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Target had a rough 2016 – and digs in on long-term plans for a turnaround

NEW YORK -- Target executives on Tuesday said they are digging in for a long-term and wide-ranging overhaul of their business, a move that...

A first look at how German grocer Lidl plans to conquer the U.S. market

On a busy street in Fredericksburg, Virginia, a tall, black security fence guards a sprawling - and, for now, largely empty - brick-and-glass building.The...

Retail CEOs meet with Trump, call meeting ‘productive’

 WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Wednesday met with a group of executives from big-name retailers such as Target and Best Buy, a conversation...

Trading of Macy’s stock is halted amid reports that it could be bought by department store rival

Trading of Macy's stock was briefly halted on Friday after its price shot up unusually quickly, a surge that appears to be fueled by...

Despite gloom at big chains, retail industry has a solid holiday season

In recent weeks, gloomy news has abounded about how the retail industry held up during the crucial holiday season: Macy's saw its sales sink...

The next chapter for Starbucks? Getting fancier

For years now, Starbucks has been dipping a toe into more luxe offerings: In 2014, it opened a sprawling Roastery in Seattle where customers...

What happened when I tried ‘buy online, pick up in store’ on Black Friday

This holiday shopping season, retailers are eagerly promoting their click-and-collect programs, in which shoppers can place an order online and pick it up at...

If Amazon is really opening brick-and-mortar grocery stores, it’s a big deal

Rumors have been brewing for about a year now that e-commerce titan Amazon.com wants to open grocery-centric brick-and-mortar locations. In Seattle and Sunnyvale, Calif.,...

How Wal-Mart plans to transform the way we buy products

FRANKLIN, TENN. -- On a sweaty September morning in the Nashville suburbs, Anna Brummel pulls her white SUV into a Wal-Mart parking lot to...

Target planning to add single-stall bathrooms

Target said Wednesday that it is preparing to spend $20 million in coming months to add single-stall bathrooms along with men's and women's restrooms...

Today

Big Ten football season set to begin on Labor Day weekend

By ERIC OLSON AP College Football Writer The Big Ten released its 10-game conference-only football schedule beginning as early...

Virus testing in the US is dropping, even as deaths mount

By MATTHEW PERRONE, NICKY FORSTER and MICHELLE LIU Associated Press U.S. testing for the coronavirus is dropping even as...

Massive Beirut blast kills more than 70, injures thousands

By BASSEM MROUE and ZEINA KARAM Associated PressBEIRUT (AP) — A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the city's...

Biden campaign announces $280 million ad buy through fall

By ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden's Democratic presidential campaign is reserving $280 million in digital...