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Major Retailer Getting Rid of Plus-Size Department

Meijer will now have all sizes on the same racks

(Newser) - One retailer believes it's found a way to ease the stigma felt by certain shoppers while at the same time improving sales. The Wall Street Journal reports Meijer will be desegregating its plus-size clothing in its 230 stores by early 2017. Most stores keep their plus-size sections out of... More »

Worker Helps Extinguish Fire ... and Gets Fired

Abandoned greeting job to extinguish van's flames

(Newser) - A Michigan man lost his job at retailer Meijer last month, and he tells it's because he helped fight a fire. David Bowers says he put safety above company rules when he dropped his greeting duties and hurried to a reported van fire in the parking lot.... More »

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