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Target delves deeper into the beauty business

For local Target shoppers looking for that right combination of blush and base, beauty used to be only shelf deep.<p>But come July, specially trained, …

eCommerce

Kmart Continues the Puns With its 'Big Gas' Promotion

Kmart’s “Ship My Pants” campaign was a huge viral success, so the retailer’s attempting to capitalize on the buzz with the release of another video …

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Gap CEO: Bangladesh Safety Accord Did Not 'Make Sense' For Company

May 21 (Reuters) - Gap Inc's chairman and CEO said on Tuesday the U.S. retailer was ready to sign a global accord designed to prevent another deadly disaster in Bangladesh's garment industry, provided there were some "very minor accommodations."<p>A series of incidents at factories has focused …

Best Buy Expands Shops After Hit With 'Samsung Experience'

Best Buy chief executive officer Hubert Joly is counting on new, branded mini-stores inside his big box stores to beat online retailers.<p>Joly is in love with Best Buy's new Samsung Experience shops. Now, he said he intends to expand the concept to other brands and products. He said the shops will …

Yahoo’s Mayer Buys Tumblr for $1.1 Billion Biggest Deal

Yahoo! Inc. is buying blogging network Tumblr Inc. for about $1.1 billion as Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer seeks to lure users and …

RadioShack Looks to Regain Relevance With Push for Younger Consumers

Gyrating, scantily clad models with pouty red lips haven't exactly been a hallmark of RadioShack advertising, but the latest spot -- inspired by …

Apple Paid Little Or No Taxes To Any Government On Billions In Profits: Senate Report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Using an unusual global tax structure, Apple Inc<p>has held billions of dollars in profits in Irish subsidiaries to pay little or no taxes to any government, a Senate report on the company's offshore tax structure concluded on Monday.<p>In a 40-page memorandum released a day before …

Bangladesh Factory Banned By Walmart Still Making Wrangler Shirts

By Serajul Quadir and Rafiqur Rahman<p>GAZIPUR, Bangladesh, May 20 (Reuters) - A Bangladesh factory where Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Inditex SA inspectors spotted cracks in the wall this month is still making Wrangler shirts for the world's largest apparel maker, U.S.-based VF Corp.<p>VF confirmed on …

Protesters Don't Scare Barbie, but Innovation Should

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

JC Penney Embraces New Marketing Plans, Looks Ahead

JC Penney's net loss widened in the first quarter as the department-store chain works to rebound from former CEO Ron Johnson's failed makeover.<p>The …

J.C. Penney Investors Re-Elect Board That Oversaw Johnson Era

Ron Johnson’s job at J.C. Penney Co. ended after his attempt to overhaul the retailer wiped out a quarter of its sales and about half of its market …

J.C. Penney Loss Widens as New CEO Ullman Starts Changes

J.C. Penney Co.’s net loss widened in the first quarter as the department-store chain works to rebound from former Chief Executive Officer Ron …

Bangladesh Building Collapse Death Toll Reaches 1,000

Rescuers combing through the debris of a garment-factory building that collapsed in Bangladesh 18 days ago pulled a survivor from under the rubble …

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Associated Press News