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1 hr ago | Cleveland.com

U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci to tour The Shoppes at Parma redevelopment site

Big things are in store for The Shoppes at Parma , according to development plans announced by Cincinnati-based Phillips Edison & Co .

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Related Topix: Parma, OH, Federated Department Stores, Bloomingdales

5 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

Why Does This Retail Chain Use a Special Code on Its Price Tags?

If you're like most consumers, the difference between 99 cents and 97 cents is the difference between a sale and an item left on the shelf.

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Related Topix: Costco Wholesale, Blog News, US Politics, US News

10 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Walgreens Ranked 60th on 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100 List

Walgreens ranked 60th on the 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100, a list of the top business technology innovators in the United States.

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Related Topix: Walgreens

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Diamonds.net

Zale's Shareholders to Vote on Signet Acquisition May 29

Zale Corporation set a date for a special meeting of its shareholders to consider and vote on the proposed acquisition by long time rival Signet Jewelers Ltd. The special meeting will be held on May 29, 2014, at 8 a.m. at Zale's principal executive offices, 901 West Walnut Hill Lane, Irving, Texas 75038.

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Related Topix: Zale, Jewelry, Irving, TX

The Macon Telegraph

Whole Foods recalls croissants over undeclared egg

The recalled item is sold with a Whole Foods market scale label reading "mini butter croissants" in six-pack plastic containers with a "Best by" date of April 21 through April 23. It also has a uniform product code of 2 28719-00499-1 on the scale label.

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Related Topix: Whole Foods Market, Grocery

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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, Household Products, Pier 1 Imports

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, Household Products

Detroit News

Subaru unveils '15 Outback

Subaru of America unveiled the sixth-generation 2015 Outback on Thursday at the New York International Auto Show, two decades after it first introduced the all-wheel drive car.

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Related Topix: Subaru Outback, Wagon, Subaru, Sedan, Subaru Legacy, Auto Dealers, Subaru of America, Lafayette, IN, Autos

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: Household Products, Pier 1 Imports, Santa Clara County, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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: Household Products, Home Depot

WFAA-TV Dallas

Michaels confirms data breach of as many as 2.6M cards

Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million cards, or about 7 percent of all debit and credit cards used at its namesake stores, may have been affected in a security breach.

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Related Topix: Michaels Stores, Irving, TX

Reuters

Retailer Michaels Stores confirms payment card data breach

Michaels Stores Inc, the biggest U.S. arts and crafts retailer, on Thursday confirmed that there was a security breach at certain systems that process payment cards at its U.S. stores and that of its unit, Aaron Brothers.

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WNEM-TV Saginaw

US stock market mostly higher as earnings pour in

Stocks edged mostly higher Thursday afternoon after spending much of the morning shifting between small gains and losses.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Stanley, Beverages, United Group, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Toy, Barbie, Barnes and Noble

Reuters

U.S. calls for more investment-friendly Indian government

The United States on Wednesday urged the Indian government that emerges from ongoing elections to follow economic policies that encourage investment, saying Washington would like to see bilateral trade grow to $500 billion a year.

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Related Topix: Harvard University, Wal Mart Stores

Detroit Free Press

Target expands subscription service tenfold

Target is vastly expanding the goods available to order by subscription as it fends off its biggest non-traditional retail rival, Amazon.com / Associated Press NEW YORK - Target is vastly expanding the goods available to order by subscription as it fends off its biggest non-traditional retail rival, Amazon.com.

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Reuters

Wal-Mart to unveil new service with electronic payments provider

Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Wednesday that it will announce a new service with electronic payments provider Euronet Worldwide Inc on Thursday, but gave no other details.

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Related Topix: Wal Mart Stores, Financial Services, Euronet Worldwide, Leawood, KS

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Gap outlines growth plans for China

Gap Inc. announced Wednesday it plans to more than triple sales in China in three years as it seeks to grab a bigger piece of the overall $1.4 trillion global clothing market.

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Related Topix: Apparel, GAP

National Public Radio

Yahoo Nominates Co-Founder, 2 Others To Join Board

The 47-year-old Filo is among three board candidates hoping to be elected at Yahoo's annual meeting scheduled for June 25. Yahoo Inc. disclosed the candidates to fill recently vacated positions in a regulatory filing Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Charles Schwab, Investment Services, Wal Mart Stores

Roll Call

A Low-Key Paul Broun Campaigns for Senate in Georgia

If one knew of Rep. Paul Broun only from a 90-minute Senate candidate forum Tuesday, it wouldn't be obvious he is the cause of so much heartburn among Republican strategists from Capitol Hill to Atlanta - all hoping to hold the party's most vulnerable open seat .

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Related Topix: Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ron Paul, Dollar General

Star Tribune

Best Buy's Joly: Web retailers should collect sales tax

Best Buy Co. Inc. CEO Hubert Joly on Tuesday urged Congress to force online merchants to collect sales tax from customers, in his most forceful public statement on the matter to date.

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Related Topix: Best Buy, Startups, Napster, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Hunch, eBay

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