Stories from around the web

>> Blighted cities benefit dollar stores (Women's Wear Daily)

>> Jeff Bezos has big plans (The Verge)

>> Bebe receives $35M from Bluestar Alliance in joint venture to license brand (Business Wire)

>> Big-box retail has real benefits (University of Michigan News)

>> Why Walmart won't be a dollar store (TheStreet)

And Finally... Specialty cheese is a major part of the shopping journey, with 96% of shoppers citing its importance in stores (Supermarket News)