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US retailers remove Osama bin Laden Halloween costume

Source: Business Balla | Oct 4 2013, 8:48am CDT | by IANS

US retailers remove Osama bin Laden Halloween costume
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) America's largest retail chain Walmart and several other retailers have pulled a beard and turban-themed Halloween costume after the Sikh community objected to the Osama bin Laden-like outfit.
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Why we refuse to retire!

Oct 1 2014 6:39am CDT | Source: CNNMoney.com

For these seniors, the best retirement is not to retire. From a 102-year-old Wal-Mart worker to an activist park ranger, these workers have stayed on the job well into th ...
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Blush Boutique opens at University Commons | Arts & Culture

Oct 1 2014 2:00am CDT | Source: The Daily Beacon

Get ready to throw down some coins – Blush Boutique has arrived at University Commons.Sandwiched between the new Wal-Mart and Publix, Blush is an all-female boutique offering items that vary from dresses and purses to bandeaus and tights.Already drawing a crowd for game day fashion, Blush has spri ...
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New material promises 'perfect' solar absorption
New York, Oct 1 (IANS) Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a material that comes very close to being "ideal" for solar absorption. | by IANS
 
Acupuncture may not improve chronic knee pain
Sydney, Oct 1 (IANS) Among patients older than 50 years with moderate to severe chronic knee pain, acupuncture does not improve discomfort any more than "sham" acupuncture, says a new study. | by IANS
 
OPEC daily basket price closes lower
Vienna, Oct 1 (IANS/WAM) The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) closed at $94.17 a barrel Tuesday, compared to $94.54 Monday, the OPEC Secretariat said. | by IANS
 
 

A look at the 10 richest women in the country from the Forbes 400

Sep 30 2014 1:23pm CDT | Source: Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area

Wondering who are the richest women in the country? Forbes released its annual list of the wealthiest people Monday, and 47 women made the cut. Forbes set the minimum net worth at $1.55 billion this year, up from $1.3 billion last year. And the highest ranking woman on the list made that cutoff easily: Christy Walton, who holds the title of richest woman in the country and the world after marrying into the ...
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A look at the 10 richest women in the country from the Forbes 400

Sep 30 2014 11:57am CDT | Source: Triangle Business Journal

Wondering who are the richest women in the country? Forbes released its annual list of the wealthiest people Monday, and 47 women made the cut. Forbes set the minimum net worth at $1.55 billion this year, up from $1.3 billion last year. And the highest ranking woman on the list made that cutoff easily: Christy Walton, who holds the title of richest woman in the country and the world after marrying into the Wal-Mart family, has an estimated net worth ...
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Costco's Simple Strategy For Outperforming Wal-Mart And Target

Sep 30 2014 10:55am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Costco is consistently outperforming competitors like Wal-Mart and Target.  The warehouse discounter has reported quarter after quarter of great financial results. Meanwhile, Wal-Mart and Target are grappling with a lull in business.  Costco has a simple strategy for winning — concentrating on driving sales.  The company believes that if sales are good "everything else will take care of itself," Goldman Sachs writes in ...
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10 Things In Tech You Need To Today (GPRO, MSFT, AAPL, NFLX)

Sep 30 2014 5:35am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Good morning! It will be partly cloudy and warm here in New York. It's the last day of the month, so make it count. Let's look at the news:  Apple has been approved to sell the iPhone 6 in China, and sales will start October 17. Preorders start October 10. Microsoft will be announcing the next version of Windows today, here's what people are expecting. Our own Henry Blodget did an analysis of GoPro, wh ...
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Wal-Mart: Tracy Morgan Wasn't Wearing Seatbelt in Crash

Sep 29 2014 4:56pm CDT | Source: Arkansas Business

Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and other people in a limousine struck from behind by a Wal-Mart truck on a highway in June are at least partly to blame for their injuries because they weren't wearing sea ...
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Wal-Mart: Morgan, others weren't wearing seatbelts

Sep 29 2014 4:52pm CDT | Source: CNBC

Wal-Mart says Tracy Morgan and other people in a vehicle struck from behind by a company truck on a New Jersey highway weren't wearing s ...
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