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Back to school is a test for teen retailers

NEW YORK — Teens are heading back to school, but it’s the retailers catering to them that are getting the first test. They’re hoping their expanded selections of funky tee shirts and hip-hugging jeans will attract students like Dale Gibson, ...

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No. 1 MLB draft pick Bryce Harper draws crowds to Hagerstown

Municipal Stadium in Hagerstown — where the Washington National's minor league Suns play — has had a bit of an influx in crowd and merchandise sales recently, thanks to Bryce Harper. Harper was the No. 1 Major League Baseball draft pick in 2010, and the Nats have sent him to Hagerstown to get ready for the big leagues.

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Bryce Harper getting cash registers ringing in Hagerstown

HAGERSTOWN — The fan was desperate to get Bryce Harper’s autograph. But he didn’t have a pen. So he went to Municipal Stadium’s merchandise store on Opening Day for the Hagerstown Suns, but they were sold out of Sharpies. Desperate, ...

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Gary S. Williams: Buying used is a good habit for tough times

Even with hopes for a better economy in 2011, some habits learned in tough times could stand to become permanent ones. A good one might be continuing — or starting — to buy particular categories of merchandise that are used ...

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3 plead guilty to smuggling counterfeit goods through Baltimore

BALTIMORE — Three people have pleaded guilty to plotting to smuggle counterfeit Coach handbags made in Malaysia and China into the Port of Baltimore. Forty-three-year-old Kin Yip Ng of Whitestone, N.Y., 39-year-old Lidan Zhang of China and 32-year-old Josephine Zhou ...

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