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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  • What's yogurt? Industry wants greater liberty to use term

    What's yogurt? Industry wants greater liberty to use term

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-09-25 14:03:15 GMT
    Tuesday, September 25 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-09-25 17:17:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File). FILE - This July 11, 2018, file photo shows yogurt on display at a grocery store in River Ridge, La. The Food and Drug Administration established a standard for yogurt in 1981 that limited the ingredients. The industry ...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File). FILE - This July 11, 2018, file photo shows yogurt on display at a grocery store in River Ridge, La. The Food and Drug Administration established a standard for yogurt in 1981 that limited the ingredients. The industry ...
    Yogurt makers hope Trump administration will give them more liberty on what can be called "yogurt.".
    Yogurt makers hope Trump administration will give them more liberty on what can be called "yogurt.".
  • NTSB expected to determine cause of Air Canada close call

    NTSB expected to determine cause of Air Canada close call

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-09-25 05:22:15 GMT
    Tuesday, September 25 2018 1:16 PM EDT2018-09-25 17:16:40 GMT
    (NTSB via AP, File). FILE - This composite of file images released by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) shows Air Canada flight 759 (ACA 759) attempting to land at the San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco on July 7, 2017. ...(NTSB via AP, File). FILE - This composite of file images released by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) shows Air Canada flight 759 (ACA 759) attempting to land at the San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco on July 7, 2017. ...
    A US safety board meets to determine why an off-course Air Canada jet flew over four other jetliners in San Francisco.
    A US safety board meets to determine why an off-course Air Canada jet flew over four other jetliners in San Francisco.
  • The Latest: Trump says chaos in Venezuela is unacceptable

    The Latest: Trump says chaos in Venezuela is unacceptable

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-09-25 14:32:28 GMT
    Tuesday, September 25 2018 1:16 PM EDT2018-09-25 17:16:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement at the Lotte New York Palace hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement at the Lotte New York Palace hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in New York.
    President Donald Trump late to UN General Assembly, holds up the whole world.
    President Donald Trump late to UN General Assembly, holds up the whole world.
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