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Dollar Tree Buying Family Dollar For $8.5 Billion

AP | By CANDICE CHOI and MICHELLE CHAPMAN | Posted 09.27.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying. Dollar Tree said Monday it is buying rival discounter Family Dollar for...

Ruth Reichl To Run New Gilt Food Site

The New York Observer | Posted 05.30.2011 | Home

We hear former Gourmet editor in chief Ruth Reichl is staffing up a food spin-off of Gilt Groupe, the luxury discount retailer Web site....

Dollar Stores Show Biggest Gain In Shopper Visits

nytimes.com | STEPHANIE CLIFFORD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Dollar stores have shown the biggest gain in shopper visits over the last year out of all the retailers that sell basic consumer goods, according to m...

Wal-Mart starts selling caskets, urns online

AP | EMILY FREDRIX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MILWAUKEE — The world's largest retailer wants to keep its customers even after they die. Wal-Mart has started selling caskets on its Web site ...

Big Box Store, Boutique Price: Target's Designer Collaborations

Alexandra Sinderbrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alexandra Sinderbrand

Now Target is just another place that enables designer deities to do what they do best: Rip us off.

Black Friday: Shoppers Flock To Discount Outlets

New York Times | MICHAEL BARBARO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

American consumers flooded stores yesterday on the traditional first day of the holiday shopping season, but the irrational exuberance of the Black Fr...

Weak IT Systems Weaken Wal-Mart's Worth

Wall Street Journal | Ben Worthen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Lack of high-end brands and poor customer service aren't the only reasons that the Wal-Mart era is coming to a close. The retailer's once legendary in...

Payless: The New High Fashion Hotspot

The Los Angeles Times | Melissa Magsaysay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Karl Lagerfeld at H&M? Check. Proenza Schouler at Target? Check. Lela Rose at Payless Shoesource? Now, there's a head scratcher. Designers collaborat...