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Shopping Centers: The 'Innovative' Last Mile Of E-Commerce?
Seeking Alpha
Oh, the irony. Last-mile delivery continues to be a hurdle that has bedeviled e-commerce retailers. Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods is an affirmation that shopping centers are indeed that 'last-mile'. The financial media narrative regarding brick-and ...

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WCTV

Decomposed body found behind Georgia shopping center
WCTV
The Telegraph of Macon reports that Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones says the body found behind the North Park II shopping center in Macon on Saturday had likely been there for a while. It was discovered after a crew cutting grass smelled an odor.

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Target expands footprint of smaller stores for “quick” shopping trips, opens new location in La Cañada Flintridge
The Pasadena Star-News
Target is moving forward with its rollout of smaller stores designed for quick shopping trips. The Minneapolis-based retailer Southern California plans to open a 45,865-square-foot location at La Cañada Flintridge Town Center next year. The company ...

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Medscape

Medicare Unveils 'Skeletal' Site for Hospice Comparison Shopping
Medscape
Medicare launched a website aimed at helping families choose a hospice — but experts say it doesn't help very much. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ...

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Seeking Alpha

Fiat Chrysler: Shopping For Stocks Like You Shop For Groceries
Seeking Alpha
I screened for investment ideas using the Acquirers Multipe tool, which is based on Tobias Carlisle's Deep Value. The screen turned up a familiar name in auto. It is not just trading at an astonishingly low EV/operating earnings multiple; it is also ...



Examiner Enterprise

SILVER LAKE VILLAGE SHOPPING CENTER: A look at Bartlesville's newest retailers
Examiner Enterprise
The big announcement came last week — GBT Realty, Inc., had completed construction of Silver Lake Village Shopping Center on Adams Boulevard, and national retailers would start customizing their stores. Ulta Beauty would open in September, followed ...



The Dickinson Press

Dickinson Expo -- a day of shopping and fun
The Dickinson Press
It's a day-long event filled with shopping, food sampling, music, door prizes and even a conversation with the 26th President of the United States Theodore Roosevelt. “Basically, it's an indoor event that brings people together to shop local businesses ...



Atlanta Journal Constitution

Teen turns in $1500 found in shopping cart
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Either way, when Kameron Grigsby, 17, who works as a parking lot attendent at HEB grocery store, found $1,500 in a wallet in a shopping cart, he immediately turned it in, according to KBMT. “I always believe you get it back three fold,” Grigsby told KBMT.

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Walmart launches new tool for back-to-school shopping
WWBT NBC12 News
Back-to-school spending is expected to hit its second-highest level on record according to the National Retail Federation. The organization found that spending for school and college combined will reach $83.6 billion.



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Retail ETFs to Buy on Back-to-School Shopping Spree
Nasdaq
The final weeks of the back-to-school are keeping retailers on the edge with initiatives to push up sales. Representing the second-busiest shopping season after Christmas holidays, back-to-college spending is expected to hit an all-time high this year ...

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