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Apple employees to celebrate Jobs, stores to close

CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple retail stores closed on Wednesday for a private memorial service for employees to celebrate the life of company co-founder and former chief executive Steve Jobs. The service, announced to Apple employees in an email by CEO ...

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Best Buy 2nd quarter net income drops

MINNEAPOLIS — Best Buy Co. said Tuesday its fiscal second-quarter net income fell 30 percent as consumers hit the pause button on buying electronics, particularly TVs and smart phones, while fears about the global economy persist. Results missed expectations and ...

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Stores find success by focusing on the hunt

Trader Joe’s, the specialty grocery chain, might not have the cheapest toilet paper or the most varieties of ketchup, but it hooks customers with mango butter, chocolate-covered pomegranate seeds and cilantro-and-jalapeno hummus. These goodies aren’t on most grocery lists, but ...

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Jos. A. Bank profit up, but shares plunge

Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc., the Hampstead-based men’s clothing retailer, said Wednesday that its first-quarter profit rose 13 percent as revenues improved. But the results fell short of Wall Street analysts’ expectations — by a penny, and its shares plunged ...

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