Missouri Students create 3D Printed Switch Covers for USD 2.2 billion Aircraft

By guest author Bridget Butler O’Neal 3D Print While you may not need a degree in aerospace to come up with a great idea for fabricating a spare part for a military plane, accessibility to a 3D printer certainly helps—evidenced by recent innovation from the Stealth Panthers robotics team at Knob Noster High School near … More Missouri Students create 3D Printed Switch Covers for USD 2.2 billion Aircraft

“Stuff” in USA is really getting more Expensive

Aside from energy, the price of goods is creeping higher for the first time in over five years By guest author Justin Lahart from Wall Street Journal Americans have been paying more for stuff lately. That actually counts as something new. Overall consumer prices were flat in January from a month earlier, the Labour Department … More “Stuff” in USA is really getting more Expensive

Edward Lampert’s Plan for Sears: Smaller Stores, Less Apparel

By guest author Suzanne Kapner from Wall Street Journal Hedge-fund manager wants to shrink remaining Sears and Kmart stores and sell less apparel; hiring a new CEO Edward Lampert has a plan for Sears after its trip through bankruptcy: smaller stores and less apparel. The hedge-fund manager, who steered Sears into bankruptcy and kept it … More Edward Lampert’s Plan for Sears: Smaller Stores, Less Apparel

400 jobs axed each day after turbulent Christmas in the U.K.

By guest author Sahar Nazir from Retail Gazette 18,722 roles have been made redundant since Christmas 400 jobs a day have been lost The UK’s high streets has seen almost 20000 jobs lost or put at risk since the Christmas period, as retailers struggle with rising costs and dwindling consumer confidence According to real estate … More 400 jobs axed each day after turbulent Christmas in the U.K.

280 job cuts as House of Fraser warehouse shuts down

By Elias Jahshan from Retail Gazette House of Fraser’s Wellingborough warehouse, run by XPO Logistics, will close down in spring 280 workers to be left without jobs Comes after months of uncertainty since House of Fraser was acquired by Sports Direct House of Fraser’s Wellingborough distribution centre is poised to shut down this spring, which … More 280 job cuts as House of Fraser warehouse shuts down