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Home Depot to lay off 315 employees in Md.

Home Depot Data Breach

Home Depot is set to lay off 315 employees in Maryland. The layoffs are to begin Nov. 10 at its distribution center on Hunters Green Parkway in Hagerstown. Home Depot is converting the distribution center to handle only large bulk ...

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Home Depot probes possible credit card data breach

NEW YORK — Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a credit card data breach. The Atlanta-based home improvement retailer told The Associated Press Tuesday that it is looking into “unusual activity” and working with both banks and ...

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Higher retail spending lifts hopes for economy

WASHINGTON — Americans increased their retail spending in July by the most in five months, opening their wallets after a frugal spring and offering hope that the slumping economy may rebound in the second half of the year. Retail spending ...

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Martha Stewart rejoins board, becomes non-executive chairman of company

NEW YORK — Martha Stewart was named as non-executive chairman of the lifestyle, media and merchandising company that she created Wednesday. Stewart rejoined the board of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. in September at the end of a five-year ban ...

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Hurricane Irene: a mixed bag for retailers

NEW YORK — Hurricane Irene’s impact on retailers is similar to its effect on various states. Some got hit hard. Some didn’t get hit at all. And although there are billions of dollars in losses, it will take time to fully ...

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In sign of growth, businesses are borrowing again

Martin Foil’s company sells yarn that winds up in clothes from the Gap, Ralph Lauren and American Apparel, and business is growing. He’s buying new machines and hopes to hire as many as 200 workers this year. When he decided ...

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