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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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  • Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree and Dollar General fight over Family Dollar takeover

    Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree and Dollar General fight over Family Dollar takeover
    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....
  • Hudson Pacific to buy 26 Bay Area properties for $3.5 billion

    Hudson Pacific Properties Inc. has agreed to purchase 26 Bay Area office properties for $3.5 billion in cash and stock, underscoring the hot Silicon Valley real estate market and greatly expanding the Los Angeles firm's portfolio. The real estate...
  • You may already be too late for hottest holiday toys

    (Reuters) - If you still have Disney's Frozen Castle and Ice Palace Playset on your holiday gift list this year, you may already be out of luck. With Christmas approaching, the $119 toy - made by Mattel Inc - is sold out. Of course, you can find it at...
  • Activitist investor Starboard wants Staples, Office Depot to merge

    Activitist investor Starboard wants Staples, Office Depot to merge
    Activist investor Starboard Value wants to merge office-supply chains Staples Inc and Office Depot Inc, CNBC reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Starboard, known for its aggressive shareholder activism, disclosed a 5.1 percent stake in...
  • BGE reaches settlement to reduce rate hike request

    BGE reaches settlement to reduce rate hike request
    The average monthly bill for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers receiving both electric and gas services would jump by about $4 under a settlement the utility reached this month with state regulatory staff and other stakeholders. The settlement...
  • Once a crusader against big money, Gov. Brown is collecting millions

    Twenty years ago, one of the first callers to Jerry Brown's radio show, "We the People," asked whether campaign money had influenced him as governor in the 1970s and '80s. "You bet I was influenced," he said. "You think you can collect $10 million or...
  • More retailers announce earlier opening times on Thanksgiving

    More retailers announce earlier opening times on Thanksgiving
    The turkey-and-gravy window is getting smaller again. Retailers are stumbling over one another to announce ever-earlier opening times on Thanksgiving as they race to woo Black Friday shoppers with deep discounts during hours usually reserved for...
  • Sears explores sale through leaseback deal

    (Reuters) - Struggling retailer Sears Holdings Corp said it was exploring the conversion of 200-300 stores to a real estate investment trust (REIT), which it would offer to shareholders to raise cash. Sears shares were up 27 percent at $41.39 in...
  • Judge OKs $10 million settlement for disabled Social Security workers

    Judge OKs $10 million settlement for disabled Social Security workers
    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...
  • Wal-Mart to focus on food safety in China, Asia chief says

    Wal-Mart to focus on food safety in China, Asia chief says
    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...
  • New rules would boost consumer protections for prepaid cards

    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...