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Chief Executive Rick Dreiling said Dollar General would not relinquish its pursuit of Family Dollar Stores Inc, even though the No. 1 U.S. deep-discount retailer's bid was rejected in favor of a smaller offer from Dollar Tree Inc.. Dollar General's shares rose 1.8 percent, Family Dollar's were marginally higher and Dollar Tree's were up 1 percent.
Aug 28- Dollar General Corp said it remained committed to acquiring rival Family Dollar Stores Inc, pointing to a prolonged battle for dominance of the deep discount retail sector in the United States.
Many teens say social cachet these days involves waving the latest hand-held technology not wearing the latest fashions, the NYT reports.
Aug 28- Dollar General Corp, the No.1 U.S. deep discount retailer, said it remained committed to acquiring rival Family Dollar Stores Inc and that its offer was both superior and achievable than an offer from Dollar Tree Inc.
Dairy Queen could be the latest victim of a data security breach, highlighting the demand for counterfeit credit cards, KrebsonSecurity reported.
A new platform seamlessly allows Instagram users to make purchases when they see an item they like on their feeds.
Meet single mom turned entrepreneur, Melissa Kieling—founder of cooler maker PackIt, which has attracted the attention of big retailers and Hollywood stars.
Luxury fashion is making inroads in wearable tech as more designers develop stylish accessories and clothing aimed at tracking performance and health.
Smart chip cards are becoming the standard worldwide, so when you travel expect your 'old' American credit card to be rejected.
BOSTON/ WASHINGTON, Aug 22- A cyber attack at a firm that performs background checks for U.S. government employees compromised data of at least 25,000 workers, including some undercover investigators, and that number could rise, agency officials said on Friday.
Three computer engineers say in a paper they can hack Gmail apps with a 92 percent success rate.
More than 1,000 US businesses were affected by the cyberattack that hit cash register systems at Target, Supervalu and most recently UPS Stores, NYT.
Though Sears has now posted nine straight quarters of losses, CNBC's Jim Cramer has an idea on how to turn things around.
The company, controlled by hedge fund manager Eddie Lampert, said quarterly revenue fell 9.7 percent, reflecting the impact of the separation of its Lands' End clothing business, store closures and sales declines at Sears Canada Inc..
*Home Depot lifts the Dow; rival Lowe's rebounds. *Target bounces back; American Eagle rallies. NEW YORK, Aug 20- U.S. stocks ended mostly higher on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 just missing a record close, after minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting gave investors reason to believe that the central bank is in no rush to raise interest rates.
BOSTON, Aug 20- The FBI has warned that healthcare industry companies are being targeted by hackers, publicizing the issue following an attack on U.S. hospital group Community Health Systems Inc that resulted in the theft of millions of patient records.
Stocks rose Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting.
*Lowe's, Target shares rebound; American Eagle rallies. *Hertz tumbles after withdrawing forecast. "I don't think there were really any surprises in the minutes, or that the markets are reacting meaningfully to them," said Carin Pai, executive vice president and director of equity management at Fiduciary Trust in New York.
Amazon to open an office in China's Shanghai free trade zone, state media says, allowing the firm to sell a wider range of products in the country.