Timberwolves excercise team options on Towns, Jones

) – The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Sunday they had exercised the teamoptions on Karl-Anothony Towns and Tyus Jones. In an expected move, the Wolves will keep both 21-year-olds under contract for their fourth year. Towns, the 7′ 0” center was 12th in the NBA in scoring last year while setting a franchise scoring record with […]

Morrisons on how staff are inspiring both its marketing and turnaround

With seven consecutive quarters of growth under its belt, the turnaround at Morrisons is in full flight. For the first six months of the year, its pre-tax profits jumped 40% to £200m while like-for-like sales rose 3%. Morrisons has prospered by creating a consistent price strategy and prioritising its fresh […]

Small Business Owners Are Retiring & Why Millennials May Not Fill The Gap on America’s Main Street

I research & write on longevity, generational trends & innovation. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Norm Eggert Photography After 235 Years one of the nation’s oldest hardware stores closes. Is America’s Main Street in retirement or transition? A local hardware store in Worcester, Massachusetts recently announced that it […]

Mortgage applications leap nearly 10% on lowest rates in almost a year

Mortgage applications leap nearly 10%  2 Hours Ago | 00:53 Homebuyers are clamoring to capitalize on the lowest interest rates in almost a year, driving total mortgage application volume 9.9 percent higher last week. The Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted weekly index is still 19 percent lower than the same week […]

Trump stance on Charlottesville violence angers Republicans

Leading figures in Donald Trump’s Republican party have reacted angrily to his latest comments blaming both sides for the violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday. They culminated with a person being killed and many injured when a car hit people opposed to a far-right rally. Many echoed House Speaker Paul […]