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  • Recalls this week: smoke alarms, generators Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 2:52 PM ET

    More than 1 million smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are being recalled because a power outage could render them useless. Inflatable rubber tubes that can irritate skin and boys jackets posing an entanglement hazard are also among this week's recalled consumer products.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Friday, 12 Sep 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$. 55 or. 4 percent, to $125.39. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 37 or. 5 percent, to $75.74.

  • What carriers are offering for the new iPhone Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 12:15 PM ET
    An Apple iPhone 6 is displayed after a product announcement at Flint Center in Cupertino, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.

    The iPhone 6 starts at $199 and the larger iPhone 6 Plus costs $299 and up. But some retailers and carriers are looking to give you a better deal.

  • Next for Corporate America: Body wires and wire taps? Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 11:22 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Sept 12- Wall Street executives may have personally escaped the wrath of the U.S. Department of Justice but executives at companies accused of foreign bribery schemes may not be so lucky.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 47 or. 4 percent, to $125.47. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 19 or. 2 percent, to $75.91.

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 23 or. 2 percent, to $125.94. Target rose$. 64 or 1.0 percent, to $62.59. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 41 or. 5 percent, to $76.10.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 2:09 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 32 or. 3 percent, to $125.85. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 26 or. 3 percent, to $76.25.

  • Sept 11- Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, raised its full-year profit forecast and reported a better-than-expected 9 percent increase in quarterly profit on Thursday, helped by the acquisition of Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc..

  • Apple Pay faces huge challenges: PayPal exec Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 12:33 PM ET
    A PayPal employee in the Berlin office.

    It's clear major retailers doubt Apple's entry into mobile payments, too, says PayPal exec Bill Ready.

  • 4 Reasons shoppers will shrug off Home Depot hack Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 12:15 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Home Depot's data breach could wind up being among the largest ever for a retailer, but that may not matter to its millions of customers. Home Depot joins a growing list of retailers that have had their data stolen. Industry watchers are betting Home Depot will fare better with its customers.

  • Sept 11- Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, raised its full-year profit forecast and reported a better-than-expected 9 percent increase in quarterly profit on Thursday, helped by the acquisition of Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc..

  • WRAPUP 1-UK grocers' pain reaches upmarket Waitrose Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 10:54 AM ET

    *Ocado Q3 gross retail sales up 15.5 pct. LONDON, Sept 11- Cut-throat competition in Britain's grocery market and changing shopping habits are starting to hurt the high end as well as the low, company results showed on Thursday, with profits more than halving at Morrisons and falling sharply at upmarket Waitrose.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 10:29 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 03 or percent, to $126.20. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 27 or. 4 percent, to $76.24.

  • Sept 11- Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, raised its full-year profit forecast and reported a better-than-expected 9 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by the acquisition of grocer Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc..

  • UPDATE 1-RadioShack says may file for bankruptcy Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 7:55 AM ET

    Sept 11- Troubled electronics retailer RadioShack Corp said it may need to file for bankruptcy if its cash situation worsens, after reporting its tenth straight quarterly loss. RadioShack, whose sales have been in a free-fall since 2010, said it was working with its lenders and landlords to restructure its debt and cut costs.

  • UK grocer Morrisons sees profit plunge 51% Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 3:35 AM ET

    Britain's fourth-largest grocer WM Morrison saw its underlying pre-tax profit for the first six months of this year plunge 51 percent.

  • UPDATE 1-RadioShack restructuring begins to takes shape Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 8:26 PM ET

    Sept 10- Troubled electronics retailer RadioShack Corp, whose shares swung wildly on Wednesday, is being advised by a restructuring attorney at law firm Jones Day as it tries to strike a deal with creditors to close stores while averting bankruptcy, two people close to the matter told Reuters.

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 6:16 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 06 or percent, to $126.17. Target rose $1.07 or 1.8 percent, to $61.95. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 23 or. 3 percent, to $76.51.

  • Sept 10- Empire Co Ltd, the operator of Canadian grocery chain Sobeys Inc, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by its recently acquired Safeway Canada.

  • Police say woman used wheelchair cart for getaway Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 4:06 PM ET

    FRUITPORT TOWNSHIP, Mich.— Police in western Michigan say they arrested a shoplifting suspect following her slow-speed getaway in a $1,200 motorized wheelchair shopping cart taken from a Wal-Mart. The Muskegon Chronicle says police located 46- year-old Shirley Mason about two miles away, riding the cart with $600 in clothing.