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Lumber Liquidators Responds to ’60 Minutes’ Report

A heated debate between the CBS program “60 Minutes” and the well-known flooring company Lumber Liquidators has ensued following an episode of the Sunday-night television show. The CBS report claims Lumber Liquidators sold laminate flooring with higher levels of formaldehyde than permitted by California’s health …

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National Data Breach Legislation Proposed

After data breaches repeatedly made headlines this past year, an American lawmaker is pushing for national legislation outlining how companies should react to hackers stealing customer information. “Data theft is a real and serious threat facing American families,” Rep. Michael Burgess of Texas says in an article from the …

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Target Canada Quells Push to Declare Bankruptcy


Target Canada has stopped a campaign pressuring the retailer to declare bankruptcy as it closes down its Canadian operations. As part of exiting the country, Target Canada is working to sell leases, valued at up to $2 billion, on the buildings where the stores are …

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Home Depot Data-Breach Lawsuits Divided

A federal judge in Atlanta this month divided more than 30 class-action lawsuits against Home Depot into two groups: consumers and financial institutions. Both groups filed class-action lawsuits after last year’s data breach, which compromised the payment card information of 56 million Home Depot customers who made …

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Ex-Lowe’s Employee Files Discrimination Lawsuit


A former Lowe’s employee has sued the home improvement company, saying he suffered sexual discrimination. Adam Haimowitz of Tallman, New York, says his frequent complaints about the discrimination weren’t taken seriously by Lowe’s human resources employees, according to an article from …

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Home Depot Dealing with Data Breach Lawsuits

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The Home Depot is facing 44 lawsuits at minimum after payment card information was stolen from customers who shopped at the home improvement company’s stores earlier this year, according to Fortune.com. The data breach cost Home Depot $43 million in the third quarter of fiscal …

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Lowe’s Ordered to Pay Nearly $5 Million for Unpaid Overtime

A Florida judge has ordered Lowe’s Home Centers Inc. to pay $4.6 million to human resources employees and their attorneys in a nationwide class-action lawsuit. The Lowe’s human resources employees had sued the home improvement retailer in 2012, claiming that Lowe’s …

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