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  • Macy's joins others in a big holiday hiring spree Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    The department store chain, which also operates Bloomingdale's, said Monday that the growth is being fueled by its expanding online business.

  • BEIJING/ SHANGHAI, Sept 25- China said it would ease restrictions on foreign couriers seeking to deliver packages nationwide, potentially increasing competition in a fast-growing business already marked by bruising price wars.

  • GameStop hires 25,000 seasonal workers, up 47 pct Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 9:05 AM ET

    GRAPEVINE, Texas— Gamers rejoice: GameStop is almost doubling its number of seasonal workers this holiday season as it prepares to deal with strong demand for new video games and the new iPhone.

  • BEIJING/ SHANGHAI, Sept 25- China said it would ease restrictions on foreign couriers seeking to deliver packages nationwide, potentially increasing competition in a fast-growing business already marked by bruising price wars.

  • BEIJING, Sept 24- China said on Wednesday it would ease restrictions on foreign couriers seeking to deliver packages nationwide, potentially increasing competition in a fast-growing business already marked by bruising price wars.

  • UPDATE 1-China to free up domestic courier market Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    BEIJING, Sept 24- China said on Wednesday it would allow qualified foreign couriers to deliver packages in its domestic market, potentially hotting up competition in a fast-growing business already marked by bruising price wars.

  • UPS expands 3-D printing to 100 more stores Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 12:36 PM ET

    ATLANTA— UPS says it will put 3- D printers in nearly 100 more stores as it seeks to lure small businesses. United Parcel Service Inc. said Monday that it has been testing the printers at six stores. The shares fell $1.18, or 1.2 percent, to $98.26 in midday trading.

  • Ex-employees say Home Depot left data vulnerable Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    Home Depot cashier at a Miami store.

    The risks were clear to computer experts inside Home Depot: The chain, they warned for years, might be easy prey for hackers. NYT reports.

  • VANCOUVER, Sept 17- Workers at a FedEx Corp warehouse in western Canada have successfully unionized, the first employees besides pilots at the package delivery company to organize in North America, a local Teamsters union said on Wednesday.

  • Sept 17- Department store operator Kohl's Corp said it is hiring more than 67,000 workers for the holiday selling season, about 34 percent more than what it recruited last season. The Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin- based retailer had hired about 50,000 seasonal employees for the 2013 holiday season.

  • FedEx delivers: Earnings beat expectations Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 11:34 AM ET

    FedEx reported a 24 percent rise in profit as the delivery company benefited from higher volumes in both its express and ground businesses.

  • Kohl's, FedEx boost hiring plans for holidays Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 10:02 AM ET

    Fall might not have officially arrived yet, but companies are already detailing hiring plans for the holiday season.

  • CHICAGO, Sept 17- Package delivery company FedEx Corp should enjoy a record holiday peak season thanks to the continued rise of online consumer sales in the United States, company officials said on Wednesday.

  • UPDATE 1-FedEx profit beats estimates as shipments rise Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 8:20 AM ET

    Sept 17- FedEx Corp reported a better-than-expected 24 percent jump in quarterly profit as the world's No. 2 package delivery company benefited from higher shipment volume. The company's net income rose to $606 million, or $2. l0 per share, in the first quarter ended Aug. 31, from $489 million, or $1.53 per share, a year earlier.

  • FedEx units to raise shipping rates from January Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 5:34 PM ET

    Sept 16- FedEx Corp, the world's No.2 package delivery company, said it would increase shipping rates for its express, ground and freight services, effective Jan. 5, 2015. The rate change applies to FedEx freight shipments within the United States, Canada and Mexico as well as between the U.S. and Canada and between the U.S. and Mexico, FedEx said.

  • Midday movers: Apple, Chevron, Exxon Mobil & more Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 12:47 PM ET

    Some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • Sept 16- United Parcel Service Inc is almost doubling the number of seasonal employees it hires for this year's holiday shopping season as it aims to avoid a repeat of last year's network breakdown during the crucial period.

  • Sept 16- United Parcel Service Inc, the world's largest courier company, said it would hire 90,000 to 95,000 seasonal employees ahead of an expected surge in package deliveries through the holiday shopping season.

  • Online banking or shopping: What's more secure? Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 11:17 AM ET

    In light of this week's reports that banks were hacked, a cybersecurity expert rates the best and worst industries at protecting your online data.

  • Hold the ice cream: DQ likely data breach victim Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Dairy Queen could be the latest victim of a data security breach, highlighting the demand for counterfeit credit cards, KrebsonSecurity reported.