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  1. PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) — Go ahead, make your tired little joke about retirees in socks and sandals lining up for early dinners. They'll be laughing for entirely different reasons. The ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Street

  2. Updated from 7:29 a.m. EDT with comments from Family Dollar, Dollar General and analysts. a NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Dollar General araisedathe stakes in its competing bid for Family ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Street

  1. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are 10 things you should know for Tuesday, Sept. 2: 1. -- U.S. stock futures rose Tuesday ahead of data on U.S. manufacturing. European stocksagained ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Street

  2. 1-800-Flowers Buying Harry & David for $142.5 Million

    Filed under: Retail , Shopping , Mergers & Acquisitions , Consumer Goods , This Built America Jay Mallin/Bloomberg via Getty Images CARLE PLACE, N.Y. -- 1-800-Flowers.com ( FLWS ) is buying Harry & David for $142.5 million to help broaden the assortment of foods that its customers can choose as gifts. The deal includes Harry & David Holdings' brands, websites, 47 retail stores, some plants, orchards and its headquarters in Medford, Oregon. Harry & David's fruit, food and other gifts are housed under brands including Wolferman's, Cushman's and its namesake. Products include Harry & David Royal Riviera pears, Tower of Treats gifts, Fruit-of-the-Month Club products, Wolferman's specialty English muffins and other breakfast products and Cushman's HoneyBells citrus gifts. 1-800-Flowers' brands already include Fannie May, Cheryl's and The Popcorn Factory. Harry & David will become a subsidiary of 1-800-Flowers. Its current senior management staff will remain with the business. The transaction is expected to close in October. It is anticipated to add to 1-800-Flowers earnings and revenue in the current fiscal year. Shares of 1-800-Flowers, based in Carle Place, New York, jumped more than 12 percent in Tuesday premarket trading.   Permalink  |  Email this  |  Linking Blogs  |  Comments FULL ARTICLE AT Daily Finance

  3. HAVANA -- Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and other hard-to-obtain consumer goods, travelers arriving in Cuba on Monday complained that new government restrictions on their imports would leave ... FULL ARTICLE AT Arkansas Online

  1. Dollar General Boosts Bid for Family Dollar

    Filed under: Company News , Retail , Shopping , Mergers & Acquisitions , Consumer Goods Janet S. Carter/AP Dollar General ( DG ) upped its bid for the rival Family Dollar chain and addressed an earlier ... FULL ARTICLE AT Daily Finance

  2. Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage

    Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and other hard-to-obtain consumer goods, travelers arriving in Cuba on... FULL ARTICLE AT Deseret News

  3. Cuba limits amount of goods in travelers' luggage

    Cubans braced Monday for a clampdown on the flow of car tires, flat-screen televisions, blue jeans and shampoo in the bags of travelers who haul eye-popping amounts of foreign-bought merchandise ... FULL ARTICLE AT Local10 Miami

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Counterfeit consumer goods, commonly called knock-offs, are counterfeit or imitation products offered for sale. The spread of counterfeit goods has become global in recent years and the range of goods subject to infringement has increased significantly. According to estimates by the Counterfeiting Intelligence Bureau (CIB) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), counterfeit goods make up 5... Full Article At Wikipedia.org

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