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Deloitte: Positive consumer spending outlook

John Agoglia |

Despite a slight dip in its consumer spending index in March, consulting firm Deloitte foresees positive conditions ahead for U.S. consumers."The...

3 nonprofits receive BJ’s donations

Three Central Massachusetts nonprofit charities are among 70 throughout the eastern United States that have been awarded more than $400,000 by the charitable arm of BJ’s Wholesale Clubs.

Retail sales rise again for March

Rick Saia |

American consumers did more shopping last month, as the federal government today reported a 1.1-percent gain in retail sales.

Is the web winning the battle for retail dollars?

Emily Micucci |

Will there be a day when e-commerce stores will trump the brick-and-mortar shopping experience? News that Framingham-based Staples Inc. will close 225 North American stores by 2015, as it beefs up...

Dover Saddlery rides high in Q4

Jacquelyn Gutc |

Equestrian retailer Dover Saddlery closed 2013 on a strong note, the Littleton-based company announced Thursday.

TJX recalls light-up decorations

Michael Novinson |

TJX Cos. of Framingham is recalling 4,600 Gardeners Eden brand light-up autumn decorations that can short circuit and pose a fire risk, U.S. regulators said.

Staples' struggles highlight retail’s changing face

A critical element to a company's long-term viability is how it handles change: How well can it roll with the punches and adjust? Or does it keep on taking punches until it falls to the...

Restaurant chain expanding to Shrewsbury

A national restaurant chain specializing in noodles from around the globe, as well as sandwiches, salads and soups, is expanding into Massachusetts and New Hampshire, beginning at White City Shopping...

Staples to close up to 225 stores as sales drop 11%

Michael Novinson |

Staples plans to close up to 225 stores in North America by the end of 2015, the Framingham-based office supply retailer announced Thursday.

Framingham BJ's building sold for $26.5M

Rick Saia |

The building housing a BJ's Wholesale Club store in Framingham has been sold for $26.5 million.

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