LONDON (AP) — Family business owners like Stephen Bowles say the timing of the pound's plunge couldn't be worse.
The freight hauler, whose family business operates at Heathrow, Europe's largest airport, says a resulting five-pence per liter increase in the price of fuel for his 40-truck fleet will add as much as 50,000 poun ... (full story)
Dear Mr. Berko: I own 300 shares of General Motors and 600 shares of Ford, which I bought in December 2012, and I still have a profit. Back in May of this year, you wrote to sell General Motors and Ford short because you said auto sales would slow down a lot this year or next year. You should be careful what you say about those stoc ... (full story)
COLUMBUS (AP) — After thieves stole everything of value — including the toilet — from their Vinton County weekend camper, Becky Wolff and her husband, Bill Echols, abandoned their dream of building an A-frame cabin on the property.
They wanted something more secure.
They found their answer in a rail yard in O ... (full story)
HOUSTON (AP) — In the wake of another recall of its ice cream products, Blue Bell has stood firm in its belief that a "robust" testing program it implemented following last year's listeria contamination is helping the company create safe treats.
But while the new recall — again linked to listeria and involvi ... (full story)
BROOKLAND, Ark. (AP) — The unprecedented loss of honey bees has put a local industry and area families in jeopardy.
The Coy family has been in the honey business since 1969. Next year, they'll be starting their fourth-generation beekeepers in a family business that is more sweet than sour.
The Jonesboro Sun reports that ... (full story)