Spam’s popularity is on the rise again

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New York CNN Business  —  Spam is cool. The 85-year-old canned block of meat has undergone a cultural reinvention. Hormel (HRL) has sold a record amount of Spam for seven straight years, and 2022 is on pace for another such milestone. The conglomerate behind Skippy and Jennie-O turkey says it […]

‘The business has to transition’

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Amid soaring inflation and intense competition, Smashburger is turning towards tech innovation to stand out. “The business has to transition,” Smashburger President Carl Bachmann told Yahoo Finance Live (video above), adding that the pandemic accelerated the need for services like virtual drive-thrus, digital ordering, and contactless options. The brand, which […]

New York sues Donald Trump, Trump Organization for fraud

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New York Attorney General Letitia James on Wednesday sued former President Donald Trump, the Trump Organization, three of his adult children and others for allegedly widespread fraud involving years’ worth of false financial statements related to the company’s business. The 220-page civil lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court seeks at […]

NextEra, Danaher, Rhythm Pharmaceuticals and more

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Check out the companies making headlines after hours. NextEra Energy — Shares fell 3% in extended trading after the company announced its intent to sell $2 billion in equity units. Each equity unit will be issued in the amount of $50 and will consist of a contract to purchase NextEra […]

CASE Construction Equipment Names Real Turf Solutions, of Fort Valley, Georgia, as the Winner of the 2022 CASE Kickstart Business Development Contest

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Local landscaping business, which embodies CASE’s commitment to being a company on the move & delivering real-world innovation, wins six-month use of a CASE CTL & a year of business mentoring RACINE, Wis., Sept. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Some horsepower-enhanced news is breaking today in Fort Valley, Ga. (population 8,817) […]