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  • Sears is closing 20 more stores — here's the full list
    Finance
    Business Insider18 hours ago

    Sears is closing 20 more stores — here's the full list

    (A Sears store seen in 2014 in Coral Gables, Florida.Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Sears Holdings is closing 20 more stores in the US, in addition to the 245 closings that had already been announced this year.  The company announced the latest closures to

  • John Oliver has been sued by the coal baron he tried to take down, which he predicted would happen
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    Business Insider23 hours ago

    John Oliver has been sued by the coal baron he tried to take down, which he predicted would happen

    The coal magnate Robert Murray has filed a lawsuit against John Oliver, HBO, Time Warner, and the writers of Oliver's show over the most recent episode of "Last Week Tonight," The Daily Beast reports. In a segment on the show, Oliver took on Murray's business practices and the safety hazards of the coal industry at large. Murray — who runs Murray Energy Corporation, the largest private coal company in the country — filed the suit Wednesday.

  • Kroger Thinks Amazon Will Make One Huge Change to Whole Foods
    Business
    The Street17 hours ago

    Kroger Thinks Amazon Will Make One Huge Change to Whole Foods

    While Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) and Whole Foods Market Inc. (WFM) contend that the upscale grocer will be operated the same as it's always been, Kroger Co. (KR) isn't buying it. In response to a question about the possible effect the Amazon-Whole Foods proposed merger will have on Kroger, company CFO Michael Schlotman, speaking at the Oppenheimer Consumer Conference on Wednesday, June 21, said he's not too worried about it at this point, but that it will be "interesting" to see how it evolves. Watch: Did Amazon Make a Mistake Saying There Are No Antitrust Issues With the Whole Foods Deal? "I really wouldn't speculate on a merger that's out there like that," Schlotman said. "But I'm guessing [Amazon]