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A man drinks a pint of beer on November 26, 2004 in Glasgow, Scotland. (credit: Chris Furlong/Getty Images)

Senate Committee Advances Beer Compromise

The state Senate will now consider a proposal to overhaul the way beer is sold in Texas under a compromise approved by an influential legislative committee on Tuesday evening.

03/12/2013

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Changes From Your Health To Your Wallet With Daylight Saving

It’s that time of year again! This weekend time will officially change — meaning we set our clocks forward and lose an hour of sleep. Now there’s proof that hour can cause big changes in everything from health and mood, to retail spending.

CBSDFW.COM–03/08/2013

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J.C. Penney Shares Fall After Hours On Sale Report

Shares of J.C. Penney fell 10.6 percent on Tuesday to a four-year low after media reports said a large shareholder sold a chunk of the struggling retailer’s stock.

03/05/2013

Martha Stewart signs copies of her cookbooks at Williams-Sonoma. (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Martha Stewart Testifies In JCPenney/Macy’s Trial

Eight years after Martha Stewart was released from prison for lying about a stock trade, the 71-year-old home diva is on the witness stand, in the middle of a bitter legal battle between Plano-based J.C. Penney Co. and Macy’s Inc.

03/05/2013

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JC Penney Posts 4th Straight Loss, Sales Drop

The mid-priced department store chain reported another much larger-than-expected loss in the fiscal fourth quarter on a nearly 30 percent plunge in revenue in the latest sign shoppers aren’t happy with the changes it’s made in the past year.

02/27/2013

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Upgrades Continue At Rangers Ballpark

For the third straight year the crack of the bat and the roar of the crowd has been replaced by the clangs of hammers and whirs of saws at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.

01/08/2013

A sale sign on display in a store. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Retailers Now Banking On Returns To Help 2012 Sales

Bad weather nationally is one of the reasons given for a kind of lackluster Christmas shopping season, and now retailers hope for a last-minute holiday spending spree to meet sales expectations.

12/26/2012

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Stores Gearing Up For Black Friday Too

As you gear up for Black Friday, retailers are doing the same.

11/22/2012

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US Retail Sales Drop 0.3 Percent In October

US retail sales fell in October after Americans spent less on a broad range of goods. Superstorm Sandy may have also slowed business at the end of the month.

11/14/2012

The internet shopping website of Amazon.com. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

States Look To Internet Taxes To Close Budget Gaps

State governments across the country are laying off teachers, closing public libraries and parks, and reducing health care services, but there is one place they could get $23 billion a year if they could only agree how to do it: Internet retailers such as Amazon.com.

06/19/2011

A sign marks the location of a JCPenney store. (credit: Getty Images/Scott Olson)

J.C. Penney names Apple retail exec as new CEO

PLANO (AP) – J.C. Penney Co. is looking to bite into the magic of Apple. The Plano-based department store chain has named Ron Johnson, who pioneered Apple Inc.’s retail stores, its next CEO. He will […]

06/14/2011

Sales Tax Up Trend Continues

The upward trend for sales tax collections across the state continues. 

07/08/2010

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