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2 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

Edan Lepuckia s debut novel a Californiaa spotlights Los Angeles landmarks

Corporate wars often seem to produce casualties, but in the battle between Amazon and a New York-based publishing house a winner has emerged and her name is Edan Lepucki.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New Times, Barnes & Noble, Barnes and Noble, Pasadena, CA

6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Class-action lawsuit filed over Family Dollar-Dollar Tree deal

Family Dollar Stores Inc. , its board of directors and Dollar Tree Inc. , which this week announced it will acquire the Matthews-based discount retailer, are named as defendants in a class-action lawsuit filed Thursday over the deal.

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Related Topix: Dollar Tree Stores, Tree.com, Family Dollars Stores

11 hrs ago | Business Journal

Belk names David Zant as president and chief merchandising officer

He replaces Kathryn Bufano , who resigned this week to accept the role of chief executive at The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. Zant has served as Belk's executive vice president and general merchandising manager of men's, home and kids since 2008.

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Related Topix: Belk, BonTon Stores Inc The

15 hrs ago | Business Journal

RadioShack reportedly urged to repay lenders with help from hedge fund

A hedge fund that serves as a shareholder and unsecured debt holder for RadioShack Corp. is reportedly offering support and urging the retailer to repay lenders who nixed the store's plan to close 1,100 stores.

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Related Topix: RadioShack, Fort Worth, TX

18 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Kroger Marketplace stores to replace furniture with clothing

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

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Related Topix: Kroger, Grocery, Fort Wayne, IN, Indianapolis, IN, Columbus, IN

22 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

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As General Motors prepares to report monthly sales results on Friday, a look its numbers from June show just how intent the company is on keeping new-car sales on the rise during a record spate of safety recalls.

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Related Topix: Auto Dealers, Autonation

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Models with disabilities star in Nordstrom catalog

A model in a wheelchair is featured in the fall 2014 Nordstrom catalog. She has short spiky hair as part of the punk look of her outfit, which includes a dark leather jacket along with the featured sale item, short boots with a buckled strap.

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Related Topix: Nordstrom, Apparel

Tri-cityherald.com

Man accused of putting needles in packaged meat

The criminal complaint filed Wednesday against Ronald Avers said one buyer of boneless chuck roast at the Shop 'n Save store in Belleville just east of St. Louis later bit into one of the needles, and a needle slipped into a steak stuck another customer.

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Related Topix: Shop 'n Save, Grocery, Supervalu, Food

Tri-cityherald.com

Business Highlights

Though the U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent, the Gallup Organization has found that consumers' view of the economy is the glummest it's been in seven months.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel, Target

The Jackson Sun

Witness against ex-Va. gov had limits: no Range Rover

The prosecution's star witness in the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell continues his testimony Thursday.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Virginia, Richmond, VA, Wedding, Bergdorf Goodman, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

ABC News

GE Spinoff Synchrony Rises in Stock Market Debut

The Stamford, Connecticut-based company is a spinoff of conglomerate General Electric Co.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT, General Electric, Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense, Wal Mart Stores, JC Penney

Myrtle Beach Online

Stocks slump as earnings disappoint

That stimulus has underpinned gains in the stock market for years. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped 16 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,953 as of 10:13 a.m. Eastern time.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Whole Foods Market, Grocery, Austin, TX, Business News

WTEN-TV Albany

Target names Pepsi's Cornell as chairman, CEO

A small plane clipped the top of a store before it crashed in the parking lot of a San Diego shopping center, killing an 80-year-old passenger and seriously injuring the 52-year-old pilot, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Target, Celebrities, Donald Trump, Beverages, PepsiCo

Reuters

Target to hire Pepsi executive Brian Cornell as CEO: WSJ

Target has been looking for a new chief executive after removing Gregg Steinhafel as chairman and CEO in May in the wake of a devastating data breach, which hurt the No.3 U.S. retailer's profit, shook customer confidence in the company and prompted congressional hearings.

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Related Topix: Target, Beverages, PepsiCo

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Net income inclu... )--Tetra Tech, Inc. today announced results for the third quarter ended June 29, 2014, the declaration of a quarterly dividend and changes to the shar... )--The capital ratios of Canada's largest banks are poised to exhibit some volatility should Canadian home prices enter a significant correction, says Fitch Ratings.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Tetra Tech, Chicago, IL, Gaia, Apparel, Household Products, Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation, Energy, Transgenomic, Scientific Instruments, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Brandon Sun

MDA reports second-quarter profit and revenue up from year ago mark

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. said Wednesday it earned $36.5 million in the second quarter, up from $31.1 million a year earlier, as revenue grew by more than 20 per cent.

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

Vallejo Times-Herald

Whole Foods shares fall after sales disappoint

Whole Foods reported quarterly sales that fell shy of Wall Street expectations and lowered its outlook for the year, raising worries about the intensifying competition the organic and natural products grocer is facing.

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Related Topix: Whole Foods Market, Grocery, Austin, TX, Wal Mart Stores

Tri-cityherald.com

Greenpeace attorneys question P&G's damage claim

In a new court filing, defense attorneys want a Hamilton County Common Pleas judge to order P&G to allow them into company headquarters in Cincinnati to take photos that the attorneys claim they can use to show that window and paver damage wasn't caused by the protest.

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Related Topix: Procter and Gamble, Household Products, Home Depot

Business Times

Best Buy CEO says tablet sales are "crashing": Re/code

Best Buy Co Inc Chief Executive Hubert Joly said tablets sales were "crashing" and the PC business was seeing a revival in sales, according to the website, Re/code.

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Related Topix: Best Buy

Business Journal

Does RadioShack have enough cash for a turnaround? Here's what Moody's thinks

Moody's Investors Service said Tuesday that RadioShack may not have enough cash to pull off a turnaround.

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Related Topix: RadioShack, Financial Services, Moodys

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