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July 24, 2013

As lawyers face off in the first battle over Detroit’s bankruptcy bid, Meijer is preparing to open its first store in the economically depressed city at the Gateway Marketplace shopping center.

April 26, 2013

Dollar General and Procter & Gamble are teaming up to honor a Florida mom as its official Every Day Hero for the month of May.

April 23, 2013

A Monday report by Forbes said that former retail executive Mark Begelman has been charged with profiting off confidential information.

July 6, 2012

According to the Employment Situation report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the national unemployment rate held at 8.2%. Nonfarm payroll employment continued to edge up in June, with 80,000 jobs added.

November 23, 2011

Consumer spending rose less than forecast in October as Americans even as personal incomes showed the biggest gains in seven months.

September 8, 2011

Consumers are spending more, but doing so in fewer transactions, according to American Express Business Insights’ most recent Business Insights Spend Sights report.

July 19, 2011

Rising food prices and shrinking package sizes is a top concern for consumers, according to Deloitte's "2011 Consumer Food and Product Insight Survey."

April 19, 2011

A survey released Tuesday by Deloitte found that falling home prices and rising energy costs have negatively impacted consumer purchasing power.

August 5, 2010

The U.S. unemployment rate remained unchanged for July at 9.5%, according to the U.S. Department...

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