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Unwanted Gifts? Your Guide to Post-Christmas Returns

Filed under: Sears Holdings, Wal-Mart Stores, Target Corp, Amazon.com, Holidays, ShoppingIf Santa brought you a bunch of stuff you don’t want this Christmas, you’re probably itching to get to the store with the receipts and return the unwanted gifts.

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Last-Minute Christmas Shopping Guide

Filed under: Wal-Mart Stores, Target Corp, Amazon.com, HolidaysThe kickoff to the holiday season gets earlier every year, but that doesn’t mean consumers are getting better at finishing their shopping early. As the National Retail Federation notes, Ame…

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Fast Food Scrooge: McDonald’s Asks Franchisees to Open on Christmas

Filed under: Company News, Wal-Mart Stores, McDonald’s, Food & Drink, HolidaysIt’s not just retailers pushing to get their employees on the clock during the holidays.

Now, McDonald’s (MCD) is turning heads by asking its franchisees to open on Chri…

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Walmart Used Bribes to Open 19 Mexico Stores: NY Times

Filed under: Company News, Wal-Mart Stores(New York) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc’s (WMT) Mexican affiliate routinely used bribes to open stores in desirable locations, according to a New York Times investigation published Monday, which cites 19 instances of …

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Walmart CEO Says "Fiscal Cliff" Affects U.S. Shoppers

Filed under: Wal-Mart Stores, RetailBy Martinne Geller

NEW YORK, Dec 11 – A large portion of American consumers now know about the “fiscal cliff” and a sizeable number of them expect the debate over it to curb their holiday spending, according to the …

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