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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

20 hrs ago | 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

Business Journal

Best Buy, Target and Wal-Mart are among the top patent-troll targets

The retail sector is the No. 1 target for lawsuits by patent trolls, ahead of electronics, media and software, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Best Buy, Target, Startups, Napster, Richfield, MN

Post and Courier

One shot at Northwoods Mall; police evacuating building as they search for suspect

Northwoods Mall is being evacuated while authorities search for a gunman, North Charleston police report.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC, BooksAMillion, Charleston County, SC

Business Journal

Warned: NYSE officially tells RadioShack it could be delisted in 6 months

RadioShack Corp. was notified by the New York Stock Exchange last week that it failed to satisfy listing standards and could be delisted because its average stock price stayed below $1 for 30 days, according to a document the company filed Friday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Related Topix: RadioShack, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services

ABC News

Dollar Tree Buying Family Dollar for $8.5 Billion

Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.

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Related Topix: Family Dollars Stores, Chesapeake, VA

GlobeNewswire

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The dynamism reflected in a series of newly-developed Internet delivery products from COMPS InfoSystems, Inc., the nation's leading commercial real estate information service, continues to unfold with the introduction of its Pipeline search engine at a demonstration event today in Denver, Colorado before a select group of key industry ... (more)

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, ISO 9000, Automakers, Auto Parts, Keystone Automotive Industries, Pennsylvania, Printers

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Business Journal

Tops Markets rebranding fleet of trucks

Tops Markets LLC is rolling out a new look for its delivery trucks to spread the word about fresh meat and produce.

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Related Topix: Tops Markets, Grocery, Marketing

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Runners take part in first Honoring our Heroes 5K

Several thousand Tri-State runners took part in the first annual Honoring our Heroes 5K in downtown Cincinnati Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Kroger, Grocery

Monster.com

In Store Marketing Representative- Wichita-Twn East, KS

Thank you for your interest in the In Store Marketing Representative- Wichita-Twn East, KS.

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Related Topix: Monster, Human Resources, Home, Sears Holdings Corporation, Home Improvement, Sears, Marketing

Pleasanton Weekly

Safeway shareholders approve Albertsons merger

In a move that could have far-reaching implications for Pleasanton, Safeway shareholders voted overwhelmingly Friday to approve the acquisition of the Pleasanton-based supermarket chain by an affiliate of Albertsons, another national supermarket firm that has its corporate headquarters in Boise, Idaho.

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Related Topix: Safeway, Grocery, Canada Safeway, Boise, ID

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