| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:12 AM
Family Dollar Stores Inc., seeking to reverse declining sales and profit, said on Thursday it is slashing prices to win shoppers, cutting jobs and shutting hundreds of stores. The retailer has more than 50 stores in Hampton Roads, including one on...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The visitors came with a box of doughnuts and an offer to buy the Hollywood property that Funk Bros. Automotive had called home for more than a decade.
In its place, they said, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences wanted to build a movie...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:28 PM
SEDALIA, Mo. — The dirty rocks of salt are packed into a storage shed on a snowy lot, where a nearby bulldozer, its engine on, stands at the ready. Pettis County Commissioner Brent Hampy trudges across the frozen ground to assess the stockpiles...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Need a Twinkie fix? Now you can get one at 25 percent off.
Big Lots stores are now serving as official Hostess Thrift Outlets, replacing the snack cake maker's closed thrift stores.
The closeout retailer, which has stores throughout the Baltimore...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 9:16 AM
Ohio-based retailer Big Lots will soon sell Twinkies, Ding Dongs and other Hostess brand snacks at steep discounts.
The closeout chain announced Monday it will become the official discount retailer for Hostess snacks, filling a gap left by the...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:33 PM
CVS Caremark Corp.'s shares climbed Tuesday after the drugstore chain raised its profit estimate for the first three months of the year and reassured investors that it could withstand its decision to stop selling tobacco products.
The nation's second-...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
With plans for a motion picture museum relocated to Wilshire Boulevard, another vast complex of apartments, offices and stores may be coming to the heart of Hollywood in the block just south of the ArcLight Cinema complex.
The Academy of Motion Pictures...
| Jun 7, 2014
When you order koi jello at a new Chinese restaurant, there are many things you might expect to see on your plate. Perhaps the dish will turn out to be a version of the jellied carp your Jewish grandmother used to make or something like a Russian fish...
| Oct 1, 2013
Lo these many years ago, a little show called RuPaul's Drag Race debuted. And while the show would go on to win fans all over the world, when it came time for Saturday marathons, the first season has always been conspicuously missing. Well no more. Logo...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:00 PM
At its turkey giveaway on Wednesday, the Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula gave out 1,100 birds but couldn't meet the needs of its more than 200 member agencies. This time last year it had 1,400 turkeys to give away.
"We didn't have even a fraction...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:15 PM
A Giraffas Brazilian Steaks & Burgers is opening at the Pompano Citi Centre this fall.
The restaurant in Pompano Beach will be the second Giraffas in Broward County and sixth in South Florida. The restaurant chain, with more than 400 locations in...