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Judge rules no punishing Smithfield Foods for hog complex
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Judge rules no punishing Smithfield Foods for hog complex

A federal judge in North Carolina is shutting down a lawsuit against a Smithfield Foods hog feeding operation by some neighbors who complained of...

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Lease sale in Alaska petroleum reserve draws modest interest
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Lease sale in Alaska petroleum reserve draws modest interest

The federal government's attempt to sell oil leases in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska has again drawn a modest response. The Alaska Journal...

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Is DSW an Undervalued Dividend Stock With a 4% Yield?
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Is DSW an Undervalued Dividend Stock With a 4% Yield?

Shares of DSW (NYSE: DSW) rallied 8% on Dec. 11 after the footwear and athletic apparel retailer's third quarter numbers cleared analysts'...

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DSW Gets Back on the Right Foot
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DSW Gets Back on the Right Foot

The retail industry has gone through huge changes in recent years, and that's affected players from the largest big-box department stores down to...

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Costco Sales Rocket Higher in November
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Costco Sales Rocket Higher in November

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST) has been on a roll since the beginning of 2017, posting a string of strong sales results. The warehouse club giant...

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Should Gap Stores Just Kill Off the Gap Brand?
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Should Gap Stores Just Kill Off the Gap Brand?

Another quarter, another dismal performance by Gap's (NYSE: GPS) ailing Gap brand. The company still relies on Old Navy as its crutch for growth,...

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Here's Why Innovative Industrial Properties Stock Jumped 20.4% in November
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Here's Why Innovative Industrial Properties Stock Jumped 20.4% in November

Shares of Innovative Industrial Properties (NYSE: IIPR), a provider of creative capital solutions to America's cannabis industry, rose 20.4% in...

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Walmart in 2018: Battling Amazon and Repositioning Overseas
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Walmart in 2018: Battling Amazon and Repositioning Overseas

The past year was particularly busy for Walmart (NYSE: WMT). The world's largest retailer sought to build on its long-term effort to reposition...

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The Michaels Companies Earnings: Looking Forward to the Holidays
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The Michaels Companies Earnings: Looking Forward to the Holidays

Arts and crafts retailer The Michaels Companies (NASDAQ: MIK) reported third-quarter results on Thursday morning. The company exceeded management's...

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Why Office Depot Stock Soared 26% in November
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Why Office Depot Stock Soared 26% in November

Shares of Office Depot (NASDAQ: ODP) jumped 26.2% last month, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. The office supply...

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Amazon testing cashierless checkout technology at large stores: Report
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Amazon testing cashierless checkout technology at large stores: Report

Amazon is looking to expand its use of cashierless checkout technology at brick-and-mortar retail locations, according to a report Sunday. The e...

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How to Earn Money -- Without Really Working
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How to Earn Money -- Without Really Working

As you trudge to work, perhaps suffering through traffic on a long commute, you may fantasize about earning money a different way. In the best...

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Could Costco Wholesale Corporation Be a Millionaire Maker Stock?
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Could Costco Wholesale Corporation Be a Millionaire Maker Stock?

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST) is in a class of its own when it comes to brick-and-mortar retailers. The membership-based warehouse club continues...

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Ikea moving into city centers to adapt to consumer changes
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Ikea moving into city centers to adapt to consumer changes

An airport worker drops by Warsaw's newest Ikea store during her lunch break to finish up plans for a home refurbishment. Around her, people drift...

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Millennial Money: How to just say no to gift exchanges
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Millennial Money: How to just say no to gift exchanges

Your college roommate. Your current roommate. Your book club. Your brunch crew. Your office secret Santa. Your cousins. Your siblings. Your parents...

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Amazon HQ2 in Virginia won't cause affordable housing crisis, official says
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Amazon HQ2 in Virginia won't cause affordable housing crisis, official says

Officials in Alexandria, Virginia, said Amazon’s plan to build half of its second headquarters in Northern Virginia won’t cause a prolonged spike...

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Taxes may be a bigger part of online shopping this season
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Taxes may be a bigger part of online shopping this season

Shoppers heading online to purchase holiday gifts will find they're being charged sales tax at some websites where they weren't before. The reason:...

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NASA weighs in on petroleum development in Arctic Ocean
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NASA weighs in on petroleum development in Arctic Ocean

The federal agency that oversees offshore petroleum leasing has received comment on Arctic Ocean drilling from a surprise source — NASA. Alaska's...

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'Wreck-It Ralph' and 'Creed' sequels top holiday box office
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'Wreck-It Ralph' and 'Creed' sequels top holiday box office

Movie sequels are having their own Thanksgiving feast at the box office and fueling record industry-wide grosses for the long weekend. "Ralph...

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Lord & Taylor prepares to say goodbye to Fifth Avenue
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Lord & Taylor prepares to say goodbye to Fifth Avenue

For generations, the Lord & Taylor on Fifth Avenue helped define Christmas in New York. It was the city's first department store to turn its big...

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Lump of coal? Taxes more likely for online gifts this season
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Lump of coal? Taxes more likely for online gifts this season

Shoppers heading online to purchase holiday gifts will find they're being charged sales tax at some websites where they weren't before. The reason:...

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US mortgage rates fall: 30-year at 4.81 percent
News 5 months ago
US mortgage rates fall: 30-year at 4.81 percent

U. S. long-term mortgage rates recorded the biggest drop in nearly four years this week, but remain much higher than they were a year ago. Mortgage...

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Ikea to cut 7,500 jobs as customer behavior changes
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Ikea to cut 7,500 jobs as customer behavior changes

Swedish home furnishings giant Ikea says it is cutting 7,500 jobs worldwide, partly as a result of a new strategy to open shops in city centers to...

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Former Toys R Us workers to get $20M in hardship fund
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Former Toys R Us workers to get $20M in hardship fund

Two private equity owners of the iconic Toys R Us toy chain will be handing over a $20 million hardship fund to the thousands of former workers...

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US stocks negative for year as tech, retail weigh
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US stocks negative for year as tech, retail weigh

U. S. stocks plunged Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping more than 500 points as big retailers, the tech sector and some...

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Shoppers spend freely heading into the holidays
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Shoppers spend freely heading into the holidays

Shoppers are spending freely heading into the holidays, but heavy investments and incentives like free shipping by retailers are giving Wall Street...

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Even small companies may be able to cut Amazon-like deals
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Even small companies may be able to cut Amazon-like deals

A company doesn't need to be as big as Amazon to get a good deal on real estate. Whether a small business wants to buy or rent, it may have...

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Earnings, turkey and retail highlight the week ahead
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Earnings, turkey and retail highlight the week ahead

It will be a holiday shortened trading week with retail squarely in focus. Retail stocks reporting earnings will be combined with Black Friday...

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Time to get a watch? What to know about buying preowned
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Time to get a watch? What to know about buying preowned

Luxury watches have long been a symbol of the wealthy. That's changing thanks to a booming trade in preowned luxury watches, driven by a growing...

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Clothing retailer J.Crew's chief executive stepping down
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Clothing retailer J.Crew's chief executive stepping down

The chief executive of J. Crew Group Inc. is stepping down. The clothing retailer says in an announcement that the departure of James Brett, a...

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