Tag: business

Two men wanted in Harlingen for breaking in and stealing from a business

Harlingen Police are looking for a pair of men who smashed a glass door with a hammer at a Harlingen business. One of the victims shows his face to cameras and then throw his hoodie on while taking merchandise while his accomplice waits outside. The incident happened on the 800 block of Morgan Blvd. If you recognize either of these men, call Harlingen Crime Stoppers at (956) 425-TIPS(8477). Remember your calls remain anonymous and you could be eligible for a cash...

Read More

How to stop Amazon from killing your store

17 NOV 17 11:58 ET Laura Sanicola (CNN Money) — Not all is doom and gloom in retail land. A record number of┬ástores have closed this year, and Wikipedia added an entry for “retail apocalypse.” But some retailers have staved off pressure from Amazon and competitors. The Children’s Place, Best Buy, Walmart, Dollar General, Home Depot and Costco are humming right along as others struggle to lure customers. Shares of each of of those retailers are up double digits this year — Walmart’s shares are at an all-time high. Meanwhile, the retail sector as a whole is down 6%...

Read More

Houston’s businesses inching back to work as waters recede

BY┬áPAUL WISEMAN AND BRIAN MELLEY HOUSTON (AP) — Bobby Jucker has had it with hurricanes. In 2008, Hurricane Ike tore the roof off his business, Three Brothers Bakery. Now, he estimates, he’s facing $1 million in damage and lost revenue from Harvey – the fifth time a storm has put his bakery out of commission. He’s always recovered before. But this time, he wears the weary countenance of a man nearly broken. “This is the last time for me,” he says. “It’s emotionally draining. I just can’t do it anymore.” More than a week after Harvey poured more than...

Read More