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  • A look at how Dollar Tree, Family Dollar differ Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Dollar Tree is stepping up its fight for penny-pinching customers. On Monday, the discounter said it would acquire rival discounter Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, making it the biggest player in the dollar store category. Despite their names, Dollar Store and Family Dollar vary in their business models.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 30 or. 3 percent, to $117.89. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 71 or. 9 percent, to $76.28.

  • July 24- Canada's largest grocer Loblaw Cos Ltd's quarterly profit handily beat analysts' expectations, helped by strong pharmacy sales in its recently acquired Shoppers Drug Mart. Sales at Shoppers accounted for more than a quarter of Loblaw's total sales of C $10.31 billion in the second quarter.

  • BOSTON, July 23- Larry Zelvin, the head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's center for countering cyber threats, is retiring next month after a government career of nearly 30 years during which he advised U.S. businesses on fighting hostile hackers.

  • July 22- U.S. charity Goodwill Industries International says federal authorities told it that some of its U.S. store locations may have been the victims of possible theft of payment card numbers.

  • Target debuts an image-recognition shopping app Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 3:45 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Target is introducing an app that lets users purchase items after scanning magazine ads with their smartphones. It's the latest offering from retailers looking to boost sales with the use of improving image-recognition technology.

  • Help wanted: These 9 retailers need a CEO Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    A list of major retailers are looking to fill vacancies at the top of their C-suites.

  • July 17- Loblaw Cos Ltd, Canada's largest grocer, appointed Executive Chairman Galen Weston president as part of a management shakeup aimed at helping the company better compete with U.S. rivals.

  • July 17- Loblaw Cos Ltd, Canada's largest grocer, appointed Executive Chairman Galen Weston president as part of a management shakeup aimed at helping the company better compete with U.S. rivals.

  • Parents, get ready to spend more on back-to-school Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    Back-to-school shopping is expected to rise on an increase in school supplies and higher demand for electronics.

  • Amazon doesn't always offer the best deals: Study Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    According to new research from Savings.com, more than 50 percent of the time consumers can find a better price elsewhere on the Web.

  • PARIS/ BOSTON, July 14- Insurers are eagerly eyeing exponential growth in the tiny cyber coverage market but their lack of experience and skills handling hackers and data breaches may keep their ambitions in check.

  • Target's triangle of death     Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 5:27 PM ET

    "Fast Money" trader Dan Nathan looks at a 4-year chart of Target and pinpoints the "triangle of death."

  • Midday movers: Delta, GoPro, Target & more Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 12:27 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • Target to customers: Don't bring guns into stores Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 9:39 AM ET
    Supporters of Michigan's Open Carry law hold a rally and march April 27, 2014 in Romulus, Michigan.

    Target's interim CEO said the retailer is now "respectfully requesting" that customers in "open carry" communities not bring firearms into stores.

  • Why cyber-insurance will be the next big thing Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 2:19 PM ET

    Though sales of cyber-insurance are a fraction of the $1.1 trillion in total premiums, experts see the number growing exponentially.

  • Clock winds down on West Coast port talks Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 11:02 AM ET
    Pier 400, right, sits idle at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California.

    The contract between shipping companies and unionized West Coast port workers is set to expire Monday at midnight.

  • June 27- Dollar General Corp said Chief Executive Rick Dreiling would retire next year after about seven years at the helm, sending the discount retailer's shares down 7 percent.

  • Ikea to raise wages, as pressure mounts for others Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 2:34 PM ET
    Ikea opened the doors of a new store in 2011.

    As Ikea announced plans to raise the average, hourly minimum wage at its U.S. stores, the pressure is on for other businesses to lift pay.

  • June 24- Cosmetics company Elizabeth Arden Inc said it would exit low-return businesses and brands to improve gross margins and profitability, disappointing investors who had hoped for a sale of the company.