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Target raises outlook on solid second quarter

Target Corp. raised its full-year profit projection Wednesday after the cheap chic discounter reported strong second-quarter results that showed healthy spending in food, beauty products and other items.

Skull fractures prompt infant-seat recall

About 4.6 million Bumbo Baby Seats are being recalled in North America, including about 342,000 in Canada, after reports of infant skull fractures.

Dwindling sales hit Sears stores

Sears Canada Inc. is reporting a sharply wider loss in its most recent quarter as the countrywide department store chain sees overall sales fall. The company, 92 per cent owned by U.S. retail giant Sears Holdings Corp.

Brick loses $3.1 million

The Brick Ltd. reported a loss in the second quarter after turning a profit in the same period a year earlier. The Edmonton-based retailer reported a net loss of $3.
Gates puts money on solar toilet program

Gates puts money on solar toilet program

Bill Gates is betting the toilet of the future for the developing world will be solar powered.
Merkel arrives flanked by German business leaders

Merkel arrives flanked by German business leaders

Companies meet behind scenes of official summit
Beetle puts forestry's future at risk

Beetle puts forestry's future at risk

Government and companies have to make changes, report says

Glacier profit squeezed by acquisitions

Newspaper publisher Glacier Media Inc. said its profit margins had been squeezed by community papers acquired last year from Postmedia. The Vancouver-based company's net income fell to $5.

SNC snares Saudi contract

Engineering and construction giant SNC-Lavalin announced its second contract in Saudi Arabia in a week, a 10-year services contract valued at $135 million.

Lulu sues Calvin over pants

Signature design copied, B.C. designer claims