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Self-checkouts annoy some customers and help shoplifters.  Stores add it anyway |  CNN Business

Self-checkouts annoy some customers and help shoplifters. Stores add it anyway | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — Self-service payment arrived in the late 1980s in supermarkets. A decade later, it began to spread to large chains and pharmacies. Today, self-checkouts, loved by some and hated by others, have made their way into discount clothing stores and department stores. Kohl’s (KSS) is testing self-service payment terminals in a …

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Who are the avid beaver party buyers without being bothered by inflation?  Generation Z |  CNN Business

Who are the avid beaver party buyers without being bothered by inflation? Generation Z | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — There’s at least one group of shoppers who are enthusiastically hitting the malls this holiday season — and they don’t seem too bothered by the pesky inflation eating away at their discretionary dollars. They’re Gen Z. And how they buy matters. This cohort of consumers born between 1997 and 2012 …

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Elon Musk claims that Apple 'threatened to remove' Twitter from its app store |  CNN Business

Elon Musk claims that Apple ‘threatened to remove’ Twitter from its app store | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — Elon Musk claimed on Monday that Apple had “threatened” to remove Twitter from its iOS app store, a move that could be devastating for the company Musk just acquired for $44 billion. “Apple (AAPL) has also threatened to remove Twitter from its App Store, but won’t tell us why,” Musk …

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Conscious Spending: The Smart and Fun Approach to Money |  CNN

Conscious Spending: The Smart and Fun Approach to Money | CNN

Editor’s note: Sign up for CNN’s Stress, But Less newsletter. Our six-part mindfulness guide will inform and inspire you to reduce stress while learning to harness it. CNN — When you think about money, do you feel like living in the moment and being responsible are mutually exclusive? Does guilt gnaw at you when you …

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Apple has a huge problem with its supplier's iPhone factory in China |  CNN Business

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China | CNN Business

hong kong CNN Business — A violent uprising by workers at the world’s largest iPhone factory in central China this week further clouds Apple’s strained supply chain and highlights how the country’s tough zero Covid policy is harming to global technology companies. The unrest began last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, …

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The chip war between the United States and China spills over into Europe |  CNN Business

The chip war between the United States and China spills over into Europe | CNN Business

hong kong CNN Business — Two European chip deals have run into trouble over their ties to China, a sign of concern spreading in the West about China’s potential control over critical infrastructure. Last week the new owner of Britain’s biggest chipmaker was ordered to reverse its takeover, just days after another chip factory sale …

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Foxconn offers to pay workers to leave world's largest iPhone factory after violent protests |  CNN Business

Foxconn offers to pay workers to leave world’s largest iPhone factory after violent protests | CNN Business

hong kong CNN Business — Foxconn has offered to pay newly hired workers 10,000 yuan ($1,400) to resign and leave the world’s largest iPhone assembly plant, in a bid to quell protests that have seen hundreds of clashes with security forces in central China compound. The Apple supplier made the offer on Wednesday following dramatic …

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Chicken prices are finally starting to come down.  You can thank busy roosters |  CNN Business

Chicken prices are finally starting to come down. You can thank busy roosters | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — Over the past year, while some meat prices have fallen, chicken prices have remained stubbornly high. High demand, supply issues and even breeding issues with underperforming roosters kept the pressure on. The supply shortage has even prompted some restaurants, like Wingstop, to experiment with less popular items like thighs. But …

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Workers at world's largest iPhone factory in China clash with police, videos show |  CNN Business

Workers at world’s largest iPhone factory in China clash with police, videos show | CNN Business

Beijing/Hong Kong CNN Business — Workers at China’s largest iPhone assembly plant were seen confronting police, some in riot gear, on Wednesday, according to videos shared on social media. Videos show hundreds of workers confronting law enforcement officers, many wearing white hazmat suits, at the Foxconn campus in China’s central city of Zhengzhou. In the …

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Home sales in the United States fall for the 9th consecutive month in October |  CNN Business

Home sales in the United States fall for the 9th consecutive month in October | CNN Business

U.S. home sales fell for the ninth straight month in October as soaring mortgage rates and high prices pushed buyers out of the market. Sales of existing homes — which include single-family homes, townhouses, condominiums and co-ops — were down 28.4% in October from a year ago and 5.9% from September , according to a …

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