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Cramer: Charts madly in love with two retail stocks ready to run

Cramer: Charts madly in love with two retail stocks ready to run

CNBC - Jim Cramer goes off the charts to find two stocks that could explode higher in the return of retail.

No, Starbucks isn't cheating customers by adding ice to drinks, judge says

No, Starbucks isn't cheating customers by adding ice to drinks, judge says

CNBC - A judge in California dismissed a case that accused Starbucks of under-filling its iced drin…

Sobeys boycott urged by Baptist group after appeal of racism ruling

Sobeys boycott urged by Baptist group after appeal of racism ruling

CBC - A group of African Nova Scotia churches is calling for a boycott of Sobeys after the grocer a…

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  • McDonald's may have found a buyer for its restaurants in China, Hong Kong
    McDonald's may have found a buyer for its restaurants in China, Hong Kong

    McDonald's may finally have a buyer for its 2,800 restaurants in China, Hong Kong and South Korea.

    McDonald's may have found a buyer for its restaurants in China, Hong Kong

    McDonald's may finally have a buyer for its 2,800 restaurants in China, Hong Kong and South Korea.

  • $1.3 trillion in student loan debt is crippling retail sales growth
    $1.3 trillion in student loan debt is crippling retail sales growth

    Student debt obligations are growing faster than the average salaries for recent graduates, and require an estimated $160 billion in annual payments.

    $1.3 trillion in student loan debt is crippling retail sales growth

    Student debt obligations are growing faster than the average salaries for recent graduates, and require an estimated $160 billion in annual payments.

  • Best Buy, La-Z-Boy earnings in the spotlight on Wall Street, Yellen speech eyed
    US futures rise; Best Buy surges after earnings

    Futures ticked higher, as investors looked to a further set of earnings, and looked ahead to a key speech by the Fed's Chair.

    Best Buy, La-Z-Boy earnings in the spotlight on Wall Street, Yellen speech eyed

    Futures ticked higher, as investors looked to a further set of earnings, and looked ahead to a key speech by the Fed's Chair.

  • Cramer: We've got retail all wrong — time to bury the 'death of the mall' story
    Cramer: We've got retail all wrong — time to bury the 'death of the mall' story

    Jim Cramer analyzed the winners and losers in retail for the quarter and discovered that Amazon isn't the beast most think it is.

    Cramer: We've got retail all wrong — time to bury the 'death of the mall' story

    Jim Cramer analyzed the winners and losers in retail for the quarter and discovered that Amazon isn't the beast most think it is.

  • File photo of employees working at a Target store at St. Albert
    Retailer Target to focus on digital efforts, CIO says

    Target will focus on its website, Target.com, and offline-online experiences such as order pickup and digital marketing, McNamara said in a blog post on the company's website. "Technology and supply chain …

    File photo of employees working at a Target store at St. Albert

    Target will focus on its website, Target.com, and offline-online experiences such as order pickup and digital marketing, McNamara said in a blog post on the company's website. "Technology and supply chain are the new battlegrounds for retail," he said. Target will also focus on efforts such as store replenishment and …

  • Jacques Daoust's chief of staff gave OK to Rona sale

    Daoust, the former minister of transport, repeatedly denied that he was consulted before the hardware chain's purchase by North Carolina-based Lowe's while he was serving as minister of the economy. A …

    Jacques Daoust's chief of staff gave OK to Rona sale

    Daoust, the former minister of transport, repeatedly denied that he was consulted before the hardware chain's purchase by North Carolina-based Lowe's while he was serving as minister of the economy. A vice-president with Investissement Québec, the provincial development agency that falls under the authority of the economy …

  • P.E.I. retail sales hit another record

    Retail sales on P.E.I. hit a record high in June for the eighth month in a row. Seasonally adjusted figures for June, released by Statistics Canada Friday morning, were $181.8 million, up marginally from …

    P.E.I. retail sales hit another record

    Retail sales on P.E.I. hit a record high in June for the eighth month in a row. Seasonally adjusted figures for June, released by Statistics Canada Friday morning, were $181.8 million, up marginally from $181.5 million in May, but that was still enough to set another record. Nationally retail sales were largely unchanged …

  • Canadian retail sales disappoint in June as consumers take pause

    Canadian retail sales unexpectedly fell in June, reinforcing the likelihood that growth contracted in the second quarter as the economic malaise hit the consumer, who has been a key pillar of support in …

    Shoppers stroll through West Edmonton Mall

    Canadian retail sales unexpectedly fell in June, reinforcing the likelihood that growth contracted in the second quarter as the economic malaise hit the consumer, who has been a key pillar of support in recent years. Separately, the annual inflation rate cooled as expected in July, according to data released by Statistics …

  • Why Apple Ditched ‘Store’ Moniker From Its Retail Outlets

    Apple decided to remove the word "Store" from the moniker of its retail outlets, and the Cupertino-headquartered company may have one good reason behind this.

    Why Apple Ditched ‘Store’ Moniker From Its Retail Outlets

    Apple decided to remove the word "Store" from the moniker of its retail outlets, and the Cupertino-headquartered company may have one good reason behind this.

  • Metro Vancouver considers banning clothing and textile from landfills

    Metro Vancouver is looking into a possible ban on clothing and textile waste in the region's landfills. "Right now we're looking at doing some consultation for a disposal ban to see if we can ban textiles, …

    Metro Vancouver considers banning clothing and textile from landfills

    Metro Vancouver is looking into a possible ban on clothing and textile waste in the region's landfills. "Right now we're looking at doing some consultation for a disposal ban to see if we can ban textiles, including clothing, from disposal to help divert more clothing to either a reuse home or a recycling home," said Karen …

  • Wal-Mart draws more shoppers, raises fiscal-year outlook

    Last week, it announced the acquisition of online startup Jet.com for over $3 billion to better compete with Amazon.com Inc (NasdaqGS:AMZN - News). Wal-Mart also increased entry level wages to $10 an …

    A Wal-Mart sign is seen in Miami, Florida

    Last week, it announced the acquisition of online startup Jet.com for over $3 billion to better compete with Amazon.com Inc (NasdaqGS:AMZN - News). Wal-Mart also increased entry level wages to $10 an hour earlier this year and said it will invest $2.7 billion in employee compensation and training over two years, a move …

  • This chart explains Wal-Mart's big win over Target

    "Our customers like what they're seeing in the stores," Wal-Mart CFO Brett Biggs said.

    This chart explains Wal-Mart's big win over Target

    "Our customers like what they're seeing in the stores," Wal-Mart CFO Brett Biggs said.

  • Best Buy celebrates 50 years with 50 hours of discounts

    Best Buy's sales event comes roughly one month after Amazon's Prime Day.

    Best Buy celebrates 50 years with 50 hours of discounts

    Best Buy's sales event comes roughly one month after Amazon's Prime Day.

  • Wal-Mart just rang up its biggest same-store sales gain in 4 years

    Same-store sales in Wal-Mart's U.S. division grew 1.6 percent, an acceleration from the first quarter's 1 percent lift.

    Wal-Mart just rang up its biggest same-store sales gain in 4 years

    Same-store sales in Wal-Mart's U.S. division grew 1.6 percent, an acceleration from the first quarter's 1 percent lift.

  • Cape Breton Tim Hortons known for Jesus image on wall torn down

    A Tim Hortons in Nova Scotia that drew national attention when customers said they saw an image of Jesus on its wall has been torn down. A trailer has been brought in as a temporary Tim Hortons until …

    Cape Breton Tim Hortons known for Jesus image on wall torn down

    A Tim Hortons in Nova Scotia that drew national attention when customers said they saw an image of Jesus on its wall has been torn down. A trailer has been brought in as a temporary Tim Hortons until the new building is finished in December.

  • Home Depot lifts profit forecast as housing market strengthens

    Home Depot and smaller rival Lowe's Cos Inc (NYSE:LOW - News) have benefited as consumers cut back spending on items such as apparel and accessories and instead spend more on houses and renovating and …

    The logo of Down Jones Industrial Average stock market index listed company Home Depot is seen in Encinitas, California

    Home Depot and smaller rival Lowe's Cos Inc (NYSE:LOW - News) have benefited as consumers cut back spending on items such as apparel and accessories and instead spend more on houses and renovating and redecorating their homes. "We are encouraged by the strength of our core business as U.S. housing market continues to recover," …

  • Home Depot nails record sales and profits, boosts full-year forecast

    Home Depot Tuesday reported earnings and revenue that fell roughly in line with Wall Street's estimates.

    Home Depot nails record sales and profits, boosts full-year forecast

    Home Depot Tuesday reported earnings and revenue that fell roughly in line with Wall Street's estimates.

  • Vigil held for Coquitlam teenager who died in suspected overdose at Starbucks

    Gwynevere Staddon, 16, was found unresponsive in the bathroom of a Port Moody Starbucks last week, dead from a suspected overdose. On Monday night her friends and family mourned her loss at Rocky Point …

    Vigil held for Coquitlam teenager who died in suspected overdose at Starbucks

    Gwynevere Staddon, 16, was found unresponsive in the bathroom of a Port Moody Starbucks last week, dead from a suspected overdose. On Monday night her friends and family mourned her loss at Rocky Point Park in a candlelight vigil.

  • On-the-spot strep throat tests offered at some Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacies

    A number of pharmacies are offering what appears to be a quick and easy way to find out if you have strep throat — but some experts are concerned about the safety of bypassing traditional laboratory testing. …

    On-the-spot strep throat tests offered at some Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacies

    A number of pharmacies are offering what appears to be a quick and easy way to find out if you have strep throat — but some experts are concerned about the safety of bypassing traditional laboratory testing. At a Shoppers Drug Mart in the Kensington area of northwest Calgary, patients can have their throat swabbed right …

  • Berkshire takes bigger bite of Apple, pares Wal-Mart

    Berkshire owned 15.23 million Apple shares worth $1.46 billion as of June 30, up from 9.81 million shares as of March 31, according to a regulatory filing from Buffett's Omaha, Nebraska-based conglomerate. …

    Warren Buffett, Chairman, CEO and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway takes part in interviews before a fundraising luncheon for the nonprofit Glide Foundation in New York

    Berkshire owned 15.23 million Apple shares worth $1.46 billion as of June 30, up from 9.81 million shares as of March 31, according to a regulatory filing from Buffett's Omaha, Nebraska-based conglomerate. The filing also said Berkshire cut its stake in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT - News), the world's largest retailer, …