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Wyoming water sports business won contract for Jackson Lake

Wyoming water sports business won contract for Jackson Lake

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming water sports business has gained a contract to guide multiday kayak trips on Jackson Lake over an incumbent river outfitter that ran trips nationwide.The Jackson Hole News & Guide reported Thursday that Grand Teton National Park officials confirmed Rendezvous River Sports took the place of OARS West for a…
Survey: German business confidence rises in November

Survey: German business confidence rises in November

BERLIN (AP) — A closely watched survey is showing that German business confidence has increased slightly.The Ifo institute said Monday that its monthly confidence index edged up to 95.0 points in November from 94.7 in October.The survey is based on responses from some 9,000 firms in Germany, Europe’s biggest economy.Their assessment of their current situation…
Walgreens and CVS have dueling visions for the future of pharmacies. Here are the biggest obstacles each one faces.

Walgreens and CVS have dueling visions for the future of pharmacies....

This story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content. Major corporations and small business owners are trying to figure out what the future of the pharmacy business looks like.CVS Health and Walgreens, the two biggest…
US business sees dwindling prospects in Cuba

US business sees dwindling prospects in Cuba

HAVANA (AP) — The Havana International Trade Fair is where Cuba puts the best face on its struggling economy.There are state-run restaurants stocked with fresh food; shiny displays of electric motorcycles from traders in Panama; dozens of Cuban government companies offering goods from cigars to farmed shrimp.One dark spot this year was the American section,…
Antitrust regulators dig deeper into dominant tech companies

Antitrust regulators dig deeper into dominant tech companies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The government is circling the wagons around Big Tech as the scrutiny of its immense power intensifies.Two groups of state attorneys general are joining the fray with separate investigations into whether Google and Facebook have been unfairly leveraging their array of popular — and free — services to dominate the lucrative…
Credit Suisse is planning an investment to blend digital services and personal touch

Credit Suisse is planning an investment to blend digital services and...

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Banking subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. Credit Suisse will invest hundreds of millions of francs in digital services and other parts of its Swiss division by the end of 2021 and feels that it…
Pop stars ruled iHeartRadio’s charts this year, but Post Malone was the top artist of 2019

Pop stars ruled iHeartRadio’s charts this year, but Post Malone was...

2019 was a year of both comebacks and meteoric rises in music, and new artists as well as old favorites showed up in iHeartRadio's year-end review. Post Malone took the top place for artists in 2019, according to iHeartRadio data shared with Business Insider, and breakout stars like Billie Eilish and Lizzo secured spots on the…
Sam’s Club is offering members bundled discount medical services with a focus on telehealth (WMT)

Sam’s Club is offering members bundled discount medical services with a...

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Pro subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. Next month, Sam's Club members in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina will be able to purchase bundled discount health services, with costs ranging from $50 for…
The Latest: Chinese say people have expressed their opinion

The Latest: Chinese say people have expressed their opinion

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the NBA’s relationship with China (all times local):6:50 p.m.Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang says ordinary people have already expressed their position after a tweet unraveled the country’s relationship with the NBA.Geng says “how can it be possible to carry out exchanges and cooperation with China without knowing China’s…
Guide business owner appointed to Alaska House

Guide business owner appointed to Alaska House

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Republican who owns his own hunting and fishing guiding business has been appointed to the Alaska Legislature.Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s office announced late Sunday night that Melvin Gillis has been selected to replace Josh Revak to an open seat for the Anchorage area in the House of Representatives. Revak was confirmed…

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — An effort to drastically reshape government in Atlantic City, which has a tradition of corruption so extensive and colorful that it was the star of hit HBO series “Boardwalk Empire,” has a hit a roadblock.In response to the storied dirty dealings of this seaside gambling resort, a group led by…