By Setting Debit Limits Following Target Breach, Chase Looking Out for Itself, Too

Chase will also issue new debit cards to all of its customers whose accounts may have been compromised; Target is not doing the same for its Redcard holders.
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In Wake of Card Data Breach, Target’s Redcard Website Has Been Down All Day

A bad day gets worse for the retail giant and its customers.
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Either Ugly Sweaters Are Still In, or Amazon Is Very Late to the Party

For the first time, the online retailer markets a section of its site to this niche of holiday-themed attire.
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Amazon Expanding Its Own Private Label Offering to Supermarket Goods

Will Amazon market these branded product lines more aggressively than it has in the past?
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HookLogic Raises $14.3 Million to Expand Its Search Ad Exchange for Retailers Not Named Amazon

The company looks to expand its retail search network for Amazon competitors.
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MCX, Big Retailers’ Mobile Wallet Initiative, Finally Names a CEO

MCX, the yet-to-launch mobile wallet and payments company backed by some of the biggest names in retail, has named Dekkers Davidson as its CEO. The company had been without an official CEO since it announced its creation in August. Davidson was most recently a managing director at Barclaycard US, a member of the Barclays Group, which launched a mobile wallet that used QR codes and stored information in the cloud — two expected features in the forthcoming MCX product. The cooperative recently added department store giant Kohl’s to its membership group that already included companies such as Walmart, Target and Best Buy.