| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Fund managers are stampeding into shares of U.S. long-haul trucking company Swift Transportation Co as oil prices touch five-year lows, but some analysts say a shortage of drivers may slam the brakes on the rally.
Portfolio managers from Goldman Sachs,...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Dollar Tree and Dollar General on Friday criticized each others' plans to take over Family Dollar Stores Inc. while saying that their own bids are making progress toward winning regulatory approval.
Dollar Tree said in a statement that the U.S....
| Dec 1, 2014
| 5:38 AM
Las aglomeraciones de gente en los centros comerciales de Estados Unidos no fueron muy grandes durante el "Black Friday", una señal de que los compradores se están habituando a la cascada de ofertas tras la algarabía por los descuentos desde la noche...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Holiday promotions that debuted as early as October led to a sharp decrease in Black Friday weekend sales, as some consumers took a breather from buying, according to industry data released Sunday.
Traffic from Thanksgiving Day through Sunday fell 5.2.%...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Protesters angered by a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer for killing an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, entered a pair of shopping malls in downtown Seattle on Friday and disrupted a tree-lighting ceremony.
| Nov 12, 2014
| 7:18 PM
The nation's top consumer financial watchdog is taking aim at the booming but lightly regulated prepaid card industry with new rules to protect customers from the vagaries of bank-like operations.
The proposal to be released Thursday by the Consumer...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 6:59 AM
Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree Inc. raised its sales outlook for the year after recording its strongest growth in quarterly same-store sales since 2011.
Shares of the company, which has agreed to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc. for $8.5 billion, rose 3...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:26 AM
Authorities Thursday evening arrested 23 people protesting outside a Wal-Mart in Pico Rivera as part of nationwide efforts to organize the retailer's employees, authorities said.
The demonstration began in the store's parking lot at Washington and...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is launching expanded healthcare sign-ups at many of its stores, including hundreds of locations in California.
The retail giant said Monday that it has partnered with DirectHealth.com, an insurance agency and online comparison...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc is focusing on food safety as the world's largest retailer aims to boost profitability of its more than 400 stores in China, Wal-Mart Asia chief executive Scott Price told Reuters.
Food safety is a highly emotive issue in China...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:43 PM
A federal judge has approved a nearly $10 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit filed nearly a decade ago by a group of disabled workers against the Social Security Administration.
The lawsuit, filed by Ronald Jantz, a deaf employee, alleged...