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"Let's Rock Elmo" Toy Launch at the Empire Hotel on September 19, 2011 in New York City.   (credit: Getty Images)

Wal-Mart Lets Kids Pick ‘Hot Toys’ For Holidays

Lots of retailers come out with “hot toy” lists every holiday season, but this year Wal-Mart decided to try something different: let kids rate their favorite toys.

CBS 11–09/12/2013

According to published reports, the private equity firms that bought Neiman Marcus in 2005 are considering putting it up for sale, or taking the company public. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Neiman Marcus In Talks For $6 Billion Sale

Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus Inc. is reportedly in talks to be bought by Los Angeles-based asset manager Ares Management LLP and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for more than $6 billion.

09/08/2013

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J.C. Penney’s Largest Investor Bails Out

The move comes two weeks after Ackman resigned from J.C. Penney’s board as part of a deal to resolve an unusually public battle between the activist investor and the struggling department store operator.

08/26/2013

An AT&T Wireless sign is seen on the side of a store. (credit: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

AT&T To Buy Leap Wireless For About $1.2 Billion

Dallas based AT&T says it will acquire Leap Wireless, the pre-paid cellphone carrier behind the Cricket brand, for $15 a share in cash, or about $1.19 billion.

07/12/2013

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Cleburne Braces For Development Boom

A new toll road is expected to feed a boom for Cleburne. And the small town’s Mayor is bracing for the same kind of explosive growth he saw years ago when he lived in Frisco.

07/01/2013

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Saks Fifth Avenue Out, Belk In At Galleria

Stylish shoppers who prefer their high-end labels at a discount can no longer scour the racks at Saks Fifth Avenue at the Dallas Galleria.

06/15/2013

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JC Penney 1Q Revenue Down Again

J.C. Penney Co.’s first-quarter revenue fell yet again and the struggling department store operator is pointing fingers at prior leadership

05/07/2013

A Victoria's Secret store display on January 8, 2009 in New York. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Victoria’s Secret’s New Lingerie Line Has Parents Outraged

Victoria’s Secret has become a household name by making ‘sexy’ mainstream. But as the lingerie retail giant competes for new customers, some parents say they’ve gone too far – and too young – by marketing to teens and tweens.

03/26/2013

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Penney’s CFO Says He And CEO Have No Plans To Quit

The word from J.C. Penney’s Chief Financial Officer Ken Hannah: neither he nor CEO Ron Johnson have plans to resign despite a growing chorus of critics calling for a management shake-up as they lose faith in a turnaround strategy.

03/13/2013

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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

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