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'Brown Friday' underway as UPS and Retailers expect to hire thousands of seasonal employees

'Brown Friday' underway as UPS and Retailers expect to hire thousands of seasonal employees

Ever heard of “Brown Friday”? Yeah me neither, Brown Friday is a term used by the world’s largest package-delivery company, UPS. The company is looking to employ as many as 40,000 seasonal employees during a hiring blitz for the ho..

Blackstone Third-Quarter Profits Top Estimates

Blackstone Third-Quarter Profits Top Estimates

Blackstone Group LP (NYSE: BX), the world’s largest manager of alternative assets, reported Thursday an increase in third-quarter profit that exceeded analyst expectations as continuing market strength boosted the value of its investments.Net ..