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Ascena consolidating distribution in Central Ohio, adding 225 jobs
Central Ohio will be one of the big winners as Ascena Retail Group Inc. consolidates some operations of its five national retail chains.
Small-town stores, boys brand Brothers to fuel Justice's growth plans next year
Justice plans to hold its market-leading position in 2013 with some smaller town stores and more business with boys. The New Albany-based chain gave a peek at its 2013 goals Thursday at an investor meeting hosted by its owner Suffern, N.Y.
10 lessons from the market crash of 1987
He mentioned Nike Inc. NKE, +2.30% as a prime example. In the two trading sessions on Oct. 19 and Oct. 20, 1987, Nike shares fell to 94 cents from $1.27, a total decline of 26%.
Are We Better Off Privatizing Water?
But nearly 73 million people now are served with help from a private company, according to a 2011 report by the National Association of Water Companies.
India's Tata Offers $1.86 Billion for Orient-Express Hotels
Salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Group has been expanding its operations overseas. The company purchased tea maker Tetley Ltd.
State handing millions to businesses who threaten to move
Among 16 states with tax credits for job creation and retention, Ohio has the largest number of recipient companies, with 567, according to an April report by Good Jobs First, a Washington, D.C.
For-Profit Colleges Get Schooled
As consumers wise up about education spending, for-profit colleges are getting schooled. Institutions such as Apollo Group Inc. APOL 4.92 % 's University of Phoenix, DeVry Inc. DV 3.87 % and Washington Post Co.'s Kaplan—who only a few years ago ...
A stock you can go nuts on
It's been around since 1922. It owns the Fisher Nuts and Orchard Valley brands and produces private-label nuts for a lot of big retailers, including Wal-Mart. In the past five years, sales have risen 29% to $700 million. The company has swung from a $6 ...
10 things medical schools won't tell you
By the time most medical school students are assisting in hospitals - shadowing the doctors they aspire to someday become - many are well-accustomed to being pushed around, yelled at, or called derogatory names.
REITs are priced to sell
NORTHVALE, N.J. (MarketWatch) - When the yield of REITs (real estate investment trusts) outstrips the yield on the 10-year Treasury note, it can be a good time to own them.