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Brad Dorfman

Wal-Mart eases investors fears, U.S. shoppers feel pain

Feb 21 2013

CHICAGO/BOCA RATON, Florida Wal-Mart Stores Inc 18 percent dividend increase and comments that U.S. sales patterns were more normal late last week after a slow start to the year helped boost shares of the world's largest retailer 2.6 percent on Thursday.

Wal-Mart U.S. shoppers feel gas pains, tax-return delay

Feb 21 2013

CHICAGO/BOCA RATON, Florida Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Thursday that U.S. sales weakness persisted into early February, as Americans absorbed the impact of higher payroll taxes and gasoline prices, along with slow tax refunds that put some spending on hold.

CVS stops putting Tylenol in some stores to end supply holes

Jan 14 2013

Jan 14 If you cannot find Tylenol pain reliever at your local CVS store this flu season, it might be because that store is no longer stocking it.

Herbalife defends its honor as Ackman presses case

Jan 10 2013

Herbalife Ltd executives defended their business on Thursday as a "legitimate company" with customers outside the network of people who sign up to sell its nutrition products, stepping up the defense against pyramid scheme accusations by short seller Bill Ackman. | Video

Herbalife takes on activist Ackman, says is legitimate company

Jan 10 2013

Jan 10 Herbalife Ltd stepped up its defense against activist investor Bill Ackman on Thursday, stressing it was a legitimate company with a mission to improve nutrition and help public health.

U.S. holiday shoppers buy early, often, online

Nov 26 2012

CHICAGO U.S. shoppers went to stores earlier this Thanksgiving weekend and bought online more than in years past, giving retailers a strong start to the holiday shopping season, data showed on Sunday.

Holiday shoppers buy early, often, online

Nov 26 2012

CHICAGO Shoppers went to stores earlier this Thanksgiving weekend and bought online more than in years past, giving retailers a strong start to the holiday shopping season, data showed on Sunday.

U.S. holiday shoppers buy early, often, online

Nov 26 2012

CHICAGO U.S. shoppers went to stores earlier this Thanksgiving weekend and bought online more than in years past, giving retailers a strong start to the holiday shopping season, data showed on Sunday.

U.S. holiday shoppers buy early, often, online

Nov 26 2012

CHICAGO U.S. shoppers went to stores earlier this Thanksgiving weekend and bought online more than in years past, giving retailers a strong start to the holiday shopping season, data showed on Sunday.

U.S. holiday shoppers buy early, often, online

Nov 25 2012

CHICAGO U.S. shoppers went to stores earlier and bought online more than before this Thanksgiving weekend, giving retailers a strong start to the holiday shopping season, data showed on Sunday.

World News

At U.N. podium, Trump to tout protecting U.S. sovereignty

Since U.S. President Donald Trump made his debut at the United Nations a year ago pushing an "America First" policy, he has quit the Iran nuclear deal, the U.N. Human Rights Council and lashed out at some of the closest allies of the United States.