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  • Family Dollar investor sues to block Dollar Tree takeover

    Family Dollar investor sues to block Dollar Tree takeover
    A Family Dollar Stores Inc. shareholder contends that directors shortchanged investors in the discount chain by agreeing to an $8.5 billion takeover by rival Dollar Tree Inc., based in Chesapeake, in a deal that discourages other bidders. Dollar Tree'...
  • McDonald's CEO Thompson 'under siege' at home and abroad

    McDonald's CEO Thompson 'under siege' at home and abroad
    McDonald's Corp CEO Don Thompson sure could use a break. The head of the world's biggest restaurant chain, who for much of his two years at the helm has been battling to spark sales growth in the United States and Europe, got battered by headline-...
  • Target taps Cornell of PepsiCo as CEO, chairman

    Target Corp. on Thursday named Brian Cornell, a senior executive at PepsiCo Inc., to be its new chief executive, becoming the first outsider to lead the nation's fourth-largest retailer. Cornell, 55, will also become the chairman of the Minneapolis-based...
  • China food scandal spreads; McDonald's feels "deceived"

    China food scandal spreads; McDonald's feels "deceived"
    The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in U.S. coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc and others, as well as McDonald's products as far away as Japan. At the center is Aurora-based meat supplier OSI Group, which supplies...
  • Tracy Morgan leaves rehab, sues Wal-Mart over deadly crash

    Tracy Morgan leaves rehab, sues Wal-Mart over deadly crash
    Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was released from a rehabilitation center to finish his recovery at home from a New Jersey crash in June that left him critically injured and killed a fellow passenger, his spokesman said on Saturday.  The announcement...
  • Sears losses deepen as sales slide again

    Sears losses deepen as sales slide again
    Sears Holdings Corp. posted a steep first-quarter loss Thursday as revenue continued its seven-year slide amid continued store closures. The Hoffman Estates-based retailer reported a $402 million loss in the first quarter, or $3.79 per diluted share, a...
  • Kitchen update helps put sentimental stuff in its place

    Kitchen update helps put sentimental stuff in its place
    It was supposed to be a simple way to update my aging kitchen. Instead, it felt like a commentary on my messy life. The project was straightforward: Decrepit cabinet fronts would be replaced with stylish wooden doors. The preparation was not: I had to...
  • Sam's Club to offer credit card with chip to prevent counterfeiters

    Sam's Club is rolling out a credit card with a microchip to prevent fraud, the first major retailer to switch to a more secure payment card after hackers made off with a trove of private customer data at Target Corp. last year. The warehouse retailer,...
  • Wal-Mart triples spending on food safety in China

    Wal-Mart triples spending on food safety in China
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Tuesday it will triple its spending on food safety in China by the end of 2015 after criticism of its operating procedures and a reported mislabeling of donkey meat. The world’s largest retailer said it will shell out...
  • Stock market grinds out gains in first half

    It was a slow grind, but U.S. stocks posted gains in the second quarter and first half, extending the bull run into a sixth year. In a surprise, investors also were rewarded for sticking with bonds, as interest rates resumed their decline after...
  • Microgrid sales rise alongside qualms about the power grid

    Microgrid sales rise alongside qualms about the power grid
    The periodic blackouts in Cassina Tarsia's Oceanside neighborhood meant the 71-year-old couldn't charge her cellphone or electric wheelchair. But outages aren't a problem anymore. Since February, Tarsia's garage has housed a suitcase-sized battery...
  • Truck driver in Tracy Morgan crash pleads not guilty

    The driver who was behind the wheel of the truck that slammed into a limo van carrying Tracy Morgan, critically injuring the actor and killing another man, has pleaded not guilty. Kevin Roper, 35, entered the not guilty plea Wednesday, the Associated...