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2 hrs ago | Reuters

P&G bets on new, expensive razor to attract consumers - WSJ

Procter & Gamble Co is planning to offer a new kind of razor, with a swiveling ball hinge and a pricey tag, to move forward with its strategy to push premium products, according to the Wall Street Journal on Friday .

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Related Topix: Procter and Gamble, Non-Profit

7 hrs ago | Free Republic

'Love & Hip Hop' Sex Tape Cripples Home ...

Demand is going through the roof for gymnastics-strength shower rods -- all thanks to "Love & Hip Hop" star Mimi Faust's sex tape acrobatics -- and Home Depot, Lowe's, Target, and Walmart are struggling to keep up.

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Related Topix: Home Depot, Retail, Human Sexuality

11 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Recalls this week: lanterns, exercise devices

Candle lanterns that can melt and pose a fire hazard and gun storage boxes that can unlock when dropped are among this week's recalled consumer products.

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Related Topix: Fire, Pier 1 Imports, Retail

15 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

On sex tapes, shower rods, and porn's racial politics

If you've been following the "Love and Hip Hop Atlanta" sex tape drama, God bless you, first and foremost.

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Related Topix: Sex Scandal, Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta, Entertainment, Television, R&B, R-N-B, Home Depot, Retail

17 hrs ago | Daddy Types

WHOA, Edward Durell Stone Kids Furniture Exists

Architect Edward Durell Stone designed MoMA, the Kennedy Center, and the house next door to us on the Upper East Side, but I had no idea he ever designed kids furniture.

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Related Topix: Tupperware

21 hrs ago | People's Defender

Cana t build a strong economy on weak m...

It didn't take long after my husband and I opened our first hardware store in 2003 for people to start coming in and asking us to open in their neighborhood, too.

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Related Topix: Ace Hardware, Retail, Takoma Park, MD, Opinion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Detroit News

Society confidential

John and C.J. Milroy of Ferndale raised money to mark the grave of Motown's Marv Johnson.

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Related Topix: Art Van Furniture, Retail, America's Next Top Model, The Face, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television

The Orlando Sentinel

Tupperware develops land in Osceola County

Tupperware is making a name for itself beyond plastic food containers as it builds a major retail center near its headquarters and looks toward developing land it owns near one of Osceola County's proposed SunRail stops.

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Related Topix: Tupperware, Osceola County, FL, Orlando, FL, Orange County, FL, University of Central Florida

Business Journal

Pier 1 worker sues, claiming retailer put her on pregnancy leave - 4 months before due date

A San Jose employee is the named plaintiff in a class action against Pier 1 Imports Inc. that alleges the retailer denied reasonable accommodation for her pregnancy and put her on involuntary unpaid pregnancy leave.

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Related Topix: Pier 1 Imports, Retail, Santa Clara County, CA

Business Journal

Blue Chip leads $18M investment in fast-growing tech firm

Blue Chip Venture Co. has put together an $18 million capital infusion into Kinetic Social, which helps companies advertise on social media.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Procter and Gamble, Startups, Facebook

Examiner.com

Mimi Faust shower curtain rods selling out after sex tape scandal: Is it safe?

The fallout from the Mimi Faust sex tape with fiancA© Nikko Smith continues on another day, with stores such as Home Depot reporting a run on shower curtain rods from folks trying to emulate a scene from the apparently much-watched erotic tape, reports TMZ.

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Related Topix: Home Depot, Retail

Sys-Con Media

Pier 1 Imports Recalls Hanging Glass Star Lanterns Due to Fire Hazard

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Related Topix: Pier 1 Imports, Retail, Fire, Product Recalls

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The Bullhorn Australia office has seen signif... )--Flexsteel Industries, Inc. today reported record net sales and net income for the quarter and nine month period ended March 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Furniture, Flexsteel Industries, Estee Lauder Companies

The Hartford Courant

Home Depot puts a lid on new-store openings: WSJ

Home Depot Inc is putting a lid on new-store openings and focusing its expansion efforts on e-commerce, which presents some logistical challenges for a retailer that sells a lot of bulky materials, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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Related Topix: Home Depot, Retail, Ansonia, CT

Sydney Morning Herald

Markets Live: Stocks on sugar high

A late rally rally by miners built on early gains to end the trading week on a positive note leading into the Easter break.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Agriculture, Wesfarmers, Telstra Corporation, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, TelstraClear, Next New Networks, Transaction Wireless

Wed Apr 16, 2014

ABC Action News

Fired LPD officer fights to get his job back

One of two police sergeants fired after he admitted to having a sexual relationship with a former crime analyst attended a hearing Wednesday in an attempt to rejoin the force.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Longaberger

Business Journal

CEOs bank 108 times what the average NC worker earns

Bank of America's Brian Moynihan is the highest-paid CEO of a public company in North Carolina, according to the AFL-CIO's list.

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Related Topix: Retail, Lowes Companies, Banking, Bank of America, Financial Services, North Carolina, Real Estate, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers

Silicon Alley Insider

How Messiness Can Make You More Creative

In adulthood, the habit continues. Every December, you buy an annual planner or calendar.

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Related Topix: Retail, Container Store, Marketing, University of Minnesota

The New York Observer

RHONY Season 6, Episode 6: Foreplay Is Caviar

This episode of The Real Housewives of New York City was kind of gross. Even my DVR weighed in, cutting off the first four minutes of the episode to my great chagrin.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, The Real Housewives, Television, Retail, Container Store

Internet Retailer

Pier 1 adds online shopping options, but shoppers still can't buy

Sales and traffic to online retailers by category and merchant type, data on Amazon and other leading e-retailers, comparisons of leading web retailers, site performance data, more.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Science / Technology, Internet, Pier 1 Imports, Retail

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