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Online travel sites getting squeezed by Airbnb, hotel chains

(Source: sg.news.yahoo.com)

By Alana Wise

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Online travel booking sites Priceline Group and TripAdvisor took a beating from investors on Tuesday, highlighting how the companies’ once industry-disrupting model is under growing pressure from other competitors. 460 more words

Current Affairs


“You won’t do it.” He shook his head as he leaned his shoulder against the door frame.

“Watch me.”

“I’m trying not to.”

“I’m freaking doing this, okay?” Her feet numb, unable to look at her painted toenails, her legs like meat squeezed into sausage-skins that spilled out at the ends. 172 more words

Fictional Ramblings


Before the premises even existed, anticipation was growing. Alex Hayes, formerly of Rebel Roll on Redcliff St, started the social media buzz build ahead of Cargo 2’s extension even being formally advertised. 515 more words

Popcorn Street


I missed out on Rebel Roll – the pains of not working in central Bristol… All I ever heard was how good it was and that Alex Hayes was cooking up some damn good burgers and we all know that I love a burger. 467 more words


“A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep.”

                                                         – Vernon Howard

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Johnson & Johnson says pricing competition squeezed 1Q sales

(STL.News) Increased pressure to cut medicine prices and an industry-wide slowdown in consumer health product sales is hurting health care giant Johnson & Johnson.

Those factors, along with a bigger tax bill than a year ago, trimmed J&J’s …