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  • Small retailers' big ideas try to cater to holiday shoppers

    Small retailers' big ideas try to cater to holiday shoppers
    Timeless Toys, a 20-year-old toy store in Lincoln Square, does not have many of the amenities often found in an "omnichannel" retail world. It does not offer free shipping. It does not do same-day delivery. It does not sell its products online, let...
  • At HelloSanta.com, families meet Santa but avoid the holiday traffic

    At HelloSanta.com, families meet Santa but avoid the holiday traffic
    Santa Claus has a problem. Aviation authorities approve flying reindeer only on Christmas Eve — which means Santa must park the sleigh the rest of December when he's out listening to kids' Christmas wish lists. The inconvenience is taking a...
  • Sony's 'The Interview' gets online release through Google, Xbox

    Sony Pictures' comedy "The Interview" was released online Wednesday, the day before the film's theatrical release.  The studio struck deals to make the movie available on Google Play, YouTube Movies, and Microsoft's Xbox Video for rent and purchase,...
  • Who's been naughty and nice in 2014

    It's not only Santa who makes lists and checks them twice. Editorial writers do too. Here's who's getting coal and who's getting candy from us in 2014. Nice: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), for doggedly insisting on the release of the 499-page...
  • Top national, international business stories of 2014

    Top national, international business stories of 2014
    So many stories, so hard to choose a top 12. The world of business didn't disappoint in 2014, with megadeals, a fictional assassination plot, hacking and new agreements to clear the air dominating the news. Long-suffering Detroit took a big step...
  • How to recycle your gadgets after the holidays

    The holidays are great for getting new gadgets, from new smartphones to 3-D TVs. But the gift-giving season is among the most wasteful periods of the year. Technology is a growing part of the problem -- the Environmental Protection Agency estimates that...
  • Standouts from a year's worth of smart money advice

    Standouts from a year's worth of smart money advice
    Identity theft protection, TV antennas, light bulbs and home heating myths are just a few of the Spending Smart topics we explored this year, along with how to speed through airport security, get free books and college courses, and avoid wasting money...
  • Haggen chain to buy 146 Vons, Pavilions, Albertsons, Safeway stores

    Haggen chain to buy 146 Vons, Pavilions, Albertsons, Safeway stores
    A supermarket David is gulping down a Goliath. Next spring, Southern California shoppers will see a new name replacing some of their old grocery standbys: Haggen Inc. The tiny Pacific Northwest chain is buying 146 Vons, Pavilions, Albertsons and...
  • Retailers, carriers improve holiday shipping performance

    After last year's holiday delivery debacle, more retailers managed to keep their shipping promises this season as they and their carriers adapt to the rising tide of online shopping. Two companies that tested whether last-minute online purchases would...
  • Consumer advocate focuses his energies on revamping Prop. 13

    Lenny Goldberg has been trying to revamp Proposition 13 for nearly 40 years. And for nearly 40 years, California's landmark property-tax law has remained unchanged. Goldberg's self-described success rate: "pretty miserable." But he says that with a...
  • Philly firm markets healthy products made in West Africa

    PHILADELPHIA Kenneth Okugbeni, 32, of South Philadelphia, is founder of Lafiya Foods. The firm, which makes natural and organic foods and personal-care products, connects small farmers and co-ops in West Africa with American consumers. Lafiya donates 2...