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1 hr ago | The Motley Fool

3 Winners in Discount Retail: Costco, TJX, and

The retail business has become remarkably competitive lately, especially for companies operating in the low end of the pricing spectrum.


Related Topix: Amazon

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Is Wal-Mart the Welfare Queen of Corporate America?

The U.S. tax code and corporate America are infamously known as a duo surrounded by political rhetoric and controversy.


Related Topix: Retail, Wal Mart Stores

County zoning hearings scheduled for April 29

The years-long battle between Costco and a coalition of residents, civic associations and environmental groups over whether the retail giant can open a 16-pump gas station at Westfield Wheaton mall rages on.


Related Topix: Montgomery County, MD

The Motley Fool

The Power of Dividend Investing: Procter & Gamble, Apple, and Lowe's

Investing in dividend stocks can be one of the most simple and effective ways to achieve superior returns over time.


Related Topix: Procter and Gamble, Household Products, Financial Markets

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bellevue Reporter

Bellevue makes final offer for Fourth Street properties

The Bellevue City Council put its best offer on the table Monday night to acquire contentious property rights needed to extend Northeast Fourth Street to 120th Avenue Northeast.


Related Topix: Bellevue, WA

Naples Daily News

New Fort Myers Beach park and ride approved

Sun worshippers looking to avoid driving in bridge traffic on the way to Fort Myers Beach will soon have a new place to park and hop on a LeeTran trolley.


Related Topix: Fort Myers Beach, FL, Lee County, FL

National Review Online

April 15, 2014

John Bolton's political action committees are pulling in big bucks. Together, the former United Nations ambassador's groups, a PAC and a Super PAC that will back candidates who share Bolton's belief in a muscular foreign policy, raised nearly $2 million since their launch in November, sources say.


Related Topix: Walter Jones, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives


Janney Ups Visa, MasterCard To Buy After Selloff

It's been a good week for Visa and MasterCard -two days in and they've enjoyed two rounds of upgrades .


Cape Cod Times

The Battle of Cape Cod

To borrow from a union song Pete Seeger used to sing, in the Battle of Cape Cod, which side are you on? The perennially embattled Cape Cod Commission makes a game attempt in its mission statement to be all things to all constituents.


Related Topix: Opinion

San Bernardino County Sun

Walmart expanding in the Inland Empire

Walmart's presence in San Bernardino County has grown in recent months, with the addition last fall of two new stores in Rialto and Ontario, and a soon-to-open supercenter in Victorville.


Related Topix: San Bernardino County, CA, Rialto, CA, Victorville, CA, Hesperia, CA, Adelanto, CA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sunshine State News

Senate Textbook Bill a Clunker

The textbook bill that passed narrowly in the Senate last week is no way to answer Common Core.


Related Topix: Education Etc., St Lucie County, FL

Journal Gazette

Retailer focuses on India to grow

Wal-Mart plans to open 50 more wholesale stores in India over the next five years and expand its e-commerce operations, the company said, in its latest attempt to grow its presence in the subcontinent.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Day Worker Center celebrates first year

Day Worker Center of Santa Cruz County Program Director Mireya Gomez-Contreras hanks the center's staff and workers at Anna Jean Cummings Park in Soquel on Sunday afternoon during the center's first anniversary party.


Related Topix: Santa Cruz County, CA, Soquel, CA, Santa Cruz, Alternative, Santa Cruz, CA, Live Oak, CA

North Shore News

Buzzwords to wow the hicks

"It's not what people don't know that hurts them, it's what they know that ain't true..." -Will Rogers "Economic Diplomacy" is the new buzz phrase in governance.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Opinion

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Retailers bring back the indie scene with Record Store Day

"Why would someone plow a cornfield and put in a baseball field? Why would someone open a record store at the tail end of a recession and in a dying market? Really, it's border line insane," he says, laughing.


Related Topix: Marketing

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

Sebelius, a lightning rod for critics, resigns

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius listens as she testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 10, 2014, before the Senate Finance Committee hearing on the HHS Department's fiscal Year 2015 budget.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Barack Obama

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Marin Voice: Marinwood's public process

A FREQUENT CHARGE made by those opposed to the Marinwood Shopping Center redevelopment plan and by San Rafael City Councilman Damon Connolly is that there has been inadequate community input.



Drug store supplants shop, homes

Developers had reason to cheer but also jeer in the wake of separate decisions by two of the town's regulatory boards last week.


Related Topix: Kearny, NJ, North Arlington, NJ

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The New York Observer

Does Walmart Heiress's Co-op Buy Signal a Resumption of Retailer's New York Push?

Much has been made of Walmart's many controversial, thus-far-failed attempts to enter our fair city.


Related Topix: New York, Queens, NY, New York, NY

WMUR-TV Manchester

Grow it Green: Hydroponics



Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home