Coca-Cola is trying out high-tech, flat-screen vending machines.
The new machines, which feature a touch screen, will be tested this spring in select Simon malls in the southeastern U.S.
Now that the nation’s top public servant is wielding The Donald-like powers over chief executives of bailed-out companies, expectations are high that more heads will roll, and Bank of America CEO Kenneth Lewis is looking like the next contestant on a new economic prime-time drama: The Executive.
Check out the latest liquidation sale in the retail world.
U.S. regional department store chain Gottschalks will be liquidated after it failed to attract a buyer willing to operate the company as a going concern, the creditors’ committee said. Going-out-of-business sales at the company’s 58 department stores and three specialty apparel stores in six western states are expected to begin around April 3.