| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Shoppers trod carefully in January, lured into stores by retailers dangling post-holiday clearance deals but spending sparingly to balance out higher payroll taxes and lingering economic uncertainty.
Same-store sales at major retailers such as...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 8:49 AM
Best Buy founder Richard Schulze is throwing his support behind the current management, returning as chairman emeritus to the electronics retailer he left in a haze of scandal last year and then tried to buy out.
Schulze is bringing with him former...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The home entertainment business is growing again, albeit slowly, despite the fact that people continue to spend less on DVDs.
After years of declines, total consumer spending on movies for home use grew 2% in the first half of the year to $8.63 billion....
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Microsoft Corp. and Best Buy Co. are teaming up to create a store within a store.
The Windows Store only at Best Buy, a new concept announced Thursday by the tech giant and the electronics retailer, will sell Windows-based PCs, tablets and accessories...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 10:52 AM
South Florida shoppers proved civil, well-behaved and even friendly at times as they jammed the aisles of malls, electonics outlets and toy stores for the Black Friday retail frenzy.
By mid-morning, though, the overnight rush had largely subsided and...
| Aug 3, 2011
Name: iPod nano (sixth generation)
What it is: A multitouch 8GB iPod nano with a built-in clip for attaching it to a waistband, a pocket, a shirt sleeve, a watchband (available from several companies, including Griffin Technology and iWatchz) or other...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 10:47 AM
El iPhone 4S de Apple se vendió en cifras récord en las tiendas de celulares del sur y centro de Florida en menos de una semana y se puso nuevamente a la venta, a pesar de los prolongados efectos de la recesión en todo el estado.
Pero algunos astutos...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 7:21 AM
Gift cards are going viral, with half now able to be sent electronically this holiday season, according to the annual survey by the North Palm Beach-based Bankrate.com and CreditCards.com.
Some 51 percent of 63 gift card vendors -- from retailers to...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:42 AM
Black Friday, or (as we bargain hunters like to call it) the shopping Olympics, is almost here. If you're heading out, be sure to plan your route, put on comfortable shoes and time your arrivals. For the best deals, you'll need to be at the head of the...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 1:44 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Black Friday shoppers flocked to Southern California malls, seeking big deals. Some headed out before dawn while others got a head start on Thanksgiving.
Many stores opened their doors at midnight or in the early morning hours...
| Nov 27, 2010
| 7:35 PM
Stephanie Fleming says she just wanted to find a loving adoptive home for her newborn son.
At 22, unmarried and unsure who the father is, Fleming decided she isn't stable or mature enough to raise a child.
That's why the new mom met this month with a...