To shore up her crafting, baking and housewares business, she goes to. . . a scrap-metal expert?
This week's highlights include quarterly reports from the two biggest companies by market capitalization, Apple and Exxon Mobil, which are expect to post declining earnings.
Complaining that her housewares aren't selling, the beleaguered retailer may be showing her the door.
The rally shows its strength by shrugging off weakness in Japan and worries about next week's Fed meeting. Exxon, Chevron and Whole Foods report results.
In several lawsuits, Georgia laborers are claiming that onion growers exhibit racial bias -- by creating harsh conditions to justify their use of Mexican guest workers over US citizens.
Fearing it will be barred from selling Martha Stewart-branded home goods, the retailer is working with Asian suppliers to restock.
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The apparel chain takes a hard hit after blaming the weather for its quarterly sales decline. But cold temperatures don't explain the drop in full-year sales as well.
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