| Sep 2, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Dollar General Corp. raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc. to $9.1 billion, and warned it may turn hostile and appeal directly to shareholders if the new offer was rejected.
The No. 1 U.S. deep-discount retailer also said it would pay a break-...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:24 PM
As the FBI and U.S. Secret Service investigated the scope of recent cyberattacks on U.S. financial institutions, the nation's largest banks said Thursday that they hadn't seen any unusual fraud activity from their customers' accounts.
| Aug 29, 2014
| 1:54 PM
If the unseasonably cool summer hasn't warmed you up to the idea of autumn, the new Altuzarra for Target collection will. The smoldering ruby red velvet blazer, matching velvet ankle tuxedo pants and embroidered ruby blouse practically beg to be worn...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:05 AM
P.F. Chang’s China Bistro said Monday that 33 of its U.S. locations were impacted by a credit and debit card security breach including one at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
An investigation, first announced in June, found the breach that spanned...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:50 AM
Target Corp cut its second-quarter earnings estimate due to a significant rise in costs related to a data breach last year and higher promotions and discounts to lure customers in North America.
The third-largest U.S. retailer also warned of weak sales...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Target Corp. lowered its second-quarter earnings forecast Tuesday and said expenses from its massive data breach probably would be close to $150 million.
Promotional discounts in U.S. stores and weaker-than-expected sales in Canada led to the lower...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Target Corp. publicly endorsed gay marriage for the first time, joining a number of other companies that have taken a side on the issue.
The Minneapolis retailer said it signed an amicus brief in support of same-sex marriage for a pending court case,...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Apple Inc's launch of its own tap-to-pay system using near-field communication in its new iPhones and smartwatches may not be a game changer after all.
The success of Apple Pay, unveiled at a gala launch on Tuesday, hinges on the willingness of retailers...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Home Depot Inc. confirmed that its payment data systems had been breached, saying that its investigation is stretching back as far as April.
The Atlanta home improvement chain said Monday the breach could affect customers who used credit or debit...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Paula Deen may be in crisis mode, but who better to call a supporter than fellow Food Network alum and domestic comeback queen Martha Stewart? On Wednesday night's episode of Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live," Stewart expressed sympathy for Deen's current...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Kevin Hurley paused recently while painting an apartment in Kansas City, Kan., to say how much his life has changed since he got a job.
Hurley, 55, was in prison for 30 years and five months. When he was released on Jan. 18, he had little hope of landing...