Talbots is planning to sell its J. Jill division two years after buying it for $518 million. Talbots President and CEO Trudy F. Sullivan said in a statement that the company will "focus solely on executing the successful turnaround of our core brand."
Many consumers were concerned about the safety of holiday toys in 2007, but this year the worry has subsided, according to manufacturers and retailers. The toy sector is expected to see a return to sales growth, research reveals.
Whole Foods, Safeway and Harris Teeter top the list of the freshest and healthiest grocers in the U.S., according to Health magazine. The stores offer wide selections of produce and organic products, as well as clear nutritional labeling and healthful prepared meals.