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Westfield malls to host health benefit enrollment stations (access required)

(AP) The federal Department of Health and Human Services announced a partnership with Westfield Shopping Centers for setting up health insurance enrollment stations at malls in Maryland and six other states — Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, Connecticut, New York and ...

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Washington Prime acquires Glimcher

(AP) Washington Prime Group Inc., of Bethesda, an operator of strip malls and smaller enclosed malls that spun off from mall operator Simon Property Group earlier this year, said Tuesday that it is buying rival Glimcher Realty Trust and moving ...

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Storm grinds region to a halt

As a slow-moving superstorm advanced on Maryland on Monday, the region’s transportation systems and infrastructure were paralyzed, well before the worst effects of Hurricane Sandy’s looming collision with an easterly cold front were expected to rain upon the region.

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Shopping malls aim for the right reaction on Halloween (access required)

Halloween celebrations are an annual tradition for malls nationwide, but as business establishments malls face a higher standard of premises liability than homeowners. Handing out candy, as Hunt Valley Towne Center did Friday, is unlikely to cause much trouble. Steven ...

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Retailers report solid sales gains for July

NEW YORK — Many U.S. retailers posted solid sales in July as deep discounts and sweltering heat drove shoppers to air conditioned malls. But analysts worry that momentum won’t continue through the back-to-school shopping season. Despite a flow of bad ...

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Holiday sales encouraging, but are shoppers done?

NEW YORK — Holiday shoppers gave retailers a happy Thanksgiving weekend, crowding stores and malls more than last year. Add strong spending earlier this month and robust sales online, and retailers head into “Cyber Monday” encouraged. Particularly because many shoppers ...

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