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Alibaba Prices Shares At $68 In Largest US IPO Ever September 19, 2014

Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba Group priced shares on Thursday for its upcoming initial public offering at $68 each, putting the finishing touches on what is...

Meijer Fined $2M for Selling Recalled Products

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced Wednesday that Meijer, Inc. has agreed to pay a $2 million civil penalty for knowingly selling 12...

Booming Zulily Brings Jobs to Central Ohio

Zulily September 18, 2014

Website "flash sales" are fueling lightning-fast growth for online retailer Zulily, and central Ohio has been one of the biggest beneficiaries. Zulily was founded in...

Wal-Mart Fined for Fake ‘Sugar Tax’ on Coca-Cola Sales

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New York might have failed in its efforts to tax sugary sodas, but that didn't keep retail giant Wal-Mart from trying to tax it anyway....

Nike Suspends Contract With Adrian Peterson, Target Pulls Merchandise

Nike's logo September 18, 2014

Nike announced Wednesday that it would be suspending its contract with Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in light of his recent child abuse charges....

Eddie Lampert Giving Sears a $400M Loan

Sears logo September 16, 2014

Sears Holdings Co. is getting a $400 million secured short-term loan from the hedge fund of its chief executive, Eddie Lampert, with real estate...

Why Amazon Should Buy a Bankrupt RadioShack

Amazon logo September 15, 2014

Investors are giving a nod of approval to news Monday that RadioShack's chief financial officer has stepped down amid flagging sales. However, one analyst has...

Neiman Marcus Goes After the Global Luxury Set

Neiman Marcus September 15, 2014

  Dallas-based luxury retailer Neiman Marcus, which currently only operates department and outlet stores in the U.S., recently announced a deal to buy the...

Sears a Digital Retail Genius?

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Three retailers have been named "geniuses," and it may not be who you expected (well, at least one of the companies). L2, a business benchmarking...

Crate and Barrel Settles Dispute Over Product Labeling

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The Harris Tweed Authority (HTA) has settled a dispute with Crate and Barrel over its labeling of a design of chairs. Euromarket Designs Inc. offered...