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  • Nail services a point of popularity

    Nail services a point of popularity
    The love affair with nail polish that ignited during the recession is still going strong. According to a March 2013 report by global market research firm NPD Group, "more than half of women age 18-plus have purchased nail products for at-home use or...
  • 'Thor' roars at box office. 'Modern Family' problem for USA.

    'Thor' roars at box office. 'Modern Family' problem for USA.
    Before the coffee. After remembering Veterans Day. The Skinny: I ran a 10K Sunday at a pace of just over eight minutes per mile. Not bad for a geezer. I guess for me life's a sprint, not a marathon. I'll be sore for the next few days but it was worth...
  • Amazon's Sunday delivery to spread next year

    E-commerce giant Amazon will provide Sunday package delivery at no extra cost in two key cities and plans to expand the program dramatically next year. Kelly Cheeseman, an Amazon spokeswoman, didn't say whether Baltimore would be included in that...
  • Girl Scouts aim to boost financial literacy with prepaid card offer

    They've had long-standing partnerships with some of the nation's largest commercial bakeries. Now, there's a marketing arrangement with a financial services company that sells a prepaid debit card for teenagers. What gives with the Girl Scouts? For...
  • Obamacare better than alternative [Letter]

    Obamacare better than alternative [Letter]
    Obamacare could never have been a success without national and mandatory medical insurance. Take that away and the concept begins to crumble even without the opposition of Republican ideologues. All classes of our society appear delighted to take from the...
  • Sony Is Keeping PlayStation's Internet TV Options Open

    When Sony launches the PlayStation 4 this week, the tricked-out $399 console will have a number of new features -- but it won't give gamers a way to watch live TV channels. In an interview, Mike Aragon, VP and GM of global digital video and music...
  • Jack Spillman February 23, 1930 - October 15, 2013

    Jack Spillman February 23, 1930 - October 15, 2013
    Jack Spillman died peacefully at his Glendale home after a long illness at the age of 83. Jack was born in Chicago, where he graduated from the University of Chicago. He then relocated to Southern California where he received a second Bachelor’s...
  • Think twice before setting asking price

    Think twice before setting asking price
    If you want to get the best price for your home, should you: A. Ask for more than you think it's worth? B. Ask for exactly what you think it's worth? C. Ask for less and count on a bidding war to push you over the top? A study in the Journal of...
  • How to get off all those mailing lists

    How to get off all those mailing lists
    Dottie works hard to protect her privacy. Yet she finds she's constantly being put on different marketers' mailing lists? She'd like to know: How does this happen and what can she do about it? How it happens is that any time we do business with a...
  • Netflix Needs Cable, But the Feeling Isn't Always Mutual

    Netflix is banking on getting on cable set-top boxes to hit aggressive growth targets in the next few years -- but not every U.S. operator is eager to play ball with a company they view as a rival. On Thursday, Danish broadband provider Waoo announced...
  • Holiday-season retail sales look bleak, Morgan Stanley predicts

    Holiday-season retail sales look bleak, Morgan Stanley predicts
    Count on coal this Christmas. That's what researchers at Morgan Stanley are saying in the first major forecast of a decidedly dour holiday season. Retailers hoping for a respite from a year of so-so shopping can instead expect the worst Thanksgiving-to-...