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Half-Price Books isn't buying Amazon's offer to 'help' traditional chains

U.S. shoppers' "want it here, expect it fast" mentality impacts non-digital retail sales

Rural King buys former Kroger store for $2.3 million offers discounts to students through an online ID service

Retailers Need to Achieve 'Total Retail': PwC US Study

And finally...A McDonald's employee claims she was fired from her job at the hamburger chain after she paid for a donation of food for firefighters. Story