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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

Mohammed Sohel Rana, owner of a building that collapsed in Bangladesh. (AP Photo)

Collapsed building owner may face 7 years in jail

SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — A Bangladesh court on Monday gave police 15 days to interrogate the owner of a building that collapsed last week, killing at least 382 people, as rescuers gave up hopes of finding any more survivors.

04/29/2013

Man bagged deer in Wal-Mart lot

BLAIRSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — They say you can get almost anything at Wal-Mart. But the Pennsylvania Game Commission says one deer hunter took it too far.

03/27/2013

Chino-based warehouse operator must pay $1M in overtime

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State regulators have ordered a Southern California warehouse operator who handles merchandise for big-box stores like Walmart to pay employees more than $1 million in unpaid overtime.

01/29/2013

Target announces year-round price match

The growing popularity of online shopping continues to put pressure on traditional retailers. Target today announced it will match prices customers find on identical products at select online rivals year-round.

01/08/2013

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Starbucks cups with a political message

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is using its coffee cups to jump into the political fray in Washington. Employees are writing “Come Together” on cups for drink orders to send a message to lawmakers about the “fiscal cliff.”

12/26/2012

Firefighters at scene of garment factory fire, Dhaka, Bangladesh. (AP photo)

Shoppers aware of factory fire, but put it out of their minds

NEW YORK (AP) – Interviews with shoppers in the U.S. and elsewhere indicate that they are generally aware of the fire that killed 112 people in a garment factory in Bangladesh last weekend — a factory that was making items for some major U.S. retailers.

11/30/2012

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