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Tennessee-based Dollar General benefits from affluent bargain shoppers

February 16th, 2011 4:33 am by Staff Report

NDIANAPOLIS Inside stores boasting everything from muffin pans and men's trousers to cat litter and orange juice, you'll find the mayor's wife, a prominent lawyer and a well-off retiree from Carmel, Ind.Sounds like the clientele of Saks Fifth Avenue, but

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Kingsport's unemployment rate fell to 7.80 percent in fourth quarter

February 15th, 2011 3:58 am by Sharon Hayes

The Tri-Cities region gained more than 8,700 jobs in the fourth quarter of 2010 vs. the same time a year ago as the economic recovery gained steam on the local level. According to the latest labor market report issued Monday by East Tennessee State

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Clothing prices to rise 10% starting in spring

February 14th, 2011 9:45 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) The era of falling clothing prices is ending.Clothing prices have dropped for a decade as tame inflation and cheap overseas labor helped hold down costs. Retailers and clothing makers cut frills and experimented with fabric blends to cut pr

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Most American consumers say they're indifferent to faith-oriented businesses

February 14th, 2011 8:07 am by Staff Report

The American consumer marketplace is a patchwork of niche audiences and target markets. Many brands have achieved success by identifying and reaching ever more focused pockets of consumers, as marketers hone in on favorable ethnic factors, sexual orientat

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Allcare working to transfer records, works in progress

February 14th, 2011 4:24 am by Kate Prahlad

Allcare Dental, which closed its doors abruptly in December and left many customers in the lurch, is working to transfer its former patients' dental records and work in progress to other dental practices through agreements, but it has yet to announce a so

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Obama likens budget to family pocketbook choices

February 12th, 2011 12:38 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama says he is making difficult cuts in the nation's budget to allow needed spending increases in education, technology and public works projects.In a broad preview of his administration's blueprint for the budget year

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