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The National Retail Federation is applauding a tentative contract agreement between the union that represents 14 East Coast and Gulf coast seaports and an alliance of shipping lines, terminal operators and port associations. The Federal Mediation and...
Dock workers and the management of 15 East Coast and Gulf ports reached a tentative agreement on a new master contract late Friday night, averting a threatened walkout on Wednesday. The six-year deal between the International Longshoremen's Association,...
Super Bowl season typically is a busy time for television sales, but in the Baltimore area, some stores have seen an extra boost as fans get ready for game day parties on Feb. 3, when the Ravens face the 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII. "It's without a doubt,...
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You are not alone if you still haven't finished your holiday shopping. Some people are looking for deals, and some are just last minute shoppers. But it might surprise you how much people are spending who's shelling out more this holiday season. Alan...
That last Christmas gift you ordered never seems to arrive on your doorstep quick enough. You hear the delivery truck rumble around the corner, but it just blows on past, several times a day. Jiminy Christmas, you may think, do I have to wait forever?...
This post has been updated. See below for details.Economic prognosticators spent the end of 2012 fretting about looming spending cuts and toxic tax increases. Consumers, however, spent it shopping. Retail sales across the nation rose 0.5% to $415.7 billion in December as Americans put fiscal cliff...
Like any successful company, Wal-Mart knows a public relations coup when it sees one. Plans announced recently are textbook perfect: The nation's largest private employer said it would hire every recent veteran seeking a job, amounting to 100,000...
Wal-Mart's decision to hire veterans step in right direction Like any successful company, Wal-Mart knows a public relations coup when it sees one. Plans announced recently are textbook perfect: The nation’s largest private employer said it...
The labor contract covering more than 15,000 dockworkers at 14 Eastern Seaboard and Gulf Coast ports has been extended for 30 more days, heading off a strike that could have begun as early as Sunday. George H. Cohen, director of the Federal Mediation...
Nothing says Christmas to me like the words "free shipping." The last hurdle on my way to full-online shopping has been cleared by retailers who got the message I sent last year: I am not paying for shipping. I know, I know. I am paying for shipping....
It may be tempting to buy just about anything to check off your Christmas list in this final stretch of the holiday shopping season. However, financial experts say this is a crucial time to set yourself up for a financially successful 2013. "It's the...
Retailers have had a difficult few years, especially the small shops that make up the bulk of the Maryland Retailers Association's membership. As the trade group's president since June 2010, Patrick Donoho has seen the effects of the recession as many...
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