| Apr 17, 2011
J.D. Power and Associates estimates that there are fewer than 1,000 public recharging stations across the U.S., with more than half of them in California.
That estimate matches up with the Department of Energy's Alternative Fueling Station locator (afdc....
| Nov 25, 2011
| 11:48 AM
As shoppers find the best Black Friday deals and swipe their credit cards, The Baltimore Sun shares their stories.
Deals 'better than what we thought'
Shortly after 9 a.m., drivers circled the multi-level parking lots at Towson Town Center looking for...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 7:36 PM
Chelsea Haig huddled under a pink blanket outside Toys 'R' Us in Towson, sipping a cup of coffee in the dark as she chatted up other bargain hunters lined up in camp chairs.
"I went to my grandmother's and skipped out on everyone," the White Marsh...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 9:49 AM
Shopping on Black Friday? We want your help to find deals. As you send them in, we'll add them to this page.
If you're on Twitter, use the hashtag #mdshop to alert us to local deals. You can also send deals to firstname.lastname@example.org. No shop is too...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 5:49 PM
This year, the packed-house madness that is Black Friday had petered out well before dawn.
With many stores opening at midnight Thursday and some starting sales hours earlier, thousands of Baltimore-area shoppers arrived — and left — in...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 4:01 PM
Shoppers packed stores and spent money in record numbers on Black Friday, early surveys show, a phenomenon that analysts call a hopeful sign for the U.S economy after months of up-and-down consumer spending.
Black Friday sales were up 6.6 percent over...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 12:26 PM
As retailers prepare for the traditional start of the holiday season this coming week, some of the nation's biggest chains plan to pre-empt Black Friday with shopping hours and special events on Thanksgiving Day — a move that has triggered a spate...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 12:52 AM
Even before yesterday's news of the death of Steve Jobs, the Apple co-founder often was compared to another American inventor and creative force, Thomas Edison.
With respect to Mr. Edison, there was another man who seemed to be an equally creative...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 4:35 PM
The iPad 2 hasn't yet gone on sale in retail stores, but it's already back ordered in Apple's online store. Apple's iPad 2 went on sale online at 1 a.m. Friday at store.apple.com. The first orders were promised shipping in as little as 24 hours, but as...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Stock brokerage firm Piper Jaffray interviewed more than 230 iPad 2 buyers in line in New York City and Minneapolis and called various retailers, such as Best Buy and Target. CNN highlights some of the team’s findings: * Estimated 400,000 to 500,000...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Here's your mellow-yellow Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Despite the doom and gloom from overseas, Apple had a good weekend as consumers snapped up the new-and-improved iPad 2. Some estimates place sales of the gadget at......