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Animal-rights activists clash with Nordstrom over fur sales

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 3, 2019

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, blasted the Seattle-based retailer Monday for continuing to offer clothing products made from sable and other animal furs, even as competing retailers such as Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s have gone “fur-free.”
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WTO panel: EU fails to end illegal subsidies for Airbus

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 2, 2019

A World Trade Organization panel has ruled the European Union has not complied with an order to end illegal subsidies for European plane maker Airbus that prompted the Trump administration to impose tariffs on nearly $7.5 billion worth of EU goods.
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BBB Tip of the Week: Be safe, secure on Cyber Monday

We all want to get the best deals on Black Friday, but a few days after is one of the top shopping days of the year – Cyber Monday. In 2018, consumers spent a record $7.9 billion with online purchases that day alone. This year, Cyber Monday falls on Dec. 2 and really kicks the holiday shopping season into full gear.
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Business Beat

Business Development Greater Spokane Incorporated has promoted Cassidy Peterson to director of education and talent. She joined GSI in 2016 and has previously served as education and talent program coordinator and career connected learning program manager.
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Motley Fool: Creative earnings

Creative software specialist Adobe (Nasdaq: ADBE) has seen its stock quadruple in value over the past five years, with the company benefiting from many of the tailwinds driving the economy.