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  • Apodaca: Big Santa is watching you

    When the song "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" was written in 1932, little did Depression-era Americans understand the prescience of the somewhat-creepy warning, "He sees you when you're sleeping, he knows when you're awake." Today those lyrics seem...
  • Ready-to-eat popcorn sales popping

     Ready-to-eat popcorn sales popping
    Popcorn company executive Alan Petrik knows on which side his business is buttered — think flavor combos that go far beyond the classic Chicago favorite of cheese and caramel corn. "People are being very particular about their flavors and profiles...
  • Army of Amazon robots ready to help fulfill orders on Cyber Monday

    Army of Amazon robots ready to help fulfill orders on Cyber Monday
    This holiday season, Amazon's little helper is an orange, 320-pound robot called Kiva. The robots -- more than 15,000 of them companywide -- are part of Amazon's high-tech effort to get orders to customers faster. By lifting shelves of Amazon products...
  • Cyber Monday expected to draw fewer online shoppers this year

    Cyber Monday expected to draw fewer online shoppers this year
    After hitting the malls on Thanksgiving and scouring Black Friday sales, American consumers were back for another bout of retail therapy Monday. But the shopping day known for big online sales — called Cyber Monday — is expected to draw...
  • Girl Scout cookies to be sold online

    Girl Scout cookies to be sold online
    The long-awaited day for office workers has arrived: Girl Scout cookies are going digital.  On Monday, Girl Scouts of the USA announced the rollout of a program to bring sales of Thin Mints, Samoas and the rest of its cookie classics online. It...
  • Amazon.com boosts holiday hiring to 80,000

    Amazon.com boosts holiday hiring to 80,000
    Amazon.com is beefing up its holiday staff with an additional 80,000 seasonal workers as the online retailer prepares for the holiday shopping rush. The Seattle company said it is adding about 10,000 more temporary positions compared to last year to...
  • Do you trust the government to protect Americans from Ebola?

  • Industrial market booms in Baltimore

    Industrial market booms in Baltimore
    Work will begin Monday on a massive new warehouse in Aberdeen for which the developer has not signed a tenant. The 571,000-square-foot project at the Perryman Logistics Center is one of six new buildings Chesapeake Real Estate Group has in the works,...
  • Walmart hiring 300 for second distribution center in Bethlehem

    Walmart hiring 300 for second distribution center in Bethlehem
    Walmart will double its distribution center space in Bethlehem. State officials announced Wednesday that Majestic Realty Co. will build the Arkansas-based global retailer a 1.2-million-square-foot distribution center that will employ 300 workers to...
  • Amazon.com to open first brick-and-mortar store in Manhattan, report says

    The line is getting even more blurry between online retailing and physical shopping: Amazon.com, the e-commerce giant that has put fear in the hearts of brick-and-mortar retailers, appears to be going old-school this holiday season and reportedly...
  • UPS service addresses failed deliveries

    UPS service addresses failed deliveries
    To accommodate rising online orders, UPS has launched a service that lets customers pick up packages at nearby businesses such as hardware stores and dry cleaners if they aren't home when the driver arrives, the carrier announced Wednesday. It also is...