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Sears said Wednesday it does not plan to sign a fire and building safety agreement backed by some of Europe's biggest apparel brands aimed at trying to prevent another disaster like the one in Bangladesh that killed more than 1,100 workers. Instead, the...
Tags: Labor Legislation, Politics, Walmart, Marketing, Arbitration
Spring’s arrival late in April gave retail sales a light boost as Americans emerged from hibernation to spend on cars, gardening goods and building supplies. From March to April, sales rose a slight 0.1% after declining a revised 0.5% from...
Did you get out and shop in April? Retail sales numbers released today show improving consumer confidence and more spending in stores. The National Retail Federation reported a 0.6 percent seasonally adjusted sales gain from March to April,...
Last week, the U.S. Senate passed the Marketplace Fairness Act, which requires Internet-based businesses to collect state sales tax based on the shipping address. The bill is fair, logical and necessary to Virginia's economy. Businesses that sell...
Before we recently reconnected with Barbara Edelman in Emmaus to hear more about her Mother's Day herb gift idea, she offered something that really piqued our interest. "I have a surprise for you," Barbara said. "You're going to love it." Such a...
Tuesday, May 7 I truly hope you were able to catch "Susan's Story," either last night at 6 or today on WDBJ 7 Mornin'. Susan Bahorich bravely shared her personal struggle with ovarian cancer. I am so proud of her for being open and honest with what she is...
Whitney Court usually buys her mom flowers for Mother's Day, but this year she's selected a gift that won't wilt: a silver necklace. It cost $165, about double the price of a dozen roses delivered. But Court, a nanny who lives in Celebration, said she's...
About 55 percent of men get it wrong on Mother's Day. That number comes from an online survey sponsored by the rebate website ebates.com. We'll let you form an opinion on its accuracy. According to the survey, women want a gift card to a favorite...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attention online shoppers: The days of tax-free shopping on the Internet may soon end for many of you. The Senate is scheduled to vote Monday on a bill that would empower states to collect sales taxes for purchases made over...
Tags: Politics, Business, Mike Enzi, Walmart, Amazon.com Inc.
Mother's Day is just a week away and people everywhere are struggling to think of the right gift. For the right price, of course. The holiday presents a dilemma for a cheapster. You want to spend just enough to show mom you love her, and not a penny...
Daily PressThe Marketplace Fairness Act could put the Gloucester-based retailer Peace Frogs out of business, says Catesby Jones, president of the 30-year-old company. Jones is adamantly against the bill, which is expected to pass the Senate later this week. The...
Sun SentinelIt’s no longer just flowers and jewelry for moms on Mother’s Day. Shoppers are going beyond the traditional gifts and adding electronics to their list. About 14 percent of consumers nationwide are planning to spend more than $2.3 billion...
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