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  • Sanford pastors praise progress after Trayvon Martin's death, George Zimmerman's acquittal

    Sanford pastors praise progress after Trayvon Martin's death, George Zimmerman's acquittal
    A group of black and white Sanford-area pastors united by the shooting death of Trayvon Martin reconvened Wednesday for a racial-reconciliation forum they hope will spread nationwide. They hope Sanford, which did not experience violence after the...
  • Nothing like the thrill of the (bargain) hunt

    That red and black wrap-around dress in my closet? Paid $9.01, taxes included, a victory of timing, perseverance and the clever matching of coupon to clearance sale. Original price: $79.99. Gotta love it. And the black pumps I'm wearing today? A steal at...
  • Bill Ackman steps down from J.C. Penney board

    Boardroom brawling at J.C. Penney Co. has claimed its latest casualty: activist investor Bill Ackman, who stepped down as a director after publicly voicing concerns about the struggling retailer's chief executive and chairman. The department store chain...
  • J.C. Penney loss widens as revenue falls 12%

    J.C. Penney Co. on Tuesday reported yet another round of dismal quarterly earnings, disappointing Wall Street as the struggling retailer pushes through a turnaround effort pocked by infighting and investor concern. In its second quarter, which ended...
  • Office Depot narrows CEO search to five candidates

    Office Depot narrows CEO search to five candidates
    Office Depot's 1,700 employees in Boca Raton may soon know who their new boss is. Office Depot and OfficeMax, which agreed to a $1.2 billion merger in February, said Monday that it has narrowed down its selection to five candidates of a new chief...
  • Apple hires Burberry CEO to head its retail division

    SAN FRANCISCO — Apple Inc. has hired Burberry Chief Executive Angela Ahrendts to run its retail division, hoping her background melding technology, fashion and commerce will be the right mix to navigate the future of the stores that have been a...
  • CEO-to-worker pay gap is obscene; want to know how obscene?

    Nothing seems to get U.S. corporations' dander up like a threat to the pay and perks of their chief executives. That's one explanation for corporate America's superheated, turbocharged, over-the-top reaction to the CEO pay ratio rule recently proposed...
  • Early Easter, chilly weather keep March retail sales growth slow

    Consumers shopping during a chilly March gave retail sales for the month a half-hearted push, with spending weighed down by the bitter weather, sequestration worries, ongoing economic weakness and an earlier Easter that shaved off a full selling day....
  • George Soros takes 7.9% stake in J.C. Penney, stock soars

    George Soros takes 7.9% stake in J.C. Penney, stock soars
    Billionaire financier George Soros seems to be showing faith in J.C. Penney’s chances at a turnaround, taking a 7.9% stake in the struggling retailer. The hedge fund titan bought nearly 17.4 million shares through his Soros Fund Management,...
  • Procter & Gamble says CEO swap doesn't signal 'bigger problem'

    Procter & Gamble Co. wants to make something clear to investors: The replacement of Chief Executive Bob McDonald with his predecessor A.G. Lafley is not a death knell for the company. Far from it, said Chief Financial Officer Jon R. Moeller in a short...
  • Shoe firm Sanuk to open first company-owned store, in Santa Monica

    Shoe firm Sanuk to open first company-owned store, in Santa Monica
    Sanuk, the Irvine footwear firm known for selling its quirky sandals in surf specialty shops, is coming to beachy Santa Monica this week with its first-ever company-owned store. The flagship shop on the Santa Monica Promenade opens Friday. The lo-fi...