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An Entrepreneur Expands The Lego Universe

Lots of good business ideas have emerged from kids’ play. Seattle-area resident Will Chapman could thank his youngest son. At […]

Don’t Like Shopping? Take Pictures Instead

If you like photographing, but are somehow not enticed by long lines, getting elbowed in the ribs and cut off […]

Judge Approves Hostess’ Plan To Liquidate

Maybe the end is nigh, after all. A judge has approved Hostess’ plan to liquidate the company, all but assuring […]

Jobless Claims Drop; But Superstorm Sandy’s Effects Still Being Felt

There were 410,000 first-time claims for unemployment insurance last week, down 41,000 from the level of the week before — […]

To Lure Shoppers, Wal-Mart Tries Same-Day Delivery

With the holiday shopping season shifting into high gear, retailers are doing everything they can to win consumer dollars. Wal-Mart, […]

Ask A Banker: Are The Banks Still Too Big To Fail?

Hi! I’m back again. I’m a former banker, now a writer at Dealbreaker and an answerer of real and imagined […]

HP Takes $8.8 Billion Hit From ‘Misrepresentations’ By Company It Bought

Saying it was a victim of “serious accounting improprieties, disclosure failures and outright misrepresentations” by a British software company it […]

Tempted By Holiday Discounts, Consumers ‘Self-Gift’

Have you ever been out shopping for other people during the holiday season, and the sales were so good you […]

Good Signs: Home Sales Are Up; Builders’ Confidence Is Also Higher

Two positive economic indicators: – “Sales of existing homes increased in October, even with some regional impact from Hurricane Sandy, […]

The Past And Future Of America’s Biggest Retailers

It’s an anniversary that most Americans can celebrate — the birthday of the Big Box. Discount shopping as we know […]

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