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4 Reasons Why Aeropostale Lost Its Cool

By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 5
Aeropostale Inc., once a popular mall destination for teens, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, becoming the latest victim in the fast-changing retail landscape.

Ag Groups Seek Exemption from Scrutiny

By Candice Choi and Mary Clare Jalonick | May 5
Congress is pushing the Agriculture Department to exempt the groups behind promotional campaigns like "The Incredible, Edible Egg" and "Pork, the Other White Meat" from public scrutiny of their internal operations.

Stella & Dot CEO on Building Accessory Empire

May 5
The company's mission is to empower women to become entrepreneurs through what it calls "social selling."

Mayor Tells New Yorkers Not to Eat at Chick-fil-A

May 4
"What the ownership of Chick-fil-A has said is wrong," the mayor said at a press conference Tuesday night.

Target Faces Backlash on Stance on Transgender Bathrooms

By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 4
Consumer backlash is growing against Target's stance on what type of bathrooms its transgender customers and employees can use.

Texas Court Blocks Houston from Using Tougher Clean-Air Laws

By Juan A. Lozano | May 4
Houston's efforts to use local clean air laws to regulate pollution in the home of the nation's largest petrochemical complex were halted Friday by a Texas Supreme Court ruling in favor of energy and chemical companies.

Tiny Nebraska Town Says No to 1,100 Jobs, Citing Way of Life

By Scott McFetridge | May 4
The village board unanimously voted against the proposed $300 million plant, and two weeks later, the company said they'd take their plant - and money - elsewhere.

Why Automakers Are Launching Car-Sharing Programs

May 4
In April, BMW launched program in Seattle with plans to expand it to three more U.S. cities this year.

Hate Group Mouthpiece: Men Are Entering Target's Ladies Rooms As a 'Test'

May 3
American Family Association mouthpiece Sandy Rios bragged on Breitbart News Daily that her hate group has been "testing" the mega-store chain Target by sending men into women's rooms.

British Company Apologizes for Deadly Sterilizers

By Youkyung Lee | May 3
British consumer goods company Reckitt Benckiser apologized Monday for selling deadly disinfectants that killed or injured hundreds of people.

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