On the heels of the Trump administration’s latest effort aimed at kidney care that includes expanding access to in-home dialysis for kidney disease care, CVS Health said Wednesday it plans to start a clinical trial of its new home dialysis system.
Archive for July, 2019
After a difficult time in her life, Jill Hill knew she needed therapy. But it was hard to get the help she needed in the rural town she lives in, Grass Valley, Calif., until she found a local telehealth program.
The U.S. hotel industry reported mostly negative results in the three key performance metrics during June 2019, according to data from STR. In a year-over-year comparison with June 2018, the industry posted the following: • Occupancy: -1.3% at 73.5% • Average daily rate (ADR): +0.9% to US$134.52 • Revenue per available room (RevPAR): -0.4% to […]
Big hotel chains are going low-budget, appealing to workers for whom cost and cool are more important than cushy comfort.
Consumer spending is expected to reach nearly $26.2 billion, or $696.70 per household, on K-12 back-to-school items in 2019. The total household spend is up from 2018’s reported $684.70, while spending a year ago was higher — $27.5 billion total — due to more families with children in grades K-12, according to National Retail Federation’s […]
Retailers vacated US shopping centres at the fastest pace in at least nine years in the second quarter as the relentless rise of online shopping and collapse of debt-laden chains begin to hit the commercial property market. More than 7,400 store closures have been announced this year, with Sears, Victoria’s Secret and Charlotte Russe among […]
As it turns out, reports of Toys ‘R’ Us’ death may have been greatly exaggerated. The iconic toy retailer—which filed for bankruptcy in 2017 after piling up more than $5 billion in debt—closed its more than 800 U.S. doors and seemed destined for the retail graveyard.
As soda consumption declines in the U.S., Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are trying to leverage the name recognition of their legacy brands to make a bigger dent in the growing energy drink category.
The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently announced a proposed rule to streamline the process for men and women interested in entering the trucking workforce.
The Port of Los Angeles moved 9,688,252 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in fiscal-year 2019, a 5.7 percent increase from the previous year, port officials announced this week. The fiscal year, which ended June 30, was the busiest 12-month period in port history, said Executive Director Gene Seroka.