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FILE- In this Saturday, July 1, 2017, file photo, people line up at the NuLeaf marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas. The Nevada Tax Commission is expected to approve an emergency regulation on Thursday, July 13, to issue distribution licenses needed to address an anticipated supply shortage in the coming weeks. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
July 13, 2017 - 9:22 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada moved Thursday to reduce supply problems at recreational marijuana stores that have faced overwhelming demand for newly legal pot and the possibility of their shelves going empty. Regulators approved emergency rules that would speed up licensing for pot distributors...
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FILE- In this Saturday, July 1, 2017, file photo, people line up at the NuLeaf marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas. The Nevada Tax Commission is expected to approve an emergency regulation on Thursday, July 13, to issue distribution licenses needed to address an anticipated supply shortage in the coming weeks. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
July 13, 2017 - 8:30 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada moved Thursday to reduce supply problems at recreational marijuana stores that have faced overwhelming demand for newly legal pot and the possibility of their shelves going empty. Regulators approved emergency rules that would speed up licensing for pot distributors...
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FILE - This May 3, 2017 file photo shows a Target logo on a store in Upper Saint Clair, Pa. Target is boosting its guidance for the second quarter after its campaign to revitalize the brand pushed sales higher and increased customer traffic. The Minneapolis discounter said Thursday, July 13, that it expects a modest increase in sales at existing stores, reversing a downward trend that has lingered for four consecutive quarters. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
July 13, 2017 - 4:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Target boosted its outlook for the second quarter after its campaign to revitalize its brand pushed sales higher and lifted customer traffic. The rosier guidance helped beleaguered retail stocks, with the indexes that track department stores leading the S&P 500 on Thursday...
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FILE- In this Saturday, July 1, 2017, file photo, people line up at the NuLeaf marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas. The Nevada Tax Commission is expected to approve an emergency regulation on Thursday, July 13, to issue distribution licenses needed to address an anticipated supply shortage in the coming weeks. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
July 13, 2017 - 2:57 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Tourists looking to buy newly legal pot in Las Vegas and other Nevada cities are counting on the state to make changes as overwhelming demand has started emptying shelves. Regulators planned to vote Thursday on emergency rules that would speed up licensing for pot...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 13, 2016, file photo, a man uses his mobile phone near an Apple store in Beijing. On Wednesday, July 12, 2017, Apple announced it will open a data center in mainland China with ties to the country’s government, raising concerns about the security of iCloud accounts that store personal information transferred from iPhones, iPads and Mac computers there. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
July 12, 2017 - 10:23 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple will open a data center in mainland China with ties to the country's government, raising concerns about the security of iCloud accounts that store personal information transferred from iPhones, iPads and Mac computers there. The data center announced Wednesday will be...
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July 11, 2017 - 5:40 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Most of Nevada's recreational marijuana retailers are optimistic an emergency regulation that state officials are expected to approve will help keep them from running out of pot supplies, but some are "running on fumes," an industry official said Tuesday. The State Tax Commission...
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FILE - In this Monday, May 22, 2017, file photo, a store window reflects a street scene at an Abercrombie & Fitch store on New York's Fifth Avenue. On Monday, July 10, 2017, teen retailer Abercrombie & Fitch is no longer looking to sell itself, announcing that it will stick with its current strategy. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
July 10, 2017 - 11:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Abercrombie & Fitch is no longer up for sale, a development that isn't sitting well with investors hoping for white knight to rescue the struggling teen retailer. Shares plunged 21 percent to a 17-year low Monday. Abercrombie said in May, after closing dozens of underperforming...
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July 07, 2017 - 3:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Struggling department store chain Sears says it's closing even more stores as it tries to turn around its business. Sears Holdings Corp. CEO Eddie Lampert said in a blog post Friday that the company would close another eight Sears and 35 Kmart stores that are unprofitable by early...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2017, file photo, people attend the Outdoor Retailer show at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. Organizers announced Thursday, July 6, 2017, that the show will be held in Denver starting in 2018. The retailers are leaving Utah after 20 years because of political differences with Utah leaders, including their opposition to the new Bears Ears National Monument. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
July 06, 2017 - 3:17 pm
DENVER (AP) — A Denver announcement Thursday that it is the new home for the nation's largest outdoor recreation trade show underscored an important aspect of modern business — politics matter. The Outdoor Retailer trade show — actually two trade shows a year — confirmed that it is leaving Utah...
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July 06, 2017 - 1:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — QVC and Home Shopping Network, long known as bases for home shopping on TV, are combining further as they look at aggressive growth by Amazon and consumer buying shifting even more online. Liberty Interactive Corp., which owns QVC and already has 38 percent of HSN, will buy the rest...
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