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Quick news from around the Web...

Crumbs to begin reopening shops this month, will include frozen treats

McDonald's trying to reverse four straight months of declining sales through social media Q&A

Amazon to expand U.K. workforce by 1,000 in upcoming months

Iowa discount retailer Alco files for bankruptcy, plans to stay in business as it reorganizes

Five American Apparel stores in the U.K., including a flagship, may be closing

And finally...Criminals hijacking a big-rig headed for a Publix distribution center were probably surprised to find that the swiped truck was carrying 36,000 pounds of Crisco vegetable shortening. Story