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  • Cyber Monday spending growth slows

    Cyber Monday spending growth slows
    Cyber Monday sales growth is slowing as consumers embrace the convenience of online shopping, spreading out their purchases instead of being lured by one-day specials. Internet holiday shopping rose 8.5 percent on Cyber Monday, typically the busiest day...
  • YouTube star Zoella breaks British book sales record

    YouTube star Zoella breaks British book sales record
    YouTube star Zoella has broken British sales records with her debut book, the young adult novel "Girl Online." With 78,000 copies sold in its first week, "Girl Online" is England's fastest-selling book of 2014. Zoella was a sprightly, beauty- and...
  • A little coffee table offering from Barbra

    "TALENT HITS a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see." Arthur Schopenhauer. ABOUT A year ago, at one of Peggy Siegal's amusing luncheons in NYC's The Monkey Bar, I was seated next to a young man who wore a big fuzzy...
  • The Biblioracle: Small sites counter Amazon's access

    The Biblioracle: Small sites counter Amazon's access
    Barring some kind of monumental screw-up, Amazon will be the dominant e-book retailer forevermore. Amazon is certainly capable of screwing up. The Fire Phone that was launched to great fanfare before being quickly discounted to 99 cents seems like a...
  • Pet gifts good for people too

    Pet gifts good for people too
    The holidays are closing in, and you still haven't corralled a gift for your significant other, much less for the less-significant others in the family. We don't know Uncle Leo's belt size, but if he has a pet, we may be able to help: Personal care:...
  • Cyberattacks threaten your bank, your grid and you

    Cyberattacks threaten your bank, your grid and you
    Years ago hackers planted malicious software on computer systems that control parts of the United States' critical infrastructure, including pieces of the electrical grid, gas and water systems. The malware, which the Department of Homeland Security...
  • Consumer Reports: Seven commandments of holiday shopping

    Consumer Reports recommends following these seven spending rules to avoid breaking the bank this holiday season: 1. Thou shalt manage receipts. You might need them for proof of purchase for warranties or to make a return. Have a designated place where...
  • CNET: Four Top Holiday Picks

    These four products represent the best gifting choices available in their respective categories as chosen by CNET's editors. (We'll feature more picks from this feature in next week's installment.) Tablets: iPad Air 2 The good: The new iPad Air gets...
  • Amazon label underscores strength of online grocery shopping

    Amazon label underscores strength of online grocery shopping
    Amazon.com's launch of its own private label brand of consumer goods, starting with diapers and baby wipes, underscores the website's maturity as a grocery retailer and the migration of grocery shopping online. And if successful, the line's sharp...
  • Military retailer is Leimert Park's unwelcome neighbor

    Military retailer is Leimert Park's unwelcome neighbor
    In Leimert Park, neighborhood boosters dream of new markets, cafés and galleries springing up when a Metro station opens there in five years, drawing riders from across Los Angeles to this center of African American culture. The nearby blocks already...
  • What is Green Monday?

    What is Green Monday?
    So what exactly is Green Monday?  Green Monday, the second Monday in December, is yet another online shopping holiday coined by retailers to spark consumer excitement.  “It’s not as big as Cyber Monday, but it’s bigger than Black...