economy

This could be the biggest looming fight over the Republican tax plan

The House Republican tax bill includes a proposed new excise tax on US companies’ foreign sales. The tax would help raise a significant amount of revenue to help the bill qualify under Senate rules. It also faces pushback from conservative business groups. The massive 429-page Republican tax bill includes proposed changes …

economy

Adidas just launched a new shopping app that learns what you like

Adidas Adidas has launched a new app. The company is saying that the app will be the “hub” of digital interaction with the brand. It’s highly personalized, and it only surfaces and suggests things that customers already care about.   Adidas is launching a new app — and this time, it’s …

economy

Tesla’s director of battery engineering leaves to start his own company

Jon Wagner, Tesla’s director of battery engineering has left the company to start his own business, according to his LinkedIn page. The timeline of his departure is not known. Wagner, who joined the company in January 2013, was involved in developing technology for all of Tesla’s cars. Tesla has had …

economy

Bill Clinton says the media was ‘straighter’ when he ran in 1992

Win McNamee/Getty Images President Bill Clinton said Monday that the press used to be more fair. The former president was comparing his 1992 campaign to the 2016 presidential election. Both major-party candidates in that race, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, have lamented about the coverage of them, though Trump has made …

economy

Here’s when Belk stores will be open for Black Friday

AP Belk stores will open at 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving and remain open until 1 a.m., before re-opening on Black Friday from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. There will be some discounts and promotions tied to the day. The company is following a trend of retailers setting earlier opening times …