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Best Time To Shop On Black Friday

The crack of dawn isn’t the only option for Black Friday shopping.

10/31/2014

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Georgetown Grad’s Md. Boutique Caters Only To Very Tall Women

Georgetown grad’s Maryland boutique caters to very tall women.

05/29/2014

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Retail Mannequins Get Realistic Makeovers

The one-size-fits-all mannequin is getting a much-needed makeover.

01/29/2014

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J.C. Penney to Cut 2,000 Jobs, Close 33 Stores

Struggling department-store operator J.C. Penney announced it will cut 2,000 jobs and close 33 stores as it tries to get back on the path to profitability.

01/15/2014

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D.C.’s Retail Scene Bringing in New Business

Mayor Vincent Gray recapped his recent trip to Las Vegas for the International Council of Shopping Centers in his weekly Sunday radio address on All-News 99.1 WNEW, saying that D.C.’s retail scene is on the rise.

05/26/2013

Some labor unions that initially backed President Barack Obama's health care overhaul are now frustrated and angry about what they say are unexpected consequences of the plan that could hurt their members. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Longtime Supporters Of Health Care Overhaul, Some Unions Frustrated By New Unexpected Costs

Some labor unions that initially backed President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul are now frustrated and angry about what they say are unexpected consequences of the plan that could hurt their members.

05/24/2013

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Recall on Nap Nanny Baby Recliners

Four national retailers agreed to recall more than 150,000 Nap Nanny baby recliners after at least five infant deaths and dozens of reports of children nearly falling out of the recliners, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.

12/27/2012

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Sandy, Careful Consumers Lower US Retail Sales

Superstorm Sandy combined with cautious consumers to lower retail sales in October and raise concerns about weaker economic growth and a tepid holiday shopping season.

11/14/2012

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Best Shopping Malls In The D.C. Area

Move over New York City. Washington D.C. is stepping up with premiere shopping destinations.

04/17/2012

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