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2 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | Marketing

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

The Motley Fool

Should You Liquidate Lumber Liquidators?

Lumber Liquidators' precipitous drop sharply contrasts with the performance of its bigger competitors in the home improvement sector, The Home Depot ( The almost-50% decline in 2014 accelerated when Lumber Liquidators' management revised its guidance for all of 2014 and reported less-than-stellar sales for the company's 2014 second quarter.


Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Advocate

Heath locals want bed tax issue on ballot

Residents opposed to the Davis-Shai House receiving almost all of the city's bed tax funds will not wait for the Heath City Council to decide whether to take money away from the cultural arts center.


Related Topix: Heath, OH

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Judge denies request in Swansboro, Walmart suit

A ruling has been made in a legal complaint filed by the developers of a proposed Wal-Mart in Swansboro who opposed the town's building moratorium.


Related Topix: Swansboro, NC

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Southtown Star

Goodwill to open store in Frankfort

Goodwill Industries will open a retail store in Frankfort, at the north end of Hickory Creek Marketplace, where maintaining tenants has been a problem.


Related Topix: Frankfort, IL, Non-Profit, Law, Employment / Labor Law

The Motley Fool

This Important Restaurant Metric May Signal Even Worse Times Ahead for the Economy

Uh-oh. The realization that poor restaurant performance has not been due to weather may at last be sinking in, and analysts may finally have to admit that a lousy economy is serving to drag the industry down.