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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • Perfumed Horoscope October 16
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    10/15/2017 - 1:57 am | View Link
  • Weekly Astrology Forecast for October 12
    Venus will exit Virgo and enter one of its “home” signs, Libra. Jupiter spends about a year in each sign. So if you think back about 12 years, you may get a sense of how this planet's expansiveness influenced your life. What grew? What became so ...
    10/12/2017 - 4:44 am | View Link
  • A La Carte (October 12)
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    10/11/2017 - 11:35 pm | View Link
  • Gov. Brown signs bill approving ballot measure to hike bridge tolls
    “The investments in this regional measure will also help provide important jobs, improve the quality of life and reduce emissions,” Assemblymember David Chiu, D-San Francisco, said in a statement. “Numerous provisions in the bill, including a new ...
    10/11/2017 - 1:41 pm | View Link
  • Gloe: It's not up to teachers to address every single problem
    We could get teachers more training on warning signs of mental health distress ... to help with their mental health needs, home life needs, or other issues they are facing. Could we work with faith communities, community organizations, and nonprofits ...
    10/11/2017 - 6:14 am | View Link
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    Heartbeat allows you to check at a glance how Skype products are performing. If any known issues are affecting the products we'll put information here.
    10/13/2017 - 10:31 am | View Website
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    10/13/2017 - 4:12 am | View Website
  • Life
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    10/13/2017 - 12:30 am | View Website
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    10/12/2017 - 6:18 pm | View Website
  • LifeChain.Net
    Life Chain's 30 th Year October 1, 2017 - time on each listing (Allen, Texas, some of 120 people present - click to see larger image.) Join the LIFE CHAIN in YOUR ...
    10/12/2017 - 2:57 pm | View Website
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