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Target Opens Disney Shops Today With One In San Jose

Target is hoping to bring the magic of Disney by creating permanent Disney shops at a cluster of its own stores starting this fall.
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In this Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, a model dressing as Japanese character Hello Kitty waits for guests to pose for a souvenir photo at Sanrio Puroland, a theme park featuring Hello Kitty in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)

European Union Fines 'Hello Kitty' Owner $7 Million In Antitrust Ruling

European Union antitrust authorities have fined the Japanese company behind Hello Kitty for restricting cross-border sales of toys, mugs, bags and other products featuring the cartoon cat girl. The EU’s antitrust commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, said Sanrio was fined 6.2 million euros ($7 million...
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Party City Is Closing a Lot of Stores Because It Can't Get Enough Helium for Its Balloons

There are about to be fewer parties in the world, or at least fewer Party Cities. The chain of party supply stores is closing about five percent of its 870 locations due in large part to a worldwide helium shortage. Closing stores annually isn’t unusual for Party City—in a statement on Thursday CEO...
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Susan Sarandon Ping Pongs Between Acting and her Side Passion

Outside of acting, Susan Sarandon has been known to partake in a unique hobby: ping pong. She took her hobby to the next level when she opened SPiN in 2009, a New York City ping pong club. SPiN currently has 9 different locations throughout North America. Each location has full functioning bars and...
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