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1 hr ago | Business Journal

Whole Foods, Trader Joe's affected by peanut-, almond-butter recall

Shoppers at Whole Foods Market and Trader Joe's could be affected by a nationwide voluntary recall of peanut butter and almond butter.

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Related Topix: Whole Foods Market, Grocery, 38 Studios, Food and Drug Administration

6 hrs ago | Reuters

Ex-Aeropostale executive gets 8 years prison over kickbacks

Christopher Finazzo, a former executive vice president and chief merchandising officer at Aeropostale, was also ordered by U.S. District Judge Roslynn Mauskopf in Brooklyn, New York, to forfeit more than $25 million and pay the company $13.7 million in restitution.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Aeropostale, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Blue Valentine

10 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Staples to shut 140 north america stores in 2014 as sales stall

Staples Inc. plans to shut about 140 stores in North America this year as the office-supply retailer responds to online competition that has hurt sales.

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Related Topix: Office Equipment, Staples

14 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

15 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

17 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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Related Topix: Target

17 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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Related Topix: Target

17 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

21 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

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