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NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $125.25. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 15 or. 2 percent, to $76.32.
NEW YORK— PayPal's impending split from long-time partner eBay Inc. will ratchet up its appeal to online retail competitors such as Amazon.com and give it the freedom to aggressively take on new mobile pay challenger Apple Pay. For eBay, the challenge will be how to drive revenue without its fastest-growing division.
Alex Padilla, D- Los Angeles, credits the momentum for statewide legislation to the more than 100 cities and counties, including Los Angeles and San Francisco, that already have such bans. The law marks a major milestone for environmental activists who have successfully pushed plastic bag bans in cities across the U.S., including Chicago, Austin and Seattle.
NEW YORK— Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday. Supervalu said the malware was installed on a network that processes card transactions at several chains, but it believes data was only taken from certain checkout lanes at four Cub Foods stores in Minnesota.
The department store chain, which also operates Bloomingdale's, said Monday that the growth is being fueled by its expanding online business.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 52 or. 4 percent, to $125.14. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $76.07.
Costco Wholesale Corp. fell $1.96 or 1.5 percent, to $125.66. Target fell $1.00 or 1.6 percent, to $62.88. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 96 or 1.2 percent, to $76.12.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell $1.54 or 1.2 percent, to $126.08. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 78 or 1.0 percent, to $76.30.
Investors need to know about stocks that perennially disappoint during autumn, USA Today reports.
Jimmy John's said a hacker accessed payment systems on July 30 at 216 of its stores and franchised locations and stole credit and debit card data.
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Sept 24- Sandwich restaurant chain Jimmy John's said there was a potential security breach involving customers' credit and debit card data at 216 of its stores and franchised locations on July 30. The chain is the latest victim in a series of security breaches among retailers such as Target Corp, Michaels Stores Inc and Neiman Marcus.
Wal-Mart is teaming up with Green Dot to supply checking accounts to almost anyone over 18 who passes an ID check. The NYT reports.
Data breach at retailer Home Depot has led to fraudulent transactions across the United States, draining cash from customer bank accounts.
Sept 23- Data breach at home improvement retailer Home Depot Inc has led to fraudulent transactions across the United States, draining cash from customer bank accounts, the Wall Street Journal said.
MINNEAPOLIS— Amazon.com Inc. will begin to collect sales taxes from Minnesota customers next week, indicating the online retailer is expanding in the state, according to experts. Amazon may be starting a local operation that requires it to do so in accordance with a state law passed in July 2013, the Star Tribune reported.
The positive holiday hiring predictions aren't just good news for the retail industry; they have implications for the overall economy.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 55 or. 4 percent, to $125.28. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 71 or. 9 percent, to $75.60.
The announcement follows news from J.C. Penney and Target, which said last week they will keep their hiring figures flat for 2014.
Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.