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Report: Asbestos Found in Claire's Kids' Makeup

Concerned mom says poison found in products from 9 states

(Newser) - "I physically sank." That was Kristi Warner's response to news that a makeup kit used by her 6-year-old daughter tested positive for asbestos, a finding that has prompted retailer Claire's to pull at least nine products from shelves. As a lawyer at a Rhode Island law... More »

A Rash of Retailers About to Go Bankrupt

Debt, trimmed consumer spending push retailers to brink

(Newser) - Look for a wave of retailers going bankrupt in the months ahead, reports the Wall Street Journal, as dismal holiday sales take their toll on a business sector that's weak from expanding too fast and taking on too much debt. Lenders who traditionally have supported the segment are pulling back,... More »

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