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2 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Target expands subscription service tenfold

Target is vastly expanding the goods available to order by subscription as it fends off its biggest non-traditional retail rival, Amazon.com / Associated Press NEW YORK - Target is vastly expanding the goods available to order by subscription as it fends off its biggest non-traditional retail rival, Amazon.com.

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5 hrs ago | Reuters

Wal-Mart to unveil new service with electronic payments provider

Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Wednesday that it will announce a new service with electronic payments provider Euronet Worldwide Inc on Thursday, but gave no other details.

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Related Topix: Wal Mart Stores, Financial Services, Euronet Worldwide, Leawood, KS

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Gap outlines growth plans for China

Gap Inc. announced Wednesday it plans to more than triple sales in China in three years as it seeks to grab a bigger piece of the overall $1.4 trillion global clothing market.

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Related Topix: Apparel, GAP

National Public Radio

Yahoo Nominates Co-Founder, 2 Others To Join Board

The 47-year-old Filo is among three board candidates hoping to be elected at Yahoo's annual meeting scheduled for June 25. Yahoo Inc. disclosed the candidates to fill recently vacated positions in a regulatory filing Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Charles Schwab, Investment Services, Wal Mart Stores

Roll Call

A Low-Key Paul Broun Campaigns for Senate in Georgia

If one knew of Rep. Paul Broun only from a 90-minute Senate candidate forum Tuesday, it wouldn't be obvious he is the cause of so much heartburn among Republican strategists from Capitol Hill to Atlanta - all hoping to hold the party's most vulnerable open seat .

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Related Topix: Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ron Paul, Dollar General

Star Tribune

Best Buy's Joly: Web retailers should collect sales tax

Best Buy Co. Inc. CEO Hubert Joly on Tuesday urged Congress to force online merchants to collect sales tax from customers, in his most forceful public statement on the matter to date.

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Related Topix: Best Buy, Startups, Napster, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Hunch, eBay

Suria

Erotic art offers glimpse of China's...

Ancient paintings of fornicating Chinese couples and phalluses made of stone are among items that Dutch art collector Ferdinand Bertholet hopes will help China reconnect with its sexually charged past.

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Related Topix: Arts, Painting, Auctions, Sothebys Holdings

Tri-cityherald.com

Wawa convenience stores mark 50th anniversary

The chain is offering free cups of coffee on Wednesday to mark a half-century since the first shop opened in suburban Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Wawa, Pennsylvania

Tue Apr 15, 2014

West Australian

Tesco investor calls for CEO to quit - FT

Tesco Plc's chief executive, Philip Clarke, who is struggling to turn around Britain's biggest retailer, is facing calls to step down from a top shareholder, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Wal Mart Stores

Norwalk Citizen News

US stocks drift lower at midday; Homebuilders sink

Beazer Homes , Ryland Group and other homebuilder stocks fell after a survey showed that the industry's confidence in the housing market remains low.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Auto Dealers, Ryland Group

Reuters

New York court advances lawsuit against Martha Stewart Living on pet products

A lawsuit claiming Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc tried to undercut a business partner's relationship with pet products retailer PetSmart Inc can proceed, a New York state judge ruled on Monday.

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Related Topix: Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Publishing, Media, PETsMART, Pets

Canada.com

Sobeys prescribing legal battle over planned Alberta pharmacy rewards point ban

A plan by the regulator of Alberta pharmacists to ban stores from giving consumers reward points for purchases is turning into a prescription for a court battle.

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Related Topix: Sobeys, Grocery

Philly.com

Aaron's buys Progressive Finance, cuts outlook

Furniture leasing company Aaron's has agreed to buy online rent-to-own finance company Progressive Finance Holdings for $700 million in cash in a bid to turn around its business even as it cut its first-quarter outlook.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Aaron Rents, Leasing

Lansing State Journal

Former Vice President Dick Cheney to visit Grand Rapids, talk heart problems

Former Vice President Dick Cheney plans to visit Grand Rapids next week with his cardiologist to discuss Cheney's history of heart problems.

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Related Topix: Dick Cheney, Medicine, Cardiology, Spectrum Health, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Meijer, Grocery, Kidney Cancer, Health

Maldonandburnham Standard

Debenhams shake-up as profits dive

Debenhams is to refocus its promotional strategy after a disastrous Christmas trading performance led to a sharp fall in half-year profits.

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Related Topix: Debenhams, Life, Holidays, Christmas

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The Company will host a conference call and webcast at 1... )--Save-A-Lot, one of the nation's leading hard-discount, limited assortment grocery chains and a wholly owned subsidiary of SUPERVALU , today announced plans th... )--TPG Specialty Lending announced that all shares of its common stock subject to the over-allotment option granted to the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Media, Television, Supervalu, Food, Grocery

The Hartford Courant

Hedge fund manager Loeb says Sotheby's attacks on him are 'false'

Activist investor Daniel Loeb, who is fighting to win control of three board seats at Sotheby's , on Monday raised the temperature by saying the current board has failed and that its attacks on him are "false" and "misleading."

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Related Topix: Auctions, Sothebys Holdings, Ansonia, CT

13WHAM

1986 'selfies': Warhol self-portraits are for sale

Sotheby's is offering a 1986 group of six Warhol self-portraits expected to bring between $25 million and $35 million on May 14. Koons' 7-foot-tall stainless steel sculpture of "Popeye" could bring $25 million at the same sale.

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Related Topix: Auctions, Sothebys Holdings

Prince Albert Daily Herald

Dollarama hires Metro senior executive as chief operating officer

Dollarama says it has hired Metro supermarket chain senior executive Johanne Choiniere as the discount retailer's chief operating officer.

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Related Topix: George Weston, Grocery

96-5 KISS FM Cleveland, OH

What's Trending: April 14th

Peter Som is officially my favorite Kohl's collection ...ever. It's fun, springy, and summery...and all items are under $100! Peter Som's inspiration was St. Barth's, he wanted an islandy luxe-lifestyle feel but at an affordable price and he definitely succeeded.

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Related Topix: Kohls, KSS Retail

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