Retail

Roseanne Barr Opens Pot Shop

“Roseanne’s Joint” — that’s the name of a new Santa Ana, California marijuana dispensary owned by ‘90s-era television star and comedian Roseanne Barr, set to open this spring.

Roseanne Barr (Evan Agostini / Invision / AP)

Dunkin’ Donuts Announces Closure of 100 Stores

As the retail sector continues to contract despite claims that the economy is doing better, Dunkin’ Brands, the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and the Baskin-Robbins ice cream chain, have announced that, from now and into next year, the company will be closing at least 100 stores across the nation.

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Closings, Bankruptcies, Job Loss: Retail Sector Still Collapsing

Obama’s continued sluggish economy has been called a “jobless recovery,” an “illusory recovery,” sluggish, and slow. But even as most say a recovery is happening, it is still hard to tell from the retail sector, which continues to shrink. This month is no exception with many national chains announcing layoffs, cut backs, and closings.

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