| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:30 AM
The streets were dark and empty at 5:30 a.m. in Burbank — except at Kmart, where a few dozen shoppers in hoodies, fleece and boots huddled against an exterior wall waiting to be let inside.
With a 6 a.m. opening time, the retailer is kicking off a...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:18 PM
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department said Wednesday that it has launched a criminal investigation into the recent cybertheft of more than 110 million Target customers' data, including the credit card numbers of 40 million Americans.
| Feb 5, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Early bird today gets the pancakes. A stack of them. For free from IHOP.
And it's all in the name of charity. The restaurant chain is trying to encourage diners taking advantage of the complimentary meal to donate $3 million to the Children’s...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Responding to reports that investigators in the Czech Republic found equine evidence in the chain's frozen meatballs, Ikea said that all meatballs sold in its U.S. stores are sourced from an American supplier and "contain only beef and pork from animals...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 2:20 PM
More than 138 jobs at Hostess facilities in Atwater and Glendale remain on the chopping block, even after the company and its striking union agreed to a mediation that will forestall a planned liquidation.
A spokeswoman for Hostess on Monday said all...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Your prayers have been answered: Finally, Angelenos can drop hundreds of dollars at vending machines in local malls for a single ounce of caviar.
Admit it, Black Friday isn’t even over and you've already broken down the door at Urban Outfitters...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Nordstrom is investing in more Oxford Circus style, adding store-within-a-store boutiques featuring Brit brands Topshop and Topman to more of its upscale department stores, including the location under construction at the Americana at Brand.
| Apr 5, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Specialty sporting goods store Sport Chalet Inc. is now offering same-day delivery service, hopping on a crowded bandwagon that includes Amazon, Wal-Mart, Google and EBay.
“Sometimes there just is not enough time for a customer to visit our...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Tesco PLC’s ambitious U.S. experiment -- 5-year-old grocery chain Fresh & Easy -- has failed after costing its British parent billions of dollars, the company said Wednesday.
After a strategic review of the brand in the last year, during which...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:29 AM
'Fashion Star' fizzles: NBC has canceled the reality fashion competition show "Fashion Star," according to the Hollywood Reporter. The series, which featured Jessica Simpson, Nicole Richie and menswear designer John Varvatos mentoring up-and-coming...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 8:19 AM
The Ikea catalog distributed in Saudi Arabia is the same as in other countries except for what it's missing -- women.
The Swedish publication Metro has posted a comparison of the Saudi Arabian mailer and the Swedish version, showing that women present in...