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Sony slashes 8,000 jobs to bolster bottom line

December 9th, 2008 12:00 am by Associated Press

Sony is slashing 8,000 jobs, or 4 percent of its global work force, aiming to cut costs by $1.1 billion a year as a global downturn and stronger yen batters profits at the Japanese electronics maker.

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Kingsport retail sales up nearly 10 percent

December 9th, 2008 12:00 am by Sharon Hayes

Kingsport bucked the national trend in the third quarter by posting nearly double-digit retail sales growth.According to the latest retail report issued Monday by East Tennessee State University, Kingsport generated $330.9 million in retail sales in the p

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Kingsport Town Center closing customer service kiosk

December 8th, 2008 12:00 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT The upper-level customer service kiosk at the Kingsport Town Center will close Dec. 31 and mean the layoff of four part-time employees, a mall official said Monday.

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Investor confidence keeps sinking, 72% of consumers say economy getting worse

December 8th, 2008 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Rasmussen Consumer Index stabilized on Monday after falling to a record low on Sunday. At 58.7, the Consumer Index has fallen four points since Fridayas report. It is down six points over the past month and twenty-eight points over the past three mont

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State laws fail to curb teens' indoor tanning

December 8th, 2008 12:00 am by Associated Press

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A strong weekend for U.S. online sales

December 5th, 2008 12:00 am by Staff Report

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