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51 min ago | 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.


Related Topix: Arts, Painting, Auctions, Sothebys Holdings

5 hrs ago |

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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Auto Dealers, Ryland Group


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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Sobeys, Grocery

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.


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.


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.


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)


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."


Related Topix: Auctions, Sothebys Holdings, Ansonia, CT


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Kohls, KSS Retail

Wall Street Journal

Wal-Mart Cries Foul on China Fines

Over the past three years, Chinese authorities have fined Wal-Mart Stores Inc. $9.8 million, sanctioning the retailer for using misleading pricing, selling poor-quality products and even peddling donkey meat that turned out to be fox.


Related Topix: Wal Mart Stores

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Markets Live: Banks sold down

Losses in the big banks are driving the local market down further after a poor early lead from Wall St, while Coca-Cola continues its rapid fall from grace.


Related Topix: Beverages, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Stanley, Australia, World News, Grocery, Woolworths, Agriculture, Household Products, Wesfarmers

Fastenal--A Big Long-term Winner Under The Investor Radar

Momentum investors busy chasing after high-flying Internet and biotechnology stocks have probably missed Fastenal Company, a wholesaler and retailer of industrial and construction materials like screws, bolts, and fasteners in the US and overseas.


Related Topix: Construction, Fastenal, Financial Markets

WPTV Local News

Church opens at the Boynton Beach Mall

Christ Fellowship church opened their doors today at its new permanent location, in the former home of a Dillard's department store.


Related Topix: Dillards, Palm Beach County, FL

Toledo Blade

Retailers struggle north of border

For years, Canadians would cross the border to the United States to shop at Target.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Travel, Marketing, Toronto, OH, Wal Mart Stores

Marin Independent Journal

Lectures and the literary scene in Marin County, April 13 through 20, 2014

Andrew Frankl discusses 'Frankly Frankl' at 4 p.m. April 13 at Book Passage in Corte Madera.


Related Topix: Marin County, CA, Corte Madera, CA, Barnes and Noble, San Rafael, CA, Sausalito, CA, Larkspur, CA, Entertainment


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