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04/10/2014 - 12:04pm

Increasing tax burdens (76%) are the top concern of retail CEOs, according to PwC’s 17th Annual Global CEO Survey. Worries about the tax burden were followed by the government response to the fiscal deficit and debt burden (74%), over-regulation (69%), the high and volatile prices of raw materials (68%), and exchange rate volatility (64%).

04/10/2014 - 11:40am

Panera Bread has unveiled a series of integrated technologies to enhance the customer experience at its restaurants.

04/10/2014 - 11:16am

Wal-Mart will carry Wild Oats organic food items later in April with a new, more affordable price point on products covering a broad variety of categories.

04/10/2014 - 11:13am

Ann Inc. has signed a long-term renewal agreement with Alliance Data Systems Corp. to continue providing private label and co-branded credit card services.

04/10/2014 - 11:09am

Office Depot Inc. has been named to the 15th annual list of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

04/10/2014 - 10:14am

Rite Aid announced it has acquired Houston-based RediClinic, one of the nation’s leading operators of retail clinics.

04/09/2014 - 5:43pm

Walmart, a pioneer in the use of LED lighting systems in signage, freezer cases and parking lots, is expanding its use of LEDs to the sales floor.

04/09/2014 - 5:09pm

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. announced that Joanne C. Crevoiserat has been named executive VP and CFO of the company, a position she is expected to take up in May, 2014.

04/09/2014 - 5:02pm

The average American celebrating the Easter holiday in 2014 will spend an average of $137.46 on apparel, food, candy, gifts and more.

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