Consumer products and services

November 20, 2019 - 4:38 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Police in Sweden say a wanted man was found asleep in a bed in a furniture store north of Stockholm. Police spokesman Tobias Ahlen says the staff at the Ikea store in Uppsala on Monday contacted the police after they found the 25-year-old sleeping in the bed department. They were...
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In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. U.S. stocks wobbled between small gains and losses Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, as investors paused following another record-setting day. The major indexes have been steadily rising and setting records for weeks as a mix of solid economic data and corporate earnings inject confidence into the market. Worries about a potential recession have faded and investors are now closely watching for any developments in trade talks between the U.S. and China. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 19, 2019 - 4:53 pm
Major stock indexes ended a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street mostly lower Tuesday, as losses in energy companies and department store operators edged out gains elsewhere in the market. A solid showing for technology sector stocks helped lift the Nasdaq composite to another all-time high, while...
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New York State Attorney General Letitia James speaks during a news conference at her office in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. New York has joined the ranks of states suing the nation's biggest e-cigarette maker, San Francisco based JUUL Labs. At background left and right are Andre Richardson, campaign manager of Flavors Hook Kids, and East Hampton High School Principal Adam Fine. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
November 19, 2019 - 4:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York has joined the ranks of states suing the nation’s biggest e-cigarette maker, Juul Labs Inc., saying the company used deceptive marketing practices to reel in young users. Attorney General Letitia James announced the lawsuit Tuesday against San Francisco-based Juul Labs Inc...
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New York State Attorney General Letitia James speaks during a news conference at her office in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. New York has joined the ranks of states suing the nation's biggest e-cigarette maker, San Francisco based JUUL Labs. At background left and right are Andre Richardson, campaign manager of Flavors Hook Kids, and East Hampton High School Principal Adam Fine. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
November 19, 2019 - 3:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York has joined the ranks of states suing the nation’s biggest e-cigarette maker, Juul Labs Inc., saying the company used deceptive marketing practices to reel in young users. Attorney General Letitia James announced the lawsuit Tuesday against San Francisco-based Juul Labs Inc...
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In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. U.S. stocks wobbled between small gains and losses Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, as investors paused following another record-setting day. The major indexes have been steadily rising and setting records for weeks as a mix of solid economic data and corporate earnings inject confidence into the market. Worries about a potential recession have faded and investors are now closely watching for any developments in trade talks between the U.S. and China. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 19, 2019 - 3:20 pm
Stocks wavered between small gains and losses on Wall Street in afternoon trading Tuesday as investors weighed mixed earnings reports from big retailers. A slide in Home Depot’s stock dragged the Dow Jones Industrial Average lower, but the Nasdaq and S&P 500 edged higher, inching within...
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FILE - This Aug. 15, 2019 file photo shows the Home Depot in Harahan, La. Home Depot reported a shortfall in third-quarter revenue as the nation’s largest home improvement chain’s strategy to meld its online business and its physical stores are taking longer to deliver benefits. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
November 19, 2019 - 10:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot reported a shortfall in third-quarter revenue as the retailer’s strategy to meld its online business and its physical stores is taking longer to deliver benefits. The nation’s largest home improvement chain also faces increasing competition from Lowe’s, which is...
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November 19, 2019 - 10:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks wobbled between small gains and losses in early trading on Wall Street Tuesday as investors paused following another record-setting day. Major indexes have been steadily rising for weeks as a mix of solid economic data and corporate earnings inject confidence into the market...
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FILE - This Aug. 15, 2019 file photo shows the Home Depot in Harahan, La. Home Depot reported a shortfall in third-quarter revenue as the nation’s largest home improvement chain’s strategy to meld its online business and its physical stores are taking longer to deliver benefits. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
November 19, 2019 - 10:27 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot reported a shortfall in third-quarter revenue as the retailer’s strategy to meld its online business and its physical stores is taking longer to deliver benefits. The nation’s largest home improvement chain also faces increasing competition from Lowe’s, which is...
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November 19, 2019 - 6:26 am
Home Depot had a rocky third quarter, with revenue and a key sales figure missing analysts’ expectations. The home improvement company also cut its forecasts for full-year revenue and comparable sales. Shares dropped 5.8% before the market open on Tuesday. For the three months ended Nov. 3, Home...
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FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2018, file photo a woman buys refills for her Juul at a smoke shop in New York. California is suing the nation’s biggest e-cigarette maker, alleging Juul Labs deliberately targeted teenagers with its early marketing campaigns. The lawsuit filed Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, by California’s attorney general is the latest legal action against Juul. The company faces multiple state and federal investigations into whether its early marketing efforts helped spark the current vaping craze among underage users. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
November 18, 2019 - 10:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — California on Monday sued the nation’s biggest e-cigarette maker, alleging that Juul Labs deliberately marketed and sold its flavored nicotine products to teenagers. The lawsuit from California’s attorney general is the latest legal action against Juul, the multibillion-dollar...
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