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July 31, 2014

Daniel T. Motulsky has been named to the board of directors of The Bon Ton Stores Inc., effective Aug. 1.

July 31, 2014

A New York federal court conditionally certified two class action lawsuits alleging that managers of 36 Applebee's Neighborhood Bar & Grill franchise restaurants in the metro New York area systematically altered employee time records to avoid paying minimum and overtime wages to thousands of current and former employees.

July 31, 2014

Havertys reported essentially flat net income growth in the second quarter of fiscal 2014.

July 31, 2014

Havertys reported essentially flat net income growth in the second quarter of fiscal 2014.

July 31, 2014

The Home Depot Inc. has promoted Ted Decker to executive VP of merchandising, effective Aug. 4.

July 31, 2014

The Home Depot Inc. has promoted Ted Decker to executive VP of merchandising, effective Aug. 4.

July 31, 2014

After weeks of speculation, Nordstrom Inc. has entered into an agreement to buy Trunk Club, a five-year-old e-commerce site offering personalized clothing services for men.

July 31, 2014

After weeks of speculation, Nordstrom Inc. has entered into an agreement to buy Trunk Club, a five-year-old e-commerce site offering personalized clothing services for men.

July 31, 2014

A report by Bloomberg said that investor BlueCrest Capital Management is urging RadioShack to repay the lenders that are blocking plans to shutter stores.

July 31, 2014

A report by Bloomberg said that investor BlueCrest Capital Management is urging RadioShack to repay the lenders that are blocking plans to shutter stores.

July 31, 2014

Same-store sales increased 4.6% at Rite Aid Corp. in July 2014.

July 31, 2014

Same-store sales increased 4.6% at Rite Aid Corp. in July 2014.

July 31, 2014

Susser Holdings Corp. has set a date for a special meeting of its stockholders to consider and vote on the previously announced proposed acquisition of Susser Holdings by Energy Transfer Partners L.P. (ETP) and certain other matters.

July 31, 2014

Susser Holdings Corp. has set a date for a special meeting of its stockholders to consider and vote on the previously announced proposed acquisition of Susser Holdings by Energy Transfer Partners L.P. (ETP) and certain other matters.

July 30, 2014

Activist investor Carl Icahn, who had been pressuring Family Dollar to sell the company, has reduced his ownership stake in the company from 9.39% to 6.09%.

July 30, 2014

Activist investor Carl Icahn, who had been pressuring Family Dollar to sell the company, has reduced his ownership stake in the company from 9.39% to 6.09%.

July 30, 2014

Activist investor Carl Icahn, who had been pressuring Family Dollar to sell the company, has reduced his ownership stake in the company from 9.39% to 6.09%.

July 30, 2014

Amazon.com is making a serious bid to control the Indian e-commerce market with a planned $2 billion investment in its Indian operation.

July 30, 2014

Amazon.com is making a serious bid to control the Indian e-commerce market with a planned $2 billion investment in its Indian operation.

July 30, 2014

PayPal is rebranding its Bill Me Later online credit service as PayPal Credit.

July 30, 2014

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. will acquire 55 Super Pantry convenience stores and related assets from Tri Star Marketing Inc.

July 30, 2014

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. will acquire 55 Super Pantry convenience stores and related assets from Tri Star Marketing Inc.

July 30, 2014

Parents and their children in grades K-12 will spend a combined $543 on back-to-school items, and double that, at $1,223, on college spending.

July 30, 2014

Parents and their children in grades K-12 will spend a combined $543 on back-to-school items, and double that, at $1,223, on college spending.

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