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Cyber Monday sales still on top, but losing some luster

Shoppers traded bricks for clicks on Monday, flocking online to snap up “Cyber Monday” deals on everything from cashmere sweaters to Star Wars toys.

Record number of shoppers out for Small Business Saturday

This year, more shoppers reported visiting their local independent businesses on Small Business Saturday than ever before, according to results from the Small Business Saturday Consumer Insights Survey, released Monday by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and American Express.

Don't get Grinched by cybercrime during the holiday season

Online fraud spikes during the holiday shopping season, as people searching for the perfect gifts take to cyberspace and head to traditional stores armed with their smartphones.

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Small Business Saturday participation grows from 2014

Carrying bundled five-month-old Leo, Shannon Troesser and her sister Paige Brockmeyer were enjoying the conversation as much as the novelties during their shopping outing with their mother, Kristin VanDeVelde in Jefferson City Saturday afternoon.

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BizBeat: Holts Summit gym bulks up space, hours

Accomplished personal trainer Bryan Beanland is bulking up more than just the muscles of the fitness enthusiasts of Callaway County.

Jefferson City October home sales stats

October 2015 home sales statistics from the Jefferson City Area Board of REALTORS are as follows.

Give wisely this holiday season

Tips from Better Business Bureau

Buying gifts is so often the focus of the holiday season that it’s easy to forget charities also get the bulk of their donations in the last three months of the year.

Survey: Missourians remain optimistic about personal finances

More than a quarter of Missouri consumers say they are better off now than they were a year ago, and the number of those who believe their personal financial situation will stay the same or improve over the next 12 months has increased.

Farm recalls produce used in Costco salad linked to E. coli

A California farm is recalling a vegetable mix believed to be the source of E.coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.

AT&T president elected to Missouri Chamber board

AT&T President John Sondag was elected by the Board of Directors of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry as its new chairman.

More optimism among middle class buoys US consumer sentiment

Americans were more optimistic about their incomes and personal finances this month, particularly among lower and middle-class households, lifting consumers’ outlook.

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Turing reneges on drug price cut, rival’s version sells well

After weeks of criticism from patients, doctors and other drugmakers for hiking a life-saving medicine’s price more than 50-fold, Turing Pharmaceuticals is reneging on its pledge to cut the $750-per-pill price.

Costco: FDA tests point toward E. coli in salad vegetables

Testing has pointed toward a vegetable mix from a California food wholesaler as the source of E. coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states, a Costco official said Wednesday.

AP Interview: Coke exec on 'adversarial' ties with critics

Coke says it wants to mend relations with critics of its sugary drinks.

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Small Business Saturday keeps growing

Small Business Saturday — the local, annual effort to encourage holiday gift-givers to shop at small, independently owned businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving — packs a participation of 31 Jefferson City area business this year, up from last year’s 22 participating businesses.

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19 people ill in E. coli linked to Costco chicken salad

The strain of E. Coli linked to Costco chicken salad that has sickened 19 people in seven states is more likely to be life-threatening than a recent foodborne illness that led to the closure of some Chipotle restaurants in the Northwest

Mall stores must open on Thanksgiving but expect to be busy

Some big retailers face scrutiny for opening on Thanksgiving, but many small stores have no choice.

Everyone loves same-day delivery, until they have to pay

Everyone likes the idea of same-day delivery. However, who wants to pay for it?

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Utilities see drone potential

U.S. utilities see great potential in the use of remote-controlled drones to do the often-dangerous work of inspecting power lines and transmission towers but strict regulations have so far slowed adoption of the technology.

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Ground delays at US airports on the rise

On a recent morning, Delta Air Lines Flight 435 pushed back early from the gate at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Passengers watched the safety video and settled in for a six-hour trip.