Lowe’s and Home Depot have emergency command centers monitoring Florence and thousands of trucks loaded and ready to go to stores in the storm’s path (HD, LOW)

Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP Hurricane Florence has people turning to local hardware and supply stores like Lowe’s, Home Depot, and Ace for assistance that the government can’t necessarily provide. These outlets have emergency command centers and meteorologists on duty. After 2017’s brutal hurricane season, Home Depot had revenue of more than $ 100 billion, […]

Firewall: Zero Hour tops PlayStation Store’s VR chart

August’s PlayStation Store charts are in, and unsurprisingly, First Contact Entertainment’s Firewall: Zero Hour reigns supreme, at least in the U.S. The 4-vs.-4 multiplayer shooter, which is exclusive to Sony’s headset, came in at the top spot in the U.S. charts. Firewall has been on a lot of PSVR owner’s wishlists for a long time, so we always […]

Bodycam shows Ohio cop telling 11yo shoplifter ‘that’s why black community has no grocery stores’

Police in Cincinnati, Ohio, have released bodycam footage that shows an officer arrest an 11-year-old shoplifter after tasering her, and telling the girl “this is why there aren’t any grocery stores in the black community.” The incident happened last month when officer Kevin Brown was working a security detail at a Kroger’s grocery store in […]

50 stores you once loved that you’ll never be able to shop at again

AP/Julio Cortez From declining foot traffic to the rise of ecommerce, countless stores have permanently closed their doors for a number of reasons.  In 2018 alone, more than 3,800 stores are set to close across the United States. In 2017, 6,400 stores closed. Toys R Us and Bon-Ton are two of the most recent chains to shutter. Here […]

Alarm over the £99 Botox jabs in high street stores

But Gerard Lambe, a top plastic surgeon and spokesman for the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, warned that the “serious” procedures can have horrific consequences if performed incorrectly. He said: “While Superdrug may be hiring medically trained nurses, it is crucial members of the public do not treat having Botox and dermal fillings as […]

Homebase to close stores: Closures to 80 stores suspected in latest high street tragedy

Homebase will close stores it is claimed after reports that the DIY retailer will announce plans for a Company Voluntary Arrangement. The store is owned by Hilco Capital, which it is claimed will reveal details of the CVA later this week. A CVA is a last ditch attempt made by a company before administration, and […]

Aldi is overhauling its stores to win the grocery wars — and it’s coming straight for Walmart and Kroger

Business Insider/Hayley Peterson Aldi is adding more fresh, organic, vegetarian, and vegan items to its US stores in what will be the biggest product refresh in its history. Once the product rollout is complete in early 2019, about 20% of the items in Aldi’s stores will be new. Some of those items include veggie noodles, […]

The parent company of Fallas discount stores has filed for bankruptcy and plans to close 74 stores

Facebook.com/FallasStores National Stores, parent company of discount-store chains Fallas, Conway’s, and Factory 2-U, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday.  It plans to close 74 of its 344 stores. Its stores currently employ more than 9,800 people in 22 US states and Puerto Rico.  Store closing sales will begin on Thursday. National Stores Inc, which […]

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 […]

iOS App Store’s all-time top game made $4 billion to top app’s $1 billion

Just ahead of the iOS App Store’s 10th anniversary this month, application market research firm App Annie has released a revealing look at the all-time top apps and games, plus the developers behind them. The lists suggest that while big U.S. companies with global footprints led the App Store in downloads for its first decade, […]