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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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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  • Live out your cowboy fantasies among Saskatchewan's wild bison - Globe and Mail
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  • Mars Ahoy! - National Geographic
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  • Ukrainian bishops issue letter ahead of October elections
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    09/19/2014 - 6:10 am | View Link
  • The Warden Experience
    Get muddy and have a great time discovering life as an RSPB Warden with hands on ... Potential activities include: cutting and raking, planting, making special signs, and help us survey our water vole population.
    09/18/2014 - 2:07 am | View Link
  • UK Set to Get Afflicted in October
    and live life to the fullest, while documenting their adventures via video footage posted to their website. But things take a dark and bloody turn when, following an amorous encounter with a beautiful woman in Paris, Derek starts to show signs of a ...
    09/9/2014 - 11:06 pm | View Link
  • Video game sales show signs of life, jump 10% in October
    Thanks to a few huge fall releases, video game sales managed to improve year-over-year once again in October, according to the latest numbers sent to us by the NDP Group. This makes for the third month of positive growth for the industry, an estimated $1.3 ...
    11/15/2013 - 10:00 pm | View Link
  • China October Economic Data Preview: More Signs Of Life
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    11/6/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • 5LINX | Live A Better Life |
    5LINX offers a unique work from home opportunities based on products & services people use everyday. Start building your business today!
    09/19/2014 - 8:01 pm | View Website
  • Quilts, Inc.
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    09/19/2014 - 7:01 am | View Website
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  • Robert Pattinson Life
    As a freelance entertainment journalist/writer/hack you can tell how valuable an actor’s time is – at least to the studio offering him up for interview – by the ...
    09/18/2014 - 7:48 pm | View Website
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