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Pharmacy headwinds impact Fred’s Q2

For the second quarter Fred's net loss totaled $4.9 million or ($0.13) per share. This compares with a net loss of $16.4 million or ($0.45) per share for the second quarter ended Aug. 2, 2014. 

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What’s Next: Asian beauty and the American market

Whether it’s a snail serum or a foot cream that causes rough, dry skin to shed like a molten lobster, Asian beauty is not to be ignored. Western women will go out of their way to research and obtain these often hard-to-get products.

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Report: Mobile commerce to surge 42%

Between 2013 and 2016, mobile shopping will increase 42%, compared to regular e-commerce's 13%, according to Coupofy.com, a database of online coupon codes.