Retail



Amazon Says it Had Record Thanksgiving Shopping Weekend

Amazon Says it Had Record Thanksgiving Shopping Weekend

The e-commerce company does not typically share how much it earns during its sales events and did not disclose its overall revenue from the weekend. It said in a news release independent businesses that sell on its site generated more than $1 billion in sales. read more >

Business Groups Urge Congress to Block Potential Rail Strike

Business Groups Urge Congress to Block Potential Rail Strike

Transportation

The business groups led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Manufacturers and National Retail Federation said even a short-term strike would have a tremendous impact and the economic pain would start to be felt even before the Dec. 9 strike deadline. read more >

Harvey Hughes, 'Mr. Sam' and Ol' Roy

Harvey Hughes, 'Mr. Sam' and Ol' Roy

Technology & Telecom

Harvey Hughes has stories to tell on just about all his workplaces and colleagues over the years, but his favorites involve Walmart founder and Arkansas business legend Sam Walton. read more >