The milkman cometh again Shoppers have long seen a difference between buying sweaters and shoes on retail websites, and strawberries and chicken. However, some suspect the return of the milkman might be around the corner.
| By: Courtney Reagan
What Main Street is really worried about With the 2016 election looming, big issues weigh on small businesses including the minimum wage, health-care costs, taxes and the credit markets.
| By: Kate Rogers
California port truckers end strike after four days LOS ANGELES, May 1- Southern California port truckers seeking recognition as employees rather than contractors ended a strike of freight-hauling companies on Friday after four days of picketing that drew attention to their cause but did little to disrupt cargo shipments. Several hundred drivers, backed by the Teamsters union, struck four trucking firms...
| By: Steve Gorman
Recalls this week: Kaleidoscope toys, batteries A line of portable jumpstart batteries that can overheat and cause a fire are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include electric bicycles that can also overheat and kaleidoscope toys with parts that are dangerous to small children. They were sold at Hammacher Schlemmer, Radio Shack, Walmart and other retail stores nationwide and online at...
Source: The Associated Press
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Home battery stock winner As more homes unplug from the grid, CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on one company that could benefit the most.
FACTBOX-Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett at a glance OMAHA, Neb., May 1- The sign for the Nebraska Furniture Mart on Dodge Road in Omaha contains a cartoon of Warren Buffett and a big number "50," a number looming large for Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders this weekend as they celebrate the investing legend's half a century running the conglomerate. SELECTED COMPANIES OWNED BY BERKSHIRE Benjamin Moore, Berkshire...
| By: Jonathan Stempel