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  • Family Dollar to close 370 underperforming stores

    Family Dollar to close 370 underperforming stores
    Family Dollar Stores Inc., seeking to reverse declining sales and profit, said on Thursday it is slashing prices to win shoppers, cutting jobs and shutting hundreds of stores. The retailer has more than 50 stores in Hampton Roads, according to an online...
  • Family Dollar to close 370 stores

    Family Dollar to close 370 stores
    Family Dollar Stores Inc., seeking to reverse declining sales and profit, said on Thursday it is slashing prices to win shoppers, cutting jobs and shutting hundreds of stores. The retailer has more than 50 stores in Hampton Roads, including one on...
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  • Costco raising membership fee: Frugal dilemmas

    Costco raising membership fee: Frugal dilemmas
    Costco Wholesale Corp. will raise its membership fee $5 to $55, Reuters reports. Executive members, who earn annual rebate checks, will see their annual membership increase from $100 to $110. Other discount warehouses have already made similar moves....
  • California bill would fine big firms whose workers get Medi-Cal

    California bill would fine big firms whose workers get Medi-Cal
    For years, politicians and labor unions have pilloried Wal-Mart and other large employers for paying workers so little that many qualify for government health insurance at taxpayers' expense. Now critics fear the public will get stuck with an even...
  • October retail sales up 3.4% at major chains, less than expected

     
    The nation's retailers recorded a moderate increase in sales last month as consumers reined in their spending after splurging on back-to-school shopping and cautiously sized up the coming holiday season. On Thursday, major chain stores reported a 3.4%...
  • Recall alert: Gel pack issues with 2 California Innovations lunch totes

     
    Check your lunch totes made by California Innovations, a popular manufacturer. California Innovations’ expandable lunch boxes and another food carrier have been recalled because of a freezer gel pack ingestion hazard. Gel that contains diethylene...
  • Garbage Maven: Look for a new, improved recycling label [Updated]

     
    How2recycle label: An improved, easier-to-understand recycling label is rolling out in consumer products from companies such as General Mills, REI and Costco....
  • Generators sold at Costco recalled

     
    If you fired up your generator to get by while your power was off, be aware some generators sold this year at Costco caught fire and now are being recalled. Champion Power Equipment is recalling about 8,600 generators sold exclusively......
  • December retail sales slip 0.3% from November, Commerce Department reports

     
    The Commerce Department said retail sales fell last month, a surprising development given that many major retailers have been reporting relatively healthy holiday results. Retail sales in December totaled $353 billion, a 0.3% decline from November, the...
  • 25th Annual Taste of Winter Park April 21

     
    The Taste of Winter Park will be held on Wednesday, April 21, 2010 from 5-8 p.m. at the Winter Park Farmers' Market, 200 New England Ave. in Winter Park. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $40 for chamber members and $45 for non-members at the Winter...