Cheddar Afternoon Business Report: Alphabet, J.Crew, fidget spinners

<p>Alphabet is delivering on its promise to bring Internet back to Puerto Rico.&nbsp;</p>

News 12 Staff

Nov 10, 2017, 7:50 PM

Updated 2,436 days ago

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Cheddar Afternoon Business Report: Alphabet, J.Crew, fidget spinners
Alphabet is delivering on its promise to bring Internet back to Puerto Rico. The company is flying helium balloons over the island to bring LTE connectivity back. So far 100,000 of the island's 3.5 million residents have gotten Internet back.
J.Crew wanted to be bought by Amazon, according to chairman Mickey Drexler. Drexler told the New York Times he approached Amazon about a potential deal and said his company would give Amazon a "machine of style and taste in fashion." Meanwhile, Amazon is reportedly launching its own private label athleisure line.
A public interest group says unsafe amounts of lead were found in Fidget Wild Premium Spinners sold at Target. The toy is still on shelves in stores and the companies insist the product is safe. 


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