Grains lower livestock mixed

CHICAGO — Grain futures were lower Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Sept. delivery fell 7.40 cents at $4.9020 a bushel; Sept. corn lost 7.20 cents at $4.0560 bushel; Sept. oats was off 2.40 cents at $2.55 a bushel; while Aug. soybeans was 4.20 cents lower at 8.7340 a bushel.Beef was higher and pork was lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.Aug. live cattle was up .30 cent at $1.0788 a pound; Aug. feeder cattle rose .88 cent at $1.4220 a pound; Aug. lean hogs fell .58 cent at .8240 a pound.The Associated Press

US plussize retailer Torrid to launch first store in Canada Sept 1

by The Canadian Press Posted Aug 25, 2015 8:55 am MDT Last Updated Aug 25, 2015 at 3:40 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Models are seen wearing designs from Torrid in this undated handout photo. The U.S plus-size retailer will open its first international location in Canada on Sept. 1 at Toronto Eaton Centre. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ho U.S. plus-size retailer Torrid to launch first store in Canada Sept. 1 TORONTO – Plus-size retailer Torrid is launching its first international location in Canada.The company says it will open in the new wing of the Toronto Eaton Centre on Sept. 1.The retailer plans to launch three additional locations in Toronto later this fall.Torrid is billed as the fastest growing retailer in the U.S. for young women sizes 12 to 28.The retailer has more than 280 stores across the U.S.The company currently ships to more than 150 countries and says it has a “significant online customer base in Canada.”“The vibrant Canadian market is the perfect fit with our expansion plans,” Torrid CEO Lisa Harper said in a statement.“We have a robust online business there and it makes perfect sense for our first international store to open in Toronto.” read more