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Why Amazon Should Acquire Sears

Amazon logo April 18, 2014

If you have any doubts, just wake up and think about it. It's a win-win for both Jeff "Get Big Fast" Bezos and Eddie "Take...

Lowe's to Pay $500K Penalty to Settle Lead-Dust Exposure Violations

Lowe's April 18, 2014

Lowe's, one of the largest home improvement retailers in the U.S., has agreed to pay a penalty of $500,000 for the violation of rules related...

Jones Group CEO to Depart as Sycamore Splits Business

Jones_Group_logo April 17, 2014

Wesley Card, the CEO of Jones Group, is to step down from his role as part of plans by Sycamore Partners to split the newly...

Aaron’s Acquires Progressive Finance Holdings in $700M Deal

Aaron's April 16, 2014

Rent-to-own (RTO) heavyweight Aaron's Inc. announced Tuesday it has acquired Progressive Finance Holdings, a provider of point-of-sale lease and purchase programs for consumers who don't...

DSW Buys 44% Stake in Canada's Town Shoes

DSW April 15, 2014

DSW is entering the Canadian market by buying a stake in Canadian footwear retailer Town Shoes. The discount footwear giant will acquire about a 44...

Why is Amazon Paying Workers Up to $5K to Quit?

amazon logo April 11, 2014 hopes the workers in its scores of fulfillment centers across the country are happy in their jobs. But if they're not and would rather...

Overstock Makes Executive Moves

Overstock.com_logo April 11, 2014

Patrick Byrne has relinquished his role as chairman of and Stormy Simon was named president of the online discount retailer. Byrne will continue to...

Family Dollar to Close Stores as Sales, Profits Fall

Family Dollar's logo April 10, 2014

Family Dollar said Thursday that it will close hundreds of stores and trim its workforce to cut costs after profits fell sharply in its most...

CVS Caremark to Pay $20 Million to Settle SEC Sharges

CVS logo April 9, 2014

CVS, the country's second-largest pharmacy chain, has agreed to pay $20 million to settle charges that it misled investors and used improper accounting techniques to...

Wal-Mart Swears its New Pregnancy Policy Has Nothing to Do With Outside Pressure

Walmart Logo April 8, 2014

Wal-Mart, the nation's largest retailer and biggest employer of women, has done something unusual: it's improved its pregnancy policies. The changes took effect in March...