7-Eleven parent company acquires Speedway for $21 billion

Speedway gas station owner Marathon Petroleum has agreed to sell the chain to 7-Eleven’s parent company. Seven & i Holdings, the Japanese retail group which owns the popular convenience store, will pay $21 billion for Speedway. The acquisition will see 7-Eleven add nearly 4,000 stores, and bring its total number of stores in the US […]

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ByteDance Said to Offer to Sell TikTok’s U.S. Operations

ByteDance, the Chinese internet giant that owns TikTok, has offered to sell the American operations of the popular video app as a way to save its business from being banned by the Trump administration, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Saturday. President Trump had told reporters on Friday that he was considering […]

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eBay planning sale of classifieds arm to Norwegian firm Adevinta

eBay plans to sell its classified ads arm to Norwegian e-commerce firm Adevinta as it strips away segments outside its core online marketplace, a new report says. The two companies are close to a deal that would see Adevinta buy eBay’s classifieds business in a cash-and-stock takeover that could be announced as soon as Monday, […]

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Battle for control over Cirque du Soleil leads to deal with lenders

Cirque du Soleil has accepted an offer to sell itself to its lenders in a deal that would kick its current private equity owner, TPG Capital, out of the tent, The Post has learned. The bankrupt circus giant, known for dominating the box office in Las Vegas, OK’d the lenders’ offer on Wednesday night — […]

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California man sentenced in $6M modern art fraud scheme

A Southern California man who authorities say tried to sell $6 million worth of phony paintings he claimed were created by Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat and other modern masters has been sentenced to five years in federal prison By The Associated Press July 16, 2020, 12:47 AM 2 min read LOS ANGELES — A Southern […]

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Notre Dame won’t offer single-game football tickets

Notre Dame said it will not sell single-game football tickets this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. | Joe Robbins/Getty Images School officials sent an email to alumni saying that they couldn’t offer single-game tickets or parking for 2020 home games “given the uncertainties surrounding the upcoming season and our commitment to maintaining physical distancing […]

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Beyond Meat to sell plant-based patties Brazil, world’s No. 3 beef consumer

By Richa Naidu CHICAGO (Reuters) – Beyond Meat Inc (O:) said on Wednesday it will sell plant-based burgers and sausages at a Brazilian high-end supermarket chain, entering the country about two weeks after launching in mainland China’s retail market through Alibaba Group’s (N:) Freshippo markets. Starting on Wednesday, Beyond Meat products will be in 19 […]

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Taxes are due tomorrow: What to know about the July 15 deadline

By Sarah Skidmore Sell, The Associated Press It’s time to do your taxes — no more delays. As the coronavirus pandemic took hold this spring, the federal government postponed the traditional April 15 filing deadline until July 15. The move provided some economic and logistical relief for taxpayers dealing with the disruptions and uncertainty brought […]

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Circle K owner may sell gas stations amid concerns over Speedway deal

The owner of Circle K is angling to sell a chunk of its gas stations to quell possible antitrust concerns as it eyes a possible acquisition of the Speedway chain, The Post has learned. Alimentation Couche-Tard — a Canada-based convenience-store giant whose chain of nearly 8,000 Circle K stores in the US includes 5,900 gas […]

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No more delays: What to know about the July 15 tax deadline

By Sarah Skidmore Sell, The Associated Press It’s time to do your taxes — no more delays. As the coronavirus pandemic took hold this spring, the federal government postponed the traditional April 15 filing deadline until July 15. The move provided some economic and logistical relief for taxpayers dealing with the disruptions and uncertainty brought […]

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No more delays: What to know about the July 15 deadline

Tax procrastinators, your time is running out By SARAH SKIDMORE SELL AP Personal Finance Writer July 6, 2020, 12:59 PM 4 min read It’s time to do your taxes — no more delays. As the coronavirus pandemic took hold this spring, the federal government postponed the traditional April 15 filing deadline until July 15. The […]

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California approves 1st-in-US electric truck sales rule

California regulators approved new rules on Thursday that would force automakers to sell more electric work trucks and delivery vans, a first-of-its-kind rule aimed at helping the nation’s most populous state clean up its worst-in-the-nation air quality. The rules require a certain percentage of work truck sales each year to be zero emission vehicles. By […]

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Palestinians in Jordan Valley Fear Annexation Would Choke Off Their Villages

AL JIFTILIK, West Bank — Hamdan Saeed rises at 5:30 each morning to sell hot coffee to Palestinian and Israeli motorists along Route 90, the main highway through the Jordan Valley, a resource-rich borderland in the occupied West Bank. But Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s push to annex the area has him worried that he could […]

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Grimes Selling Her Soul for $10 Million | Daily Pop | E! News

How much is a soul worth? The Canadian singer plans to legally sell a part of her soul in an auction, with high starting bids! "Daily Pop" dives in! #Grimes #ENews #DailyPop Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub Subscribe to Daily Pop The PODCAST: http://linktr.ee/dailypop About Daily Pop: Come for the Hollywood headlines, stay for the hot takes and […]

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Trump Officials Consider Defying Congress to Sell More Weapons to Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is moving to sell another cache of munitions to Saudi Arabia, according to lawmakers and congressional aides, a step that would again defy Congress and ignore the objections of lawmakers in both parties about Riyadh’s human rights record. The State Department informally notified lawmakers in January that it was planning […]

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John Krasinski defends selling ‘Some Good News’ after fans call him a ‘sellout’

John Krasinski didn’t “sell out,” he says. He just sold a TV show concept to a billion-dollar company. The actor/director, 40, took heat on social media last week after fans discovered that his feel-good YouTube show “Some Good News” had been sold to ViacomCBS for an undisclosed sum of money. It was reported that the […]

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Stage Stores files for bankruptcy after coronavirus kills revival plan

Discount retailer Stage Stores filed for bankruptcy Sunday with plans to sell its business after the coronavirus crisis threw a wrench into its turnaround plans. The Houston-based owner of the Peebles, Goody’s and Gordmans chains said it had no choice but to seek a buyer through the Chapter 11 process after the pandemic forced it […]

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‘Mama June: Family Crisis’ Recap: June’s Family Freaks Over Her ‘Awful’ Appearance & Missing Tooth

After learning Mama June was trying to sell all of their belongings, the Shannon family reacted to her ‘awful’ appearance during the May 8 episode of ‘Family Crisis’. This week’s new episode of Mama June: Family Crisis was another wild one, as the Shannon family finally got an update on what Mama June has been […]

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Lost your job amid the coronavirus shutdown? Here’s what you need to know

By Christopher Rugaber and Sarah Skidmore Sell, The Associated Press Nearly 33.5 million Americans have lost their jobs and applied for unemployment benefits in the past 7 weeks — a stunning record high that reflects the near-complete shutdown of the U.S. economy. On Friday, the government said the U.S. unemployment rate hit 14.7% in April, […]

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Drawer slams shut on Victoria’s Secret acquisition

A deal to sell Victoria’s Secret has been scrapped after its private equity buyer sued to get out of the deal on a coronavirus-related claim. L Brands — the retail conglomerate owned by billionaire Les Wexner — said Monday it has scrapped its deal to sell a controlling stake in the struggling lingerie chain to […]

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Indonesia’s inflation rate slowed more than expected in April

© Reuters. Spices and local produce to sell are seen at a traditional market in Jakarta JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s inflation rate cooled more than expected in April as curbs to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus continued to dampen demand, data from the country’s statistics bureau showed on Monday. The annual inflation rate […]

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Walmart CEO joins coronavirus relief effort with business opportunity

Entrepreneurs looking to sell their wares at Walmart, listen up. Walmart CEO Doug McMillon has signed up for the digital fundraising campaign, All-In Challenge, to help fight the coronavirus crisis, and it includes a chance for small businesses to have their products sold at the nation’s largest retailer. McMillon and his management team have agreed […]

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New Amazon sellers now have to verify their identities over video chat

New merchants who want to sell their wares on Amazon will be subject to a video call to verify their identity, the company said Sunday. The plan — meant to counter fraud while in-person meetings are impossible during the coronavirus pandemic — is Amazon’s latest effort to police conterfeits and allegedly unsafe products on its […]

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Organic farmers pivot from selling to restaurants to homes amid coronavirus

New York’s farmers who can no longer sell crops to Big Apple restaurants are turning to a new business model: Boxing up produce for the growing hordes of home cooks. Zaid Kurdieh, an organic farmer in Norwich, NY, used to rely on sales to top chefs and restaurateurs like Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Thomas Keller and Danny […]

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Safe Dining? Hard to Imagine, but Many Restaurants Are Trying

ATLANTA — This week, a restaurant here intends to sell what will likely be America’s first dry-aged porterhouse steak served by a waiter at a white-tablecloth restaurant in the midst of a global pandemic. Gov. Brian Kemp, citing state health data showing that the state may have hit its peak of Covid-19 deaths on April […]

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