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The chain, which has struggled to stay relevant, said the change would take two years.
The retailer is going after Hispanics and urbanites to recover from the recession and a major data breach.
Recent history suggests we should wait a couple months and check back.
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Steven Mufson and Katie Zezima
The Israeli prime minister forcefully argued that a deal to keep Iran’s nuclear ambitions in check would have the opposite effect.
The company sold 163,586 cars and trucks to post its best February in eight years, led by the Jeep brand with a 21 percent increase.
Consumers need to be vigilant in making sure their personal data is secure.
The immediate impact is negative, but the longer-term effects are more positive.
Two sets of numbers explain why pensions went from fat and happy to undernourished and desperate.
Northern Virginia entrepreneur leaves 100k job tending satellites for dream.
U.S. stocks sank Wednesday, pulling indexes further below record highs. The drop was modest but broad: nine of the 10 sectors in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost ground.
Based on today’s hearing, the latest showdown over Obamacare could lead to another narrow ruling.
Seattle just started charging transit riders according to their income.
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Many people who get merit increases don’t feel more valued after receiving one.
Wal-Mart, eBay and Exxon have each been hit with proposals to publicly disclose pay disparities between male and female employees.
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is taking a closer look at mandatory arbitration clauses, which large financial firms often stick in the fine print for credit cards, payday loans and other consumer products.
After years of public criticism over the aggressive practices of some of its debt collectors, the agency is canceling contracts.
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