In October, Signs Of Life At Retailers

Some analysts are now predicting higher levels of holiday spending than in the year before.

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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
  • News Exchange Thursday 20 October
    and leave him facing the prospect of a life sentence. Donald Trump is showing signs he is developing a plan that could keep him in a position of influence well after the US election, should he lose. ABC photojournalist Jane Cowan spent an overnight on the ...
    10/20/2016 - 5:56 am | View Link
  • Take the Hint: You’re Tired
    So, keep an eye out (with help from The Greatist) for the warning signs that you aren’t getting the rest you should. You’re using clichés. Seriously, the less sleep we get means the less energy we want to spend, even on the little things that require ...
    10/20/2016 - 2:14 am | View Link
  • If Trump’s Unworthy of a Chicago Street Sign, Who Else Should Get Cut?
    Despite the State Department request, Moore went ahead and put up the signs along North Clark Street, deeming Rahman “one of the good guys.” There was plenty of controversy shrouding the street sign honoring the founder of Playboy Enterprises ...
    10/18/2016 - 6:48 am | View Link
  • ExoMars mission to try and discover life on Mars to land on 19 October
    The next, ExoMars 2020, will actively search for signs of past or present alien life, drilling into the surface to analyse materials there. The Schiaparelli spacecraft and lander will be used as a test run, showing the descent, parachute and landing work ...
    10/17/2016 - 3:05 am | View Link
  • Your Horoscope and Astrology Overview for October 17-23, 2016
    However, on Tuesday, Venus, the planet of relating, does change signs, gliding into Sagittarius ... there is the potential to enrich your life through someone that you encounter. But because the Sun and Mercury are relatively closely together for much ...
    10/16/2016 - 9:04 am | View Link
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  • NASA: Climate Change and Global Warming
    Vital Signs of the Planet: Global Climate Change and Global Warming. Current news and data streams about global warming and climate change from NASA.
    10/17/2016 - 4:53 am | View Website
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    Join Family Policy Alliance for a nation where God is honored, religious freedom flourishes, families thrive, and life is cherished.
    10/17/2016 - 3:13 am | View Website
  • The Tango
    Entertainment, Showbiz, Music, Viral Videos ... October 14, 2016 10:59 am. Comedian Chris Rock has landed two stand-up comedy specials on Netflix.
    10/16/2016 - 6:49 am | View Website
  • Your Town. Your News. Online and in Print. | The Advocate ...
    City council has work to do on local ABC ordinance October 13, 2016. The Perryville City Council has some decisions to make about alcohol at a special-called meeting ...
    10/15/2016 - 2:07 pm | View Website
  • Celebrity News, Photos & Gossip
    The latest celebrity gossip and the latest entertainment news about your favorite movies, music and TV celebrities in Hollywood on Socialite Life!
    10/15/2016 - 12:38 am | View Website
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