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Dollar General to Hire 6,000 for 2011 Expansion

Dollar General announced Monday morning that its 2011 expansion plan to open 625 new stores will allow it to hire 6,000 workers this year. The discount retailer plans to add stores in markets across its existing 35-state operating area, as well as in three new states: Connecticut, Nevada and New Hampshire.

Week in Preview: Retail Earnings Due This Week

Last week, Macy's and JCPenney kicked off the retail earnings season by posting better-than-expected earnings for the most recent quarter. But the news may not continue to be so good as many more quarterly reports from retailers come in this week. Walmart, for example, is expected to buck the trend.

Dress Barn is seeking a new identity

Dress Barn hopes to undergo an extreme makeover. The company is seeking shareholder approval to change its corporate name to Ascena Retail Group...

What It Takes to Get Your Hands
on an iPad

Here's a healthy dose of reality for all of those iPad lusters out there who didn't pre-order the device weeks ago: Either prepare to wait or prepare to pay up. As with any hot product that just hits store shelves, there will be lines and there will be people who are trying to make a buck.

Find way out of mall with iPhone app

A new free iPhone app, Point Inside, solves almost all of my major annoyances with visiting a big mall: knowing where I am, where the store I want to...