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11 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Caribou residents intrigued by secession effort

A proposal for 80 percent of Caribou's geographic area to break away and form a new town called Lyndon in an effort to lower property taxes has taken many residents by surprise and it's been the topic of discussion around town since it was unveiled last week .


Related Topix: Caribou, ME, Presque Isle, ME

15 hrs ago | Newsday

Brookhaven planners to vote on proposed Walmart

The Brookhaven Planning Board plans to vote on a proposed Walmart in East Patchogue at its board meeting early next month.


Related Topix: Brookhaven, NY, East Patchogue, NY, Patchogue, NY, Farmingville, NY, Suffolk County, NY

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Potential Hanover Walmart approved despite neighbor resistance

Neighbors in Hanover are upset after county officials gave the go-ahead for a new development, possibly a Walmart Neighborhood Market.


Related Topix: Hanover County, VA


Fairness to Pet Owners Act brewing in Senate

U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal are preparing to introduce a companion bill to the U.S. House's Fairness to Pet Owners Act filed in February.


Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal

Business Journal

What to expect from Google's delivery service

Staff writer Sonya Sorich models her pink Fitbit. She ordered it to test the Google Shopping Express service in the Sacramento region.


Small Business Trends

Are You Retailers Ready for the Back to School Shopping Season?

Even before July 4, some retailers in my area were advertising back to school specials.


Related Topix: Kids


Walmart marks Eid with Facebook recipe ad

Walmart Canada is in the midst of a Facebook campaign timed to coincide with the Muslim holiday Eid.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Fasting, Health, Marketing

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Menomonee Falls

Go Green with Beautiful Blooms

You are probably wondering to yourself, "Do I need to have lawn aeration performed on my lawn?".


Related Topix: Weather

Central American teens fit under Wolverine Human Services permitted use, Vassar city manager says

Wolverine Human Services doesn't need new zoning or permits in order to house Central American minors at its Vassar facility, the city's attorney says.


Related Topix: Vassar, MI, Michigan, Grosse Pointe Park, MI, Frankenmuth, MI

Holyoke survey results to be aired for Whiting Farms Rd. site once desired by Walmart, Lowe's

Members of the group Holyoke First want a zone change on Whiting Farms Road property to block any large retailer and heavy traffic that it could bring from opening on the site, which is owned by the Holyoke Gas and Electric Department.


Related Topix: Holyoke, MA, Marketing

The Macon Telegraph

Anatomy of an oh-so-good splurge in fragile times

This winter 2010 photo provided by Jim Breitinger shows Breitinger and his dog Jake as they play in the snow after a day of skiing in East Canyon, near Park City, Utah.


Related Topix: Park City, UT, Credit Card Debt, Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage

Mon Jul 21, 2014

CBS Local

McCandless Residents Speak Out Against Proposed New Walmart

There was standing room only Monday night at a meeting of the McCandless Zoning Board as it considers a proposal by Walmart to build a store off McKnight Road.


Related Topix: Sports

Arkansas Times

Lawyer says statewide alcohol petitions invalid

Elizabeth Robben Murray, a Friday Firm lawyer and veteran of ballot initiative battles, wrote the secretary of state today in behalf of a committee that opposes a statewide vote on the sale of alcohol in Arkansas.


Related Topix: Conway County, AR

Toy reviews: Jay@Play

The toy industry is a multi-billion dollar business with thousands of new toys being released every year.


Business Journal

Jim Kraft wants to keep Walmart off the Pemco site on Eastern Avenue

The 20-acre Pemco Corp. site across from Johns Hopkins Bayview campus on Eastern Avenue is being considered for a retail and apartment complex.


The Motley Fool

How the Job Market Should Impact Your Investments

The job market provides important hints on the near-term outlook for investors. If one age demographic is seeing job growth, then a retailer which targets that demographic could see a tailwind.


Related Topix: Retail, Wal Mart Stores

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Big business interests target Congressman Justin Amash in primary

Justin Amash is being targeted for defeat in the primary this year because he doens't vote to spend taxpayer money on corporate welfare.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

West Australian

Switzerland's Swatch 'to open stores in India'

Swatch has applied to set up stores in India, a report said Saturday, as the Swiss-based watchmaker moves to tap a growing and increasingly accessory-conscious consumer class.


Related Topix: Watches

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Android Wear Customers Frustrated Over Lack Of Extra Chargers

If you want to charge either your Samsung Gear Live or LG G Watch , you will have to dock it in its proprietary charger which uses pogo pins, as opposed to Android smartphones which all use micro USB cables, meaning that if you lose the cable, you can always reuse another micro USB cable just fine.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Gadgets

San Francisco Chronicle

Competing new proposals on chain stores in SF

San Francisco has taken a step toward loosening the definition of what qualifies as a chain store in the city, with the Planning Commission voting late Thursday to increase the total number of outlets a business can have before counting as a chain.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Fisherman's Wharf (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA