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British Inflation Moves Higher, Squeezing Consumers

British Inflation Moves Higher, Squeezing Consumers

Inflation in Britain jumped unexpectedly to its highest point in close to four years during May, putting a tighter squeeze on consumers. British consumers are also facing an additional worry of political uncertainty following the inconclusive... 
Aldi and Lidl Expanding Footprint in U.S Grocery Store Industry

Aldi and Lidl Expanding Footprint in U.S Grocery Store Industry

A supermarket battle that has gone on for over a decade in Europe has moved across the Atlantic to the U.S. adding more competitive pressure to an industry that already is embroiled in a price war of deflating prices. Aldi is known... 
Modern Office Workplace Automation Gaining Ground

Modern Office Workplace Automation Gaining Ground

Technology has changed the modern office environment and increased its usability and comfort. At the heart of this technology, are linear actuators (see more at https://www.progressiveautomations.com/linear-actuators) that are integral... 
Hyundai and Kia Recall More Than 1.4 Million Vehicles Over Potentially Dangerous Engine Issues

Hyundai and Kia Recall More Than 1.4 Million Vehicles Over Potentially Dangerous Engine Issues

Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp have just announced a plan to recall nearly 1.5 million vehicles across North America and South Korea for engine issue reasons. It is the latest blow for a pair of automakers already struggling... 
Snapchat Introduces New Public Search Feature

Snapchat Introduces New Public Search Feature

Snapchat continues to change the way people communicate through their mobile devices, and also continues to innovate the social media industry with more developments to add to their simple messaging mobile app. Now, Snapchat is giving... 
Caterpillar Moving at Least 500 Jobs From Aurora To Decatur Facility

Caterpillar Moving at Least 500 Jobs From Aurora To Decatur Facility

Caterpillar Inc manufacturers large agricultural equipment—and quite successfully so—but the company has just announced plans to move roughly 500 jobs to Decatur on the news that it will be closing its plant in Aurora. On Friday,... 
US Department of the Interior Reopens Coal Mining Operations

US Department of the Interior Reopens Coal Mining Operations

Trump Administration Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has just put an end to the Obama-era federal moratorium on coal-mining leases. On Wednesday Zinke signed an order repealing the federal land lease pause, an action which implements... 
Dow and DuPont Ready For Merge, Still Await EU Regulatory Approval

Dow and DuPont Ready For Merge, Still Await EU Regulatory Approval

On Friday, DuPont relayed its plan to buy a unit of FMC Corp and will sell its crop protection business in order to win approval from the European Union over its pending merger with Dow Chemical. On this announcement, shares of FMC... 
McDonald’s Makes Shift to Fresh Burger Patties

McDonald’s Makes Shift to Fresh Burger Patties

It is no big secret that the once undisputed leader of the fast food industry, McDonald’s, has been struggling to keep pace with new options on the market. This is particularly true in terms of higher consumer demand for healthier...