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Wal-Mart Stores to expand jobs for 70K workers

  NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores is hiring 55,000 seasonal workers and is elevating 70,000 more to part- or full-time positions as the holiday season ramps up. The world’s largest retailer said Monday that […]

09/23/2013

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Wal-Mart pushes ‘made in America’ at summit

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. spearheaded an effort Thursday to bring together retailers, suppliers and government officials so they can figure out how to bring more manufacturing jobs to the United States. The […]

08/22/2013

JC Penney in New York's Times Square. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Retailers see slow start to back-to-school season

NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers are holding off on back-to-school shopping, and those who delay long enough might be rewarded with some steep discounts from desperate retailers. Revenue at stores open at least a year […]

08/08/2013

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Wal-Mart agrees to safety fixes at 2,857 stores

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wal-Mart has agreed to improve safety conditions for employees who use trash compactors and cleaning chemicals at more than 2,800 stores as part of a settlement agreement with the Labor Department. The […]

08/07/2013

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Walton family provides for 700 teachers in L.A. public schools

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Arkansas-based Walton Family Foundation says it is donating $20 million to a nonprofit that recruits talented college graduates to teach in public schools for two years, with the largest number […]

07/31/2013

US companies detail Bangladesh safety pact

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of 17 U.S. retailers and clothing makers have agreed to a five-year safety pact aimed at improving conditions at Bangladesh factories that calls for inspecting all factories that supply […]

07/10/2013

Celebrity Chef Paula Deen (AP Photo)

Deen parts with agent after racial slur fallout

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) – Paula Deen is ending her business relationship with a longtime agent after her admission that she used racial slurs in the past resulted in the loss of major pieces of her […]

07/04/2013

Paula Deen issues video apology via YouTube.

Sears, Penney, book publisher sever ties with Paula Deen

NEW YORK (AP) — The exodus continues. Sears Holdings Corp and J.C. Penney Co. said Friday that they’re cutting ties with Paula Deen, adding to the list of companies severing their relationship following revelations that […]

06/28/2013

Paula Deen issues video apology via YouTube.

Deen book sales soar; Target cuts ties

NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Deen has been dropped by the Food Network and Wal-Mart, but book-buyers are standing by her. As of Thursday morning, “Paula Deen’s New Testament: 250 Recipes, All Lightened Up,” ranked […]

06/27/2013

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Wal-Mart pleads guilty to federal environmental crimes in cases partly filed in LA

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. pleaded guilty today to six misdemeanor counts of violating the Clean Water Act by illegally handling and disposing of hazardous materials at its retail stores across the United […]

05/28/2013

K-Mart's Big Gas Savings ad posted on YouTube.

K-Mart’s ‘Big Gas Savings’ turns heads

K-Mart’s “Ship My Pants” ad is now being followed up with their “Big Gas Savings” ad. In case you missed the “Ship My Pants” ad, here it is:      

05/23/2013

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Shoppers face hurdles in finding ethical clothing

NEW YORK (AP) — You can recycle your waste, grow your own food and drive a fuel-efficient car. But being socially responsible isn’t so easy when it comes to the clothes on your back.

05/01/2013

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