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  • Possible data breach at Home Depot highlights retailers' vulnerability

    The possible data breach at Home Depot Inc. that came to light this week has raised anew the question of whether retailers can prevent — or at least do more to stop — hackers from swiping customer information. The home improvement chain said...
  • California bill would fine big firms whose workers get Medi-Cal

    California bill would fine big firms whose workers get Medi-Cal
    For years, politicians and labor unions have pilloried Wal-Mart and other large employers for paying workers so little that many qualify for government health insurance at taxpayers' expense. Now critics fear the public will get stuck with an even...
  • FTC orders weight-loss firm Sensa Products to return $26.5 million

    FTC orders weight-loss firm Sensa Products to return $26.5 million
    The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday cracked down on Sensa Products, an El Segundo company that sells a weight-loss powder that users sprinkle on food to help curb their appetite. The powder, which is marketed as activating the part of the brain that...
  • Amazon hopes drone delivery idea will fly

    Amazon hopes drone delivery idea will fly
    Overnight delivery is no longer good enough. As online shopping has exploded in popularity, one of the few remaining barriers for the industry is the lag time between when a customer orders an item and when it's delivered, typically days later. In a...
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  • Costco raising membership fee: Frugal dilemmas

    Costco raising membership fee: Frugal dilemmas
    Costco Wholesale Corp. will raise its membership fee $5 to $55, Reuters reports. Executive members, who earn annual rebate checks, will see their annual membership increase from $100 to $110. Other discount warehouses have already made similar moves....
  • Lincoln Park Costco to sell gas

     
    Attention car owners: Looking for cheaper gas in Lincoln Park? Costco may become a new option. Reuters has the story: Costco Wholesale Corp will soon start selling gasoline at its Chicago warehouse store, a move that should drive more sales even if it...
  • Retail sales show modest increase as gas and food prices eat into disposable income

     
    Shoppers appeared to be more cautious last month in spending for clothing and other items as rising gas and food prices took up a bigger chunk of their disposable income. Major retail chains reported a modest 4.9% gain in sales......
  • October retail sales up 3.4% at major chains, less than expected

     
    The nation's retailers recorded a moderate increase in sales last month as consumers reined in their spending after splurging on back-to-school shopping and cautiously sized up the coming holiday season. On Thursday, major chain stores reported a 3.4%...
  • Recall alert: Gel pack issues with 2 California Innovations lunch totes

     
    Check your lunch totes made by California Innovations, a popular manufacturer. California Innovations’ expandable lunch boxes and another food carrier have been recalled because of a freezer gel pack ingestion hazard. Gel that contains diethylene...
  • Garbage Maven: Look for a new, improved recycling label [Updated]

     
    How2recycle label: An improved, easier-to-understand recycling label is rolling out in consumer products from companies such as General Mills, REI and Costco....