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Can Jeans from 1969 Boost Gap’s Sales Today?

Filed under: Company News, RetailIn a “back to the future” move, Gap (GPS) has launched a new brand devoted to jeans that look like the ones it sold when it first opened in 1969. The flagging retailer likely hopes the retro styles will help bring old c…

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100 Years After the Triangle Fire: Are Labor Rights Moving Backward?


A century after the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire claimed the lives of 146 seamstresses in New York, worker protections are eroding around the world. As government and corporate interests from Bangladesh to Wisconsin wage war on the rights of labor, have the lessons of the Triangle disaster been forgotten?

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Inside Wall Street: Putting Mergers and Acquisitions to Work for You

Mergers and acquisitions are becoming ever more popular, with activity up 24% in the first two months of this year — after already growing 23% in 2010. Here’s how your portfolio can benefit from this trend.
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Week in Preview: Retail Earnings in the Spotlight

Many of America’s best-known retailers, including Walmart, Home Depot and JCPenney, will be stepping into the earnings spotlight this week. Their reports come on the heels of disappointing January retail sales numbers from the C…

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Week in Preview: Earnings from Dell, Smucker, Marriott, Nordstrom

Dell will highlight a handful of tech company results this week. Also reporting earnings will be food giants Smucker and Campbell Soup, also Marriott and other members of the lodging and hospitality industry, and the first of a …

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