Will consumers spend big this Black Friday weekend? Investors sure hope so. World leaders meet in Spain to talk climate change. The maker of a popular punch-in clock is clocking out. Plus, upside-down Christmas trees are all the rage this season.
How President Trump’s legislative rebuke of Hong Kong’s policies could actually hurt the region. A record number of packages shipping out this holiday season means a record amount of returns. Plus, despite going mainstream, sales of electric vehicles are expected to remain low.
Will post-Thanksgiving shopping prime lagging consumer spending? The small businesses who choose and choose not to participate in Black Friday. Plus, the grounded Boeing 737-MAX is still squeezing airlines this holiday season.
A look at the effectiveness of Chinese boycotts against foreign companies. Travel insurance is gaining popularity, and with good reason. Plus, if you need to celebrate Thanksgiving in London for some reason, one local butcher’s got you covered.
From the BBC World Service… Farmers in Paris, Dublin and Berlin protest on tractors, saying their livelihoods are under threat. Why did South Koreans stop drinking Japanese beer? Plus, Britain has a growing appetite for America’s favorite holiday food.