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1 hr ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

PUC delays approval of NV Energy rate deal

A deal negotiated last week by regulators and consumer advocates with NV Energy to avoid a rate increase in Southern Nevada power rates next year remains a work in progress.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Semiconductors, NV Energy, Nevada, Retail

3 hrs ago | CFO

Why Are the Worlda s Biggest Employers So Darned Big?

Besides being in labor-intensive industries, many of the world's 15 biggest employers were part of government or located in a place where big is beautiful.

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Related Topix: Retail

5 hrs ago | GuruFocus.com

Costco: Invest in This Stock to Benefit From Consumer Spending

Costco has always trusted in operating at low margins and transferring the profit to its customers.

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Related Topix: Costco Wholesale, Retail

6 hrs ago | GuruFocus.com

Can Wal-Mart Continue Getting Better in the Long Run?

Numerous companies are concerned with engaging the pioneer in the industry. Small businesses need to concoct inventive ways to verify they offer an alternate item or service from the business pioneer.

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Related Topix: Retail, Costco Wholesale, Target, Amazon

6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Bazaarvoice reports lower bonus payouts for executives

Bazaarvoice Inc. executive bonuses took a hit after the Austin-based company posted losses for fiscal 2014, which ended in April.

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Related Topix: Bazaarvoice, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, Retail, Best Buy

15 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Sainsbury's Joins Tesco, Morrisons In Losing Market Share - Kantar

The UK's big-four supermarket chains continue to feel the squeeze from heavy discounters and upmarket grocers, but while Asda continues to outperform its three big rivals, Tesco PLC and Wm Morrisons Supermarkets PLC are still taking the brunt of falling sales and declining market share, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel ... (more)

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Related Topix: Retail

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

RadioShack Shareholder Negotiating Rescue Package: Bloomberg

RadioShack Corp's second-largest shareholder, Standard General LP, is negotiating a rescue package with investors to help the consumer electronics retailer ward off bankruptcy, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Retail

Seeking Alpha

United Natural Foods: Indigestion Ahead

United Natural Foods is full of artificial valuation fillers. It also has unwholesome negative cash flows and a growth story that is turning sour.

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Related Topix: Food, United Natural Foods, Grocery, Retail, Whole Foods Market, Safeway

Seeking Alpha

Battle For Family Dollar Exposes Dollar Stores' Desperate Struggle For Survival

The only way either Dollar Tree or Dollar General could finance a Family Dollar acquisition is by issuing a lot of debt.

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Related Topix: Dollar Tree Stores, Retail, Dollar General, Financial Services, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Investment Services, Tree.com, Walgreens

Seeking Alpha

Outlook Choppy For Staples

Staples is feeling the pinch of a changing industry; online selling and less reliance on paper and print is hurting the company's sales.

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Related Topix: Office Equipment, Retail, Staples, OfficeMax, Amazon

Grocery Headquarters

GMA Recognizes Retired Walmart CEO Mike Duke with Hall of Achievement Award

The Grocery Manufacturers Association presented retired Walmart President and CEO Mike Duke with its 2014 Hall of Achievement Award before more than 400 industry leaders at the GMA Leadership Forum at The Broadmoor.

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Related Topix: Retail

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The City Wire

Walmart U.S. recruits top exec from India to Bentonville

Wal-Mart CEO Doug McMillon continues to draft his U.S. management team from around the globe.

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Related Topix: Retail, University of Arkansas, Arkansas, Marketing

The City Wire

8th Street expansion to provide east/west route through Bentonville

A $53 million road construction project will provide another major east/west corridor for traffic in Bentonville and a major step in the project is underway.

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Related Topix: Bentonville, AR, Retail

Business Insurance

Heinz recall brings food tracking issue to the fore in China

The entanglement of H.J. Heinz Co. in China's latest food scare highlights a key concern for international and local firms: how to keep track of ingredients from diverse sources in a country where food supply tracing technologies are far from the norm.

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Related Topix: Food, Heinz H J, Food Science, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Yum Brands, Retail, Fonterra Cooperative Group

Seeking Alpha

Wal-Mart's Ability To Raise The Dividend

The scope of this article will look at the financial health of Wal-Mart , and the ability to continue to pay the dividend.

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Related Topix: Retail, Target, Amazon

Fortune

Should J.C. Penney close 300 more stores?

Can J.C. Penney close its way to prosperity? JPMorgan analyst Matthew Boss seems to think so -- and it looks like the market agrees.

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Related Topix: JC Penney, Retail, Kohls, Target

Seeking Alpha

Can Target Succeed In Canada?

Target's first international expansion, into Canada, has so far been a disaster.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Retail, Target, Minneapolis, MN

TheStreet.com

Seven Things Walmart Is Already Doing to Spark Growth

The stock has been going sideways for two years, while same-store sales in the U.S. have been declining.

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Related Topix: Bentonville, AR, Retail

Sys-Con Media

Best Buy, Wal-Mart and Target are part of Zacks Earnings Preview:

This week's list includes Best Buy , Wal-Mart and Target . Every day, Zacks.com makes their Bull Stock of the Day available, free of charge.

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Related Topix: Best Buy, Retail, Startups, Target, Napster

Sys-Con Media

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Home Depot, Wal-Mart Stores,...

Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets.

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Related Topix: Retail, Home Depot, Household Products, Financial Markets, Microsoft, Startups, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Security, United Technologies Corporation, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services

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