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$50 Million Gets You Seattle’s Top Marijuana Retail Stores

The top two retail marijuana chains in Seattle have joined forces and put their six retail outlets on the market for $50 million. Depending on whether you see marijuana legalization flourishing ...
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GM Set to Announce $1 Billion US Investment, Creation of 1,000 Jobs

According to a report at The Wall Street Journal, General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) will announce Tuesday a plan to invest at least $1 billion in new investments in the U.S. ...
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How Nike, Under Armour and Lululemon Can Recover for Investors in 2017

In 2015 it seemed as though nothing could go wrong in the sportswear and athleisure sub-sector in apparel. Then came 2016 and something hit the proverbial fan. Investors in Nike ...
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Is Cold Weather Good News or Bad for Retail?

A blast of cold Arctic air swept across much of the northern part of the country last week, and an even colder shot is due in the next few days. ...
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Cold Weather Could Undermine Holiday Sales

The measure of gross domestic product (GDP) for the first quarter of 2014 was wrecked by bad weather, according to many experts, even the White House. An extended period of ...
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Amazon Memory Chip Scam May Destroy Consumer Data, Photos

Despite a reported effort to fight counterfeit products on its vast retail site, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) continues to be slow to respond to reports of counterfeit items listed for ...
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Does Under Armour’s Deal with MLB Change Anything?

Athletic gear maker Under Armour Inc. (NYSE: UA) announced Monday morning that it has signed a 10-year agreement with Major League Baseball (MLB) to be the league's official uniform provider. The ...
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How Heavy Discounts Eroded Holiday Weekend Sales

Half of American shoppers believe that the best deals of the year are available on Black Friday. How then to account for the fact that those shoppers turned out in ...
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Americans Spend Record $3.45 Billion on Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday 2016 is now in the books with, as expected, a new record for the largest online sales day in history. Spending reached a total of $3.45 billion, up ...
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Amazon Releases Cyber Monday Electronics Deals Early

Never one to be slow out of the blocks, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) kicked off its Cyber Monday promotion on Saturday. Amazon Prime members get first crack at the retailer's ...
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10 Items Selling for Under $10 at Amazon

Black Friday has arrived and with it a blizzard of promotions and deals on everything from major appliances to knit hats. The run-up to Black Friday has been longer than ...
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Thanksgiving Mobile Sales Surge 58%

The shift in online shopping from desktop computers to mobile devices is surging again this year as 58.6% of Thanksgiving Day shoppers used their smartphones and tablets to make purchases. ...
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Top Choice for Black Friday Electronics Deals: Best Buy

Among U.S. consumers planning to hit the stores on Black Friday, half said that they plan to make a stop at Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY). The store was ...
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Black Friday Weather Forecast Looking Good for Retailers

Brick-and-mortar retailers are keenly aware of how the weather affects store traffic and, ultimately, customer spending. Cold, stormy weather on Black Friday could very well keep shoppers snug at home, ...
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Will More Black Friday Discounts Offset Pre-Election Slump?

U.S. retailers should probably be grateful that presidential elections only happen every four years. In the two weeks leading up to the elections, consumers kept their hands firmly on their wallets, despite ...
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