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Markets Rothchild Gander Mountain store to re-open this spring
Author: 0 Rothchild Gander Mountain store to re-open this spring

The St. Paul, Minn. -based chained filed for bankruptcy protection in March due to dwindling store traffic and products going unsold on shelves. Outdoor retailer Gander Mountain, which closed all 120 of its stores last May and was bought out of bankruptcy by Camping World Holdings, has started reopening stores under the new name Gander Outdoors.

Markets CO2 'own goal': Emissions up as new auto sales fall
Author: 0 CO2 'own goal': Emissions up as new auto sales fall

SMMT chief executive Mike Hawes said 2017 sales had proved "very, very volatile", with "confusion" over the fate of diesels combining with Brexit-linked uncertainty to hit consumer and business confidence. So you could argue that carmakers really have themselves to blame. November's Budget also introduced a levy on new diesel cars that failed to meet the latest emissions standards.

Markets More than 100 Sears, Kmart stores to close
Author: 0 More than 100 Sears, Kmart stores to close

No Sears stores in MI are included in the latest round of shutdowns, which will take place between early March and April. - Sears Holdings Corp ( SHLD ) said on Thursday it was shuttering 103 unprofitable Kmart and Sears stores as it continues to streamline operations amid mounting debt and a string of quarterly losses.

Markets Softbank Plays Hardball On Uber, Gets 30% Discount, Kalanick $1.4 B
Author: 0 Softbank Plays Hardball On Uber, Gets 30% Discount, Kalanick $1.4 B

Now, he'll be selling to SoftBank, which recently closed a deal to buy about 15% of a stake in Uber at a 30% discount , in a deal valuing the startup at $48 billion. "I love Uber more than anything in the world and at this hard moment in my personal life I have accepted the investors' request to step aside so that Uber can go back to building rather than be distracted with another fight", Kalanick said in a statement previous year about his move to step down, according to The Guardian .

Markets Death threats reportedly behind FCC Chair Ajit Pai's abrupt CES cancelation
Author: 0 Death threats reportedly behind FCC Chair Ajit Pai's abrupt CES cancelation

This was meant to be a "candid conversation" and would have been moderated by Gary Shapiro, president of the Consumer Technology Association. Ajit Pai has cancelled an appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). After the commission voted in favor of repealing net neutrality, several companies, advocacy groups, and other organizations voiced the intent to sue the FCC.

Markets Tesla shares fall as Model 3 production misses targets
Author: 0 Tesla shares fall as Model 3 production misses targets

The target is 2,500 cars a week by the end of March and 5,000 per week by the end of June. The Drive editor-at-large Alex Roy and the car's owner, Daniel Zorrilla, drove a Tesla Model 3 across country from Los Angeles to New York City in 50 hours, 16 minutes and 32 seconds, setting another Cannonball Run record for an electric vehicle.

Markets Sears Holdings, Macy's announces store closures
Author: 0 Sears Holdings, Macy's announces store closures

Liquidation sales will begin as soon as January 12 at the stores, the company said. Sears Holdings announced Thursday that it plans to close more than 100 stores in 2018, and the Helena and Butte locations are on the list . It's the latest closings as the company seeks to shutter unprofitable stores. In 2016, the Boardman and Warren Kmart locations both closed. Liquidation sales could begin as early as next Friday.

Markets Star Wars composer John Williams roped in for Solo movie
Author: 0 Star Wars composer John Williams roped in for Solo movie

Powell was announced as the primary composer for Solo: A Star Wars Story in July a year ago. And we still haven't seen a single official still or any kind of trailer... "The present plan is that I'm writing a theme for Han Solo , and John Powell is going to write the score, which he'll do brilliantly", Williams told the publication in an interview.

Markets USA crude prices hold above $60 a barrel
Author: 0 USA crude prices hold above $60 a barrel

It was the first time since January 2014 that the two crude oil benchmarks opened the year above $60 U.S. per barrel. Iran's Supreme Leader on Tuesday accused the country's enemies of stirring unrest as the death toll from anti-government demonstrations that began last week rose to 21.

Markets BP expects positive impact on results from United States tax changes
Author: 0 BP expects positive impact on results from United States tax changes

However, in the short term, BP said the tax changes would change the value of its deferred-tax assets. BP announced in a statement this morning that the lowering of the U.S. But both firms said they expect to benefit in the long run, with Shell saying the changes are set to be "favourable" for the group and its United States business.

Markets Airtel announces revised Rs. 799 pack for subscribers
Author: 0 Airtel announces revised Rs. 799 pack for subscribers

With the revised plan Airtel is offering up to 3.5GB 3G/ 4G data per day alongside unlimited local, STD, and roaming voice calls, and 100 local and national SMS on a daily basis. Both the plans are available for the prepaid users only. The plan also offers unlimited local and STD calls with unlimited SMS. New customers need to recharge with Rs 229 to get the same benefits, a report by Business Standard said.

Markets Rail passengers hit with the largest fare rise in five years
Author: 0 Rail passengers hit with the largest fare rise in five years

Protests are planned at 40 stations across the UK. Labour he said would make sure it had a "good industrial relations policy with our trade union partners". This applies to around half of tickets and includes season tickets. Train operating companies set the prices of other tickets but are bound by competition rules.

Markets Explodes for franchise-record 52 in Monday's OT win
Author: 0 Explodes for franchise-record 52 in Monday's OT win

Wisconsin Herd barrel through Canton Charge, win 139-119 ( read here): Jordan Treske recapped the Herd's big win to close the calendar year, as not only did they beat the Charge by 20 points, but they set a new franchise-high for points scored in a single game too.

Markets Legal sales of recreational marijuana begins in California
Author: 0 Legal sales of recreational marijuana begins in California

Individuals can grow up to six plants and possess as much as an ounce. But as Southern California Public Radio's KPCC reports , only 88 dispensaries are licensed to sell marijuana across the state, with state and local authorities still struggling to refine regulations.

Markets US Customs and Border Protection system back up after nationwide computer issue
Author: 0 US Customs and Border Protection system back up after nationwide computer issue

A few minutes later, another tweet said the customs processing issue was resolved. "We tried maybe three different kiosks, one twice", said DFW traveler Katrina Westermann. CBP said travelers at "some ports of entry experienced longer than usual wait times". CBP officers continued to process worldwide travelers using alternative procedures at affected airports.

Markets Georgia answers quickly, ties Rose at 7
Author: 0 Georgia answers quickly, ties Rose at 7

On the morning before Georgia's highest-stakes bowl in 25 years, Kirby Smart did what coaches do prior to these postseason games up in down the college football food chain: pose for a photo op with the bowl trophy. It harassed Baker Mayfield and sacked him three times in the third quarter, igniting a 27-point turnaround for a 38-31 lead. Last Meeting: This is the first meeting for these two teams.

Markets Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl: Central Florida vs. Auburn Predictions 1/1/18
Author: 0 Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl: Central Florida vs. Auburn Predictions 1/1/18

But one of the most impressive things about Stidham, if you ask his offensive coordinator, is not one of the many standout things he's done this season, but rather what he's done after poor plays or performances. Johnson said he submitted paperwork to the NFL's College Advisory Committee, to receive a grade of first-round, second-round or return to school, but has not looked at the results.