November 27, 2020

Michigan restaurant leaves franchise over virus restrictions

An owner of a restaurant in Michigan’s Thumb Region said Friday that the franchisee has split from its corporate office and changed its name after […]
November 27, 2020

Small retailers in Twin Cities worry holiday season might leave them behind

Board and Batten boutique in Lakeville used to be closed Thanksgiving week. It allowed owner Mary Fritz to decorate the windows and add displays to […]
November 27, 2020

Etsy, Adobe rise; National Oilwell, Comerica fall

NEW YORK — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Friday: Etsy, up $15.46 to $160.55 Consumers appeared to prefer shopping from home instead of […]
November 27, 2020

Hyundai, Kia fined for delaying US engine failure recalls

Hyundai and Kia must pay $137 million in fines and safety improvements because they moved too slowly to recall over 1 million vehicles with engines […]
November 27, 2020

Trump administration moves ahead on gutting bird protections

The Trump administration moved forward Friday on gutting a longstanding federal protection for the nation’s birds, over objections from former federal officials and many scientists […]
November 27, 2020

Jeezy evolves from 'Trap or Die' to 'Grow or Die'

Self-improvement can be a difficult journey. It’s often an arduous process that takes time to work through and move toward. But Jeezy, who burst onto […]
November 27, 2020

Polish PM says he's told Merkel of plan to veto EU budget

WARSAW, Poland — Poland’s prime minister on Friday said he had confirmed to German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Warsaw is ready to block the EU’s […]
November 27, 2020

Small businesses that took PPP aid may face a tax problem

A recent IRS ruling tying up a loose end in the 2020 economic-relief law could force many small businesses to pay taxes on government aid […]
November 27, 2020

Issa Rae urges participation in Small Business Saturday

LOS ANGELES — With many small businesses struggling to hold on during the coronavirus pandemic, Issa Rae believes now is the time to support independent […]
November 27, 2020

Disney to lay off 4,000 more at California, Florida parks

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Walt Disney Co. announced plans to lay off 4,000 more workers in its theme parks division in California and Florida due […]