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Justin Boots adds manufacturing plant in Maine

Betty Dillard bdillard@bizpress.netFort Worth-based Justin Brands Inc. has purchased Highland Shoe Company LLC, an American-made footwear manufacturer located in Brewer, Maine. The acquisition is the...

JC Penney 1Q revenue down again

 PLANO, Texas (AP) — J.C. Penney Co. says that its first-quarter revenue will likely fall 16 percent and is pointing fingers at prior leadership...

Bank Notes: Family business focus of forum

Family Business focus of new program TMAC’s Metroplex Region, a program within the University of Texas at Arlington Office of Research is rolling out...

House gives OK to tax bill as fight on others loom

PAUL J. WEBER,Associated Press  AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A week that began with Gov. Rick Perry vowing not to sign a new state budget without...

JC Penney says ‘I’m sorry’ in new ad

MAE ANDERSON,AP Retail Writer  NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney is sorry and it wants your business back.That's the gist of its latest ad, a...

JC Penney to get $1.75B in financing

PLANO, Texas (AP) — J.C. Penney on Monday confirmed that Goldman Sachs will provide it with $1.75 billion in financing.Rumors about the financing had...

RadioShack plans new campaign, store remodels

Bill Bowen bbowen@bizpress.netRadioShack Corp. is still bleeding red ink, but new Chief Executive Joseph Magnacca is already poised to remodel stores and launch a...

Hostess’ new owners set for comeback

By A. Lee Graham Ding Dong, Twinkies and Ho Ho's are set for a comeback.  Hostess Brands LLC, based in Dallas and Kansas City,...

Texas company abused mentally disabled workers, government says

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A Texas company profited from dozens of mentally disabled men working at a turkey processing plant in rural Iowa where...

RadioShack reports wider loss and new plans; stock rises

 By Bill Bowen RadioShack Corp. is still bleeding red ink, but new Chief Executive Joseph Magnacca is already poised to remodel stores and launch...

RadioShack fills out leadership team

RadioShack’s new CEO Joe Magnacca is filling out his management team, announcing two new hires for the Fort Worth-based consumer electronics retailer. • Jennifer...

Training and ample staff make QuikTrip fast

QuikTrip works hard to live up to its name. When customers enter the door many are greeted, cashed out and asked to return in...

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How it happened: Inside Biden’s search for a running mate

By JULIE PACE, DAVID EGGERT and KATHLEEN RONAYNE Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Gretchen Whitmer wanted out.The Michigan governor had caught the interest...

What to Know: Budget time, COVID housing and ‘If I Had a Hammer’

Trini Lopez, a singer and guitarist who gained fame for his versions of “Lemon Tree” and “If I Had a Hammer” in...

Fort Worth Council approves contract for COVID housing

The Fort Worth City Council approved a $9.3 million proposal to turn unused hotel space into permanent supportive housing for people impacted...

Court upholds murder sentence of ex-cop who shot Black teen

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas appeals court has upheld the murder conviction and 15-year sentence of a white ex-police officer who fatally...