardless of the precinct in which they live. In the previous election, the overall number of early voters totaled 19,000.
  • Many Europe Airports Still Closed as Storm Rages

    Many Europe Airports Still Closed as Storm Rages

    Economy

    Homeless shelters have prepared emergency transport to the welfare centre in Luton should their own facilities reach capacity. In Scotland, Glasgow Airport reports that it will remain closed for the rest of the day. More than 200 passengers spent the night in the terminal. Snowy conditions will continue to cause significant disruption across the country although the amber weather warning has been lifted, authorities have said .
  • President Trump attends funeral for Billy Graham

    President Trump attends funeral for Billy Graham

    Economy

    A guiding light to generations of American evangelicals, Graham is said to have converted millions to Christianity. The world-renowned evangelist is credited with inspiring more than 3 million people to commit their lives to Christ in a ministry that spanned 185 of the world's 195 countries, according to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association .
  • Passenger suffers burns after cellphone overheats on plane at Pearson

    Passenger suffers burns after cellphone overheats on plane at Pearson

    Economy

    Peel Region paramedics said they treated a patient for burns to a hand and transported the patient to nearby Etobicoke General Hospital. A passenger on an Air Canada flight suffered first-degree burns after a cell phone caught fire. Passengers who disembarked at Vancouver International Airport at around 10:40 a.m. described an alarming scene onboard with smoke filling part of the cabin before the flames were put out.
  • Buffett struggles to deploy cash at 'all-time high' prices

    Buffett struggles to deploy cash at 'all-time high' prices

    Economy

    Those increases , however, masked declines in operating profit, which Buffett considers a better gauge of overall performance, and which fell 18 percent past year to $14.46 billion. Berkshire wholly owns dozens of companies, and holds significant shares in large and diverse corporations, while Buffett's newsletters are read with intense interest on Wall Street and beyond.
  • Comcast offers $31B bid for Sky, vying with Disney and Fox

    Comcast offers $31B bid for Sky, vying with Disney and Fox

    Economy

    Moffett adds that it could get even worse if Comcast made a decision to bid for the Fox U.S. assets that Disney is acquiring. The Competition and Markets Authority had suggested ways Fox could address its concerns, including spinning off Sky News , or "behavioural" changes to protect the media organisation from the direct influence of the Murdoch Family Trust.
  • Volkswagen T-Roc cabrio confirmed, coming in 2020

    Volkswagen T-Roc cabrio confirmed, coming in 2020

    Economy

    The company said that the new model will be produced from the first half of 2020, and confirmed that it would be investing more than €80 million (R1.14 billion) in its Osnabrück plant for this objective. Following the run-up phase, a production volume of up to 20,000 vehicles per year is planned. Production of the yet-unnamed model will begin in 2020." Volkswagen is evolving into an SUV brand", company CEO Herbert Diess said in a statement .
  • Jenner's tweet wipes out $1.7b of Snapchat

    Jenner's tweet wipes out $1.7b of Snapchat

    Economy

    This week, Jenner hopped on Twitter to provide a Stormi update and also reveal she inspired an upcoming makeup collection. Kylie Jenner did give Snapchat some praise just after her Tweet, but it wasn't much. "People are part of communities: If your friends are still there, you need to be, too". He promised that it would come with a more user-friendly design, but since rolling it out, users are less than enthused.