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  • NEW YORK, Nov 24- First, Samantha Kemp-Jackson started noticing something unusual at the local grocery store. Then it started happening to the Toronto mom of four at the department store. An analysis of more than 60 of the most prominent such fundraising campaigns found that they brought in $358 million in 2012, according to consulting firm Cause Marketing...

  • Shopping soon? Here's the retail naughty list Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 12:14 PM ET
    An Overstock.com distribution center

    Which retailers are getting a lump of coal for customer service this year? TODAY reports.

  • Former American Airlines CEO joins Wal-Mart board Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    DALLAS— The executive who led American Airlines successfully through bankruptcy reorganization but did not remain long after a huge merger with another carrier has joined the board of Wal-Mart. But US Airways CEO Doug Parker, and not Horton, was named to run the merged company, American Airlines Group Inc. Horton served briefly as chairman before stepping...

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:27 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 05 or percent, to $139.77. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 77 or. 9 percent, to $85.42.

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 47 or. 3 percent, to $139.72. Target rose$. 32 or. 4 percent, to $71.51. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $84.65.

  • Recalls this week: strollers, candles, chargers Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    DETAILS: Eleven Graco and Century-branded strollers with model names Aspen, Breeze, Capri, Cirrus, Glider, Kite, LiteRider, Sierra, Solara, Sterling and TravelMate. They were sold between August 2000 and November 2014. Strollers with a manufacture date from August 1, 2000 to September 25, 2014 are included in the recall.

  • Nov 21- A pressure group pushing for higher wages at Walmart stores said employees would stage protests at 1,600 U.S. stores on Black Friday, including 60 in Washington, D.C.. Wal-Mart Stores Inc, owner of Walmart stores and the largest private employer in the United States, has been at the center of the debate over proposals to raise the minimum wage.

  • Nov 21- A group of Walmart employees pushing for higher wages said they were planning to protest on Black Friday at 1,600 U.S. stores in areas including Washington and Los Angeles. The group also plans strikes at the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Chicago, Seattle, Texas, Minneapolis and Tampa among other places. Wal-Mart Stores Inc, owner of Walmart brand...

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 95 or. 7 percent, to $140.20. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 58 or. 7 percent, to $85.16.

  • Ahead of the Bell: SolarCity Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 8:42 AM ET

    NEW YORK— SolarCity's stock is surging in premarket trading on Friday following the company's announcement that it is teaming with Walmart on some new solar power and energy storage projects. The California- based company said Thursday that it has a contract with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to install new solar projects at facilities in up to 36 states over the next...

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 76 or. 5 percent, to $139.25. Target fell $1.31 or 1.8 percent, to $71.19. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 41 or. 5 percent, to $84.58.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 2:49 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 60 or. 4 percent, to $139.41. Target fell $1.24 or 1.7 percent, to $71.26. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 58 or. 7 percent, to $84.41.

  • Tips on getting deals during Black Friday blitz Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 2:48 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Brace yourself for the Black Friday shopping bonanza. Sure, stores have been pushing discounts on holiday merchandise since Halloween, but experts say Thanksgiving weekend still lives up to the hype of serving up the largest breadth of the season's bargains from TVs to clothing. He says consumer electronic deals are better on Thanksgiving or Black...

  • Nov 20- Discount retailer Dollar Tree Inc said it was confident it would need to divest fewer stores than anticipated to win antitrust approval to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc.. Dollar Tree's shares rose as much as 7 percent to a record high of $67.08 on Thursday. Dollar Tree will become the largest U.S. dollar store chain if it pulls off the deal by fending off a...

  • Dollar Tree posts best sales growth since 2011 Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 11:12 AM ET
    A Dollar Tree store, July 28, 2014 in Miami, Florida.

    Discount retailer Dollar Tree raised its sales outlook for the year after recording its strongest growth in quarterly same-store sales since 2011.

  • Better move fast! Amazon pushing deals to Snapchat Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 10:49 AM ET
    A worker prepares packages for delivery at an Amazon.com warehouse in Brieselang, Germany.

    To kick off its Black Friday specials, Amazon said it will start posting deal codes to disappearing messaging app Snapchat.

  • Graco recalls strollers for finger injuries Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 10:45 AM ET
    Two of the recalled models of Graco strollers

    Graco recalled 11 stroller models after reports of finger injuries ranging from lacerations to amputation.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 10:29 AM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 42 or. 3 percent, to $139.59. Target fell $1.44 or 2.0 percent, to $71.06. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 39 or. 5 percent, to $84.60.

  • Nov 20- Discount retailer Dollar Tree Inc raised its sales outlook for the year after recording its strongest growth in quarterly same-store sales since 2011.. Dollar Tree, which like other discounters is facing competition from small-format stores opened by big retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc, will become the largest dollar store chain if it pulls off...

  • No-fail Black Friday stocks? Behind the trade Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A woman looks for information at Macy's Herald Square after the store opened its doors at 8 pm Thanksgiving day on November 28, 2013 in New York City.

    With Thanksgiving just a week away, investors may already be shopping for the very best trade for the holiday season.