Retail industry

September 14, 2017 - 3:00 pm
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a law that would require out-of-state retailers to collect sales taxes on in-state purchases — a defeat the state expected and welcomed in a case that eventually could have national implications for e-commerce. Attorney...
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September 14, 2017 - 8:13 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stocks mostly fell on Thursday after Britain's central bank signaled it could consider raising interest rates in coming months and data showed retail sales and industrial output slowing in China. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.7 percent to 7,328 while...
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September 13, 2017 - 12:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Target is stocking its stores and warehouses with even more extra staff this holiday shopping season, hoping to win customers with easy-to-find goods and fast service. It's hiring 100,000 people to work at its more than 1,800 stores during its busiest time, up 40 percent from last...
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September 13, 2017 - 11:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Target is stocking its stores and warehouses with even more extra staff this holiday shopping season, hoping to win customers with easy-to-find goods and fast service. It's hiring 100,000 people to work at its more than 1,800 stores during its busiest time, up 40 percent from last...
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September 13, 2017 - 8:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Target says it plans to hire about 100,000 workers for the holiday season, up from the 70,000 it hired a year ago. The Minneapolis retailer says the seasonal hires will stock shelves at its more than 1,800 stores or fulfill online orders that customers pick up in stores. In addition...
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Kelly McClenthen walks through her flooded neighborhood, as she returns to see the damage to her home in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Bonita Springs, Fla., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
September 11, 2017 - 11:43 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Jacksonville, Florida, authorities are telling residents near the St. Johns river to leave quickly as floodwaters rise. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office warned people in evacuation zones A and B along the St. Johns River to "Get...
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September 10, 2017 - 3:13 pm
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of gasoline jumped in the past two weeks after Hurricane Harvey prompted the closure of refineries. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that it was the biggest price hike recorded by the Lundberg Survey since 2011. But she says whole gasoline...
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September 09, 2017 - 9:37 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Maya Kogul was in California when Hurricane Irma began twirling toward Florida. She knew stores would run out of key supplies before she got back to her downtown Miami home earlier this week, so she placed an order for three cases of water through a Nestle water delivery company. She...
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September 04, 2017 - 7:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A company that publishes books by Laura Ingraham, Mark Levin, Ann Coulter and other conservative authors says it wants nothing to do anymore with The New York Times and its best-seller list. Regnery Publishing said on Monday it will no longer recognize the Times' accounting of book...
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September 04, 2017 - 5:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A company that publishes books by Laura Ingraham, Mark Levin, Ann Coulter and other conservative authors says it wants nothing to do anymore with The New York Times and its best-seller list. Regnery Publishing said on Monday it will no longer recognize the Times' accounting of book...
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