Metro-East News

August 20, 2014

Daily business briefing: Home improvement retailers report gains

Both Lowe's and Home Depot have reported net income gains during the second quarter. Lowe's recorded an increase of 10 percent, and Home Depot surged by 14 percent. Learn more at ...


Target continues to reel from a massive data breach. The nation's third-largest retailer reported sluggish sales in the United States as its second-quarter earnings dropped more than 61 percent. Find out more at ...


Macy's will pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling. The retailer will adopt new policies against profiling and on police access to its security camera monitors. For more information, go to

-- Will Buss, BND business writer

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