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  • Wal-Mart starts offering online holiday deals -- a month early

    Wal-Mart starts offering online holiday deals -- a month early
    Most Halloween candy is still sitting uneaten in pillowcases, but retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. are already kicking off their Christmas promotions in hopes of surviving harsh holiday conditions this year. Bargain basement deals normally...
  • Wal-Mart contractor to pay $4.7 million to settle lawsuit by workers

    A Wal-Mart Stores Inc. contractor has agreed to pay $4.7 million to settle a lawsuit filed by 568 Southern California warehouse workers who said they were underpaid and denied rest and meal breaks. A federal judge has approved the settlement between...
  • Cut in food stamps will hit retailers

    Cut in food stamps will hit retailers
    U.S. food retailers are poised to take a hit as the federal government reduces its $78 billion-a-year food stamp program. Grocery stores and other food retailers have struggled in recent years as consumers battered by high unemployment and shrinking...
  • Wal-Mart kicks off Christmas way early, helping to kill Black Friday

    Wal-Mart kicks off Christmas way early, helping to kill Black Friday
    Wal-Mart is worried about lousy holiday shopping, so the retail giant is pulling out its Christmas deals one whole month early -- hoping, perhaps, that the longer you are faced with a bargain, the more likely you will be to crumble. This move comes as...
  • Stocks drop sharply on Fed stimulus fears

    NEW YORK — Encouraging signs for the labor market caused alarm on Wall Street as investors sped up a broad sell-off, fueled by worries the Federal Reserve will soon scale back its stimulus. Major U.S. indexes closed sharply lower Thursday as yet...
  • California unemployment rate rises, but so does job growth

    California unemployment rate rises, but so does job growth
    California's economy sent out mixed signals in July: The unemployment rate inched up, but employers still added 38,100 jobs, one of the biggest gains for the state since the recession officially ended in February 2010. The jobless rate ticked up to 8.7%...
  • Wal-Mart, Target, U.S. brands set Bangladesh factory safety plan

    A group of 17 American retailers, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Target Corp. and Macy’s Inc., have signed on to a five-year agreement to help improve safety at garment factories in Bangladesh. The accord is separate from a legally binding plan...
  • Wells Fargo galloped ahead of Wal-Mart in corporate giving in 2012

    San Francisco-based Wells Fargo & Co. topped the ranks of corporate giving in 2012, climbing ahead of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., according to a new survey of 100 companies released Sunday by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. Wells Fargo gave away $315.8 million...
  • Blackstone commits to hiring 50,000 military veterans

    Blackstone commits to hiring 50,000 military veterans
    Blackstone Group, the New York-based private equity group, announced Tuesday it would hire 50,000 military veterans over the next five years across its various businesses. The company said it is partnering with the White House, which is leading an...
  • Workers protest conditions at Wal-Mart luggage supplier warehouse

    Workers protest conditions at Wal-Mart luggage supplier warehouse
    Thirty workers walked off the job Wednesday at the warehouse of a luggage supplier to Wal-Mart Stores Inc to protest alleged retaliation from managers after employees complained about poor working conditions, organizers said. The workers, who are not...
  • Concealed carry: Illinois businesses face a loaded issue over concealed carry law

     Concealed carry: Illinois businesses face a loaded issue over concealed carry law
    You could miss it walking by. A small red circle with a line crossing over an image of a gun and a knife, printed on white paper and posted just east of the entrance: "NO WEAPONS." But the makeshift sign outside Keefer's Restaurant on Chicago's Near...