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  • The store backroom takes on a key role in retailers' battle with online rivals

    PITTSBURGH Finding the perfect purple blouse for the holiday party only to learn the store doesn't have it in your size is not an experience limited to the mall. Online shoppers are just as likely to see their size crossed out when they try to place an...
  • 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...
  • Amazon values same-sex equality, but its charitable-giving plan clashes

    SEATTLE Amazon.com is among the most progressive companies when it comes to sexual-orientation equality, offering benefits to same-sex partners of its employees and covering transgender surgical procedures. At the same time, though, Amazon also gives...
  • 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...
  • Tips for giving beyond Giving Tuesday

    After the flurry of U.S. holiday shopping days like Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday, which is aimed to get people to reach into their wallets and contribute to charities. The idea is catching on, with online donations for the 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...
  • 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...
  • 10 Cyber Monday sales I'm excited about

    10 Cyber Monday sales I'm excited about
    If you're like me, it's 7 p.m. Monday night, and you're just getting started on your Cyber Monday shopping. Retail websites will get their biggest clicks tonight as many shoppers return home from work.  To help you weed through all of the promotions,...
  • Cyber Monday expected to draw fewer online shoppers this year

    Cyber Monday expected to draw fewer online shoppers this year
    After hitting the malls on Thanksgiving and scouring Black Friday sales, American consumers were back for another bout of retail therapy Monday. But the shopping day known for big online sales — called Cyber Monday — is expected to draw...
  • Google needs to debunk European charges and improve privacy policies

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Monday, Dec. 1: There is a war going on in Europe that could have a significant impact on the U.S. and its economy. No, not Vladimir Putin's expansionist forays into Crimea and Ukraine,...
  • The investing problem of abundance: James Saft

    It is the season of abundance, but sometimes abundance is the last thing financial markets need. Shares fell on Monday as two stories troubled investors; the low and falling price of oil and the disappointing retail takings over the Black Friday shopping...