Walmart raises minimum age to buy tobacco to 21

FILE – In this Oct. 5, 2007, file photo, an American flag flies in front of the Walmart Stores Inc. headquarters in Bentonville, Ark. Walmart said Wednesday, May 8, 2019, that it will raise the minimum age for tobacco products and e-cigarettes to 21 in an effort to combat tobacco sales to minors. The world’s largest retailer says the new rule will take effect in July, and will also include its Sam’s Club warehouse stores. (AP Photo/April L. Brown, File) April L. Brown NEW YORK — Walmart said Wednesday that it will raise the minimum age to buy …read more Source:: Deseret News – Business News       

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Walmart raises minimum age to buy tobacco to 21

FILE – In this Oct. 5, 2007, file photo, an American flag flies in front of the Walmart Stores Inc. headquarters in Bentonville, Ark. Walmart said Wednesday, May 8, 2019, that it will raise the minimum age for tobacco products and e-cigarettes to 21 in an effort to combat tobacco sales to minors. The world’s largest retailer says the new rule will take effect in July, and will also include its Sam’s Club warehouse stores. (AP Photo/April L. Brown, File) April L. Brown NEW YORK — Walmart said Wednesday that it will raise the minimum age to buy …read more Source:: Deseret News – Business News       

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The good news (and bad news) about Canadian commercial real estate

Over the last several years, most commercial property asset classes in Canada’s big cities, save for down-in-the-dumps Alberta, have been on bullish investment and demand runs, but national growth has been slowing. (Canada’s GDP shrunk by 0.1% in February and also declined in three of the five months previous to that.) Read More …read more Source:: Vancouver Sun – Business       

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Amazon opens first Go store that accepts cash

A customer carries his shopping bag as she walks out of a newly-opened Amazon Go store, Tuesday, May 7, 2019 in New York. The store will be the first Amazon Go store to accept cash. At its other shops, customers can only enter with an app that links to a credit card or an Amazon account.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) Mark Lennihan Customers walk out of a newly-opened Amazon Go store with their shopping bags, Tuesday, May 7, 2019 in New York. The store will be the first Amazon Go store to accept cash. At its other shops, customers can only enter with an app that links to a credit card or… Read More

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Google promises better privacy tools, smarter AI assistant

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during the keynote address of the Google I/O conference in Mountain View, Calif., Tuesday, May 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Jeff Chiu Developer Jesus Suarez wears Google Glass glasses waits for the keynote address of the Google I/O conference in Mountain View, Calif., Tuesday, May 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Jeff Chiu Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during the keynote address of the Google I/O conference in Mountain View, Calif., Tuesday, May 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) …read more Source:: Deseret News – Business News       

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South Jordan’s Marv Jenson gym will close March 2020, county officials announce

FILE – Patrons walk into the Marv Jenson Recreation Center in South Jordan on Monday, March 19, 2018. The decades-old Marv Jenson Recreation Center named after a now-deceased boxing legend and local politician will shutter once and for all in less than a year. Kristin Murphy, Deseret News SOUTH JORDAN — The decades-old Marv Jenson Recreation Center, named after a now-deceased boxing legend and local politician, will shutter once and for all in less than a year. Salt Lake County officials on Tuesday announced the rec center’s official closure date: March 31, 2020. “Marv Jenson Recreation Center has been loved …read more Source:: Deseret News – Business News       

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Cash is still king: San Francisco bans credit-only stores

This Thursday, May 2, 2019, photo shows a sign posted on a door alerting customers that cash is not accepted at Freshroll Vietnamese Rolls and Bowls in San Francisco. San Francisco is about to require brick-and-mortar retailers to take cash in payment for goods, joining Philadelphia and New Jersey in banning a practice that critics say discriminates against the poor. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Jeff Chiu, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco officials voted Tuesday to require brick-and-mortar retailers to take cash as payment, joining Philadelphia and New Jersey in banning a growing paperless practice that critics say …read more Source:: Deseret News – Business News       

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Megaplex Theatres rolls out MegaPass subscription plan

Megaplex Theatres recently announced the MegaPass subscription service, which offers two tickets a month. Screenshot, Megaplex Theatres SALT LAKE CITY — Megaplex Theatres is now offering a MegaPass monthly subscription service through Atom Tickets — with some strings attached. According to Atom’s FAQ, the membership program costs $14.99 and gives subscribers two movie tickets a month. Passholders can also reserve their seats and get 15 percent off concessions and can use tickets to view a movie with a guest for one showtime. Movie tickets and discounts are facilitated through the Atom Tickets app, which is available for iPhone and …read more Source:: Deseret News – Business News       

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