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1 hr ago | Wall Street Journal

Abercrombie to Remove Logos From Most Clothing

Abercrombie & Fitch will phase out all logos from its apparel by spring, as the retailer struggles to recapture the teen market.

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Related Topix: Abercrombie and Fitch, Apparel, Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation

5 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

Two charged in connection with large scale theft ring

Two Chicago men arrested in Destin on Aug. 25 are believed to be part of a large scale theft ring, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Destin, FL, Okaloosa County, FL, Target, Wireless, Emerging Technology

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Creative Loafing Tampa

Ask the Locals: Hal Freedman & Willi Rudowsky, couple about town

When Hal Freedman and Willi Rudowsky moved from San Francisco to St. Petersburg 14 years ago, their friends took bets on how long they'd stay.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Household Products, WilliamsSonoma, Theater, Arts

JD Supra

Delaware's Adoption of Garner - and Practical Ways to Respond

On July 23, 2014, the Delaware Supreme Court in Wal-Mart Stores Inc. v. Indiana Electrical Workers Pension Trust Fund IBEW held that plaintiff stockholders, who make a showing of good cause, can inspect documents concerning a corporation's internal investigation even if those documents were otherwise covered by the attorney-client privilege and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wal Mart Stores, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

O-R Online

Man stabbed to death outside Pittsburgh grocery store

Police said the victim was apparently stabbed in the neck and torso during a fight outside the Giant Eagle store on the North Side at about 12:30 a.m. Friday.

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Related Topix: Giant Eagle, Grocery, Allegheny County, PA

TheStreet.com

RadioShack (RSH) Stock Rises for Fourth Straight Day

RadioShack lost $98.3 million in the three months ending May 3, and store sales declined 14% from the year-ago period.

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Related Topix: RadioShack, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Financial Markets

Barron's

6 Lessons to Learn From Williams-Sonoma Rout

The home furnishings retailer Williams-Sonoma delivered in-line quarterly results but got shellacked by investors anyway.

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Related Topix: Household Products, WilliamsSonoma

WFMZ

Man charged with a felony for defrauding The Home Depot store

Felony charges have been levied against Todd D. Livinghouse, a Laureldale man, for committing multiple instances of fraud at the Home Depot store in Wyomissing.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Home Depot, Laureldale, PA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Woolworths' NZ supermarkets lift earnings

Australian supermarket chain Woolworths lifted annual earnings from its New Zealand Countdown stores 4.2 percent as it widened margins in what it called "subdued" trading conditions.

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Related Topix: Grocery, Woolworths

Business Journal

Fred's to close 60 stores, accelerate pharmacy acquisitions

Fred's Inc. is closing 8.5 percent of its locations as it shifts toward a store model that emphasizes pharmacy and convenience sales.

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Related Topix: Freds

SFGate

Abercrombie & Fitch Is Done With Logos

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Abercrombie and Fitch

The Washington Post

Ukraine conflict weighs on markets; Retailers fall

Ukraine's president said Russian forces have entered his country. He called an emergency meeting of his nation's security council.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Abercrombie and Fitch, Business News

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

A&F's shares tumble as teens turn elsewhere

The company is trying to stock trendier clothing - and it turns out that means stripping off the once-prized Abercrombie logo.

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Related Topix: Abercrombie and Fitch, Apparel, Albany, OH, New Albany, OH, Aeropostale

Business Journal

Dollar General 'firmly committed' to acquiring Family Dollar

Dollar General Corp. said this morning it remains "firmly committed" to acquiring Family Dollar Stores Inc. The company reported its fiscal second-quarter earnings Thursday morning, and reiterated its interest in Family Dollar .

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Related Topix: Dollar General, Financial Services, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Investment Services, Family Dollars Stores

Reuters

Bitcoin shows staying power as online merchants chase digital sparkle

Bitcoin is catching on at U.S. online merchants including Overstock.com and Expedia, as customers use a digital currency that just a few years ago was virtually unknown but is now showing some staying power.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, us Travel, Travel, Overstockcom, Apparel, Household Products, University Village (Seattle, WA), International District (Seattle, WA), Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Business Journal

Park City QuikTrip to be converted to larger, Gen-3 store

A QuikTrip in Park City will be converted to the company's Gen-3 model, shown here at a new QuikTrip at 37th and Rock.

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Related Topix: QuikTrip, Park City, KS, Wichita, KS

Business Journal

Dairy Queen may have been hit by data breach

Dairy Queen says its point-of-sale systems may have been infiltrated by "Backoff" malware, the same hacking tool that hit Target and Supervalu.

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Related Topix: Supervalu, Food, Target, Grocery

Business Journal

a MedStar and CVS/pharmacy announce partnership in Maryland, D.C.

The Columbia-based health system announced Wednesday it would become the 41st health system to partner with CVS.

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Related Topix: CVS, Health Insurance, Health

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Stocks edge higher in early trade; Tiffany gains

U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher, a day after the Standard & Poor's 500 index had its first close above 2,000 points.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Tiffany , Jewelry, Columbia, SC

KMIR 6

Indexes edge lower in early trade; Tiffany gains

Financial markets in the U.S. drifted lower in early trading Wednesday, a day after the Standard & Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 points for the first time.

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Related Topix: Tiffany , Jewelry, Financial Markets

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