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  • California adds 44,200 jobs in August

    California adds 44,200 jobs in August
    California outpaced its recent job growth as employers added 44,200 nonfarm positions in August — far more than any other state. But for the third straight month, the state unemployment rate remained flat at 7.4%, according to Employment...
  • Wal-Mart spokesman resigns over false information in resume: Bloomberg

    Wal-Mart spokesman resigns over false information in resume: Bloomberg
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Chief Spokesman David Tovar resigned after the company allegedly found that he had lied about his academic record in his resume, Bloomberg reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. While conducting a due-diligence...
  • Retailers seen unlikely to warm up to Apple Pay

    Retailers seen unlikely to warm up to Apple Pay
    (Reuters) - 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...
  • RadioShack mulls $585 million financing package from UBS, Standard General: WSJ

    RadioShack mulls $585 million financing package from UBS, Standard General: WSJ
    (Reuters) - RadioShack Corp is evaluating a $585 million financing package led by UBS AG and hedge fund Standard General LP as the U.S. electronics retailer tries to avert bankruptcy, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the...
  • Kroger boosted by acquisitions, raises profit view

    (Reuters) - Kroger Co , the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, raised its full-year profit forecast and reported a better-than-expected 9 percent increase in quarterly profit on Thursday, helped by the acquisition of Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc. But...
  • RadioShack stumbles down road taken by many failed U.S. retailers

    RadioShack stumbles down road taken by many failed U.S. retailers
    RadioShack Corp confronts an uncomfortable fact as it considers filing for bankruptcy to give it time to overhaul its 4,400 electronics stores: Retailers rarely emerge from bankruptcy. They often liquidate and go out of business. Founded in 1921, the...
  • Target taps Cornell of PepsiCo as CEO, chairman

    Target Corp. on Thursday named Brian Cornell, a senior executive at PepsiCo Inc., to be its new chief executive, becoming the first outsider to lead the nation's fourth-largest retailer. Cornell, 55, will also become the chairman of the Minneapolis-based...
  • RadioShack shareholder negotiating rescue package: Bloomberg

    (Reuters) - RadioShack Corp's second-largest shareholder, Standard General LP, is negotiating a rescue package with investors to help the consumer electronics retailer ward off bankruptcy, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
  • Across Asia's borders, labor activists team up to press wage claims

    JAKARTA/PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Labor leaders behind the biggest strikes in Cambodia's $5 billion garment industry knew last year they had a strong case for higher wages: they had already compared notes with activists in neighboring countries. The result...
  • Dollar General joins fight to buy Family Dollar

    Dollar General joins fight to buy Family Dollar
    Dollar General Corp offered to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc for $8.95 billion, trumping Dollar Tree Inc's $8.5 billion bid, to strengthen its position as the No. 1 discount retailer in a highly-competitive U.S. market. Family Dollar's shares rose 4.5...
  • Middle-class shoppers more sensitive to back-to-school supply costs

    WEST MILWAUKEE, Wis. The giant pencil cutouts screaming "One Big Sale Here" throughout the Target store are a dead giveaway: This is the country's second-biggest shopping season. And for the great majority of Americans, the annual back-to-school...