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AUSTIN, Texas— Whole Foods Market Inc. says its sales at established locations slipped in its fiscal first quarter, and forecast the figure to be flat to down 2 percent for the year. Whole Foods, which has more than 430 locations in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom, says it still sees potential for 1,200 locations in just the U.S. For the three months ended Jan. 17,...
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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.— Sears keeps pruning its business in a years-long makeover, a bid to transform itself from a 123- year-old retail store into a nimble, 21st century operator. Comparable-store sales in the fourth quarter dropped 6.9 percent at Sears, and 7.2 percent at Kmart, which the also company owns. While the quarter that contains the critical shopping...
India, the world's third largest economy, said it expanded by 7.3 percent in the last quarter vs. 6.8 percent for China.
Layoffs surged in January to the highest levels since last summer as employers in the retail and energy sectors pulled out the pink slips.
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The founder of airline EasyJet, has expanded his horizons to open a discount food store, where U.K. customers can buy food products for super cheap.
U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed, stabilizing on the first trading day of February, despite declines in oil and soft China manufacturing data.
U.S. stocks closed sharply higher on the last trading day of January, after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly adopted a negative interest rate policy.
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CONCORD, N.H.— A jury has awarded more than $31 million in damages to a former Wal-Mart pharmacist in New Hampshire who claimed she was wrongly fired after reporting safety concerns about co-workers dispensing prescriptions. Maureen McPadden was a 13- year employee who reported her concerns to management while working in Wal-Mart's Seabrook pharmacy.
Debate over the 'cheap gas economic boost' question indicates just how unsure economists and investors are about the future.
As digital sales of video games slide, GameStop is dipping into potential new revenue streams outside its comfort zone.
Amid Amazon's long-standing love affair with Wall Street, the rest of the retail industry is getting hammered — online and off.
U.S. stocks closed sharply lower, weighed by a renewed decline in oil, as investors awaited key inputs on the pace of economic growth.
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Seven months after PayPal's spin-off from e-commerce giant eBay, the transition is going smoother than many might have thought, the CEOs tell CNBC.
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