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Jell-O can’t stop slippery slide of sales

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NEW YORK — Jell-O has lost its jiggle and nobody knows how to fix it. The dessert was invented more than a century ago and helped popularize a delicacy reserved for the rich into a quick, affordable treat. Americans of ...

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Hasbro says Monopoly contest helped lift sales

PAWTUCKET, R.I. — Hasbro reported first-quarter results Monday that beat Wall Street expectations as the toy maker benefited from an online contest that let people vote to eliminate one of its Monopoly tokens and introduce a new one. The Pawtucket, ...

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US economic outlook brightens as sales rise

WASHINGTON — Americans bought more electronics, started home improvement projects and updated their wardrobes last month, inspired by warmer weather and a healthier job market. U.S. retail sales rose 0.8 percent in March, the Commerce Department said Monday. The increase ...

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State selling stuff on eBay

The Office of General Services is launching “NYSStore,” a new eBay-based online platform to sell unneeded state vehicles and other excess state assets. NYSStore will offer a spectrum of surplus state goods including office supplies, computers, cell phones, furniture, medical ...

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Corning’s 3Q profit rises 3 percent

Specialty glass maker Corning Inc. said Wednesday its profit rose 3 percent in the third quarter, lifted by surging sales of glass for flat-panel televisions and optical fiber. The results handily beat Wall Street expectations. Its shares rose almost 5 percent in premarket trading.

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