Walmart is gearing up for a move into small convenience stores in urban markets such as Chicago and Los Angeles as the largest US retailer seeks to revitalise its growth in its home market.
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As retailers begin to gear up for holiday 2010, the Wal-Mart and Amazon seem to be preparing for another price cutting battle, which could put pressure on GameStop shares in the fourth quarter.
Toys 'R Us will soon debut at least 10 FAO Schwarz pop-up stores, meaning some folks won't have to travel to New York to dance on the big piano keyboard this holiday season.
Exactly 2 years have passed since Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy, sending markets on a downwards spiral. Many sectors and stocks have still failed to recoup all of their losses since that fateful weekend.
Stocks snapped a four-day winning streak as the Dow and S&P fell after struggling with direction much of the day despite signs of strength in the U.S. economy. Boeing and American Express fell, while HP rose.
Stocks slipped lower minutes before the close after struggling with direction much of the day despite a strong report on retail sales. HP and Cisco rose, Boeing and American Express fell.
Stocks added to gains led by technology and retailers after a stronger-than-expected rise in business inventories and a gain in retail sales that was slightly better than expected. HP and Cisco rose, Boeing fell.
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Wal-Mart is introducing the first cell phone plan that uses the chain's own branding, further demonstrating its clout in getting special deals from wireless carriers.
With Democrats in danger of losing control of Congress, some prominent lobbying shops, trade groups and contractors are already moving to bring more Republicans on board to bolster their political fortunes. The NYT reports.
Those who live off their savings and investments are hit hard by falling interest rates, as corporations borrow cheaply and sit on the cash. The NYT reports.
Looks like even the nation's largest toy retailer can afford to get even bigger at Christmastime. Toys 'R Us unwraps plans to expand its reach with "pop-up" stores, boutiques within its Babies 'R Us stores, and additional outlet stores.
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For nearly two years, Amazon has been trying to get manufacturers to adopt “frustration-free packaging” that gets rid of plastic cases and air-bubble wrap — major irritants for consumers and one of Amazon’s biggest sources of customer complaints.