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
  • Rand Paul: All You Need to Know - MSNBC Newsweek
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  • A Would-Be Martian Signs Up to Leave the Northwest Behind - Seattle Weekly
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  • Gilbert dad sentenced to life for killing son, 2 -
    A Gilbert man was sentenced to life in prison ... year-old son to death in October 2011. Jonathan ... to sleep." The little boy's body showed ...
    04/8/2015 - 1:32 pm | View Link
  • Florida policies needlessly derail young lives, fill prison cells - Southern Poverty Law Center
    ... children at the county jail in October 2011 ... some encouraging signs, most notably the United States Supreme Court decision that mandatory ...
    04/8/2015 - 12:50 pm | View Link
  • Triumphs and Mishaps on Iceland's Ring Road - Huffington Post
    But late October was cheaper than early October ... even a bird or a tree to give any sense of life. ... passing another car or seeing any signs ...
    04/8/2015 - 12:40 pm | View Link
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  • Aydian Dowling vies to become first trans person on a Men's Health cover
    I was sick of not living my life just because this is the one I was given. Becoming myself is what made me more confident.” (That’s valuable for anyone. Use these 9 Easy and Effective Ways To Be More Confident.) In October 2009, Dowling began his first ...
    04/17/2015 - 12:49 pm | View Link
  • Inflation Shows Signs of Life as Americans Gain Confidence
    Core Prices On a year-over-year basis, consumer prices excluding food and fuel climbed 1.8 percent in March, the biggest 12-month advance since October. Over the past three months, so-called core costs were up at a 2.3 percent annualized rate, the most ...
    04/17/2015 - 10:53 am | View Link
  • Tuscaloosa County's Preston Jones signs with Montevallo
    The decision was a bit anticlimactic, as Jones had verbally committed to Falcons back in October. There was no flash ... and I've been from a big town my whole life. The small town kind of set me at home,” Jones said. “They have a great facility ...
    04/16/2015 - 11:40 am | View Link
  • Bosch signs new Saracens deal
    Saracens rugby director Mark McCall said: "Marcelo has worked incredibly hard since he arrived at the club back in October 2013. "Since then, he has made huge improvements in his game and is constantly looking to get better as a player. "What has pleased ...
    04/16/2015 - 3:18 am | View Link
  • Can This Dysfunctional Life Coach Make You Care About Privacy Rights?
    Karen talks with convincing authority about how to set your life on the right course. But a few days into the week-long experience, Karen begins to show signs that she's not ... they were giving in New York last October, it came to Adams' attention that ...
    04/14/2015 - 3:43 am | View Link
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  • BusinessMirror | A broader look at today’s business
    Malacañang confirmed on Thursday that the upcoming Asean Summit in Malaysia this month will likely tackle anew the adoption and enforcement of a binding...
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    04/18/2015 - 1:13 pm | View Website
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    Astrology reports, relationship astrology, daily weekly and monthly love horoscopes, compatibility, free charts, synastry, celebrity astrology, love and sex signs.
    04/17/2015 - 1:47 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 ...
    04/17/2015 - 12:07 am | View Website
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