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Schedule for Week of November 23rd

This will be a short, but busy holiday week. The key reports this week are the second estimate of Q3 GDP, October New Home sales, October personal income and outlays, and September Case-Shiller house prices.For manufacturing, the November...Show More Summary

Curbed Maps: Presenting This Winter's Most Expensive Log Cabins For Sale

Photo via Curbed Ski. Gone are the days when "log cabin homes" actually referred to humble houses enclosed by four walls of stacked timber. For proof, just take a look at Curbed Ski's new map of the 10 most expensive...

Alibaba Singles’ Day sales hit $9.3b

3 days agoTechnology : sCommerce

E-commerce giant Alibaba saw total sales on Singles’ Day hit a new record of $9.3 billion. Home decor emerged as a popular product category, with the company selling more than 1.2 million big home appliances and more than three million light products.

VivaReal Promotes Black Friday New Homes Sale Across Brazil

VivaReal is promoting the biggest Black Friday sales of new homes with offerings across 68 cities in Brazil.

Popcorn sales bursting with new organic, gourmet, pre-popped snacks

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Popcorn is smokin' hot. According to the Popcorn Board, Americans consume 16 billion quarts of popped popcorn annually. That's 51 quarts each in a year. And while most of the popcorn we buy is for home use — sales of unpopped popcorn have risen 300% since 1970 — about 30% is eaten...

Keeping Consumer Foothold, GE Launches 'connected Home' Products

By Lewis Krauskopf NEW YORK (Reuters) - Despite General Electric Co's impending sale of its appliances business, the company is not abandoning the consumer. The U.S. conglomerate, along with startup invention company Quirky, on Tuesday...Show More Summary

Secrets For Sale: Bob Dylan’s ‘Basement Tapes’ Maintain Their Mystery Despite Complete Release

Press embargoes are silly and square, doubly so when the content is music that has been widely circulated for over 40 years and would have continued to find new audiences without any external help. Since Bob Dylan’s 1967 home recordings...Show More Summary

?Lauren Bacall's Manhattan home is up for sale

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : StyleList

In August, 89-year-old actress Lauren Bacall passed away in New York City and now, her NYC home is officially on the market. Bacall, who lived in a sprawling apartment facing Central Park purchased the apartment in 1969 for $48,000.Show More Summary

Schneiderman says no to Salvation Army senior center

The state attorney general wants a judge to block the Salvation Army’s controversial plan to use the sale of its Upper West Side senior home to fund a new facility in Harlem.

Realtors More Bullish On New Home Sales Than Builders

Lawrence Yun, the National Association of Realtor’s chief economist, is optimistic about the new home market–even more so than home builders.

Realtors More Bullish On New Home Sales Than Builders

Lawrence Yun, the National Association of Realtor’s chief economist, is optimistic about the new home market–even more so than home builders.

New Dodgers exec Andrew Friedman lists Florida home for sale

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Andrew Friedman, the new head of baseball operations for the Los Angeles Dodgers, has put his waterfront home in St. Petersburg, Fla., on the market at $2.35 million.

John Oliver Casts Nick Offerman Perfectly As a Home Depot Employee

When the robots rise up and enslave us, will you be able to say you did everything you could to prevent it? John Oliver will. Last night on Last Week Tonight, Oliver took on Lowe's new robot sales associates by creating an ad for Home Depot that reminded us what... More »

John Oliver Casts Nick Offerman In New Home Depot Ad — VIDEO

Loews is testing out robotic sales staff going into the holiday season, John Oliver reported on HBO's Last Week Tonight, adding that it's a terrible idea. “Sales associates at home improvement stores are not there to help people find things — they are there to stop couples from tearing each other apart. Show More Summary

Texas City's Sales Tax Funded Pre-K Center Canceled Halloween

DALLAS, Texas -- On October 28, the North Education Center in San Antonio sent pre-kindergarten students home with a letter from the school's director about a new school policy about Halloween. North is one of four campuses that is part of the city run and sales tax funded Pre-K for SA. Show More Summary

Soufun Moves Further into the Real Estate Sales Stream

SouFun has entered into investment and joint venture agreements with one of China's top 5 leading new home agency companies, Tospur Real Estate Consulting Co., Ltd.

Halloween 2014: Mapping 10 'Haunted' Houses Up For Sale This Halloween

If you've ever watched a scary movie where the new residents of a home refuse to leave when it becomes clear that the only possible explanation for all the strange noises, smells, and apparitions afflicting them is that the...

Watch: New humanoid robot helps Nestle sell coffee machines

3 weeks agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Nestle Japan will introduce humanoid robots at shops to promote the sales of its coffee machines. Starting in November the company plans to place about 1,000 of the robots in home appliance stores across Japan.

Where are the first-time homebuyers? Demographic shifts point to delayed milestones.

During the month of September, while both new and existing home sales rose slightly, there was one group which continues to remain somewhat on the sidelines: the first-time buyer. According to the National Association of Realtors®, in September the share of first-time buyers was 29 percent for the third straight month. Show More Summary

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