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NLRB receives comments on "quickie election" rules

SmartBrief - Wed, 2018-04-18 13:32
The National Labor Relations Board has received comments from business and labor groups about whether to modify or scrap rule -More
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Supreme Court hears case on online sales taxes

SmartBrief - Wed, 2018-04-18 13:32
The Supreme Court heard arguments recently in a case that hinges on whether online businesses should be forced to collect sal -More
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RLH Corporation Closes Sale Of Red Lion Inn & Suites Bend For $5.5 Million

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2018-04-18 13:31
DENVER—-RLH Corporation (NYSE:RLH) announced today the sale of Red Lion Inn & Suites Bend for $5.5 million. The hotel marks the ...

Retail Roundup—Amazon's shopping goes international; Lululemon seeking CEO, still

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2018-04-18 13:30
Amazon gives access to international shoppers through app, Lululemon hires a CFO but still needs a CEO, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

Will new tech help or hurt residuals?

AutoNews - Wed, 2018-04-18 12:25
GM President Dan Ammann thinks new technology doesn't have to hurt a vehicle's residual values, contrary to the generally accepted wisdom -- and here is why.
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Driving Success

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2018-04-18 11:03
Twenty Four Seven Hotels Sees Cost Savings, Guest Satisfaction By Using Uber For Airport Trips

CDK Global buys Progressus Media

AutoNews - Wed, 2018-04-18 11:00
CDK Global has acquired Progressus Media, provider of mobile advertising services for dealerships and automotive marketing companies, for an undisclosed amount -- a move that bolsters the software giant's advertising business.
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BARK takes bite at interactive SMS game

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2018-04-18 10:48
BARK has launched a new text message gaming experience for dog owners and dog lovers alike.

Greats expanding brick-and-mortar presence

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2018-04-18 10:18
Greats sneaker brand will open its second brick-and-mortar store later this week in New York City's Soho neighborhood, not far from where the e-commerce retailer was launched in Brooklyn.

Tru By Hilton Opens Five New Hotels Including First College Town Properties

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2018-04-18 08:31
MCLEAN, VA––Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) midscale hotel brand, Tru by Hilton, is celebrating the openings of five new hotels, three of which ...

Nissan, Ford, Fiat among losers as European sales fall

AutoNews - Wed, 2018-04-18 07:30
Nissan, Ford and Fiat saw their European sales decline steeply in March as industrywide registrations fell by 5 percent, hit by drops in three of the region's five biggest markets, Germany, the UK and Italy.
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Bluegreen Vacations Acquires The Éilan Hotel And Spa

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2018-04-18 06:16
BOCA RATON, FL--Bluegreen Vacations Corporation (NYSE: BXG) ("Bluegreen" or the “Company"), a leading vacation ownership company, today announced the acquisition of ...

Aqua-Aston Hospitality Appoints New Chief Development Officer

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2018-04-18 06:06
HONOLULU--Aqua-Aston Hospitality, a top hospitality company known for its owned brands in Hawaii, the continental United States, and Costa Rica, announced ...

How artificial intelligence, automation can put small brands on equal footing with larger brands

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2018-04-18 06:00
Technology is the great equalizer, Don Hawkins Jr., group vice president of emerging chains, government and retail, The Middleby Corporation.

JLL Arranges The Sale Of The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota For Over $180 Million

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2018-04-18 05:35
SARASOTA, FL–-JLL today announced that it has arranged the sale of The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota on behalf of SLAB, LLC to Ashford ...

MCR Purchases Richmond, VA SpringHill Suites By Marriott

Hotel Interactive - Wed, 2018-04-18 05:30
NEW YORK––MCR, the seventh largest hotel owner-operator in the United States, today announced that it has acquired the 136-room SpringHill Suites ...