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Loblaws real estate spinoff Choice Properties beats its first-quarter forecast

Loblaw spinoff Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust delivered first-quarter results on Wednesday that it says are in line with forecasts it made last summer.

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Related Topix: REIT, Personal Finance, Loblaw Companies, Grocery

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Washington Examiner

Wal-Mart cut former CEO's pay 73 percent in 2013

The pay of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s outgoing CEO fell 73 percent in 2013 because he received a lower performance-based bonus and he didn't get stock awards that are given in anticipation of future performance.

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Related Topix: Wal Mart Stores

Star-Telegram.com

Camilla's brother dies in US after head injury

The brother-in-law of the Prince of Wales died Wednesday after falling outside a hotel bar and suffering a head injury, police said.

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Related Topix: World News, Prince Charles, Cornwall, NY, Gramercy Park (New York, NY), Auctions, Sothebys Holdings

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Safeway reports 1st-quarter loss

The grocery-store chain is being acquired by an investment group in a deal worth about $7.64 billion.

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Related Topix: Safeway, Grocery

Patch.com

Over 2 Million Credit Cards Compromised in Michaels Stores Security Breach

About 2.6 million credit cards may have been hacked due to a data security breach at Michaels stores across the country, including Sicklerville.

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Related Topix: Michaels Stores, Sicklerville, NJ

Globe and Mail

CIBC eyes $3-billion deal for U.S. money manager

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce is in the final running to purchase Russell Investments, a U.S. money manager that is up for sale with a price tag of as much as $3-billion .

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Related Topix: Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Banking, Financial Services, Coles Myer, Grocery

WTOC-TV Savannah

Wrigley Field celebrates 100 years

Staff and volunteers at the Jewel-Osco Supermarket headquarters have been busy frosting and decorating more than 10,000 cupcakes for the celebration.

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Related Topix: JewelOsco, Grocery, Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

La Crosse police looking for suspect in armed robbery

Early Tuesday morning at 4:08 a.m., La Crosse Police responded to the report of an armed robbery at the Kwik Trip located at 506 Cass St. Store employees reported shortly after the 4:00 a.m. opening a male subject entered the store displaying a handgun and demanding cash.

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI, Kwik Trip

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Business Times

Mexico's Walmex 1st qtr profit falls 4.5 per cent

The company, which is facing US and Mexican probes into allegations it bribed local officials to open stores more quickly, has slowed its pace of store openings in the last two years [MEXICO CITY] Mexico's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart de Mexico, on Tuesday reported a 4.5 per cent slump in first-quarter profit, reflecting sinking same-store sales.

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Related Topix: Wal Mart Stores, World News, Mexico

Canadian Business Magazine

Have a question? Sears uses crowdsourcing to help loyalty members find solutions

Sears is adding another reason for shoppers to join its free loyalty program as it tries to rev up slumping sales.

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Related Topix: Sears Holdings Corporation, Sears, Hoffman Estates, IL

The Hartford Courant

U.S. justices conflicted over Aereo TV copyright fight

U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared unsure on Tuesday whether to rule against online TV startup Aereo Inc in a major copyright case, with several raising concerns about how a ruling in favor of broadcast networks could affect increasingly popular cloud computing services.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, InterActiveCorp, Apparel, IAC

CBS 3 Springfield

Michaels details store locations, dates in security breach

Michaels Stores Inc. has released information that gives specific details about the data security breach that affected 3 million of its customers.

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Related Topix: Michaels Stores, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Dallas Morning News

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RadioShack on Tuesday announced that Troy Risch, executive vice president for store operations, had left the company "to pursue other interests."

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KHGI

Cabela's plans to hire 225 for 1st NY store

Cabela's Inc. says it will employ 225 people at its first New York location, scheduled to open this fall at a suburban Buffalo shopping center.

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Related Topix: Cabela's, Sporting Goods, Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music

GlobeNewswire

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FWT, Inc., a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of wireless communication infrastructure products, announced today that it has received ISO-9001 certification from the International Standards Organization for the design and manufacturing of communications towers.

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Related Topix: ISO 9000, Automakers, Auto Parts, Keystone Automotive Industries, Pennsylvania, Printers, Internet, Science / Technology

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Vibe

Brooklyn Teen Shot After Cutting Line At Foot Locker For Yeezys

A 15-year-old was reportedly shot in the foot shortly after attempting to cut a long line of people, waiting to buy Kanye West x Nike's Air Yeezys Saturday morning outside of a Foot Locker on Knickerbocker Avenue in Brooklyn, according to NBC New York .

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Related Topix: Foot Locker, Apparel, Locke, NY, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Heat or eat? Food stamp cuts sharpen choices

Near Cincinnati, Sarah Singley has less than $60 to feed herself and her two children for the rest of the month.

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Related Topix: Bloomingdales, Federated Department Stores, Life, Food, Nutrition, Hamler, OH, Lancaster, OH

The Winnipeg Free Press

Retailer Tuesday Morning, ex-CEO settle lawsuit that claimed firing due to breast cancer

Tuesday Morning Corp. and former CEO Kathleen Mason have agreed to settle a discrimination lawsuit that accused the retailer of firing the executive because she revealed she had breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Tuesday Morning

Washington Examiner

Aaron's drops suit against Vintage Capital

Rent-to-own furniture company Aaron's dropped its lawsuit against Vintage Capital Management after the company withdrew its offer to buy the company.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Aaron Rents, Leasing

Fortune

Why the Supreme Court might pull the plug on Aereo

On Tuesday the Court will hear arguments on the legality of the disruptive wireless technology that brings broadcast TV to smartphones For two remarkable years the tiny company Aereo, which delivers broadcast TV to smartphones, tablets and PCs, has walked through the valley of the shadow of death.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Media, Walt Disney, Television, CBS, Showtime Networks, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, InterActiveCorp, Apparel

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