Stories from around the web

>> JCPenney shifting focus from fashion (The Salt Lake Tribune)

>> Retail rents are dropping in Manhattan (The Real Deal)

>> Piggly Wiggly buys Caputo & Sons (Chicago Tribune)

>> Retail meltdown is buying opportunity, but only for JCPenney (CNBC)

>> Retailers' week from hell (New York Post)

And Finally... When shoppers get banned for returning too many items (The Star)