Family Dollar rejected a takeover bid from dollar-store competitor Dollar General, saying it would be too hard for the deal to get approval from antitrust regulators.
NEW YORK (MarketWatch)�U.S. stocks advanced Thursday, with the S&P 500 logging its fourth straight daily gain and closing at a record high.
Asian indices traded higher on Friday, following a positive lead from Wall Street overnight, but trading remained light as investors await possible clues about interest rates at an annual meeting of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
The security breach discovered at a few dozen franchises of the UPS Store, a subsidiary of United Parcel Service, provides a number of lessons for other retailers.
US clothing store Gap is bringing its brand to India with the aim of opening 40 outlets, and it will launch the first two stores early next year.