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RealReal Inc nytimes.com

Critical Shopper: Why You Should Love Secondhand Fashion Now

The RealReal, the luxury consignment site, has opened its first store.

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UPDATE 1-China's Tencent plans retail push with Yonghui Superstores stake

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd plans to buy a 5 percent stake in Yonghui Superstores Co Ltd, the department store operator said on Monday, in the latest push by China's internet giants into offline retail.

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Mexican retail group says November same-store sales rose 5.4 pct

MEXICO CITY, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Mexico's retail association said on Monday that sales at stores open for at least a year rose by 5.4 percent in November, compared to the same month a year earlier.

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Inside Mar-a-lago for 48 hours critical to the Russia investigation

The answer to one of the most critical questions at the heart of the Russia investigation may well lie in the grand hallways of Mar-a-Lago.

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Walmex expands Wi-Fi in Mexican stores, pushing online shopping

MEXICO CITY, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart de Mexico said on Thursday that it will install Wi-Fi throughout all but one of its chains in Mexico by next summer, in an attempt to collect user data and drive online sales by familiarizing shoppers with technology.

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Dollar General to open 900 new stores

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South African police summon author of book critical of Zuma

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The South African author of a book critical of President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday he had been summoned by police, but no reason had been given for the meeting.

Reign (Manhattan, NY, Retailer) nytimes.com

Critical Shopper: Why Is There No Great Multibrand Men’s Store in New York?

Reign, newly opened in the meatpacking district, aims to be a one-stop men’s wear shop.

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Wal-Mart drops Stores from name to shed brick and mortar image

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc will be known as Walmart Inc, effective Feb. 1, the world's largest retailer said on Wednesday, as part of its efforts to rebrand itself as more than a brick and mortar store.

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UPDATE 1-Dollarama tops profit estimates as shoppers spend more

Dec 6 (Reuters) - Canadian dollar-store chain Dollarama Inc topped analysts' forecasts for third-quarter profit, as it opened more stores and benefited from higher customer spending on average.

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BRIEF-Claire's Stores Qtrly Net Loss Of $15.5 Mln Vs Net Income Of $150.6 Mln Last Year

* CLAIRE'S STORES, INC. REPORTS FISCAL 2017 THIRD QUARTER RESULTS

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BRIEF-Ascena Retail Group Says Q1 Same Store Sales Fell 5 Pct

* ASCENA RETAIL GROUP INC REPORTS FIRST QUARTER RESULTS AND PROVIDES GUIDANCE FOR SECOND QUARTER OF FISCAL 2018; FIRST QUARTER GAAP EPS OF $0.03; NON-GAAP ADJUSTED EPS OF $0.11; COMPARABLE SALES DOWN 5 PCT

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REFILE-Europe's top court to rule whether luxury brands can deny shoppers right to buy online

BRUSSELS, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Europe's top court will rule on Wednesday whether luxury brands can block retailers from selling their products on online platforms such as Amazon and eBay, a move which may end a decade-long battle that has split EU countries.

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Apple's Tim Cook says developers have earned $17 billion from China App Store

WUZHEN, China (Reuters) - Apple Inc's chief executive Tim Cook said developers using its platform in China number 1.8 million and have earned a total 112 billion yuan ($16.93 billion), representing roughly a quarter of total global App Store earnings.

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Apple's Tim Cook says developers have earned $17 bln from China App Store

WUZHEN, China Dec 3 (Reuters) - Apple Inc's chief executive Tim Cook said developers using its platform in China number 1.8 million and have earned a total 112 billion yuan ($16.93 billion), representing roughly a quarter of total global App Store earnings.

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Seoul says North Korea puts Washington in range, but needs to prove critical technology

SEOUL/MOSCOW (Reuters) - North Korea's latest missile test puts Washington within range, but Pyongyang still needs to prove it has mastered critical missile technology, such as re-entry, terminal stage guidance and warhead activation, South Korea said on Friday.

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BRIEF-Sears Hometown And Outlet Stores Q3 Loss Per Share $0.48

* SEARS HOMETOWN AND OUTLET STORES INC REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2017 RESULTS

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Too cold for a theme park, Disney looks to toy stores in Russia

MOSCOW, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Though too cold for a theme park, Russia's underserved toy market makes it an attractive business prospect for Walt Disney Co, the head of its Russian operations said on Friday.

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BRIEF-‍Twitter Lite In Google Play Store In 24 More Countries​

* SAYS ‍TWITTER LITE IN GOOGLE PLAY STORE IN 24 MORE COUNTRIES​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Cluster bombs to be restored to US arsenal

The Pentagon will soon issue a new policy on cluster bombs, abandoning a previous plan that mandated the military ditch older versions of the controversial weapons by 2019, according to a copy of a Defense Department memorandum signed by Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan and obtained by CNN.

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Kroger's quarterly results top Street as discounts lure shoppers

(Reuters) - Kroger Co , the biggest U.S. supermarket chain, reported higher-than-expected quarterly sales and profit on Thursday as its aggressive discounting lured more customers to its stores.

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INADO head says IOC decision on Russia critical to anti-doping fight

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (Reuters) - The head of the umbrella group of national anti-doping agencies told Reuters that allowing Russia to compete at the 2018 Winter Games would be "a missed opportunity" which would raise doubts about sport's willingness to root out drug cheats.

North Korea nytimes.com

The Interpreter: Seven Critical Truths About North Korea

Truth No. 1: North Korea is a nuclear power now. Get used to it. But don’t fear the worst.

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More U.S. shoppers than expected kick off holiday spending season

CHICAGO (Reuters) - More than 174 million U.S. shoppers made purchases over Thanksgiving weekend and Cyber Monday, the National Retail Federation said on Tuesday, beating the industry group's expectations and signaling a strong start to the holiday quarter.

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Consumers with high-deductible health plans could be smarter shoppers

(Reuters Health) - Even when consumers have health plans that require them to pay a high amount out-of-pocket for care, they often don’t talk to doctors about the price of treatments or shop around to get the best deal, a U.S. study suggests.

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Founder of Germany's failed Schlecker drugstores convicted, children jailed

STUTTGART (Reuters) - The founder of Germany's failed Schlecker drugstore chain got a suspended sentence and his two children got jail terms on Monday for taking money from the company before its collapse.

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Founder of Germany's failed Schlecker drugstore convicted, children jailed

STUTTGART (Reuters) - The founder of Germany's failed Schlecker drugstore chain got a suspended sentence and his two children got jail terms on Monday for offences relating to the company's collapse.

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Founder of collapsed German drugstore chain Schlecker gets suspended prison term

STUTTGART (Reuters) - The founding family behind German drugstore chain Schlecker, whose 2,800 stores closed in 2012, were sentenced over the company's collapse by a German court on Monday.

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Black Friday shoppers spent 17% more this year, while in-store foot traffic dipped slightly

Demonstrations, Protests and Riots nytimes.com

Pakistan Calls On Army to Help Restore Order After Violent Clashes in Islamabad

Thousands of officers moved against a sit-in led by a firebrand cleric that has paralyzed the capital, with at least 150 arrests and 200 injuries reported.

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Lebanon's Hariri takes critical line on Hezbollah

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Saturday that he would not accept Iran-backed Hezbollah's positions that "affect our Arab brothers or target the security and stability of their countries", a statement from his press office said.

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Black Friday shoppers storm stores

The holiday shopping season officially begins as the doors open on Black Friday, early in some cases. Andrew Spencer reports.

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UPDATE 8-U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to lure bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday retail season, but some shoppers said they were just browsing the merchandise, reserving their cash for internet purchases.

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UPDATE 7-U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to lure bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday retail season, but some shoppers said they were just browsing the merchandise, reserving their cash for internet purchases.

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UPDATE 6-U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to draw bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but some shoppers said they were just eyeing goods, reserving their cash for online purchases.

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Macy's shoppers report credit card outage

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UPDATE 5-U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - U.S. stores offered deep discounts, entertainment and free gifts to draw bargain hunters on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but some shoppers said they were just eyeing goods, reserving their cash for online purchases.

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Shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Deep discounts, free gifts, in-store entertainment and mild weather drew bargain hunters to U.S. stores on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but many shoppers were just eyeing goods, reserving their cash for online purchases.

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U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Deep discounts, free gifts, in-store entertainment and mild weather drew bargain hunters to U.S. stores on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but many shoppers were just eyeing goods, reserving their cash for online purchases.

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UPDATE 4-U.S. shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Deep discounts, free gifts, in-store entertainment and mild weather drew bargain hunters to U.S. stores on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but many shoppers were just eyeing goods, reserving their cash for online purchases.

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UPDATE 2-Europe's retailers tempt shoppers with Black Friday deals

* Event gaining popularity in Germany, France and Italy (Updates with detail, Barclaycard data, Next comment, Spain)

Black Friday and Cyber Monday (Shopping) nytimes.com

Black Friday 2017: Sneakers and Shoppers

Americans who were driven to shop for Christmas deals — and turn a profit — were deep into the Black Friday spirit, with some lining up at stores the night before.

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Black Friday draws early shoppers, but real frenzy is online

CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Turnout at U.S. retailers was relatively subdued on Black Friday, with many shoppers flocking to stores to eye items in person and enjoy the festive atmosphere while waiting to do their actual bargain hunting online.

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REFILE-UPDATE 3-Black Friday draws early shoppers, but real frenzy is online

CHICAGO/NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Turnout at U.S. retailers was relatively subdued on Black Friday, with many shoppers flocking to stores to eye items in person and enjoy the festive atmosphere while waiting to do their actual bargain hunting online.

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Shares of retailers rise as shoppers hunt for deals on Black Friday

(Reuters) - Shares of U.S. retailers rose on positive Black Friday shopping reports of online and brick-and-mortar stores such as Amazon.com Inc and Macy's Inc , signaling consumers are spending more than the last two holiday seasons.

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Black Friday violence in Missouri, Alabama; sales draw early shoppers

CHICAGO/GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (Reuters) - Violence in Missouri and Alabama marred an otherwise subdued start to the U.S. holiday shopping season as bargain hunters flocked to malls for Black Friday deals.

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UPDATE 2-Black Friday violence in Missouri, Alabama; sales draw early shoppers

CHICAGO/GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Nov 24 (Reuters) - Violence in Missouri and Alabama marred an otherwise subdued start to the U.S. holiday shopping season as bargain hunters flocked to malls for Black Friday deals.

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Black Friday deals lure some early U.S. shoppers, many buy online

CHICAGO/GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (Reuters) - Relatively few early-morning shoppers turned out on Black Friday to mark the start of the U.S. holiday shopping season, as more people picked up deals online and the traditional rush was split by stores opening the night before.

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Why stores are desperate

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Europe's retailers tempt shoppers with Black Friday deals

LONDON (Reuters) - Retailers across Europe chased shoppers on "Black Friday" in a test of consumer demand, particularly in Britain where the spending spree imported from the U.S. has become a particular feature.

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RPT-U.S. online sales surge, shoppers throng stores on Thanksgiving evening

Nov 23 (Reuters) - U.S. shoppers had splurged more than $1.52 billion online by Thanksgiving evening, and more bargain hunters turned up at stores this year after two weak holiday seasons as retailers opened their doors early on the eve of Black Friday.

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U.S. online sales surge, shoppers throng stores on Thanksgiving evening

(Reuters) - U.S. shoppers had splurged more than $1.52 billion online by Thanksgiving evening, and more bargain hunters turned up at stores this year after two weak holiday seasons as retailers opened their doors early on the eve of Black Friday.

vis-multimedia nytimes.com

Yemen’s War Is a Tragedy. Is It Also a Crime?

Experts say the parties waging war in Yemen may be carrying out crimes against humanity. But what does that actually mean?

Joan of Arc nytimes.com

Rewind: A Restored ‘Passion of Joan of Arc’ Still a Transcendent Masterpiece

Carl Theodor Dreyer’s landmark silent film is back on the big screen in a new digital restoration.

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J. Crew will close dozens of stores

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Microsoft's Skype pulled from Apple, Android China app stores

BEIJING (Reuters) - Skype, Microsoft Corp's internet phone call and messaging service, has disappeared from app stores in China including that of Apple Inc , indicating the latest setback for a foreign tech service in the country.

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UPDATE 2-Microsoft's Skype pulled from Apple, Android China app stores

* Follows new laws requiring real-name authentication for apps (Adds context, details of ban, user comments)

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Skype disappears from app stores in China: New York Times

(Reuters) - Skype, Microsoft Corp's internet phone call and messaging service, has been unavailable for download from a number of app stores in China, including Apple Inc's, for almost a month, New York Times reported on Tuesday.

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Dollar Tree reports better-than-expected same-store sales

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Dollar Tree Inc, the biggest U.S. dollar-store chain operator, on Tuesday reported third-quarter comparable store sales that beat Wall Street estimates, helped by higher customer traffic and spending at its stores.

Mobile Applications nytimes.com

Skype Vanishes From App Stores in China, Including Apple’s

The app still functions in China, but its fate there is unclear as the government moves against foreign-run tools for online communication.

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French shoppers to spend more online this Xmas compared to 2016

PARIS, Nov 21 (Reuters) - French shoppers plan on average to spend more on online sales this Christmas compared to a year ago, the country's Commerce Federation (Fevad) said on Tuesday, marking the latest sign of a gradual improvement in the economy.

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When will the stores open?

Prostitution nytimes.com

Paris Journal: A Brothel, Repurposed and Restored, Reveals Another Paris

Hidden for decades behind crude wooden boards, an ornate ceramic frieze at the former Aux Belles Poules tells a story of the city’s once-thriving sex business.

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BRIEF-Liquor Stores Na says ‍selling its 15 liquor barn retail stores in Kentucky

* Liquor Stores Na says ‍selling its 15 liquor barn retail stores in Kentucky & entering into negotiations to sell its 51% interest in Birchfield ventures

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Retailers are going nuts to lure you into stores

Renting and Leasing (Real Estate) nytimes.com

Editorial: Why is New York Full of Empty Stores?

All these dead spaces hurt, and neighborhoods have a right to protect themselves.

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RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Despite Amazon, brick stores are not dead yet

NEW YORK, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Just in time for the Black Friday kick-off to holiday season shopping, stock market investors have been handed tools to bet on the decline of brick-and-mortar retail.

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David Cassidy in critical condition

David Cassidy, the wildly popular '70s heartthrob who shot to fame when he starred and sang in TV's "The Partridge Family," is in critical condition with organ failure.

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'70s teen star in critical condition with organ failure

David Cassidy, the wildly popular '70s heartthrob who shot to fame when he starred and sang in TV's "The Partridge Family," is in critical condition with organ failure.

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The Manafort money laundering charges: What's in store?

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Vintage fliers: Lufthansa restores historic aircraft

While flying is still considered a quintessentially modern way to travel, many airlines have now clocked up decades of history.

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Despite Amazon, brick stores are not dead yet

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Just in time for the Black Friday kick-off to holiday season shopping, stock market investors have been handed tools to bet on the decline of brick-and-mortar retail.

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This store doesn't care if you buy anything

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Former head of U.S. Homeland Security Ridge in critical condition

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge was rushed to an Austin hospital on Thursday and in critical condition after undergoing a heart procedure, officials said.

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BRIEF-Bon-Ton stores Q3 loss per share $2.19

* The Bon-Ton Stores Inc reports third quarter fiscal 2017 results

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Storebrand says drops 10 coal firms from pension fund

BONN, Germany, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Storebrand, Norway's largest private pension fund, said on Thursday it had dropped 10 coal companies including Germany's RWE AG from its $80 billion portfolio under tighter self-imposed guidelines on climate change.

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Two Senate Republicans critical of party's tax plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Senate Republican tax plan that would repeal the Obamacare mandate and give permanent tax cuts only to U.S. corporations drew fire from two Republican lawmakers on Wednesday in what could be a sign of trouble for the sweeping measure.

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President paints his trip through Asia as a huge success that restored US standing in the world

President Donald Trump, fresh off a five-country swing through Asia, sought Wednesday to cast his first 10 months on the world stage as an unmitigated success, claiming a "great American comeback" that has restored the US's standing in the world.

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Two U.S. Senate Republicans critical of party's tax plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Senate Republican tax plan that would repeal the Obamacare mandate and give permanent tax cuts only to U.S. corporations drew fire from two Republican lawmakers on Wednesday in what could be a sign of trouble for the sweeping measure.

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Tillerson on mission to Myanmar, will press general to restore peace

NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was bound for Myanmar on Wednesday for talks with the army chief whose forces have been accused of atrocities against ethnic Muslim Rohingya during an operation that drove more than 600,000 to flee to Bangladesh.

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Defecting North Korean soldier critical after escape in hail of bullets

SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean soldier is expected to survive critical wounds he received when his old comrades fired a hail of bullets at him as he made a defection dash to South Korea, the South's government and military said on Tuesday.

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Defecting North Korean soldier in critical condition, U.N. investigating

SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean soldier shot while defecting to the South has undergone several surgical procedures and is in a critical condition, South Korea's government and military said on Tuesday, with doctors expecting to save him.

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Mexico retail group says Oct same-store sales rose 2.1 pct

MEXICO CITY, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Mexico's retail association said on Monday that sales at stores open for at least a year rose by 2.1 percent in October, compared to the same month a year earlier.

Health Insurance and Managed Care nytimes.com

Trump Administration Guiding Health Shoppers to Agents Paid by Insurers

After cutting funds for nonprofits that help people obtain coverage under the Affordable Care Act, the government is encouraging the use of insurance agents and brokers.

Women and Girls nytimes.com

The Wing, a Chic Women’s Club, Is Going Wide

As accusations against powerful men mount, a safe space to work, primp, pump and rage against the patriarchy is getting new locations and a magazine.

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Should you open a store credit card?

If you're prone to shopping binges or are already struggling with credit card debt, signing up for a store account is probably a bad idea.

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Breakfast at Tiffany's: At long last, Fifth Avenue store opens a cafe

NEW YORK, Nov 10 (Reuters) - A half-century after Audrey Hepburn starred in "Breakfast at Tiffany's," the landmark New York jewelry store is making the title of the 1961 romantic comedy film a reality by opening a cafe where shoppers can enjoy a morning meal.

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J.C. Penney same-store sales rose double what Wall Street expected

(Reuters) - Department store chain J.C. Penney Co Inc reported an increase in third-quarter same-store sales that was twice what analysts expected, sending its shares up 15 percent in premarket trading on Friday.

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J.C. Penney's same-store sales come in above its estimates

Nov 10 (Reuters) - Department store chain J.C. Penney Co Inc reported same-store sales above its estimates, helped by an overhaul of women's apparel and higher demand for home goods and Sephora beauty products.

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UPDATE 3-Canada Goose sees half of profits in long term from own stores, e-commerce

Nov 9 (Reuters) - Luxury apparel maker Canada Goose Holdings expects its fledgling direct-to-consumer business to contribute about half its profits in the long term, from about 14 percent in the three months through September, chief executive officer Dani Reiss said on Thursday.

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TPP trade deal talks reach critical point at Asia-Pacific summit

DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - Talks on pushing ahead the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal without the United States reached a critical point on Thursday as ministers from the 11 countries discussed a proposed agreement in principle.

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UPDATE 1-FBI may have lost critical time unlocking Texas shooter's iPhone

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - For about 48 hours after a deadly rampage at a Texas church, the FBI and other law enforcement agencies did not ask Apple Inc to help them unlock the gunman's iPhone or associated online accounts, a person familiar with the situation told Reuters on Wednesday.

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FBI may have lost critical time unlocking Texas shooter's iPhone

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For about 48 hours after a deadly rampage at a Texas church, the FBI and other law enforcement agencies did not ask Apple Inc to help them unlock the gunman's iPhone or associated online accounts, a source told Reuters on Wednesday.

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Australia can breathe easy after 17th century map restored

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A 17th century map of Australia, predating British settlement, has gone on display for the first time after suffering extensive damage while purportedly housed for hundreds of years in a Swedish warehouse.

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U.S. department stores tap brakes on stocking for holiday season

CHICAGO (Reuters) - This holiday season, retailers are making a list, checking it twice, and then ordering less for U.S. shoppers. With foot traffic at their stores in decline, department stores that would have stocked up for the biggest shopping season of the year months ago are still in the process of placing new orders, according to nearly a dozen sources including company officials, vendors who work with the retailers and consultants who advise such chains.

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Papua New Guinea court rejects bid to restore water, food to detention center

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Papua New Guinea's Supreme Court rejected an application on Tuesday to restore water, electricity and food supply to an Australian-run detention center in which nearly 600 men have been barricaded for a week, refusing to move.

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BRIEF-J C PENNEY SAYS ‍STORES WILL CONTINUE TO REMAIN OPEN FOR CO'S BLACK FRIDAY SALE

* J C PENNEY COMPANY INC - ‍STORES WILL CONTINUE TO REMAIN OPEN FOR COMPANY'S BLACK FRIDAY SALE UNTIL FRIDAY, NOV. 24 AT 10 P.M.​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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MEDIA LINK-Mall landlord Taubman sues Saks Fifth Avenue over Puerto Rico store -WSJ

Nov 4 (Reuters) - https://www.wsj.com/articles/mall-landlord-taubman-sues-saks-fifth-avenue-over-puerto-rico-store-1509741207

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BRIEF-Bebe Stores and GBG USA enter into first amendment to transition services agreement​

* Bebe Stores Inc says ‍on November 1, 2017, co and GBG USA Inc entered into first amendment to transition services agreement - SEC filing​

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Sears to close 63 more U.S. stores after holiday season

(Reuters) - Sears Holdings Corp said it will close 63 additional stores in the United States after the holiday season as part of its continued effort to return to profitability in a difficult retail environment.

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BRIEF-Sears plans to close 45 Kmart stores, 18 Sears stores in late Jan 2018‍​

* SEARS HOLDINGS CORP - ON NOV 2, INFORMED ASSOCIATES AT 45 KMART STORES AND 18 SEARS STORES THAT CO WILL BE CLOSING THESE STORES IN LATE JANUARY 2018‍​ Source text : http://bit.ly/2h9Y6Qc Further company coverage:

Opera nytimes.com

Celebrating Women’s Rights, ‘That Most American of Operas’

Gertrude Stein and Virgil Thomson’s “The Mother of Us All,” a fanciful opera about Susan B. Anthony, will be staged at a Hudson, N.Y., hall where Anthony spoke.

Tax Credits, Deductions and Exemptions nytimes.com

News Analysis: A ‘Massive’ Middle-Class Tax Cut May Not Be in Store

The typical family would get a break from the Republican tax plan, but millions could experience tax increases.

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Retailers get ready for festive shoppers

After thousands of store closures, retailers are hoping for a big holiday season.

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Hearing aid maker GN Store Nord suffers as rivals catch up

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Shares in GN Store Nord fell more than 5 percent on Thursday as slightly weaker-than-expected quarterly revenue stoked fears that rivals are catching up with its technology.

Cuba nytimes.com

Trump’s U.N. Envoy Restores U.S. Support for Cuba Embargo

The American dissent on a General Assembly resolution condemning the embargo restored the United States’s extreme isolation on the issue.

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UPDATE 2-Puerto Rico calls on U.S. utilities to help restore power

Oct 31 (Reuters) - It took almost six weeks, but Puerto Rico has finally called on U.S. mainland utilities to help restore power after Hurricane Maria knocked out electric service to all of the U.S. territory's 3.4 million residents.

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UPDATE 1-Puerto Rico calls on U.S. utilities to help restore power

Oct 31 (Reuters) - Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) executive director Ricardo Ramos sent a letter to utility industry trade groups requesting assistance for power restoration crews, a Puerto Rico government official said on Tuesday.

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Puerto Rico calls on U.S. utilities to help restore power

(Reuters) - Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) executive director Ricardo Ramos sent a letter to utility industry trade group American Public Power Association (APPA) requesting assistance for power restoration crews, a Puerto Rico government official said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-Puerto Rico's path to restore power shifts after Whitefish exit

* Governor says 1,000 crews needed, compared with 400 now (Adds details, bullet points)

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Puerto Rico's path to restore power shifts after Whitefish exit

NEW YORK, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Efforts to restore electricity to Puerto Rico nearly six weeks after Hurricane Maria are shifting as the island's utility and its regulators, along with U.S. authorities, removed a key contractor Sunday and moved to triple the funding of another.

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UPDATE 1-Hudson's Bay, RioCan exploring sale of downtown Vancouver store

TORONTO, Oct 30 (Reuters) - A joint venture between Hudson's Bay Co and RioCan REIT is exploring the sale of HBC's flagship store in downtown Vancouver, the companies said Monday, stepping up efforts to extract value from the department store owner's substantial real estate holdings.

Women and Girls nytimes.com

At Women’s Convention in Detroit, a Test of Momentum and Focus

Nine months after the Women’s March, thousands gathered to discuss a wide range of issues, with sexual harassment being “the gorilla in the room.”

Movies nytimes.com

Talk of Weinstein Dominates Women’s Ceremony in a Hollywood ‘Unmoored’

“It kind of feels like Rome is burning,” one honoree said at a celebration hosted by Women and Hollywood, which advocates gender parity in the film business.

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Scrappy Cuban clothing line exemplifies ingenuity with U.S. online store opening

HAVANA (Reuters) - Hip Cuban clothing brand Clandestina is not waiting to see how tighter U.S. restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island affect visits of Americans shoppers. Instead, the line is...

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Wal-Mart launches shelf-scanning robots in about 40 stores

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc will roll out shelf-scanning robots in approximately 40 stores to replenish inventory faster on its shelves and save store employees time when products run out.

Women and Girls nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Hey, Men, Listen Up: Sex Harassment Isn’t Just a ‘Women’s Issue’

Gloria Steinem, Sheryl Sandberg, Ashley Judd and other smart women tell how men can be part of the solution.

cnn.com

2017 just set the record for store closings

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Fiction: A Novelist Asks, What if Women’s Bodies Became Deadly Weapons?

In “The Power,” by Naomi Alderman, women gain the ability to harness a dangerous electricity and the world starts to change in their favor.

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Chinese and millennial shoppers drive rebound in luxury goods sales: Bain

PARIS/MILAN (Reuters) - Worldwide sales of luxury goods such as high-end handbags, shoes and jewelry are growing faster than expected this year thanks to thriving demand from Chinese customers and young shoppers, according to consultancy Bain & Co.

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Chipotle shares fall as store openings scaled back, profit disappoints

(Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc will open fewer restaurants to get "fundamentals right" and posted disappointing quarterly sales and earnings on Tuesday, as the company struggles to recover from a bruising string of food safety lapses. Shares in the burrito chain were down 9.5 percent in extended trading after executives reported slightly weaker-than-expected sales at established restaurants despite introducing a queso cheese dip in September. Chipotle also announced it w

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BRIEF-The Bon-Ton Stores amends ABL credit facility

* The Bon-Ton Stores inc announces amendment to ABL credit facility; provides immediate flexibility and additional liquidity heading into holiday season

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Amazon launches cash payments in Mexico to lure shoppers online

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc launched a cash payment service in Mexico on Tuesday, aiming to expand its customer base in a country where shoppers are wary of credit card fraud and often earn their living in paper currency.

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Critical Shopper: When a Man Needs a New Suit

Our critic, who prides himself on not needing to wear a suit, explores the options at Brioni and Boglioli.

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Flake: It's my obligation to be critical

Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) will not run for re-election in 2018, saying he wouldn't embrace President Donald Trump to win next year's Republican primary.

Shopping and Retail nytimes.com

Lord & Taylor Store, Icon of New York Retail, Will Become WeWork Offices

A sign of pressures facing retailers, a deal is an acknowledgment that even grand shopping spaces of old may now be more valuable as offices.

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BRIEF-Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT announces sale of property

* Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT Inc announces definitive agreement to sell Chicago Data Center for approximately $315,000,000 and a definitive agreement to sell a 14-property data center portfolio for approximately $750,000,000 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Shoe Carnival to provide Thanksgiving day off for all store associates ​

* Company will provide Thanksgiving day off for all store associates and corporate employees​ Further company coverage:

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U.S. judge questions states seeking to restore Obamacare payments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday appeared skeptical toward a request from several states that want him to order the administration of Republican President Donald Trump to continue payments to health insurers under Obamacare.

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BRIEF-Albertsons makes Apple Pay available across all stores

* Says ‍announced that Apple Pay is now available in all banners and more than 2,300 stores nationwide​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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North Korea threat is 'critical, imminent,' Japan tells U.S., South Korea

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Philippines (Reuters) - The threat from North Korea has grown to a "critical and imminent level" and the United States, Japan and South Korea must address the matter, Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera told his U.S. and South Korean counterparts in talks on Monday.

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BRIEF-PM Abe says govt will work with business sector to restore lost trust in Japan manufacturing

* Japan PM Abe: government will work with business sector to restore lost trust in japan manufacturing, when asked about Kobe Steel data falsification Further coverage: (Reporting By Leika Kihara)

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Trump: Raqqa fall 'critical breakthrough', end of Islamic State in sight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday hailed the defeat of Islamic State fighters in their self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa as "a critical breakthrough" in a worldwide campaign against the militants.

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Thieves ram U-Haul into Louis Vuitton store

Thieves smashed a U-Haul van into a Louis Vuitton store in Columbus, Ohio, in a pre-dawn raid, shattering the storefront's glass and sweeping up an estimated $150,000 in luxury goods, police said.

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Wait is over for last state without a Target store

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BRIEF-Target opens 12 new stores across U.S., expands plans for remodels and Target Restock

* Target opens 12 new stores across the country, expands plans for remodels and Target restock

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Target CEO says small-format stores twice as productive as traditional

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sales per square foot at Target Corp's 44 small-format stores are "easily double" that at traditional stores, Target Chief Executive Brian Cornell said on Thursday, after the retailer announced 11 new small-format stores opening this week.

Women and Girls nytimes.com

State to Review Women’s Complaints About Branding in Secretive Group

In other fallout, a doctor who is accused of showing violent images to women as part of a study for the group has resigned from an Albany hospital.

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BRIEF-J C Penney to launch smartwatches in 245 stores and JCPenney.com​

* J C Penney Company Inc - ‍beginning Oct. 30, company is launching selection of smartwatches in 245 stores and JCPenney.com​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Global acquires retail fuel and convenience store assets from Honey Farms

* Global Partners announces acquisition of retail fuel and convenience store assets from honey farms, inc.

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Online groceries are a hard sell, even to avid internet shoppers: poll

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Most U.S. shoppers are fiercely loyal to local food stores, calling them better than online options, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll that raises questions about how much Amazon.com's $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods will shake up the supermarket business.

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Trump backs plan by Sens. Patty Murray and Lamar Alexander that would restore key Obamacare subsidies

Sens. Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray have reached a deal "in principle" to restore Obamacare cost-sharing reduction payments for two years in exchange for more state flexibility in Obamacare, according to two Senate aides.

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Significant gaps remain in bid to restore Northern Irish power-sharing: UK PM May's office

LONDON (Reuters) - Significant gaps still remain between parties attempting to restore Northern Ireland's power-sharing administration, British Prime Minister Theresa May's office said on Monday after she spoke with Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar.

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BRIEF-Ultra Electronics awarded $16 mln in contracts for hippag stores ejections systems​

* ‍ULTRA ELECTRONICS PCS AWARDED $16M IN CONTRACTS FOR ADDITIONAL HIPPAG STORES EJECTIONS SYSTEMS​

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Puerto Rico governor plans to restore 95% of power by December

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló said he plans to restore power to 95% of the island's energy grid by December after Hurricane Maria devastated the infrastructure of the US territory.

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Copyright restored to poor family of Australian Aboriginal artist

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The impoverished family of Australia's most famous Aboriginal artist, Albert Namatjira, has been given copyright to his works after years of fruitless campaigning triggered the intervention of a philanthropist.

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Sporting: The Real Failure of U.S. Men’s Soccer

The team flubbed its World Cup chance, but its leaders are more focused on spin control than improving the level of play.

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WHO says attack on Syria vaccine store leaves children at risk

LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization said on Friday it had received reports of an attack on medical facilities in eastern Syria that had destroyed a store containing more than 130,000 vaccine doses against measles and polio.

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A Blueprint for Women’s Sports Success. But Can It Be Copied?

The N.W.S.L.’s Portland Thorns have cracked the code for women’s pro sports success on and off the field. The question is: Can their model be replicated?

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U.S. to maintain Cuba, Venezuela sanctions until freedoms restored: Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States would maintain sanctions on Cuba and Venezuela until they restore political and religious freedom.

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BRIEF-Domino's Pizza reports qtrly domestic same store sales growth of 8.4 pct

* Domino's Pizza Inc qtrly domestic same store sales growth of 8.4 percent

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BRIEF-Microsoft says Wipro to host several business-critical enterprise applications on Azure​

* Says Wipro to host several business-critical enterprise applications on Azure​ Source text: [Microsoft today announced that Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company has migrated its IT Infrastructure to Microsoft Cloud and is hosting a majority of its business-critical enterprise applications on Azure] Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 1-Lotte aims to sell China Lotte Mart stores by year-end, has several suitors

* In detailed talks with some firms on Lotte Mart China stores

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Lotte Group aims to sell Lotte Mart stores in China by year-end -exec

SEOUL, Oct 12 (Reuters) - South Korea's Lotte Group aims to sell its Lotte Mart stores in China by the end of this year, an executive said on Thursday, adding that several companies have expressed interest in the troubled assets.

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UPDATE 3, CORRECTED-OFFICIAL-Kroger exploring sale of convenience stores, shares rise

Oct 11 (Reuters) - Kroger Co said on Wednesday it is exploring the sale of its nearly 800 convenience stores as the No. 1 U.S. supermarket operator strengthens its Web business in a market share war that has intensified after Amazon.com Inc's purchase of Whole Foods.

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Kroger exploring sale of convenience stores, shares rise

(Reuters) - Kroger Co , the No. 1 U.S. supermarket operator, said on Wednesday it is exploring the sale of its nearly 800 convenience stores, as it revamps its business amid a market share war among traditional and online food retailers.

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UPDATE 1-Kroger exploring sale of convenience stores, shares rise

Oct 11 (Reuters) - Kroger Co, the No. 1 U.S. supermarket operator, said on Wednesday it is exploring the sale of its nearly 800 convenience stores, as it revamps its business amid a market share war among traditional and online food retailers.

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Toshiba off Tokyo bourse's special watchlist, but ISS critical of accounting

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Tokyo bourse said on Wednesday it was taking Toshiba Corp off a special watchlist, citing improved internal controls - a move that lessens but does not completely remove the risk of a delisting for the embattled conglomerate.

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Mexico retail group says Sept same-store sales rose 5.6 pct

MEXICO CITY, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Mexico's retailers' association on Tuesday said that sales at stores open for at least a year rose 5.6 percent in September, compared to the same month a year earlier.

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BRIEF-99 Cents Only Stores says engaged discussions with holders of a material portion of unsecured 11 pct senior notes​

* 99 Cents Only Stores-‍beginning or about sept 22 co engaged discussions with holders of a material portion of co's unsecured 11 pct senior notes due 2019​

Women and Girls nytimes.com

Women Today: Working to Disarm Women’s Anti-Aging Demon

Rather than hiding from age, supposing women embraced it by not trying to look younger than their years. That might help remove the stigma of aging.

Child Soldiers nytimes.com

2 Paths for Yemen’s War-Scarred Children: Combat, or Marriage

The country is facing a humanitarian crisis that is threatening the lives, health and futures of its young people.

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Wal-Mart speeds up in-store returns of online purchases

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it would speed up the process for in-store returns of items bought on its website, just ahead of the busy holiday season, as it looks to steal a march on e-commerce giant Amazon.com.

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UPDATE 1-Wal-Mart speeds up in-store returns of online purchases

Oct 9 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it would speed up the process for in-store returns of items bought on its website, just ahead of the busy holiday season, as it looks to steal a march on e-commerce giant Amazon.com .

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Some police and retailers may store guns to help prevent suicide

(Reuters Health) - Most law enforcement agencies and many gun retailers may be willing to temporarily store firearms to help prevent suicide, a recent U.S. study suggests.

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Tesla to send more battery installers to Puerto Rico to restore power

(Reuters) - U.S. electric car and battery maker Tesla Inc's CEO Elon Musk said on Friday the company will send more battery installers to Puerto Rico to help restore power after Hurricane Maria knocked out all power on the island over two weeks ago.

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BRIEF-Haverty furniture says Q3 same store sales fell 2.9 pct

* Haverty Furniture - ‍total written sales for Q3 were down 3.5% and written comparable store sales decreased 4.2% over same period last year​

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UPS restores Puerto Rico delivery routes

(Reuters) - U.S. package delivery service UPS has re-established shipping to the bulk of Puerto Rico's postal areas, the company said on Thursday, although power outages and blocked roads continue to hamper deliveries.

Women and Girls nytimes.com

Op-Ed Contributor: The Myth of Women’s ‘Empowerment’

Development organizations and Western feminists think that empowering poor women means giving them chickens or sewing machines. It doesn’t.

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U.S. FCC approves up to $77 mln to restore communications after hurricane

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday approved up to $77 million to fund repairs of communication networks and restore services in storm-lashed Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Russia says critically injures ex-Qaeda leader in Syria; group denies

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Wednesday it had critically injured a leader of the Tahrir al-Sham militant group in Syria with an air strike on his position that also killed 12 of his field commanders.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. FCC approves up to $77 mln to restore communications after hurricane

WASHINGTON, Oct 4 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday approved up to $77 million to fund repairs of communication networks and restore services in storm-lashed Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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FCC approves up to $77 million to restore communications after hurricane

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday approved up to $77 million to fund repairs of communication networks and restore services in storm-lashed Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: Learning About Women’s Lives Through the Food They Consumed

In “What She Ate,” Laura Shapiro offers biographical portraits of six notable women and their diets, including Helen Gurley Brown and Eva Braun.

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Russia says critically injures leader of Tahrir al-Sham militant group in Syria

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Wednesday it had critically injured the leader of the Tahrir al-Sham militant group in Syria after launching an air strike on his position which had also killed 12 of his field commanders.

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Chinese smartphones maker Oppo cleared to open own stores in India

MUMBAI, Oct 4 (Reuters) - India has approved smartphones maker Oppo's request to open single-brand retail stores in the country, paving the way for the Chinese firm to sell directly to consumers and add to its existing wholesale business.

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BRIEF-‍Telus says services restored throughout southeastern Alberta

* ‍Telus says restored all services after power outages caused by winter storm disrupted some wireless and home services in region​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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FCC proposes extra funds to restore Puerto Rico comms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. telecoms regulator on Tuesday proposed making available up to $77 million to fund repairs of communication networks and restore services in storm-lashed Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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FCC wants to speed funding to restore Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands comms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday proposed making available as much as $76.9 million to fund repairs of communication networks and restore communications services in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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BRIEF-Telepizza in talks with Yum! Brands to operate Pizza Hut stores‍​

* SAYS IN TALKS WITH YUM! BRANDS INC. REGARDING CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE COMPANY COULD OPERATE PIZZA HUT STORES IN VARIOUS MARKETS, INCLUDING LATIN AMERICA, TOGETHER WITH OTHER COLLABORATION SCHEMES BETWEEN TELEPIZZA AND PIZZA HUT‍​

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Starbucks Closes Online Store to Focus on In-Person Experience

One casualty of the closing: flavored syrups. Some customers reacted with alarm to the news. A fan of toffee nut syrup tweeted, “I need that!”

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BRIEF-GOOD TIMES RESTAURANTS QTRLY ‍GOOD TIMES' SAME STORE SALES INCREASE 3.9 PCT

* GOOD TIMES RESTAURANTS INC QTRLY ‍GOOD TIMES' SAME STORE SALES INCREASE 3.9%​

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Next Arab Spring? Women’s Rights.

Saudi women can now drive. But Tunisian women could soon inherit fully — that’s a revolution.

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Puerto Ricans fire back at Trump for critical tweets

Puerto Ricans reacted harshly on Saturday to President's Trump's tweets that leaders of the hurricane-ravaged Caribbean island "want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort."

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BRIEF-Critical Outcome Technologies Q1 loss per share C$0.02

* Critical Outcome Technologies reports fiscal 2018 first quarter financial and operating results

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Violent protest hits store at Wal-Mart South Africa unit - witness

JOHANNESBURG, Sept 29 (Reuters) - A violent protest broke out on Friday at a Johannesburg store run by Wal-Mart's South African unit Massmart, according to a Thomson Reuters witness.

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LPC: Carlyle explores sale of in-store marketer Array

NEW YORK, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Private equity firm The Carlyle Group is exploring a sale of portfolio company Array Marketing Group, a Canadian provider of retail merchandising displays, that could value it as much as US$1bn, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

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Facebook's Zuckerberg defends company after critical Trump tweet

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc's CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday defended his company's role in U.S. elections and rejected assertions in a tweet from U.S. President Donald Trump that the social network was against him.

Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides nytimes.com

High School Stabbing Leaves One Teenager Dead, Another Critically Wounded

An attack inside a Bronx high school resulted in the death of a 16-year-old boy and left another 16-year-old boy ‘in grave condition.’

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BRIEF-Perrigo initiates shipments to retail customers of its OTC store brand equivalent of Nexium

* Perrigo Company says ‍it has initiated shipments to retail customers of its OTC store brand equivalent of Nexium 24hr (esomeprazole magnesium) capsules​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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New Disney stores bring theme parks to you

Not planning a trip to a Disney theme park in the near future? You could just go to one of the company's revamped stores instead. And while you're there, you could buy a slow cooker with Lightning McQueen on it or a Mickey Mouse leather bag from Coach.

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BRIEF-China Jo-Jo Drugstores adds three stores in Lin'an market and on track to achieve retail expansion goal

* China Jo-Jo Drugstores adds three stores in Lin'an market and on track to achieve retail expansion goal Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com)

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Disney tests new store design as shoppers go online

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co is testing the first major redesign of its retail stores in seven years, adding interactive experiences and live streams of theme park parades to lure consumers tempted by online shopping.

Shopping and Retail nytimes.com

Disney Reimagines Its Stores to Be More Like a Vacation

With light-up Mickey ears, cotton candy and live-streamed theme park parades, Disney remakes its stores and offers a new web store, ShopDisney.com.

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Inside New York's oldest bookstore

Founded in 1925, Argosy Books continues the quaint tradition of selling actual printed books, even when their six-story building is worth millions. "The Wonder List" returns Oct 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

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Amazon affiliate to buy $27.6 million stake in Indian retailer Shoppers Stop

MUMBAI (Reuters) - An affiliate of Amazon.com Inc has agreed to buy a 1.79 billion-rupee ($27.6 million) stake in Indian retailer Shoppers Stop Ltd, the Indian company said in a filing.

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Amazon affiliate to buy $27.6 mln stake in Indian retailer Shoppers Stop

MUMBAI, Sept 24 (Reuters) - An affiliate of Amazon.com Inc has agreed to buy a 1.79 billion-rupee ($27.6 million) stake in Indian retailer Shoppers Stop Ltd, the Indian company said in a filing.

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Exclusive: U.S. Homeland Security found SEC had 'critical' cyber weaknesses in January

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security detected five "critical" cyber security weaknesses on the Securities and Exchange Commission's computers as of January 23, 2017, according to a confidential weekly report reviewed by Reuters.

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Ai Wei-Wei critical of China at opening of Swiss exhibit

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Ai Wei-Wei denounced China's crackdown on lawyers and free speech on Wednesday but saw little hope that the upcoming Communist Party Congress would lead to more freedoms.

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UPDATE 1-Amazon sends accidental gift email to shoppers due to glitch

Sept 19 (Reuters) - A technical glitch caused Amazon.com Inc to email some of its customers erroneously that they had received a gift, the company said on Tuesday.