Category Archives: CNN Business

The Victoria’s Secret slump continues

The Victoria’s Secret slump continues

Victoria’s Secret posted another quarter of declining sales as the brand continues to lose its grip on shoppers. Sales at Victoria’s Secret stores open for at least a year and its website dropped 7% during the latest quarter compared with the same period last year, parent company L Brands said Wednesday. L Brands, which also…MORE

UAW acts to remove its embattled president amid scandal

UAW acts to remove its embattled president amid scandal

The United Auto Workers union’s executive board took the first step Wednesday to remove UAW President Gary Jones from office and expel him from the union. Jones has been on leave from the top post at the union since the beginning of this month, amid the swirl of a scandal involving the allegations of misuse…MORE

SpaceX’s Starlink satellites are messing with stargazers’ observations. Astronomers say ‘not cool!’

SpaceX’s Starlink satellites are messing with stargazers’ observations. Astronomers say ‘not cool!’

SpaceX has launched at least 120 Starlink satellites into orbit since May. But astronomers say they’ve already seen their fears of sky obstruction come to fruition. Clarae Martínez-Vázquez, an astronomer at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Coquimbo, Chile, tweeted that the bright lights reflected by the satellites interfered with a high-powered camera used to observe…MORE

Regulators approve biggest bank marriage since the 2008 financial crisis

Regulators approve biggest bank marriage since the 2008 financial crisis

The marriage of SunTrust and BB&T received the blessing of financial watchdogs on Tuesday, paving the way for the formation of America’s sixth-largest commercial bank. The approval by the Federal Reserve and the FDIC removes the final obstacle facing the biggest bank merger since the 2008 financial crisis — a crisis that was worsened by…MORE

White Claw projects $1.5 billion in sales this year

White Claw projects $1.5 billion in sales this year

This was the summer of White Claw. The hard seltzer brand’s sales projections prove it. Sales of White Claw, owned by alcoholic beverage company Mark Anthony Brands, will surpass $1.5 billion this year, according to Sanjiv Gajiwala, the company’s senior vice president of marketing. In a recent panel discussion for “The Table,” a closed-door event…MORE

More companies are ditching Prince Andrew

More companies are ditching Prince Andrew

More companies are abandoning causes championed by Prince Andrew after the British royal’s car crash interview about his relationship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. UK telecoms company BT, Standard Chartered bank and the charitable arm of US tech company Salesforce are the latest in a series of companies to distance themselves from the Duke…MORE

Here comes Taco Bell’s answer to the chicken sandwich wars

Here comes Taco Bell’s answer to the chicken sandwich wars

Have we reached crispy chicken sandwich fatigue yet? Because Taco Bell wants in, even though its entry into the fast food wars isn’t really a sandwich at all. The house of Doritos Locos Tacos and the mystifying Crunchwrap Supreme is scaling back the theatrics with Crispy Tortilla Chicken — aka, chicken strips breaded with jalapeno…MORE

Blogs

2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

It was a wild night in the Tennessee Valley. Storms raged as teams tried to complete their Week 1 games. Join Cowboy and Coca-Cola Red Zone Sideline Reporter Jeff Cate as they discuss the wet and wild action of Week 1 High School Football.

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

Check out some of our favorite Superbowl commercials! Amazon, “Alexa Loses Her Voice” (BTW, you can listen to WGOW-FM on Alexa by saying, “Alexa, enable the Talk One Oh Two Point Three skill!” and to WGOW-AM by saying, “Alexa, enable the News W-G-O-W skill!”) NFL, “Touchdown Celebrations to Come” Budweiser, “Stand By You” Doritos, “DORITOS BLAZE…

Did you miss that pink sky?

Did you miss that pink sky?

On Monday, there was a proliferation of “pink sky” shots sent in by listeners.  Followed by obligatory, condescending “explanation of phenomenon” by meteorologists.  Best example I’ve ever seen…lasted 5 mins, or so at Henson’s Gap/Lewis Chapel Mtn., overlooking Dunlap, Tn.  Launch ramp of “Tennessee TreeToppers” hanggliding club.  

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

I boycotted the NFL for 2 years.   And I had a good reason….not faux-outrage from the right nor the left. But I digress. I hear the calls for protests…for boycotts of the NFL over Colin Kaepernick’s not being signed by any NFL team as quarterback.  They say it’s because of the former 49’ers QB’s…