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Indian builders woo buyers with cleaner, greener, ‘smart’ homes

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BENGALURU (Reuters) – When Arkesh Mishra, 33, and his wife Anasuya scouted for a new home in India’s tech hub of Bengaluru this year it was not the old real estate adage of “location, location, location” that was their main consideration – it was “peace of mind”. FILE PHOTO: High-rise residential buildings are seen in Read More

‘Deaths of despair’ soaring among Gen Z & millennials: ‘It’s the economy, stupid’

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Young Americans are killing themselves in record numbers, the victims of a confluence of economic and sociological factors that have singled them out – even above a nationwide surge in so-called “deaths of despair.” Suicide rates among teens and young adults aged 15 to 24 – the older end of “Generation Z” – spiked in Read More

Your Money: Millennials should shrug off annuities for now

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The days of guaranteed pensions from work are long gone, but can annuities make up the difference for millennials? Congress is on the cusp of passing retirement reform legislation that will open 401(k) plans to annuity products which guarantee lifetime income, alongside the more typical offerings of mutual funds, target-date funds Read More

Jet.com falls by wayside as Walmart focuses on its website, online grocery

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Walmart Inc on Wednesday announced a sweeping overhaul at Jet.com, an online start-up it acquired in 2016 for $3.3 billion, after it failed to live up to the world’s largest retailer’s e-commerce ambitions. FILE PHOTO: Walmart’s logo is seen outside one of the stores in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kamil Read More

Philip Green’s Arcadia avoids collapse as creditors back deal

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LONDON (Reuters) – Philip Green’s Topshop-to-Dorothy Perkins fashion empire staved off a collapse into administration on Wednesday as creditors approved his sweetened restructuring plan. FILE PHOTO: People walk past a Topshop and Topman store, owned by Arcadia Group, in central London, Britain, June 5, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo The restructuring will close stores, cut rents Read More

Reckitt picks PepsiCo man as CEO, going outside for first time

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(Reuters) – Consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser has picked PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive, becoming the latest industry heavyweight to turn to a company outsider to tackle faltering growth and new media-savvy rivals. FILE PHOTO: Products produced by Reckitt Benckiser; Vanish, Finish, Dettol and Harpic, are seen in London, Britain February Read More

More U.S. millennials subscribe to video games than traditional pay TV: survey

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – More American millennials now subscribe to a video game service than to a traditional paid television service, according to a survey on Monday, as consumers favor new forms of entertainment that are shifting the broader media landscape. FILE PHOTO: A woman plays a game on her cell phone while lying on Read More

Under pressure, Biden drifts leftward on abortion, climate change

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Joe Biden Express to the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination went a bit off track this week. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign stop at the IBEW Local 490 in Concord, New Hampshire, U.S., June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo Since Read More