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Retail news continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | Click Orlando

Dorm, residence hall

Gift registries have long been popular for lots of big life events, and now we can add college to the list.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Container Store, Wedding

15 hrs ago | 1450 WILM NEWSRADIO

Body Found Near Elsmere Store

State Police are investigating the discovery of a body near Elsmere. A landscaper found the decomposing remains yesterday afternoon in the woods behind the BJ's Wholesale Club in the 2100 of Kirkwood Highway.

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Related Topix: Elsmere, DE, BJs Wholesale Club

19 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

IAC's Tutor.com to buy the Princeton Review to bolster test

Tutor.com, owned by Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp, agreed to acquire the Princeton Review to bolster its test preparation services.

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Related Topix: IAC, Princeton Review Inc The, Princeton Review, Education, InterActiveCorp, Apparel, Shoebuy, CityGrid Media

19 hrs ago | The Union Daily Times

Construction procceding on 'Audrey Plaza'

Work is moving forward on a new plaza that, when completed, will be the new home of three local businesses.

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Related Topix: Hibbett Sporting Goods, Sporting Goods, Tree.com

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Business Journal

Icahn dumps 35% of Family Dollar shares after Dollar Tree's acquisition bid

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has cut his stake in Family Dollar Stores Inc. to 6.03 percent, down from 9.4 percent.

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

Business Journal

Brown Shoe's Sam Edelman features model in fall 2014 ad campaign

Brown Shoe Company has tapped former Danish ballerina Camilla Christensen again as the model for its Circus by Sam Edelman fall 2014 ad campaign.

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Related Topix: Brown Shoe Company, Apparel, Footwear, Malibu, CA

TheStreet.com

Home Depot's Disaster Preparedness Initiatives Set to Boost Retail Sales

NEW YORK -- Home Depot is makeing disaster investment efforts this year such as its nationwide water effort to help educate and enable residents in drought-affected areas.

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Related Topix: Home Depot, Household Products, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Vancouver Sun

TSX advances amid mixed earnings; traders look to housing, consumer data

Positive earnings news and data showing improved consumer confidence in the U.S. helped push the Toronto stock market higher Tuesday.

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Related Topix: George Weston, Grocery

Business Journal

Federal hiring slowdown hits Memphis hard

Multiple years of budget cuts have pushed federal hiring to the lowest levels in about a decade, according to Federal Times .

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Related Topix: Wal Mart Stores, Shelby County, TN

News Observer

Stock Building Supply reports increased revenue, profit in Q2

Stock Building Supply reported increased revenue and profit in the second quarter despite very little growth in new housing construction during the first half the year.

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Related Topix: Construction, Stock Building Supply

Forbes.com

Meet Dollar Tree, The New $18 Billion Power Retailer

This newly combined company has some pretty big implications for not just the deep discount segment of retail, but mass merchants too.

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Related Topix: Dollar Tree Stores

People

Dita Von Teese Launches (and Poses in) Maternity Lingerie Line

Let's face it: From sleepless nights to crying babies, the initiation into motherhood can be a little less than glamorous.

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Related Topix: Motherhood, Family, Apparel, Mothers Work, Destination Maternity

Inside Bay Area

Blackhawk Network's Talbott Roche helped push gift cards into the mainstream

Talbott Roche recalls meetings in the early days of her company to explain to high-profile stores such as Nordstrom the benefits of putting the retailers' gift cards on supermarket aisles.

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Related Topix: Games, Card Game, CardPool, Canada Safeway, Safeway, Grocery

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WDJT

Gas station owners fight possible Kwik Trip opening in Menomonee Falls

As gas prices go down, there could be more competition coming to Menomonee Falls.

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Related Topix: Kwik Trip, Menomonee Falls, WI

Rock102online.com

Miami street artist sues American Eagle over ad ca...

Fearing a reputation as a corporate sellout, a rising star in Miami's art scene is suing American Eagle Outfitters alleging it used his work in a global advertising campaign without permission.

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Related Topix: Apparel, American Eagle Outfitters, American Apparel

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