NEW YORK (AP) — After eight straight weeks of gains, the stock market pullback long anticipated by investors may have arrived. Stocks fell Tuesday, dragged lower by the Detroit automakers and consumer-focused companies such as GameStop and Amazon.com. The market could be headed for its first weekly decline since early October, putting at risk a remarkable rally that has sent indexes to record highs.
December is upon us, and religious celebrations are at their peak. While most employers recognize and make accommodations for the more “traditional” religious holidays, employers often struggle with when and how to accommodate less mainstream religious beliefs.
Lisa Parker established her company “Flash” over 12 years ago after she was a very successful buyer for Nordstrom. Her company imports over 500 fashion accessory items annually, mostly from factories in Bangkok, Thailand. Proprietary designs account for 25 percent of these items.