Europe is closing in on Amazon, as Germany investigates if the firm is abusing its market position

David Ryder/Getty Images Germany’s competition watchdog has launched an investigation into whether Amazon is abusing the dominance of its marketplace platform. The probe was prompted by numerous complaints lodged against Amazon by third-party sellers. It will run in tandem with a similar investigation by the EU into Amazon’s marketplace. Germany’s competition watchdog has launched an […]

Marriott Rewards MORE Shopping Portal Closing November 15

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This Thai Beach Is Closing ‘Indefinitely’ Due to Overtourism

This Thai Beach Is Closing ‘Indefinitely’ Due to Overtourism Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]

Sears is closing more stores, with some layoffs starting 2 days before Christmas (SHLD)

LM Otero/AP Sears is closing at least 11 stores ahead of the holidays, including six Sears stores and five Kmart stores. Layoffs at one Kmart store in Poughskeepie, New York, which employs 71 people, will begin December 23, according to a company filing. Sears has been closing hundreds of stores and selling off assets following years of crippling sales declines. […]

Discover Deals Shopping Portal Is Closing This Month

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Rodeo finals add intrigue to closing days of Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede is heading into its final few days, and hopeful rodeo contestants have been battling for spots in the Sunday Showdown all week. Both saddle bronc riding and bull riding are deep into their runs, with hopefuls looking to reach the final. Pool A has wrapped up in both disciplines, while Pool B […]

Mothercare UK store closures: Is your local shop closing down? FULL LIST of stores

Mothercare will shut 60 stores across the country by June 2019, it has been announced today. Some 50 were previously planned to close, but the chain has opted to close a further 10. This will mean a potential 900 job losses across the branches, according to a BBC report. This is down to a lack […]

Is a Pro-Preschool Policy Closing English Nurseries?

Nurseries and childminders in the U.K. are struggling to pay their staff the minimum wage, citing funding problems resulting from government policies. Under an initiative rolled out last autumn, working parents in England with 3- and 4-year-olds are entitled to 30 hours of fully funded child care per week. But a recent survey conducted by […]

Chipotle is closing dozens of locations in the next month (CMG)

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Chipotle announced plans to close 55 to 65 locations on Wednesday, with half of the closures taking place in the next 30 days.  Closures include five locations of Pizzeria Locale, Chipotle’s fast-casual pizza chain. Chipotle is making major changes in an attempt to turn the chain around with new leadership, testing new […]

Waitrose store closures: Is YOUR store closing? – FULL LIST of stores shutting MAPPED

Waitrose will close a number of stores across the UK, it has been announced today. Owners John Lewis Partnership said they would close four convenience shops and one small supermarket across the Waitrose franchise. In a press released, Sir Charlie Mayfield, Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, said the plans will help the retail giants […]