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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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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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