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Target is the subject of a boycott by religious conservatives and others for its policy of allowing transgender customers and employees to use bathrooms that align with their gender identity. Attempts by media outlets to get Walmart's policy on the subject have come up empty so far.
Western Journalism -
Walgreens recently published a positive post on Tumblr about the use of marijuana for medical purposes.
Extract -
Bundt cakes, empanadas, pho, ramen, tumeric and uncured bacon are among a list of food and ingredients that are becoming increasingly popular among Americans, according to a new report from Google.
Adweek -
Dunkin' Donuts is making its loyalty program more rewarding and improving its mobile app, including the addition of an order and pay in advance feature, while adding new drinks to its menu.
The Associated Press/CBS News -
Prior to the launch of the Apple Watch there was a lot of speculation that the interiors of Apple Store locations would undergo a transformation. As it turns out, Apple's retail outlets have remained pretty much the same.
The Washington Post (tiered sub.) -
Zara's launch of a gender neutral clothing line was heralded as bold by some and meh by others. A couple of months after its launch there is little evidence to suggest new ground is being broken.
Mic -
Unnamed sources have told the New York Post that Forever 21 is behind on its payments to vendors.
New York Post -
It's well known that the outdoors retailer is looking at its "strategic alternatives" and a number of potential buyers have been identified. Cabela's declined to provide further insights on the matter on its recent earnings call.
Lincoln Journal Star -

Compiled April 29, 2016

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