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Bigwig retailers turn to iPad to entice holiday shoppers

Among the most attractive devices discounted by bigwig retailers - like Target, Wal-Mart and Best Buy - for their Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals was the Apple iPad. The discounts on Apple devices excite consumers because Apple characteristically does not offer Black Friday discounts on its... read more

After Black Friday, Retailers expect bumper sales on Cyber Monday

Retailers have offered even better discounts on Cyber Monday to push up sales as the shopping season starts. Cyber Monday deals this year are even better than Black Friday discounts on products, mainly electronics. On Black Friday, most retailers have reported strong sales as discounts were... read more

Gap declares its third quarter 2014 Financial Results

The Gap Incorporated declared its third quarter 2014 financial results, which showed a decline in its Old Navy brand sales. Its shares also declined by almost 4% during the extended hour training.

It has been reported that the apparel manufacturer even trimmed down its earnings forecast... read more

Retail Companies offer deals in Holiday Season

Holiday season is on and shoppers have started looking for best deals. As there are several companies that offer various deals to their customers, it becomes difficult for a shopper to choose the best deal. Some stores are offering a variety of products on sale for Black Friday.

Here are... read more

Meijer unveils revamped Lansing store; city signs housing project

Hypermarket chain Meijer on Thursday unveiled its more spacious upgraded store in Lansing, following a nineteen-month overhaul. Built as per Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) standards, the overhauled store at 6200 S. Pennsylvania Ave. now spans nearly 192,000 square feet.... read more

Wal-Mart apologizes for Labeling Plus-Size Halloween outfits as 'Fat Girl Costumes'

Wal-Mart costumers were disappointed and surprised at the retail company's most recent online mistake on Monday, which is revolved around its selection of adult plus-size Halloween outfits labeled as "Fat Girl Costumes."

To express the outcry consumers used the social media when Wal-Mart... read more

Some Trends that may Influence 2014 Holiday Shopping Season

According to a new report issued by PwC US and Strategy titled ‘2014 Holiday Outlook: Top Trends, consumer behaviors and implications for retailers’, the 2014 shopping season will more likely showcase cautious spending across the country.

The report based on a survey of over 2,200... read more

Supervalu and Albertsons reveal another Data Breach

The parent companies of the Supervalu and Albertsons supermarkets have found another breach of their computer networks.

According to the companies, in late August or early September malicious software was installed on the networks that process credit and debit card transactions at some of... read more

Jimmy John stores notify customers about Credit and Debit Card Security Breach

On Wednesday, Jimmy John stores announced that customers who used their cards at 18 of the Jimmy John's shops in Michigan are likely to be the ones whose credit and debit card data could have been stolen in a possible security breach that happened this summer.

According to a statement on... read more

Best Buy hikes dividend by 12%

Electronics retail giant Best Buy Co. on Tuesday has confirmed that its board of directors has increased quarterly cash dividend on common shares by 12 per cent, from $0.17 to $0.19 per share.

The increase will take effect with the quarterly dividend which, if approved, would be payable... read more

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