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Business

Discount chain to close stores

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Family Dollar Stores Inc. will close 370 stores, cut staff and reduce the number of stores it plans to open, the result of lower-than expected second-quarter profits. The discount chain, which operates about 15 stores in the Inland Empire, also said it plans to cut prices on about 1,000 items …

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Foreclosure starts rise statewide

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Foreclosure filings were up 10 percent year-to-year in California during the first quarter of this year. That was the first double-digit increase in foreclosure starts – the first step in the foreclosure-filing process – in California since 2009, according to a report first published by The Press-Enterprise. In the Inland …

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Retail posts solid month

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March was a good month for retail nationwide, as U.S chain store sales rose 3.6 percent year-over-year. National sales were also up 2.2 percent compared with February, which was hurt badly by severe weather in much of the country, according to data released today by the International Council of Shopping …

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Another Nordstrom Rack is coming to the IE.

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Seattle-based Nordstrom Inc. announced Thursday that it will open one of its discount stores at Mountain Grove, a retail project that is under construction next to Citrus Plaza, according to a statement. Mountain Grover is being developed by Majestic Realty in the City of Industry, which also developed Citrus Plaza, …

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Disney on Ice back in the IE

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Disney’s ice skating extravaganza is returning to the Inland Empire. Disney On Ice Celebrates 100 Years of Magic features 65 Disney characters from 18 Disney stories. It opens a five-day run Wednesday at Citizens Business Bank Arena, 4000 Ontario Center Parkway, Ontario. Mickey and Minnie Mouse will lead the way, …

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Lifetime Achievement Award

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Garner Holt, whose San Bernardino animatronics company has designed and built attractions for Disneyland, Disney World, Knott’s Berry Farm and the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, has received a lifetime achievement award from the Themed Entertainment Association. Holt received the Buzz Price Thea Award for Lifetime Achievement during an …

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