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J.C. Penney Announces Closure of Over 100 Stores

J.C. Penney Announces Closure of Over 100 Stores

Retailer J.C. Penney announced the closure of 130 to 140 stores over the next few months on Friday. The moves are part of the companies latest attempt to return to profitability. Two distribution centers will also be closed along with the stores. The centers are in Florida and California. The list of impacted stores has […]

Fiat Chrysler Recalls Nearly 70,000 Cars for Possible Loose Bolts on Driveshaft

Fiat Chrysler Recalls Nearly 70,000 Cars for Possible Loose Bolts on Driveshaft

Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 70,000 vehicles for safety concerns with the driveshaft. The recall covers vehicles that were manufactured with All Wheel Drive. According to Chrysler the driveshaft bolts on the 2014 to 2017 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 can loosen and disconnect. The driveshaft to the front wheels can then disconnect, leading to […]

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RECALL – Britax Recalls Traveling Strollers Because the Car Seat can Detach and Fall

A stroller company is recalling select versions of their combination car seat strollers because they have the possibility of the car seat falling from the stroller. Britax is recalling their B-Agile and BOB Motion Strollers with Click & Go Receivers. They were designed to allows parents to take a car seat and place it directly […]

New Initiative Aims to Reduce Consumer Confusion Over Date Labels

New Initiative Aims to Reduce Consumer Confusion Over Date Labels

In a new industry-wide effort to reduce consumer confusion about product date labels, grocery manufacturers and retailers have joined together to adopt standard wording on packaging about the quality and safety of products. Currently, more than 10 different date labels on packages – such as Sell By, Use By, Expires On, Best Before, Better if […]

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RECALL – Giggisberg Cheese Also Recalls Select Varieties of Cheese Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

In continuing coverage of the ongoing cheese recall over listeria concerns — Another company has issued a recall of their products that was supplied by the same company. Earlier this week both Meijer and Sargento issued recalls for select varieties of their products. Now the Guggisberg Cheese company is recalling various types of Colby type […]

Playboy Announces Return of Nudity to Magazine

Playboy Announces Return of Nudity to Magazine

Cooper Hefner, son on Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, said that the company is bringing back nudity to their magazines starting with the March/April issue. Last year the company stopped showing nudity in their 60-year-old publication. According to Cooper Hefner, the way the magazine portrayed nudity in the past was dated, but removing it entirely wasn’t […]