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What Borders' liquidation could mean for competitors

Jul 19, 2011
If Borders closes all its stores, competing bookstores like Barnes & Noble will probably suffer through some short-term pain.
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Clorox, meet your activist investor

Jul 15, 2011
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has offered to buy Clorox for $10 billion, which would give him a major say in the company's fiscal operations.
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For some companies, the suburban landscape is losing its shine

Jul 7, 2011
United Airlines is headed out of the Chicago suburbs and into the city -- one of a rash of companies to do so. Tony Arnold explains.
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Amazon threatens California associates over state sales tax

Jun 30, 2011
The world's largest Internet retailer has threatened to sever its ties with online associate retailers in response to California's new sales tax.
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U.S. retailers look for opportunities in India

Jun 28, 2011
U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is urging India to push ahead with reforms, particularly in the finance sector, to encourage economic ties between the two countries.
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Brooks Brothers goes to school

Jun 27, 2011
The menswear retailer will begin selling logo merchandise in its stores and on campus.
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Best Buy gets smaller

Jun 23, 2011
The big-box retailer shrinks its box size to grow profits.
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More choices doesn't always mean a better deal

Jun 10, 2011
Normally, when consumers have more options it means a greater chance for a better deal. But that rule may not apply to high-end products.
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Profits soar for yoga-wear maker Lululemon

Jun 10, 2011
As many retailers struggle to regain pricing power, Lululemon's profits are strong. How does the maker of yoga-inspired activewear grow from here?
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Brands cater to gay community

Jun 10, 2011
Corporations have long sponsored floats in the parades and other things that kept the sponsorship within the gay community. Now though, it's expanding to general merchandising.
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