In October, Signs Of Life At Retailers

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  • Retailers report modest gains for April
    Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
  • Sears Didn't Move Fast Enough, CEO Says
    Sears continues to struggle to get a "decent" return on its assets and the retailer didn't move fast enough to cut expenses after the financial crisis, the CEO said at the annual meeting. More
  • J.C. Penney ad apologizes to customersJ.C. Penney ad apologizes to customers
    The ad comes after the Plano, Texas-based company last month fired its CEO, Ron Johnson, after 17 months on the job and rehired his predecessor Mike Ullman. Johnson's ambitious changes included getting rid of most sales and bringing in new, hip brands. More
  • Discover Pushes PayPal Payments; First Data Holds Out
    Discover makes headway in bringing eBay's online-payments service to physical retailers, but First Data, one of the country's largest merchant processors, has opted not to support the service. More
  • Big brands rejected Bangladesh factory safety planBig brands rejected Bangladesh factory safety plan
    As Bangladesh reels from the deaths of hundreds of garment workers in a building collapse, the refusal of global retailers to pay for strict nationwide factory inspections is bringing renewed scrutiny to an industry that has profited from a country notorious for its hazardous workplaces and subsistence-level wages. More
  • Beneath The Ice - City on a Hill Press
    In October, a supporting team of over 1,000 ... for all of us.” Finding Life Not expecting that ... under Europa’s icy shell there are signs ...
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  • Sam Ting tries to expose dark matter's mysteries - Science News Online
    ... this is the most important thing in your life. ... space station President George W. Bush signs bill so ... In October 2008, President George ...
    03/6/2015 - 2:30 pm | View Link
  • 8 Great Free Things to Do in L.A. This Week. - Los Angeles Weekly
    October is just too long to wait for fans of ... former White House counsel John Dean signs his ... that irrevocably changed American life, ...
    03/6/2015 - 12:49 pm | View Link
  • CLAIRMONT: Toddler's blood found on suspect's shoes, court hears - Mississauga News
    ... to save little Noah Keizer's life say they were ... child to her apartment with no vital signs. ... thing at the preliminary hearing in ...
    03/6/2015 - 10:58 am | View Link
  • The WIRED Guide for Upgrading Your Apple Gadgets - Wired News
    MacBook Air Retina Display Release Date Coming Soon, Specs Include ... - Christian Post
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  • Girl Loses Her Life To A Prank. This Is Truly Shocking
    10 Signs You're A Person Always In Search Of Excitement 10 Of ... We hope this kind of thing never happens in real life. Sheri has been psychologically affected after this incident, and has not spoken a word since the day of the horrific incident.
    03/31/2015 - 9:47 pm | View Link
  • Amnesty report: Executions down but death sentences on the rise
    While the report notes some encouraging signs, it also highlights a marked increase in the ... last year stressed the need to move toward abolition of capital punishment. "The taking of life is too irreversible for one human being to inflict it on another ...
    03/31/2015 - 6:27 pm | View Link
  • Patients With Mental Illness No Better Off Under Obamacare
    RELATED: Obama Signs Veterans Suicide Prevention Bill] The Substance Abuse ... "Any barrier that stands in the way is cause for saying ‘never mind,’ and your life falls apart," Diehl says. Untreated mental illness can lead to unemployment or ...
    03/31/2015 - 5:06 pm | View Link
  • The sad, short life of Sebastian
    Meanwhile, a death review report released by the Philadelphia Department of Human Services last week shows there were warning signs in the first year-and-a-half of Sebastian's life, when he lived in Philadelphia with his mother and siblings, before he ever ...
    03/31/2015 - 12:09 pm | View Link
  • Everyday Life after Annexation: The Autonomous Republic of Crimea
    Now, international maps are being re-labelled, new road signs are being mounted, and new passports are being distributed. In short, there has been a radical reconfiguration of quotidian life in Crimea. Who Is Affected by the Recent Change in Power?
    03/29/2015 - 6:00 pm | View Link
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  • Classes
    A list of upcoming and ongoing Skillshare classes. Categories include staff picks, popular, in-progress, and recently added.
    03/31/2015 - 12:51 pm | View Website
  • Cafe Astrology: Astrology Signs, Horoscopes, Love
    Astrology reports, relationship astrology, daily weekly and monthly love horoscopes, compatibility, free charts, synastry, celebrity astrology, love and sex signs.
    03/31/2015 - 10:28 am | View Website
  • My philosophy for a happy life | Sam Berns ...
    Sam Berns is a Junior at Foxboro High School in Foxboro, Massachusetts, where he has achieved highest honors and is currently a percussion section leader ...
    03/30/2015 - 7:26 pm | View Website
  • Welcome to!
    Girls' Life magazine and offers up-to-date advice for tween and teen girls on the latest fashion and beauty, music, movie, TV and celebrity gossip ...
    03/30/2015 - 6:22 pm | View Website
  • October Afternoon
    Thanks October Afternoon for having me this month. I had way too much fun creating with your fabulous collections. ETA: Thank you so much Heather, for sharing your ...
    03/30/2015 - 2:40 pm | View Website
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