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  • Amazon executive Russ Grandinetti hopes for era of peace with publishers after difficult 2014

    The overseer of Amazon.com's Kindle e-book and publishing divisions is preaching peace. With a monthslong standoff between Amazon and Hachette Book Group over e-book revenues settled and a multiyear agreement in place, Amazon senior vice president Russ...
  • Vessel subscription service looks to reshape economics of online video

    The teenagers and twentysomethings whose devotion to the stars of YouTube has forged a new class of celebrities will soon encounter a new way to support their favorite video creators. A growing contingent of videomakers plans to post videos to a new...
  • No Gluten, No Chicken, But A Recipe For Happiness

    Rebecca Brown and Nathan Tuttle thought nothing of going to a French restaurant on their first date, even though she couldn't eat gluten, he couldn't eat chicken or turkey and they didn't know the language to translate the menu. It was a challenge they...
  • LivingSocial's new CEO eyes an experience-oriented future

    LivingSocial's new CEO eyes an experience-oriented future
    Some big challenges lie ahead for LivingSocial, the online marketplace known for its daily deals and discounted prices on restaurants, spas and local activities. But that’s where the company’s new chief executive, Gautam Thakar, comes in. ...
  • 5 playful gifts under $50

    5 playful gifts under $50
    "Elsa, Elsa, Elsa." We can hear Santa sighing — but in his ho-ho-jovial way — as he scans yet another letter with the "Frozen" star at the top of the list. Savvy parents have already saved him the sourcing; many snapped up the My First...
  • 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...
  • Kohl's, Toys "R" Us offer round-the-clock hours, Amazon extends shipping deadline

    Kohl's, Toys "R" Us offer round-the-clock hours, Amazon extends shipping deadline
    Both Kohl's and Toys "R" Us have announced that they will remain open for 24 hours a day in the days leading up to Christmas.  Beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 19, Kohl's stores will remain open through 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 24....
  • Even Santa is not immune from hackers

    Santa's elves received the email this week as their boss loaded his sleigh. The message was so ominous, no subject line was needed: "We, the Guardians of Christmas Present (GOCP) have successfully hacked Santa's gift list. We are aware of who's been...
  • 'Mozart in the Jungle' plays it close to home in the classical world

    'Mozart in the Jungle' plays it close to home in the classical world
    Can you hear the hair? On billboards and bus ads across Los Angeles, the curly locks of Gustavo Dudamel often seem to be in motion as the conductor strikes a pose of musical ecstasy. In "Mozart in the Jungle," Amazon's new comedy series set in the...
  • Still shopping? Here's how to get a deal on last-minute Christmas gifts

    Still shopping? Here's how to get a deal on last-minute Christmas gifts
    The deadline for free shipping online has passed, but, if you're like me, you still have a few holes to fill on that gift list.  If you have to rush out to stores today, there are still a few ways you can snag a deal.  First, don't forget that...