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High holiday hopes

NEW YORK — The nation’s retailers and suppliers can take heart from early indications that the 2016 holiday shopping season will bring good cheer. Millions of Americans have already turned their attention to the holidays, according to the Holiday Consumer Pulse Poll from Rubicon Project Inc., a provider of technology to automate the buying and

Walmart nixes toxic chemicals

Walmart nixes toxic chemicals

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is asking its suppliers to eliminate eight controversial chemicals from their products in order to increase their safety and promote sustainability. The targeted substances were selected with the assistance of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and were limited in number to facilitate quick progress. The chemicals singled out are: formaldehyde, triclosan,