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7:30 a.m. Jan. 1, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Rapper French Montana bought another home in Hidden Hills for $8.4 millionThe rapper and songwriter French Montana has plunked down $8,425,000 for a giant Hidden Hills home, Variety reported.
7:56 a.m. Dec. 31, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
See inside tattoo artist Kat Von D's historic Indiana mansionThe tattoo artist Kat Von D continues to ink real estate deals.
5:27 a.m. Dec. 3, 2020 - By Fang Block
The Late Barron Hilton’s Historic Los Angeles Estate Hits the Market for $75 MillionDesigned in 1936 by Paul R. Williams, the 13-bedroom Holmby Hills property has been owned by the family for more than 50 years
1:44 p.m. Nov. 4, 2020 - By Fang Block
Phillips Hong Kong to Offer Two Masterpieces by Chinese Contemporary Jewelry Designer Feng JA diamond ring could fetch more than HK$11.5 million, while a pink diamond necklace has a low estimate of HK$19 million
4:47 a.m. Oct. 9, 2020 - By Sally French
6 things you should add to your pandemic travel kit Because you may have to wee in the woods and who knows what elseBesides your mask and hand sanitizer, here are several less obvious items you may want to bring.
9:59 a.m. Oct. 6, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Take a look inside the $5.7 million mansion that Mötley Crüe's Nikki Sixx is sellingThe co-founder and bassist of Mötley Crüe, Nikki Sixx, has been living a relatively quiet life for the last several years in a gorgeous home in Westlake Village, CA.
5:39 a.m. Sept. 30, 2020 - By Beckie Strum
Mid-Century Home Jazz Great Dave Brubeck Built Selling in ConnecticutThe 6,250-square-foot house on a wooded 7.5-acre homesite is asking $2.75 million
5:19 a.m. Aug. 5, 2020 - By Fang Block
An English Country-Style Estate in Houston Hits Market for $29.5 MillionIt has a 26,638-square-foot manor and a guest house on four-acre parklike grounds
7:18 a.m. July 25, 2020 - By Tonya Garcia
Coca-Cola plans to cut ‘zombie brands’ from its portfolio The beverage company has already nixed OdwallaCoca-Cola is cutting brands that aren’t at the core of its business, with Odwalla already coming to an end.
5:25 a.m. July 23, 2020 - By Liz Lucking
Waterfront Estate in Coral Gables, Florida, Sells for $22 MillionThe 11,600-square-foot mansion first listed in August 2018 for just under $30 million
10:50 a.m. June 10, 2020 - Associated Press
Mall deal worth $3.6 billion implodes as pandemic shakes retail The ongoing pandemic has hurt the retail industryThe nation’s largest mall owner is backing out of a $3.6 billion deal to buy a major rival as the coronavirus pandemic shakes the retail industry.
4:29 a.m. May 24, 2020 - By Jillian Berman
Colleges balance student safety with falling revenues during coronavirus — here’s how universities will be transformed in the fall Many colleges are likely avoiding big pronouncements about their plans as a way to sustain enrollment, one consultant saidMany colleges are likely avoiding big pronouncements about their plans as a way to sustain enrollment, one consultant said.
9:54 a.m. May 18, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global case tally reaches 4.8 million; China’s Xi supports WHO-backed probe of origins of pandemic — once the crisis is over Tesla gets green light to reopen California plant, and investors await earnings from Walmart, Target and AlibabaThe number of cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 rose to 4.8 million on Monday, as Chinese President Xi Jinping said China would support an international investigation of the origins of the pandemic led by the World Health Organization, as soon as the crisis has been brought under control.
3:28 a.m. May 18, 2020 - By Tonya Garcia
Children's Place issues sales warning, will reopen stores across 10 states on TuesdayChildren's Place Inc. said Monday that it sales for the first quarter fell 38% to $254 million, below the FactSet consensus of $303 million for the quarter. The children's apparel retail says digital demand surged 400% through May 16, and as of late April, the company has used 85% of its stores to fulfill orders. Children's Place is scheduled to announce first-quarter earnings on June 11. The company has $72 million in cash and equivalents, no long-term debt and $235 million outstanding on its $360 million revolving credit facility. The company will reopen stores across 10 states on Tuesday, including Idaho, Mississippi and both North and South Dakota. More than 40% of the company's stores are in states that have not been authorized for reopening. Stores that do reopen will take measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus including reduced store hours, partitions at checkout and temporary closures of restrooms, fitting rooms and water fountains. Children's Place stock was up 2.8% in Monday premarket trading, but has plunged nearly 71% over the last year. The S&P 500 index is up 0.2% for the past 12 months.
3:50 p.m. May 15, 2020 - By Lisa Fickenscher
Self-serve soft drinks off the menu for now at Popeyes, Burger King and Tim HortonsRestaurant Brands says it went looking for potential contagion vectors to address as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
3:49 p.m. May 15, 2020 - By Tonya Garcia
Popeyes ‘immune’ to coronavirus as Restaurant Brands reopens dining rooms Popeyes sales grew 32.3% in the first-quarter despite the spread of COVID-19Restaurant Brands’ Popeyes bounced back after sales fell due to coronavirus, offsetting declines from Burger King and Tim Hortons.
3:22 a.m. May 15, 2020 - By Heather Haddon
McDonald’s guide to reopening restaurants includes touchless sinks The fast-food giant is making lots of changes to ready its restaurants for customers amid the coronavirus pandemicMcDonald’s has released a guide and is making lots of changes to its restaurants in preparation for reopening to customers amid COVID-19.
9:56 a.m. May 12, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: U.S. death toll tops 81,000; Trump defends administration’s record in testy exchange with reporters Tesla defies county ban and reopens California car-making plant, and Boeing CEO says a major airline will be pushed into bankruptcy by pandemicThe U.S. death toll from the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed above 81,000 on Tuesday, as President Donald Trump, defending his record on testing in the U.S., ended his White House news conference abruptly following an angry exchange with two reporters.
1:42 a.m. May 12, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Burger King parent reopens restaurants with new social-distancing and other safety protocolsRestaurant Brands International Inc. Chief Executive Jose Cil said Burger King, Tim Horton and Popeyes restaurants are reopening with a range of public-safety measures designed to protect staff and customers from COVID-19. The company has introduced acrylic shields and contactless service at most restaurants, and is maintaining social-distancing using tabletop signage to indicate which tables are open and which reserved. "We will be sanitizing tables and chairs after each use and will have hand sanitizer available in the dining room for our guests," Cil wrote in an open letter. "We have turned off our self-serve soda fountains and are offering beverages, extra condiments and trays from the behind the front counter. And we benefit from a business model inside our restaurants that has minimal contact with anyone other than your friends and family who you are sitting with." The company has further scaled digital capabilities and added hundreds of restaurants to delivery apps and upgraded its drive-thru outlets. Shares rose 0.8% premarket, but have fallen 18% in the year to date, while the S&P 500 has fallen 9%.
3:05 a.m. April 27, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
‘These kids have been isolated socially and educationally’: Will kids across America have to cancel camp this summer? ‘If we don’t feel it’s safe, we have to commit to what we feel is right,’ said Joey and Lori Waldman, the owners and directors of Camp Blue Ridge‘If we don’t feel it’s safe, we have to commit to what we feel is right,’ said Joey and Lori Waldman, the owners and directors of Camp Blue Ridge.
8:53 a.m. April 17, 2020 - By Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore
Fountains of Wayne co-founder Adam Schlesinger is remembered as a transcendent talent The 52-year-old, who died April 1 from COVID-19, mastered ‘vivid, detailed songwriting’ about everyday AmericansHis songs were filled with witty lyrics about misfortune and setbacks in the suburbs.
10:26 a.m. April 2, 2020 - Associated Press
Grammy- and Emmy-winning songwriter Adam Schlesinger dies of coronavirus at 51 Fountains of Wayne musician known for a knack for crafting catchy, perfect pop songsEmmy and Grammy-winning musician and songwriter Adam Schlesinger, known for his work with his band Fountains of Wayne and on the TV show “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” died Wednesday after contracting the coronavirus, his attorney said.
5:57 a.m. March 18, 2020 - Associated Press
Coronavirus forces Las Vegas Strip to shut down for first time since JFK assassination The Las Vegas Strip will be shut down for the first time since the JFK assassination in 1963Gambling will grind to a halt by Wednesday in casino-mecca Las Vegas, a city known for glitzy and sometimes reckless fun, as the governor of Nevada issued a sweeping statewide order aimed to stop the spread of the new coronavirus.
5:05 p.m. March 17, 2020 - Associated Press
Nevada orders casinos and other non-essential businesses to close amid outbreak Restaurants can only offer takeout or delivery; ‘Please stay home,’ governor pleadsEvery gaming device in one of the world’s gambling meccas must be turned off by Wednesday, Nevada’s governor said in announcing a monthlong, statewide closure of non-essential businesses amid the outbreak of the new coronavirus.
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