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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

Labor Board promises quick action on Wal-Mart case

NEW YORK (AP) – Federal labor officials vowed Monday they will decide quickly whether to support a request by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to stop a union-backed group from pushing worker walk-outs at hundreds of stores […]

11/19/2012

Cops: Man plotted attack during 'Twilight' movie

BOLIVAR, Mo. (AP) – A southwest Missouri man is accused of plotting to open fire inside a movie theater during a screening of the new “Twilight” film. Twenty-three-year-old Blaec Lammers of Bolivar was charged Friday […]

11/16/2012

Black Friday morphs into Thanksgiving

Retailers are pushing the envelope again this Thanksgiving with earlier store openings. Target announced on Monday that it’s opening on Thanksgiving at 9 p.m. at some stores for its Black Friday sale. Walmart and Sears […]

11/14/2012

Ordinance to block big-box stores from Chinatown defeated

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An effort to temporarily block large retail chains from opening in Chinatown failed today to garner the necessary votes, but a second vote is scheduled tomorrow. The Los Angeles City Council […]

10/24/2012

Wal-Mart sued over temp agency hours

NEW YORK (AP) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is being slapped with a lawsuit that claims that the world’s largest retailer and its staffing agencies broke federal minimum wage and overtime laws by requiring temporary workers […]

10/22/2012

Kroger stops selling sprouts due to health risk

NEW YORK (AP) – Kroger Inc.  says it has stopped stocking sprouts as of Monday because of their “potential food safety risk.” The nation’s largest traditional grocer joins Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer, […]

10/22/2012

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