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Wal-Mart, Sears in Alleged Illegal Toy Gun Crackdown

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Major retailers are illegally selling prohibited toy guns online, the N.Y Attorney General's office alleged Thursday. Eric Schneiderman's office sent cease-and-desist letters to the retailers...

Avon Pays $135M to Settle Bribery Charges

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Avon Products stock swooned more than 12 percent in mid-day trading after the company agreed to pay $135 million for long-standing federal charges that it...

Legal Trick Means No Postage Increase … for Now

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The U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors has apparently avoided the need to raise postage rates sooner than it wanted. A key deadline for the...

Pa. Supreme Court Affirms $151M Ruling Against Wal-Mart

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Workers at Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores in Pennsylvania who worked off the clock and when they were supposed to be on break, or who...

Brown Shoe Co. Sells

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Brown Shoe, owner of the Famous Footwear retail chain, sold its online division to a closely held Seattle company pushing into a market led...

Target to Make No Harm-No Foul Argument in Breach Suit

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Millions of Target customers whose credit card data and identifying information was stolen by hackers face the prospect the retailer owes them nothing for their...

Deb Shops Files for Bankruptcy

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Teen retailer Deb Shops has filed for bankruptcy protection and is taking steps to liquidate if it can't find a buyer, according to court...

Delia’s to File for Bankruptcy as Sale Plan Fails

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Delia's the struggling clothing chain that caters to teenage girls, said it will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and liquidate all merchandise after efforts...

Best Buy to Sell China Business, Focus on North America

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Best Buy said on Thursday it will sell its struggling China business, Five Star, to domestic real estate firm Zhejiang Jiayuan Group in order to...

Irvin J. Borowsky, Founder of North American Publishing Co., Dies at 90

Irv Borowsky December 3, 2014

Irvin J. Borowsky, the publisher and philanthropist who founded North American Publishing Co. (NAPCO), the parent company of  Retail Online Integration , died Nov. 25 in...