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CVS apologizes to black customer, saying employees involved in 911 call no longer work for chain

Camilla Hudson(CHICAGO) — CVS Health Corp. apologized to an African-American woman Monday after employees of one of its Chicago stores wrongly accused her of using a counterfeit coupon and called the police on her.The two employees who were involved in the Friday night incident “are no longer employed by CVS Health,” the national drugstore chain…read more »

How to score the biggest deals this Amazon Prime Day

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The “Black Friday” of online shopping, Amazon Prime Day, kicks off Monday afternoon — and here’s everything you need to know to score the biggest deals.Amazon Prime Day is more than just a “day” of savings, though — it’s actually a 36-hour event. Deals go live at 3 p.m. ET and run…read more »

A survival guide to Amazon Prime Day

STOCK PHOTO/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Black Friday? Been there. Cyber Monday? Done that.But what about Amazon Prime Day? The online summer sale offers some of the year’s biggest discounts on a wide variety of products. But are you prepared? Do you have an attack plan?If not, there’s no need to panic. We called in the…read more »

‘MAGA’ hats could double in price after new US tariffs, merchandiser says

George Frey/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The latest round of tariffs on products from China proposed by President Donald Trump could double the price of “Make America Great Again” hats inspired by his 2016 campaign slogan, according to a merchandiser who imports them.The new tariffs announced Thursday would hit $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, especially…read more »

Four of the top five US defense firms to be led by women

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — At the start of 2019, four of America’s top defense companies will be led by women.On Thursday, the chairman and CEO of Northrop Grumman, Wes Bush, announced that he was stepping down and would be succeeded by Kathy Warden, Northrop’s current president and chief operating officer who has been with the company…read more »