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1 year 2 weeks ago

Pet food plant closing in Pueblo

PUEBLO - The Mars Petcare plant at the Pueblo Airport Industrial Park will soon be closing. The 41 employees at the plant notified last month that the facility would close in September. Ryan Bowling, a spokesperson for Mars Inc. says American dog owners are choosing smaller breeds over large...

2 years 7 months ago

More American workers shopping on the clock

We're spending more time and money online these days. American shoppers are expected to spend upwards of $37 billion this holiday season in online purchases alone.But new data suggest all of those e-transactions are coming at the expense of employers. The technology staffing firm Robert Half International surveyed 1,400...

3 years 1 month ago

Pet waste removal business grows

It's Larry Pool's job to pick up what your dog puts down. As an independent contractor with Backyard Pooper Scoopers , Larry spends a few hours a day, 4 days a week doing a chore that many pet owners would like to forget about. "It's a stinky job, but...

4 years 4 months ago

Toyota's pain is rivals' sales gain in February

Toyota's American rivals have been benefiting from the Japanese automaker's recent troubles. Despite the snowstorms that plagued much of the country in February, the auto industry reported higher U.S. sales in February -- with the American companies scooping up customers from Toyota, which saw its own U.S. sales fall...

4 years 5 months ago

GM saying goodbye to the Hummer

General Motors is shutting down Hummer, after its bid to sell the brand to a Chinese company collapsed. GM says it will continue to honor existing Hummer warranties. Hummer is the second brand after Saturn that GM has failed to sell as part of its restructuring.

4 years 6 months ago

Six new credit card booby traps on the way

What Congress giveth, credit card companies are poised to take away. In six weeks, the final major provisions of the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act will take effect. The law prohibits many egregious tactics used by card issuers, such as retroactively raising interest rates on consumers'...

4 years 9 months ago

Frontier Airlines emerges from bankruptcy

Frontier Airlines is out of bankruptcy protection and is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings Inc. The Denver-based carrier field for bankruptcy protection in April 2008. It has reduced its routes since then and has been turning an operating profit for the past several months. Nearly all...

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