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Md. appeals court rejects Costco gas station plan in Wheaton

Including the change in gas prices in Baltimore during the past week, prices yesterday were 51.5 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 19.9 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 23 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 55.5 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Costco’s proposal to build a gas station next to one of its Montgomery County stores would not be “in harmony” with the surrounding area, Maryland’s intermediate appellate court has held in the latest development in a nearly decade-long fight. Costco did ...

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Md. medical device firm gets orders for Canadian distribution

The Canadian distributor for Frederick-based BioElectronics Corp., a maker of consumer pain management medical devices, received its first orders for BioElectronics’ ActiPatch pain relief products from the online store of Costco, the company announced Thursday. Costco serves more than 10 ...

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Costco plans expansion in Frederick Co.

(AP) Frederick County officials say Costco Wholesale Corp. wants to triple the size of a warehouse near Monrovia, creating as many as 200 jobs. The county planning commission released details of the plan Wednesday as part of its agenda for ...

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New model: Grow local, sell global

Imagine entering your neighborhood grocery store and heading over to the apples. Of the half-dozen varieties on display, imagine that four are grown in orchards you’re familiar with or by people whose names you recognize. And as you push your cart through the aisles, you find products manufactured in Maryland on every shelf.

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Supreme Court weighs closely watched copyright case

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices on Monday weighed copyright protections for publishers, creative artists and manufacturers in a global marketplace in a case that has attracted the interest of Costco, eBay and Google. The outcome has important implications for consumers ...

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Spending slows, but retailers optimistic about holidays

Americans may have slowed their spending in September after splurging during the start of the busy back-to-school shopping season in the month before. But most importantly, they were still spending. September sales rose 3.9 percent — a slowdown from the ...

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Retailers report best sales growth since March

NEW YORK — Americans kept spending this summer despite their escalating fears about the slow economic recovery and surging gas prices. A group of 18 retailers ranging from discounter Target to club-operator Costco reported monthly sales on Thursday that rose ...

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