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Walmart Black Friday November 21 Sale is Live Online

Source: Business Balla | Nov 21 2014, 1:02am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Walmart Black Friday November 21 Sale is Live Online
The Walmart Pre-Black Friday 2014 sale has launched online at walmart.
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Indigo narrows Q2 loss to $8.5M, sees growth in revenues on specialty products

Nov 4 2014 3:39pm CST | Source: Canadian Business Online

TORONTO – Indigo Books and Music Inc. (TSX:IDG) narrowed its loss to $8.5 million in its latest quarter, boosted by higher revenues and improved margins. The country’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer said the loss amounted to 33 cents per diluted share, compared with a loss of $10.1 million, or 39 cents, in the same period a year earlier. Strong sales helped push revenues to $189 million for the 13-week period ended Sept. ...
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Nov 4 2014 11:55am CST | Source: Business Insider

New York (AFP) - Chinese online commerce giant Alibaba met Wall Street expectations Tuesday in its first quarterly report after completing the world's biggest stock offering, propelling its stock to record territory.Alibaba said its adjusted third quarter net profit rose by 15 percent to $1.1 billion. But using standard accounting practices that include depreciation and one-time costs, profits fell ...
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Small business advice: How to avoid online blunders like Walmart’s “Fat Girl” costumes

Oct 31 2014 3:50pm CDT | Source: The Washington Post

This week, traditional and social media were abuzz after Walmart’s most recent (and frankly confusing) gaffe. Alongside the more predictably themed scary and sexy Halloween outfits, the retailer listed “Fat Girl Costumes” as a shopping category on its ...
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Holiday Savings Begin Tomorrow at Walmart... Let the Competition Begin

Oct 31 2014 10:33am CDT | Source: Forbes Real Time

Happy Halloween... or should we say Merry Christmas? Beginning November 1, Walmart is unwrapping its first round of 2014 holiday specials, offering more than 20,000 Rollbacks on items including groceries and popular brands such as Disney “Frozen," Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Samsung, ...
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UK’s Serious Fraud Office starts criminal investigation in Tesco accounting procedures

Oct 29 2014 10:58am CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

LONDON – Britain’s Serious Fraud Office has launched a criminal investigation into accounting procedures at Tesco, in a case in which the retailer acknowledged it had overstated its projected profits. Tesco had already launched an internal investigation after discovering its first-half earnings estimate had been inflated by about 263 million pounds ($423 million) due to alleged accounting errors at the company, the second largest retailer after Walmart. Eight executives have ...
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Now We Know The Truth About Why CVS And Rite Aid Blocked Apple Pay (AAPL)

Oct 29 2014 9:29am CDT | Source: Business Insider

We now have a better idea why Rite Aid and CVS quietly pulled support for Apple Pay last weekend, even though the retailers initially accepted the new payments system. Rite Aid and CVS are members of the Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX), a group of big retailers that also includes Target and Walmart. But MCX is making its own payments app called CurrentC. According to The New York Times, if a retailer like Walmart decide ...
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Why Spin Master scours the globe to find new product ideas

Oct 28 2014 1:07pm CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

Paw Patrol (Spin Master) In 2009, Spin Master Ltd., the Toronto-based toy maker that had made millions selling a line of cartoonish remote control planes under the Air Hog brand, found itself unexpectedly grounded. Throughout the 2000s, the company’s fortunes had soared on the success of its quirky, unconventional toys, and its franchise approach to marketing. But amidst the vicious brand combat of toy sector and the explosive growth of gaming, S ...
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