Tag: Fresh

Good grief! Could fresh Christmas trees be COVID’s next shortage?

Much like toilet paper, yeast and freezers before them, Christmas trees could be hard to score this year because of the pandemic. There’s a longstanding shortage in Canada’s supply of fresh trees that when coupled with an anticipated heightened demand could leave some families feeling like victims of the Grinch. “It is an odd year,”…

‘Fresh Off the Boat’ leaving indelible mark on TV landscape

Even before “Fresh Off the Boat” hit the airwaves on ABC in February 2015, the show was facing pressure that other new shows weren’t. It was set to be the first network TV comedy with an all-Asian cast since Margaret Cho’s “all-American Girl” premiered 20 years earlier. ABC cancelled that series after one season, and…

Fresh Supercars challenge lifts Pye

8:00 PM ET Ed Jackson After three mixed seasons at Walkinshaw Racing, Supercars driver Scott Pye is relishing a fresh start in 2020. The 30-year-old has moved to be the second driver at Charlie Schwerkolt Racing where he’ll be the teammate of veteran Mark Winterbottom. Pye took the covers off his No.20 DeWalt Racing Commodore…

Asian shares rise as China and U.S. weigh fresh talks

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian shares nudged higher on Friday as moves by the United States and China to resolve a bitter trade dispute and a sharp interest rate hike in crisis-hit Turkey supported global risk appetite. FILE PHOTO: A pedestrian walks past an electronic board showing the graph of the recent fluctuations of Japan’s Nikkei…