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The British budget clothing chain will open its first store in the former home of Filene's before the end of 2015. It plans to open additional stores in the Northeast in 2016.
Sears is launching Get Advice, where Shop Your Way members, can get purchasing advice from other members of the chain's loyalty program as well as its associates.
The Associated Press -
The widely-rumored smartphone being developed by Amazon.com will be controlled by tilting the device, according to an unnamed source familiar with its development.
BoyGeniusReport -
GameStop plans to open between 300 and 400 new stores under the banners of its three consumer technology concepts: Simply Mac, Spring Mobile and Cricket.
The Dallas Morning News -
Don Thompson, chief executive of McDonald's, wants investors to know that everyone is looking to knock the chain from the top spot in the breakfast day-part, but no one has been able to accomplish the feat.
Slate -
Keurig Green Mountain's new Keurig 2.0 will only brew drinks from K-Cups made by the manufacturer. The result has been a rash of lawsuits against the company.
USA Today -
Walmart has been operating in Brazil for more than two decades and it continues to lose money.
Bloomberg Businessweek -
America used to boast the richest middle class, but Canada has past it by. Much of Europe's poor earn more than the same group in the U.S.
The New York Times (tiered sub.) -

Compiled April 23, 2014

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