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Tag Archives: Retail

Jos. Bank earns less but tops Wall St. (access required)

Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc., of Hampstead, reported net income for its fiscal fourth quarter ended Feb. 2 of $28.4 million, or $1.01 per diluted share, on revenue of $354.8 million, versus net income of $44.1 million, or $1.58 per share, on revenue of $346.3 million in the prior-year period.

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Lexington Market vendors hopeful about upgrades (access required)

In Lexington Market, loyalty is easy to find. Lynette Tarrant has watched over the same kiosk for 27 years. Mark Devine has sold seafood in his family’s shops for almost four decades. Customers navigate the tight labyrinth of vendor stalls with the surefootedness that only comes from years of practice.

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Letters to the Editor – 3/29/13 (access required)

As Alexander Pyles recently reported (“Cardin Predicts Online Sales Tax,” March 18), there’s a complex plan pending to raise money for Maryland transportation projects which hinges upon the ability of the U.S. Congress to pass legislation known as the Marketplace Fairness Amendment that would allow states to collect sales taxes on online purchases made by their residents from websites based in other states.

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Wal-Mart says loss likely from bribery probe

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said it is ‘probable’ that the world’s largest retailer will incur a loss due to ongoing bribery investigations by itself and government agencies, but it says it is too early to speculate on the ...

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