| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Kendra Scott's jewelry empire began with wire-wrapped stones, a tea box and $500.
Oh, and her 3-month-old Baby Bjorn-clad son, Cade, for company.
In 2002, the Austin, Texas, resident dipped into her savings to convert her passion for fashion into a...
| May 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
By Jessica Reynolds Quick: How many of you can name which country each item of clothing you're currently wearing came from? I'll assume it's no one. Most of us probably couldn't even say which brand each piece belongs to without......
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:55 AM
A welcome trinity of factors -- perkier job prospects, summer temperatures and more affordable prices -- helped retail sales in June beat expectations.
Same-store sales at shops open at least a year -- a measure that strips out the volatility of...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:20 PM
"I see people out front," observes the sad-eyed man at the Second City e.t.c., "just crying."
And the locale of this carefully observed locus of human misery? A closed Chicago school? A funeral home? City Hall?
Nope — Aldi.
Crying at what? The...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:19 PM
If you've been downtown recently, you may have noticed the image of Psy, the Korean pop sensation, on the side of a bright green food truck. The white suit-donning star, who made a name for himself with the 2012 hit "Gagnam Style," has partnered with...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:21 AM
Get a free pair of military cuff shorts valued at $10 with an online purchase from American Apparel.
Make a $25 purchase and use the promo code MLTCUFFSHRT at checkout to get the freebie. The shorts come in four colors.
Click here for the deal. The...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Anne Arundel County Police are investigating the second assault to occur at a shopping mall in two days.
In the most recent case, police were called to the Westfield Annapolis Mall Monday night to investigate a possible stabbing that occurred inside one...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Fashions created from trash sets apart the designers in the Festival of Arts Runway Fashion Show from all other couturiers.
The show features designs by festival exhibitors made of recycled, reclaimed or re-used materials. Four cash prizes of $1,000 are...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:10 PM
In a sunbaked parking lot near downtown Los Angeles, a young man in a red polo shirt hopped out of a Honda sedan and jogged to the nearby valet stand, eyeing a long line of customers.
"It can get pretty hectic here," valet Elmer Nolasco said, grabbing a...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Before Ernst & Young rebranded itself EY, maybe it should have run a quick Google search.
The giant London-based accounting firm and professional services company now shares a name with a racy magazine, EY! Magateen. The magazine, which features...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 5:25 AM
Don't be intimidated by the bikini-clad posterior in the poster in the window of Pop Physique, a new fitness studio in downtown Baltimore. You don't need to wear American Apparel-esque leotards and hot shorts for this class — yoga pants and a tank...