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4 min ago | 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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Justin Timberlake ice Bucket Challenges

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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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

Brandon Sun

Aeropostale brings back Julian Geiger, who led retailer for 12 years, as CEO as Johnson leaves

The New York company said Monday that Julian Geiger, its former CEO, is taking over effective immediately.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Aeropostale

Reuters

Teen apparel retailer Aeropostale reappoints Julian Geiger as CEO

Geiger, who was CEO of the retailer from 1996 to 2009, will replace Thomas Johnson, who has held the position since 2010.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Aeropostale

Business Journal

Up To Speed: Kroger next in line for anti-gun groups

Advocates for tighter gun rules have pushed a two-pronged attack in recent months, sending a steady message to lawmakers and pressuring large corporations to restrict guns in their businesses.

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Related Topix: Kroger, Grocery, New York, NY

Deseret News

Middle-class shoppers more sensitive to back-to-school supply costs

The giant pencil cutouts screaming "One Big Sale Here" throughout the Target store are a dead giveaway: This is the country's second-biggest shopping season.

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Related Topix: Kohls

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

Dollar General Corp. said Monday that it would pay $78.50 per share in cash, 3 percent higher than Family Dollar Stores Inc.'s Friday closing price of $76.06.

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Related Topix: Dollar General

Journalgazette.net

Wal-Mart using test-and-learn plan

NEW YORK Wal-Mart thought shoppers would like the opportunity to use a smartphone app to scan items they want to buy as they walk through store aisles.

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Related Topix: Wal Mart Stores, Scio, NY

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