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 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
Big 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
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France's economy is finally showing some signs of life after years of stagnation It's a rare week when there are two positive economic data points coming out of France. This week was like Christmas — there were three positive bits of news from the eurozone's second-biggest economy: With a rise of 3.7% year-on-year, French retail ... 10/8/2015 - 10:40 pm | View Link
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The fast-growing cost of raising children is putting extra pressure on family budgets, causing resentment to spill over in day-care parking lots and soccer fields and even into the 2016 presidential election debate.
This week’s Android Circuit includes Samsung's new hardware features and specifications for the Galaxy Note 7, how the phablet is challenging the iPhone, the Note 7's disappointing battery, leaked details of the 2016 Nexus handsets, an update for Google Fit, Amazon's new smartphone subsidy strategy, a new range of British smartphones, and a new name for Google Android.
Kevin Lamarque/ReutersA federal judge suspended an Indiana law Thursday that would have prohibited abortions sought on the basis of race, sex, or suspected disabilities – one day before the law was set to go into effect.
Judge Tanya Walton Pratt granted a preliminary injunction against House Enrolled Act 1337, referred to as the "Dignity of the Unborn" law by its proponents, at the request of Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, which was later joined by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
The groups argued that such a law was an illegal limit on women's rights according to the US Supreme Court’s ruling in Roe v.
MicrosoftWhen Social Capital partner Chamath Palihapitiya woke up to the news that Microsoft bought LinkedIn for $26 billion, he was stunned. And it wasn't just because of the price tag.
Palihapitiya told Business Insider:
"One, that's immense courage by Microsoft to basically put themselves out there.
"Two, that's a really courageous thing for Jeff [Weiner, LinkedIn's CEO] and Reid [Hoffman, LinkedIn's founder] to basically decide that they could do more for their employees by giving them a buffer and safe harbor of being a part of the Microsoft family."
Palihapitiya had watched as LinkedIn's stock "collapsed on basically air" in February, falling 43.6% in one day and shaving off $11 billion from its market value.
Washington PostUS stock indexes end strong week with tiny gainsWashington PostU. S. stock indexes marked their fourth consecutive gain Friday, an upbeat finish for a week that got off to a turbulent start as investors fretted about Britain's vote to leave the European Union. In the days since the two-day market tumble ended on