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DealTicker not delivering products but still taking orders

TORONTO – A Global News investigation into the online group buying site DealTicker has found the Toronto company continues to take orders without the capacity to deliver goods to consumers. 294 more words


Sears Pulling Out Of Century III Mall

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The current owners of the Century III mall say it’s not a dead facility, but that it’s a facility on its way back. 402 more words


Target Canada's new prices undercut Walmart, study suggests

Target Canada appears to be outgunning Walmart Canada at its own price-cutting game.

Comparing prices on nearly three dozen identical national brand name products at each discount store, retail experts found the combined cost at Target was several percentage points lower than the same basket at Walmart. 354 more words


Conscious Supply Chain Management at H&M

A report in Sustainable Brands (http://tinyurl.com/qg5gtn7) titled “H&M Unveils Conscious Denim, Signs Agreement for More Conscious Supply Chain Management” describes initiatives with the International Labor Organization (ILO), Solidaridad and Jeanologia to audit its water use, energy consumption, working conditions, fair wages, “capacity development for social organizations and skill development across the supply chain”. 101 more words

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SEC awards $30 million to whistleblower

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The Securities and Exchange Commission has handed out its largest-ever whistleblower award of $30 million.

A spokeswoman for the SEC would not identify the recipient, except to say the person lives outside the U.S. 161 more words

National & World News

Rich get richer, and Canadian companies want their business

A widening income gap between the country’s top earners and everyone else is changing how companies are positioning their products, a new commentary from CIBC says. 540 more words