Cheddar morning business report 11/15: Butterball to sell organic whole turkeys

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Top morning business and technology headlines for Nov. 15, 2017:

  • Amazon's Black Friday deals start this Friday. Amazon will slash prices on many of its products. Deals include an Amazon Fire HD for $100 dollars and an Amazon Echo Dot for $29.99. Black Friday itself will feature more than 30 “Deals of the Day” and thousands of “Lightning Deals.”
  • Butterball will sell organic whole turkeys for the first time, as well as organic ground turkey. Butterball says it's offering organic options because customers want them. Last year, sales of organic food hit an all-time high of $43 billion.
  • Taylor Swifts' new album Reputation is officially this year's top selling album. It went on sale four days ago and has already sold more than a million copies. Only five albums released this decade have sold a million records in less than a week.
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  • US restaurants host refugee chefs who offer a taste of home

    US restaurants host refugee chefs who offer a taste of home

    Sunday, June 24 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-06-24 17:03:48 GMT
    Monday, June 25 2018 2:05 AM EDT2018-06-25 06:05:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill). In this photo taken June 20, 2018, Muna Anaee, prepares a ball of khobz orouk, a flatbread she would eat frequently in her native Iraq, at the Tawla restaurant kitchen in San Francisco during the inaugural Refugee Food Fest...(AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill). In this photo taken June 20, 2018, Muna Anaee, prepares a ball of khobz orouk, a flatbread she would eat frequently in her native Iraq, at the Tawla restaurant kitchen in San Francisco during the inaugural Refugee Food Fest...
    Restaurants in the U.S. - five of them in San Francisco - opened their kitchens for the first time to a program that allows refugees to showcase their cuisines and culinary skills.
    Restaurants in the U.S. - five of them in San Francisco - opened their kitchens for the first time to a program that allows refugees to showcase their cuisines and culinary skills.
  • Corporate America increasingly avoids gun-industry business

    Corporate America increasingly avoids gun-industry business

    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-06-24 20:14:14 GMT
    Monday, June 25 2018 2:05 AM EDT2018-06-25 06:05:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane). In this April 25, 2018, photo, Gary Ramey, owner and founder of Honor Defense, a gunmaker in Gainesville, Ga., holds a part from one of the company's firearms. Ramey and others in the gun industry are finding corporate Ameri...(AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane). In this April 25, 2018, photo, Gary Ramey, owner and founder of Honor Defense, a gunmaker in Gainesville, Ga., holds a part from one of the company's firearms. Ramey and others in the gun industry are finding corporate Ameri...
    After high-profile mass shootings, corporate America taking a stand to try to curtail sales of firearms.
    After high-profile mass shootings, corporate America taking a stand to try to curtail sales of firearms.
  • In Texas, Trump's steel tariff stirs uncertainty and concern

    In Texas, Trump's steel tariff stirs uncertainty and concern

    Monday, June 25 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-06-25 05:14:03 GMT
    Monday, June 25 2018 2:05 AM EDT2018-06-25 06:05:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). The Tenaris $1.8 billion state-of-the-art seamless pipe mill is shown Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Bay City, Texas. Tenaris, which imports steel from it's facilities around the world, is seeking an exemption from the steel t...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). The Tenaris $1.8 billion state-of-the-art seamless pipe mill is shown Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Bay City, Texas. Tenaris, which imports steel from it's facilities around the world, is seeking an exemption from the steel t...
    The Art of the Steel: How steel pipe manufacturers and steelworkers in Texas are grappling with Trump's tariff on the metal.
    The Art of the Steel: How steel pipe manufacturers and steelworkers in Texas are grappling with Trump's tariff on the metal.
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