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Improvement At Hollister May Not Be Enough To Drive Sales Growth For Abercrombie

bercrombie’s bleak outlook for the first half of FY 2017 also does not inspire much confidence. The company expects comparable sales to remain challenging, with a modest improvement expected in the second half of the year. Gross margins are likely to remain pressured as well

Local News, Live Sports: Facebook’s Latest Strategy To Increase User Engagement

Facebook had a strong Q1 2017, with revenues increasing 49% year on year on the back of strong growth in advertising revenues. Advertising on its core platform comprises nearly 80% of Facebook’s total revenues

Pick a side: Provoke is returning to Inman Connect San Francisco

Whether it's how to deal with tech disruption or your philosophy about clients (leads or relationships?), there are dozens of topics that demand attention, but who has the time to indulge in thought-provoking, meaningful discussions these days...

Strong Growth In Volumes Boosts Visa’s U.S. Credit Card Market Share To Over 52%

Visa captured over 52% of credit card purchases volumes in the U.S. over Q1 2017, as the payment processing giant continued to process more credit card payments than its three rivals combined.

E-Commerce And Omnichannel Efforts To Drive Best Buy’s Results

Best Buy is investing to increase its online presence in the U.S. e-commerce market. The company aims to garner a greater share of total U.S. online sales, which are expected to reach $523 billion by 2020.

Podcast: Using a Supercomputer to Trade the Market

What happens when supercomputers trade the markets? Last week, we spoke with Didier Sornette, director of the Financial Crisis Observatory at ETH Zurich, who uses one of Europe's most powerful supercomputers to scan financial assets around the globe...

After Complaints, Fannie Mae Will Stop Selling Homes to Vision Property

Fannie Mae said it had stopped selling properties to the firm after conducting a review of the firm’s rent-to-own program.

Trump Adds Another Chinese Trademark to His Portfolio

The president’s trove of trademarks in China and elsewhere have sparked criticism over potential conflicts, and run counter to his nationalistic agenda.

Petition urges Laguna Beach planners to deny CVS’ application

A Laguna Beach business owner has started a petition urging the Planning Commission to deny CVS Health’s application to open the company’s second store in the city in a space currently occupied by Laguna Drug. Sheila Bushard, owner of Bushard’s Pharmacy at 244 Forest Ave., started circulating the...

Do Doctors Get Worse as They Get Older?

Hospitalized Medicare patients treated by younger physicians were less likely to die within 30 days.

Thomas Welsh, Aaron Holiday will return to UCLA next season

UCLA received a double dose of welcome news Tuesday regarding the NBA draft: Thomas Welsh and Aaron Holiday are withdrawing their names from consideration. Welsh announced on Twitter that he would return for his senior season and Holiday’s mother, Toya, said in a text message to The Times that...

Headline News from - May 23, 2017

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The Unworkable Math of Trump’s Budget

Economists say the document doesn’t account for the costs of tax cuts and its other policy proposals.

Crime log for Lake Forest, May 17-23

MAY 23 Petty theft. 8:12 a.m. 24200 block of Muirlands Blvd. Disturbance. 2:16 a.m. Muirlands Blvd. and El Toro Road. Disturbance – music or party. 1:44 a.m. 23100 block of Los Alisos Blvd. MAY 22 Suspicious person/circumstances. 9:50 p.m. 25200 block of Toledo Way. The caller reported a suburban with lights on by the El […]

Manchester bombing victim, 8, was ‘a beautiful little girl’

LONDON — The names of the 22 victims killed by a suicide bomber at a Manchester concert on Monday night have not been officially released, but here what’s known about them so far: ___ Saffie Roussos, aged 8, was the youngest of the 22 victims identified so far. In a statement, the head teacher of […]

Family of dead man found on Tustin lawn is asking for help finding killer, confused why friends left him

SANTA ANA The family of a 24-year-old man found shot to death on a Tustin lawn over the weekend asked on Tuesday, May 23 for the public’s help in finding the culprit and is mystified why his acquaintances would leave him there. “He was a good, young man with a lot of dreams and would […]

Ron Paul Exposes The Presidential Budget Charade

Via The Ron Paul Liberty Report, Presidential budgets are pure hocus-pocus. Government has teams of "economists" who, instead of pointing out that economic laws cannot be violated, concoct formulas that seek to justify government expansion. That's really the only thing that bureaucrats care about... Show More Summary

What’s happening behind the curtain of Zillow Instant Offers

Zillow’s announcement about its Instant Offers program was a big deal. I think it will be remembered as a moment in real estate history when the industry veered in a new direction, the catalyst for a shift in focus and new perspective around how people sell their homes, rather than something scary. Show More Summary

Hot investing app Acorns has hired a former top exec at the world's largest investor

Popular micro-investing app Acorns just made a big hire. The firm announced that Christopher Jones, BlackRock's former coh ead of global active equities, will join the company as Chair of the Investment Committee. Jones will advise on...Show More Summary

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