| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Office supply giant Staples Inc. is planning to close as many as 225 North American stores while slashing annualized costs by up to $500 million by the end of 2015.
The Framingham, Mass., company, which has been pressured by online competitors such as...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Luxury Garage Sale, the upscale consignment boutique, hosts its first warehouse sale this week. From Wednesday to Sunday, hundreds of designer garments, shoes, accessories and costume jewelry from brands like Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga,...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Forget Barbie on the cover wrap of Sports Illustrated's 50th annual swimsuit issue.
My personal bathing suit hero is 27-year-old Lena Dunham, who has done more to improve the self-esteem of young women in her scant career than the iconic plastic doll...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 8:01 AM
Some of the looks at the Brit Awards on Wednesday made critics at the Cut blog cringe. Katy Perry performing in a Day-Glo-bright Egyptian-inspired costume, Rita Ora in a banana-yellow gown, Ellie Goulding in a fluff of a dress and Jessie J with lip...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:05 AM
The turnout at the Taste of Fountain Valley on Saturday at The Center at Founder's Village Senior and Community Center is evidence of the community's commitment to technology education, organizers said.
The Fountain Valley Educational Foundation, which...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Ian Salzberg's Drink Like A Local program promotes Florida breweries throughout the state, hoping to get drinkers to solidify a Florida "beer identity."
His description of DLAL's efforts is summed up in the business's Facebook page: "If you go to Italy,...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Retail giants, shipping companies and federal agencies are racing the clock to make plans as an East Coast and Gulf dock strike this weekend appears imminent.
The International Longshoremen's Association, representing nearly 15,000 dockworkers from...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 12:00 PM
In South Florida, we're not used to frigid temperatures, but one thing we know well is how to throw a party. Dubbed "the hottest winter in the world," the Winter Party Festival, a popular gay event that raises money for the National Gay and Lesbian Task...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 7:00 AM
The economic damage wrought by Sandy’s rampage through the East Coast now might encompass candy sales, costume purchases and holiday event planners as the storm shuts down Halloween celebrations along its path.
For the first time in 39 years, the...