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CompUSA clarifies details on store closings

Extended warranties, gift cards, rain checks, and rebates will be honored. All sales are now final.

By Dec. 14, 2007


Verizon call center closures to affect more than 3,000 jobs

The carrier will shut down or consolidate several of its customer support centers, affecting the jobs of as many as 3,175 employees.

By Mar. 9, 2012


Dish said to shutter 300 U.S. Blockbuster stores

As the brick-and-mortar video rental chain struggles to keep up with today's digital landscape, it's forced to close hundreds of stores and possibly lay off thousands of workers.

By Jan. 22, 2013


The world is better off with Best Buy alive than dead

commentary Best Buy talks a lot about survival these days. It would be the last big box specialty electronics retailer to go.

By Mar. 2, 2013


Sprint ousts execs, merges its sales and marketing operations

The company streamlines its business and consumer arms, leading to the departure of four executives.

By Jan. 6, 2012


Anonymous targets Oakland city officials

The hacktivist group releases a document filled with private information on a group of City Hall and police department personnel. One councilwoman, whom Anonymous thanked for her community support, was spared.

By Feb. 7, 2012


Facebook not a virtual shopping mall after all?

A Bloomberg story examines the openings and closings of Facebook storefronts during the past year. It seems GameStop, the Gap, and others have had second thoughts about Facebook shops.

By Feb. 18, 2012


Apple's closing shot hits at Samsung 'copycat' docs

In its closing argument against Samsung, Apple once again hammers away at its rival over internal documents.

By Aug. 21, 2012


Mercedes will bolster Smart's marketing

Automotive News reports on Mercedes-Benz's plans to market Smart cars in the U.S.

By Feb. 24, 2011


Software-maker CA to slash jobs, close offices

Business software-maker CA is closing offices and cutting 1,000 jobs, about 8 percent of its staff, to cut costs.

By Apr. 6, 2010