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Retail Groundhog Day

You ever get the feeling you’re being fed the same thing just on a different plate? E-mails from the folks at the National Retail Federation have had that vibe lately. Since the economy started free-falling last fall, virtually every news ...

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Lose your job — but not the shirt off your back

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Happy holidays to Amazon.com

While the rest of the retail outlets are suffering losses of 5 to 25 percent this season, Amazon.com declared Friday that it had its best holiday season ever, saying it saw a 17 percent increase in orders on Dec. 15, ...

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Where the deals are

Writing the Cyber Monday retail story and perusing all the Web sites with enticing deals and the kind of bargains I haven’t seen outside of a store closing sale definitely got my competitive side all geared up. I have to ...

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Welcome back. Now let’s shop.

To all those who’ve returned to work after three, four, or five days off: It’s great to be back, isn’t it? I logged into my personal email this morning (in an effort to delay the mental return-to-work for another five ...

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