A Swansea dog kennel is in the process of leaving the Camp Bow Wow franchise to go independent.
The business at 129 Corporate Drive opened eight years ago and is now known as Lucky Dog Barks & Recreation.
The phone number is still the same: 618-234-9247.
Consumers were ready for “Black Friday” deals on Thursday. In New York, 15,000 shoppers came through the doors at Macy’s, when the retailer opened at 6 p.m. In Naperville, Ill., shoppers had already crowded the aisles of Walmart soon after it had launched its Black Friday sales at 6 p.m. Read more here.
The National Retail Federation estimates about 30 million consumers shopped on Thanksgiving Day and 99.7 million will be shopping the day after, on “Black Friday.” Overall, about 135.8 million people are expected to be shopping during the four-day weekend, up from the 133.7 million who did so last year. Find out more here.
A weakening global economy, lead by a slowed Chinese economy, is expected to slow down any future growth in the airline industry. According to the International Air Transport Association, the number of airline passengers is expected to double to 7 billion by 2034, a decrease from a prior forecast of 7.4 billion passengers by that year. Learn more here.
-Will Buss, BND business writer