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  • Dollar General joins fight to buy Family Dollar

    Dollar General joins fight to buy Family Dollar
    Dollar General Corp offered to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc for $8.95 billion, trumping Dollar Tree Inc's $8.5 billion bid, to strengthen its position as the No. 1 discount retailer in a highly-competitive U.S. market. Family Dollar's shares rose 4.5...
  • Dollar General enters the bidding for Family Dollar

    Dollar General Corp. trumped a rival's bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc., offering $8.9 billion in cash for the discount retailer as industry leaders scramble to gain an edge in attracting customers who are still struggling financially. The offer Monday...
  • Atlantic City's Trump Plaza casino closes this week

    Atlantic City's Trump Plaza casino closes this week
    Vidilia Ormolea stayed true to her favorite casino here to the bitter end, squeezing in a final visit to Trump Plaza on Sunday — despite peeling wallpaper in the hotel rooms and other signs of a years-long decline. The friendly staff kept her...
  • Trump Entertainment begins race to save Atlantic City casino

    Trump Entertainment begins race to save Atlantic City casino
    WILMINGTON — Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc.'s first day in bankruptcy court in Wilmington Wednesday went off without a hitch. Judge Kevin Gross approved all the standard motions needed for Trump to continue operating as it tries to work out a...
  • 'Impulse Society' blames hyper-capitalism for America's social ills

    Paul Roberts is disappointed and his disquiet is boundless. Facebook, General Motors, Wall Street, Carl Icahn, credit cards, same-day delivery, Netflix, sport utility vehicles, Wal-Mart, Big Data, Twitter, the Tea Party and jogging all add to his...
  • After a bumpy week, Phil Mickelson focuses on golf

    After a bumpy week, Phil Mickelson focuses on golf
    A tumultuous week behind him, Phil Mickelson is turning his attention to the upcoming U.S. Open. Mickelson planned to spend his off days -- Monday and Tuesday -- at Pinehurst, where he'll dial in the course and work on his game. "I need to putt a...
  • Pink slips to 1,000 casino workers at Atlantic City's Trump Plaza

    ATLANTIC CITY N.J. — Notices of job losses went out on Monday for roughly 1,000 employees of Atlantic City's Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in anticipation of a Sept. 16 closure, the company said in a statement. The pink slips came as the company...
  • Apple's swagger returns as fever around new products builds

    Apple's swagger returns as fever around new products builds
    It would be unfair to say that Apple has got its mojo back this summer, since I'm sure the company and many of its fans would say it never lost it. But as the tech giant prepares to release third quarter earnings Tuesday, it's certainly riding some...
  • Liberal Arts Deliver Lifetime Skills

    Having been in academia for more than 30 years and having been through the process with my own daughters, I understand that many parents and students face daunting decisions regarding college. Where to go? What major to choose? For many — in fact,...
  • Harris: Crown family sides with activist hedge fund on PetSmart

     Harris: Crown family sides with activist hedge fund on PetSmart
    The investment arm of Chicago's billionaire Crown family has thrown its weight behind a New York-based activist hedge fund in its calls for retailer PetSmart to sell itself, a rare public rebuke of a company the family invests in. In a Monday letter...
  • Herbalife to emerge from FTC probe stronger than ever, CEO vows

    The head of Herbalife Ltd. vowed Tuesday that the Los Angeles nutritional products company would emerge unscathed from a Federal Trade Commission investigation stronger than ever. "I think it's going to clear the air, and I think it's going to be a very...