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  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $121.16. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $75.55.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 10:56 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 18 or. 1 percent, to $121.26. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 26 or. 4 percent, to $75.77.

  • Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 8:25 AM ET

    HAVANA— Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and other hard-to-obtain consumer goods, travelers arriving in Cuba on Monday complained that new government restrictions on their imports would leave their families wanting.

  • Sept 2- Dollar General Corp raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc to $80 per share, or $9.1 billion, and warned it may turn hostile and appeal directly to shareholders if the new offer was rejected.

  • Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 5:44 PM ET

    NEW YORK— McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry's workers.

  • *Novartis's LCZ696 and PCSK9 drugs could treat millions. Hopes have spiked for a heart failure drug from Novartis and an innovative class of injectable anti-cholesterol agents known as PCSK9 inhibitors after the release of data at the ESC's annual meeting indicated that they can save more lives than standard therapies.

  • Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage Sunday, 31 Aug 2014 | 3:54 PM ET

    HAVANA— A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 15 or. 1 percent, to $120.82. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 30 or. 4 percent, to $75.60.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 13 or. 1 percent, to $120.85. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 51 or. 7 percent, to $75.39.

  • LONDON, Aug 29- Tesco will slash its dividend and investment spending to give its new boss more firepower to rebuild Britain's biggest retailer, after a second profit warning in two months showed the scale of the task he faces.

  • LONDON, Aug 29- Britain's biggest retailer Tesco slashed its interim dividend by 75 percent as tough trading conditions forced it to cut its profit forecast for the second time in two months.

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 27 or. 2 percent, to $120.97. Target fell$. 44 or. 7 percent, to $60.35. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $75.90.

  • 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.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 27 or. 2 percent, to $120.97. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $75.76.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 24 or. 2 percent, to $121.00. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 01 or percent, to $75.84.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Groupon sales reps can't pursue overtime pay class action Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:26 PM ET

    Aug 27- A Chicago federal judge on Wednesday said Groupon Inc sales representatives cannot pursue a class-action lawsuit over the Internet commerce company's failure to pay for overtime before and after its 2011 initial public offering.

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 15 or. 1 percent, to $121.24. Target rose$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $60.79. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 33 or. 4 percent, to $75.85.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 03 or percent, to $121.12. Target rose$. 03 or percent, to $60.73. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $75.60.