Samsung ditches plastic in new phones

...buying. LoopPay's technology reproduces the signals from a credit card's magnetic swipe, so it can work with existing retail equipment. Most rivals, including Apple Pay, require newer equipment.The Samsung phones will debut overseas April 10...

Initiatives aim to boost downtown retail sector

...efforts to spur movement in downtown's retail sector.Penix, who has about 20 years...business district into a thriving, active retail market.Penix said ideal group members...downtown models that can aid in Augusta's retail revitalization efforts."People coming...

Nissan adds features, Nismo enhancements to its affordable sports car, the 370Z

...the most power for the lowest starting retail price.In other words, it's a performance...a starting manufacturer's suggested retail price, including destination charge...two-seaters have much higher starting retail prices. As an example, the new-for-2015...

TJ Maxx, Marshalls follow Wal-Mart in raising pay

...make in order to make ends meet. Most retail workers already make more than the federal...much more. In fact, more than half of retail workers make $10 or less, according...government data, the average that hourly retail workers in a non-supervisory role earn...

Diet pill alli back in stores after recall

...the product package was redesigned to make tampering easier to spot.Before shipping alli, known chemically as orlistat, to retail stores, Glaxo launched it in mid-February through Drugstore.com and other online retailers. Since late January, it's...

Sears 4Q loss narrows, sales slide as business shifts

...hedge fund manager, combined Sears and Kmart in 2005, about two years after he helped bring Kmart out of bankruptcy. But the retail landscape has undergone seismic shifts in recent years and the tie-up hasn't gelled.To try to get back on track, Sears...

Home Depot 4Q tops Street on holiday; OKs $18B buyback

...Tome said that the company will update its guidance when it is able to estimate the expenses.The Home Depot Inc. had 2,269 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces and...

Living briefs

...Benefit cosmetics has created a new face powder that offers users just a touch of peaches and cream. The sweet-smelling powder retails for $26 and is available at Rich's. Cornbread recipe could win $4,000 If youíre into cornbread and have an iron skillet...

Life & style
In the know

...of chocolate and coffee lovers.The Mocha Crunch bar blends the taste of white chocolate with Mocha and crisped rice. It retails for 55 cents. SNOW VISION:Snowy screens may replace regular afternoon programming for the next two weeks on dozens of satellite...

Life & style
Small portions

...yet. La Creme is a mild, slightly sweet yogurt, and Frusion is a creamy drink made from fruit juice and yogurt. La Creme retails for $1.99 for four 4-ounce cups, and 10-ounce Frusion drinks go for $1.49. Cooking contest Grand prize in the Great...

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