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Best Buy 3rd-quarter profit falls, shares skid

NEW YORK — Electronics retailer Best Buy said Tuesday that its third-quarter net income fell 29 percent as it cut prices in popular categories such as tablets and TVs to drive sales and traffic during the busy holiday season. Its ...

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U.S. retail sales rises for sixth straight month

WASHINGTON — Americans spent more on autos, furniture and clothing at the start of the crucial holiday shopping season, boosting retail sales for a sixth straight month. Retail sales rose 0.2 percent in November, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. That’s ...

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Wal-Mart discloses internal investigation

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart has opened an internal investigation to determine whether its overseas operations have complied with U.S. federal law as it pertains to permitting, licensing and inspections. The Bentonville, Ark., retailer offered few details about the investigation in ...

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Action and energy: Pantone picks orange as top hue

NEW YORK — The world doesn’t need more gray, and the blues are covered, too. What consumer products need is a jolt, a shot of energy and boldness, all of which comes from Tangerine Tango, the reddish-orange hue that Pantone ...

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