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  • A Winter Party wonderland

    A Winter Party wonderland
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Super storm Sandy damage estimate climbs to $50 billion

    Super storm Sandy damage estimate climbs to $50 billion
    Estimates of the economic losses caused by Hurricane Sandy earlier this week reached $50 billion as experts assessed the costs of severe property damage, shut-down subways and power outages. On Thursday, Eqecat Inc. said it expects storm-related losses...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • A Psy 'Gagnam style' food truck? It's real, with bibimbap

    A Psy 'Gagnam style' food truck? It's real, with bibimbap
    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...
  • 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...
  • With Bangladesh, is the consumer partially at fault?

     
    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......