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  • Mobile shopping and shrinking middle class spur store closings early in year

    Mobile shopping and shrinking middle class spur store closings early in year
    With the holiday shopping season over, store closing season has arrived, driven this year by a shift in how and where consumers make purchases and the continued decline of a once-dependable middle-class customer base. Less than two weeks into 2015,...
  • TV isn't dead, but set makers and service providers focus design on growing online viewership

    Does anyone just watch TV anymore? The dramatic shift toward online and mobile viewing is driving television set makers to design as much for streaming video as for watching broadcast or cable channels. Traditional TV is far from dead, but these days...
  • More options than ever for mobile credit card readers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Need to accept credit cards for your small business? You have more reader options than ever. Online retailers Amazon and Etsy are the latest companies to offer the devices, which plug in to smartphones and tablets and let business...
  • Have apps, will travel: How handy are they really?

    SEATTLE Need a shirt sewn? Want a tasty meal pre-made and delivered to your house? What about alcohol delivery services, you ask, hung over, from the edge of your bed, because you need hair of the dog? There's even an app to park your car as in, someone...
  • New hardware and software aim to make TV and Internet work together

    New hardware and software aim to make TV and Internet work together
    Nobody knows what "television" means anymore. Videos, from homemade snippets to full-length TV shows and movies, dominate traffic over the Internet, beamed to smartphones, tablets, phablets, laptops, desktops and soon on tiny screens worn around the...
  • Dish unveils its slimmer, cheaper online TV service at CES

    Dish unveils its slimmer, cheaper online TV service at CES
    Hoping to attract more customers by offering less TV, Dish Network executives announced Monday that they will soon launch a slimmed-down -- OK, emaciated -- online TV service for $20 a month. Dubbed Sling TV, it marks the first time that a major company...
  • Zappos to pay Pa., 8 other states $106,000 for 2012 data breach

    Pennsylvania and eight other states have reached a settlement with online shoe and clothing retailer Zappos for a 2012 security breach. In January 2012, hackers broke into the company's server, giving them access to 24 million customers' sensitive data....
  • Readers share their 2014 travel highlights

     Readers share their 2014 travel highlights
    I spend most of the year telling you about my travels, so I always enjoy the opportunity to turn that around and hear about your journeys. I recently wrote of my 2014 travel highlights, both big and small. Readers poured in their recollections, and here...
  • Spending: the lowdown on gift returns

    How to avoid the hassle when you need to take it back. 1. Sooner is better (but you might get a reprieve). Best Buy set off shock waves when it shortened its usual return period to just 15 days. But Best Buy holiday shoppers have until January 15 to...
  • Indie bookstores give what Amazon lacks: A human touch

    Indie bookstores give what Amazon lacks: A human touch
    Walking into the entryway of Seminary Co-op Bookstore in Hyde Park is like entering an Athenaeum, a kind of temple of books. Intellectuals furrow their brows and read in comfortable chairs, framed by tall shelves that house the published volumes of the...
  • Retailers preparing for Super Saturday

    Retailers preparing for Super Saturday
    It is time to panic. Procrastinators who spent the last two months rolling their eyes at holiday promotions that began on Halloween and avoiding the Black Friday crowds are facing the final shopping rush. And retailers are striving to meet them where...