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Yard sales can yield big collectibles

TheStreet examines yard sale finds that can yield big profits

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Beware hidden fees when shopping for condos

The old adage of, “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is,” may often apply to deals on condos which are springing up in vacation hot spots, according to an article on TheStreet. While the initial price … Continue reading

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J.C. Penney starts adding more sales

After abysmal first quarter numbers, J.C. Penney is adding more sales to its promotional calendar. When unveiling the recent store and pricing system overhauls, the chain announced that sales would be only on the first and third Fridays of the … Continue reading

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J.C. Penney suffers big losses

Transforming a retail chain’s image may be harder than thought, as J.C. Penney is finding out. The Texas-based company reported a staggering loss of $55 million, or 25 cents a share, in the first quarter of this year. Same-store sales … Continue reading

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Books-A-Million reports big fourth-quarter numbers, thanks new stores

Birmingham-based Books-A-Million posted big numbers for the fourth quarter, with sales increasing 10.7 percent. The sales increase was largely due to the new stores the chain acquired, since comparable store sales for the fourth quarter declined 5.7 percent. BAM! opened … Continue reading

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Sears to ‘unload’ stores?

Though York County’s Sears and Kmart stores were safe after a December announcement that Sears Holdings Company, which owns the two chains was closing 100 to 120 stores, a new report from the Wall Street Journal says that the cash-strapped … Continue reading

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West Manchester Bon-Ton, f.y.e. sales in final days

┬áToday I headed across the street to the West Manchester Mall over my lunch break to grab something to eat and maybe do a little browsing. While there, I noticed – with great sadness – that two of the mall’s … Continue reading

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Next in line to open early on Black Friday: jcpenney

Retailer jcpenney may be taking the backlash against other mega-stores like Target and Wal-Mart to heart: the chain announced it will open at 4 a.m. on Black Friday, right around the time stores have opened in the past. Ever since … Continue reading

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