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2 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Barnes & Noble, Samsung introduce new co-branded tablet for $179

Barnes & Noble and Samsung on Wednesday unveiled a new co-branded tablet called the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook that will replace B&N's own Nook tablets.

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Related Topix: Barnes & Noble, Barnes and Noble, Cameras, Google, Startups

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

3 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Florida couple accused of child neglect

A man and woman from central Florida are accused of child neglect after a child was found sleeping in their vehicle while they shopped at a Kohl's department store.

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Related Topix: Kohls, KSS Retail

5 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Target cuts annual profit outlook

Revenue rose 1.7 percent to $17.4 billion, slightly above the $17.38 billion estimate from FactSet.

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5 hrs ago | Business Journal

Target cuts outlook as data breach costs hit earnings again

Target Corp. lowered its earnings projections for the rest of the year as it continues to cope with costs from last year's data breach and soft business in Canada.

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5 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Lowe's beats expectations, but cuts sales forecast

Lowe's Cos. Inc., the world's No. 2 home improvement products retailer, reduced its sales forecast for the full year, sending its shares down 4 per cent in pre-market trading.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Home Depot

9 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

'Dressy' sweats instead of skinny jeans could bring thighs of relief for women - and retailers

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, GAP, Apparel, NPD Group, Advertising

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bradenton.com

Macy's to pay $650,000 in shopper-profiling probe

Under the agreement signed Tuesday with New York's attorney general, the company will adopt new policies on police access to its security camera monitors and against profiling, further train employees, investigate customer complaints, keep better records of detentions and report for three years on its compliance.

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Related Topix: Bloomingdales

Brandon Sun

PetSmart to consider selling itself after pressure from investors, says it plans to cut costs

The pet supply chain said that it will weigh "strategic alternatives" after a board review that included conversations with shareholders.

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Related Topix: PETsMART, Pets

NewsOK.com

PetSmart to consider selling itself

The pet supply chain said Tuesday that it will weigh "strategic alternatives" after a board review that included conversations with shareholders.

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Related Topix: PETsMART, Pets

Bellingham Herald

Housing starts soar in July; construction boosts Home Depot profit

Housing starts jumped 15.7 percent from June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,093,000, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Home Depot, Household Products

Silicon Alley Insider

Exclusive: Icahn Says Family Dollar Wasting Over $300 Million In Breakup Fees

On Monday, Dollar General offered to buy Family Dollar Stores for $8.9 billion, trumping an agreed-to merger with its rival Dollar Tree and aiming to strengthen its dominance of a growing segment of retailers serving penny-pinching customers.

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Related Topix: Family Dollars Stores

Star-Telegram.com

GameStop CEO treated for cancerous brain tumor

The Grapevine-based videogame retailer said the tumor was "very small" and found early.

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Related Topix: Gamestop, GameStop

KNDO

Stocks rise as US home construction rebounds

Encouraging economic news helped push the stock market higher on Tuesday. Home construction rebounded in July, while inflation remained muted.

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Related Topix: Home Building, Home, Apparel, Aeropostale, Financial Markets

Hispanic Business

Stocks Rise on U.S. Home Construction Rebound

Encouraging economic news helped push the stock market higher on Tuesday. Home construction rebounded in July, while inflation remained muted.

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Related Topix: Home Building, Home, Apparel, Aeropostale, Financial Markets

Cybercast News Service

Designer sues Barnes & Noble over backpack profits

A former New York fashion student is claiming in a federal lawsuit that she designed a backpack for Barnes & Noble and hasn't made any money off the top-selling bag.

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Related Topix: Barnes & Noble, Barnes and Noble

Bellingham Herald

Home Depot 2Q profit climbs 14 percent

The Atlanta-based company said profit increased to $2.05 billion, or $1.52 per share, from $1.8 billion, or $1.24 per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Home Depot

KNDU

Home Depot 2Q profit climbs 14 percent

Home Depot's fiscal second-quarter net income increased 14 percent thanks to a rebound in its spring selling season.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Home Depot

Thanh Nein News

Lead contamination scare hits Heinz infant food in China

U.S. foodmaker H.J. Heinz Co has recalled some infant food products in China after a local watchdog said they contained excessive levels of lead, threatening to dent the company's reputation in a country highly sensitive to food safety.

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Related Topix: Food, Heinz H J, Food Science, Drink, Milk, Food and Drug Administration, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Wal Mart Stores

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Directions Magazine

Waterloo makes public most complete Antarctic map for climate research

Thanks to a partnership between the Canadian Space Agency , MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. , the prime contractor for the RADARSAT-2 program, and the Canadian Cryospheric Information Network at UWaterloo, the mosaic is free and fully accessible to the academic world and the public.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Computers, IT Services, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates, Household Products, Media Arts Group, Oceanography, Science

The Washington Post

U.S. Stocks Advance on Ukraine Talks as Dollar General Rallies

U.S. stocks rose, extending the biggest weekly gain since July for the Standard & Poor's 500 Index, as tensions eased over global conflicts and Dollar General Corp. rallied on merger activity.

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Related Topix: Dollar General, Financial Markets, Transportation, Airlines, Delta Air Lines, New York, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Israel

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