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The Home Depot

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  • Comings and goings: Women's chain closes stores

    Comings and goings: Women's chain closes stores
    Business news in the south suburbs. Dots closing Dots, a national women's fashion discount retailer, has started going-out-of-business sales at all 360 of its stores, including eight in the south suburbs. Customers holding gift cards can use them...
  • Grow your own Chia Willie, Chia Uncle Si 'Duck Dynasty' beards

    Grow your own Chia Willie, Chia Uncle Si 'Duck Dynasty' beards
    In what may be the perfect mash-up of retro-nostalgia with modern-day reality TV mania, you can now grow a "Duck Dynasty" beard via Chia Pet. We caught a blurb about the Chia Willie and Chia Uncle Si handmade decorative planters on NBC's "Today" show...
  • Chemical spill causes closures, rush for water in West Virginia

    West Virginia's governor declared a state of emergency for five counties Thursday after a chemical spill contaminated the Elk River, affecting tens of thousands of people and forcing schools and eateries to close. [Updated, 7:25 p.m. PST Jan. 9: The...
  • Barnes & Noble gets conditional acquisition offer

    Barnes & Noble gets conditional acquisition offer
    Barnes & Noble Inc., the last-standing major chain in the national bookstore market, received a conditional proposal from a private investment management firm to take over 51% of the company for $22 a share. The offer came through Thursday night,...
  • Amazon, Home Depot go on hiring sprees for spring

    Amazon.com Inc. and The Home Depot Inc., both giants in their respective retail fields, are heralding the arrival of spring with major hiring surges. E-commerce king Amazon said it will take on more than 2,500 full-time workers in several states as...
  • Hollywood Vendors Rally for Improved Tax Credits

    Show business vendors have rallied in the San Fernando Valley in the middle of a warm weekend with promises to support legislation to sweeten California's film tax credit program. Organizers said more than 600 attendees came to the rally at prop house...
  • Tech CEO charged with assaulting 'Beverly Hills Nannies' star

    Tech CEO charged with assaulting 'Beverly Hills Nannies' star
    Prosecutors in Summit County, Utah, have charged the chief executive of Entropic Communications Inc., a San Diego semiconductor company, with assaulting a model who appeared on the reality television show "Beverly Hills Nannies." The criminal complaint,...
  • Black Friday-ish: Kmart kicks off Thanksgiving shopping at 6 a.m.

    Black Friday-ish: Kmart kicks off Thanksgiving shopping at 6 a.m.
    The streets were dark and empty at 5:30 a.m. in Burbank — except at Kmart, where a few dozen shoppers in hoodies, fleece and boots huddled against an exterior wall waiting to be let inside. With a 6 a.m. opening time, the retailer is kicking off a...
  • Best Buy warns steep holiday discounts will hurt its margins

    Best Buy warns steep holiday discounts will hurt its margins
    It's a retailers' arms race for consumers' holiday dollars -- and Best Buy warned Tuesday that promotional discounts this season could hurt profitability. As stores race this year to kick off Black Friday sales earlier and earlier, Best Buy plans to...
  • Home Depot earnings jump 43%; retailer boosts full-year forecast

    Home Depot earnings jump 43%; retailer boosts full-year forecast
    Home Depot, the country's largest home-improvement retailer, reported a 43% jump in third-quarter earnings, thanks largely to the housing recovery. Net income rose to $1.35 billion in the quarter that ended Nov. 3 from $947 million a year earlier....
  • Time with kids is priceless, local stay-at-home dads say

    Time with kids is priceless, local stay-at-home dads say
    On weekday mornings, Jose Mendez is up at 4 a.m. to make breakfast, send his wife off to work and ready his five kids for their three schools. A stay-at-home dad since 2006, his marathon days of chauffeuring, cooking, cleaning, helping with homework and...