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  • Retail sales warm up in May amid good weather

    Retail sales in May had their best month since January, as warmer weather and a stock market rally drew out shoppers who had spent March and April cooped up indoors. Same-store sales across the board rose an estimated 3.9%, slightly beating expectations...
  • New York attorney general to investigate Sandy price gouging

    New York Atty. Gen. Eric T. Schneiderman is launching an investigation into price gouging in the wake of Hurricane Sandy after receiving hundreds of recent complaints from consumers paying exorbitant amounts for gasoline, food, batteries and other...
  • American Apparel's Dov Charney on the Bangladesh factory collapse

    Say there’s a concert scheduled at a major Los Angeles venue, but that managers smell gas in the air before the show goes on. Chances are that they will cancel the event and take a loss out of an abundance of caution, said Dov Charney, chief...
  • Ernst & Young, now EY, has a 'sexy boys' problem

    Ernst & Young, now EY, has a 'sexy boys' problem
    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...
  • June retail sales rise 4.1%; biggest jump since January

    June retail sales rise 4.1%; biggest jump since January
    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...
  • Online shopping goes hyperlocal on GatherLA.com

     Online shopping goes hyperlocal on GatherLA.com
    Katie Kay Mead was sitting behind the counter in her Los Feliz boutique, GatherLA, in late summer when two European tourists came in, asking for directions to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The tourists gazed curiously at a taxidermied fawn displayed among...
  • 'A Clown Car Named Desire' ★★★★

    'A Clown Car Named Desire' ★★★★
    "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...
  • Workout clothes that work outside the gym too

    Workout clothes that work outside the gym too
    Tracy Anderson Given all the buzz last month around the opening of fitness guru Tracy Anderson's flagship super-studio in Brentwood — a partnership with Gwyneth Paltrow, who is Exhibit A for Anderson's handiwork — it comes as no surprise...
  • Drink Like A Local with cicerone Ian Salzberg

    Drink Like A Local with cicerone Ian Salzberg
    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,...
  • Los Angeles hopes to make a fashion statement

    Los Angeles hopes to make a fashion statement
    What does the rest of the world picture when it thinks of Los Angeles? Hollywood. Celebrities. Palm trees. Perfect weather. Fashion capital? Not so much. Yes, our celebrities are certainly well-dressed. Yes, the L.A. area is the mecca of youth culture,...
  • Sandy takes toll on Halloween parties, could disrupt candy sales

    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...