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NRF Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Review Swipe Fee Ruling

Merrit1 August 19, 2014

The National Retail Federation (NRF) on Monday told the U.S. Supreme Court that the debate over debit card swipe fees is "of staggering importance" and...

Wayfair Files for $350 Million IPO

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Online home furnishings retailer Wayfair has filed for a $350 million public offering of stock. The Boston-based company, which said its revenues were up 52...

Dollar General Outbids Dollar Tree for Family Dollar

Dollar General logo August 18, 2014

The low-price retailer war is heating up: Dollar General made an all-cash bid of nearly $10 billion for Family Dollar, topping a deal Dollar Tree...

Nordstrom Latest Retailer to Get Into the Charity Business

Nordstrom logo August 18, 2014

With the ice bucket challenge craze currently sweeping the nation, and in its wake raising awareness and lots of money for ALS research, I thought...

Racial Profiling Cost Barneys $525,000

Barneys_logo August 12, 2014

Last fall, a young black man was arrested after buying an expensive Ferragamo belt at Barneys New York. The man, Trayon Christian, had saved up from... in Sale Talks August 11, 2014

E-commerce brand has been in sale discussions with various interested parties, as CEO Jason Goldberg revealed. Industry experts have predicted that the flash-sale company...

Target Signs Legal Brief Backing Gay Marriage

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Target has for the first time come out publicly in support of gay marriage, as a growing number of high-profile businesses take positions on the...

Walgreens Drops Tax Plan, Will Stay in Chicago

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Walgreens said Wednesday that it will purchase the shares in Alliance Boots that it doesn't already own as it also confirmed that it will keep...

Coach Hit With Unpaid Internship Lawsuit

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Coach is the latest company to be sued for allegedly misclassifying its unpaid interns. Former intern Johnetta Campbell has filed suit against the New York-based...

The Bull Case for Nordstrom’s Pricey Trunk Club Acquisition

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In the days since Nordstrom officially confirmed its acquisition of Trunk Club, I've had a surprising number of people ask me if I think the...