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  • Oct 24- E-cigarette seller Electronic Cigarettes International Group Ltd has postponed its public offering due to unfavorable market conditions, an analyst at underwriter Canaccord Genuity told Reuters on Friday. Grand Rapids, Michigan- based Electronic Cigarettes is among a number of e-cigarette companies whose stocks are traded over-the-counter in...

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell $1.11 or. 8 percent, to $129.49. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 01 or percent, to $76.26.

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 05 or percent, to $130.59. Target rose$. 70 or 1.1 percent, to $62.03. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 22 or. 3 percent, to $76.25.

  • CHICAGO, Oct 23- Determined not to repeat a holiday season that left millions of packages delivered too late and customers seething, United Parcel Service Inc and FedEx Corp are investing heavily in new infrastructure- but the continued dynamic growth of e-commerce will test those efforts. Even so, the rise in shipping originating with e-tailers including...

  • Optimize your game plan for holiday toy shopping Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 2:29 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Looking for the holiday season's hot toys, like anything related to Disney's "Frozen"? In addition, Amazon's annual holiday toy list adds commentary from its product experts on the latest trends. You can browse through new categories like "Mom Picks" or "Classic" brands to find gift ideas and personal anecdotes from Amazon editors.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 01 or percent, to $130.53. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $76.09.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 48 or. 4 percent, to $131.02. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 01 or percent, to $76.04.

  • Tesco chairman resigns after accounting scandal Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 4:25 AM ET

    LONDON— The chairman of Tesco, the world's second-biggest retailer behind Walmart, announced his resignation Thursday amid an accounting scandal in which the company admitted it had overstated its projected profits. "Three immediate priorities are clear: to recover our competitiveness in the U.K., to protect and strengthen our balance sheet and to begin the...

  • Sharp drops in many of the stocks owned by Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway in recent weeks hit the sprawling conglomerate's equity portfolio hard. The loss on seven of those holdings alone totals more than $5 billion provided Berkshire's stakes have remained the same since June 30, the last date for which they were disclosed. Berkshire Hathaway did not respond...

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 6:09 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 26 or. 2 percent, to $130.54. Target fell$. 31 or. 5 percent, to $61.33. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 01 or percent, to $76.03.

  • FedEx, UPS make plans for a better holiday season Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 5:14 PM ET

    DALLAS— Facing an even bigger mountain of packages this holiday season, FedEx and UPS are hiring more workers to avoid the delays that frustrated shoppers and gift-recipients a year ago. On Wednesday, FedEx Corp. said it expects deliveries between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve to rise 8.8 percent over last year, to 290 million shipments.

  • BofA: Sorry for double charging on Apple Pay Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 4:10 PM ET
    Apple Pay on display.

    Some Bank of America customers say they were charged twice for purchases they made using Apple's new mobile payments system.

  • Who needs Black Friday? Retail cutting prices now Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 1:56 PM ET
    Sale signs in the windows of a GAP store.

    Retailers have kept inventories in check, but signs are already emerging that they may not have broken consumers' addiction to discounts just yet.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 78 or. 6 percent, to $131.06. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 36 or. 5 percent, to $76.38.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 10:36 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 70 or. 5 percent, to $130.98. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 23 or. 3 percent, to $76.25.

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose $1.86 or 1.4 percent, to $130.28. Target rose $1.35 or 2.2 percent, to $61.64. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 88 or 1.2 percent, to $76.02.

  • Strong dollar hurts profits of U.S. companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 5:49 PM ET

    Coca Cola Co and McDonald's Corp on Tuesday became the latest multinationals to get sideswiped by the surging U.S. currency, which typically crimps demand for U.S. exports and reduces the value of overseas sales when they are translated back into U.S. dollars. McDonald's forecast currency to cut fourth-quarter earnings per share by 5 cents to 6 cents, after...

  • IPad Mini users trade up—and down: Report Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:44 PM ET
    From left: The new iPad Mini 3 and the new iPad Air 2

    Demand for Apple's iPad Mini may be waning as more users gravitate toward bigger—and smaller—devices, according to a Slice Intelligence.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:43 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose $1.85 or 1.4 percent, to $130.27. Target rose $1.28 or 2.1 percent, to $61.57. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 66 or. 9 percent, to $75.80.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 26 or. 2 percent, to $128.68. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 18 or. 2 percent, to $75.32.