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Hollywood Casino St. Louis Completes $7.3M Renovation Of Hotel Sunset Tower

Hotel Interactive - Fri, 2018-01-12 10:29
MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO–-Hollywood Casino St. Louis in Maryland Heights has completed a $7.3 million renovation of its hotel Sunset Tower, with ...

German premium brands set 2017 sales records; Mercedes keeps luxury crown

AutoNews - Fri, 2018-01-12 10:23
Germany's three premium brands reported record vehicle sales last year on booming demand for their SUVs. Mercedes retained the top spot in global luxury-car sales rankings for a second year.
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Discriminatory financing found at auto dealerships

AutoNews - Fri, 2018-01-12 10:02
A report by the National Fair Housing Alliance found discriminatory pricing tactics in car sales and financing by dealerships.
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Franchise Focus: Irish burger joint rocketing to success - Fri, 2018-01-12 07:00
Rocket's plans include expansion throughout Europe and beyond.

New Hotel Opening In Stillwater In Spring 2018

Hotel Interactive - Fri, 2018-01-12 05:46
STILLWATER, MN–-Portland, OR-based Provenance Hotels, a lifestyle hotel management company, will open Lora, a new hotel, in Stillwater, Minnesota in spring ...

A New Legend On The Lake: Hilton Arrives In Lake Como

Hotel Interactive - Fri, 2018-01-12 05:17
LAKE COMO, ITALY--Set amidst the rolling hills and crystalline waters of one of the world's most idyllic destinations, Hilton Lake Como ...

Saudi women-only showroom opens in Jeddah

AutoNews - Fri, 2018-01-12 05:04
A few months after Saudi Arabia granted women the right to drive, the kingdom's first women-only showroom has opened in Jeddah.
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Europe's EV sales expected to top 200,000 this year

AutoNews - Fri, 2018-01-12 01:01
Sales of full-electric cars are set to surge to 200,000 this year, helped by the arrival of the new Nissan Leaf and the start of a wave of premium European EVs designed to challenge Tesla's dominance.
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Lotus CEO sees SUV coming with help from new stakeholder Geely

AutoNews - Fri, 2018-01-12 01:01
Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales explained to Automotive News Europe why he's confident that the sports-car maker is ready to enter the premium SUV sector.
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Toyota will increase its big bet on hybrids in Europe

AutoNews - Fri, 2018-01-12 01:01
Toyota's big bet on hybrids is paying off in Europe, where customers are looking for an alternative to diesels.
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Sears raises $100M for advance in inventory

Store Front Talk Back - Thu, 2018-01-11 19:36
Sears Holdings has raised $100 million in new financing and is pursuing an additional $200 million. But will it make a difference?

Retail Roundup—Walmart boosts hourly wages; Amazon looking for 1M square feet in Boston

Store Front Talk Back - Thu, 2018-01-11 19:21
Walmart announced, ahead of tax reform, that it will raise minimum hourly wages to $11, Amazon is looking for 1 million square feet of office space in Boston, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

N.J. dealer paying workers bonus out of tax savings

AutoNews - Thu, 2018-01-11 18:20
New Jersey dealer Steve Kalafer is paying $350,000 in employee bonuses and speeding up facility upgrades in the wake of tax-law changes.
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Ally hosts online trivia at Detroit auto show

AutoNews - Thu, 2018-01-11 16:46
Ally Financial is partnering with History Channel's Danny Koker to host a limited-run trivia promotion that will be filmed at the Detroit auto show.
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More than half of retailers set technology as priority

Store Front Talk Back - Thu, 2018-01-11 13:50
Technology will be a priority for 53% of retailers in 2018, according to research by software provider Zynstra.

Retail Roundup—Walgreens ready for facelift; Kate Spade launches smartwatches

Store Front Talk Back - Thu, 2018-01-11 12:41
Walgreens readies its stores for a major facelift, Kate Spade enters the world of smartwatches, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

Half of Prime members make at least one weekly purchase

Store Front Talk Back - Thu, 2018-01-11 12:19
Prime members are definitely Amazon's most loyal and frequent shoppers, as 85% browse the site at least once a week and 45% make a purchase that often.

Belgian dealer D'Ieteren targets 35-40% EV sales by 2025

AutoNews - Thu, 2018-01-11 10:38
D'Ieteren, a leading Volkswagen Group dealership in Belgium, says it wants 35-40 percent of its sales to be electric vehicles by 2025, but said to to achieve that target Belgium needed to invest in the sector and have policies that encourage EV use.
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Hyundai seeks to strengthen Southeast Asia foothold with ride-hailing investment

AutoNews - Thu, 2018-01-11 07:28
Hyundai has made an investment in Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab as it seeks to expand into the region to reduce its reliance on China following a damaging diplomatic row between Seoul and Beijing.
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