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Conn's 1Q results top Street, raises outlook

Conn's fiscal first-quarter net income nearly doubled, led by strong sales of furniture and mattresses and some higher prices, the retailer said Thursday. Full story

Recalls this week: Children's beds, shades

A line of children's beds with defective mattress support rails and motorized shades with overheating batteries are among this week's recalled consumer products. Full story

Will antitrust cops recoil from king-sized mattress merger?

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A planned merger of two large U.S. mattress companies will force antitrust regulators to decide how much concentration they are prepared to allow in this once diffuse market. Full story

Lenovo's Q3 sees sales reach $9.4 billion, profits rise to $200 million

While big chunks of the industry may be feeling gloomy, the artist formerly known as IBM's PC Division keeps on raking in money. Lenovo's third quarter earnings report reveals that the company sold $9.4 billion worth of hardware, keeping $200 million of that back for itself in net profit. It's also Full story

When to shop in 2013 to get the best deals

   Looking to be a savvier buyer in 2013? TODAY contributor Elizabeth Mayhew reveals what to buy and when to buy it to ensure you get the best deals, from mattress shopping in the spring to searching out patio furniture in the fall.

Conn's shifts focus to mattresses, furniture

(Reuters) - Electronics and furniture retailer Conn's Inc <CONN.O> said it would reduce its dependence on consumer electronics and shift its focus to the higher-margin furniture and mattresses business to drive sales over the next few years. Full story

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