| Mar 23, 2014
| 8:26 PM
Any parent with teenagers can tell you how tough it is to keep abreast of their fashion whims. Even more difficult: doing it for a living and making a profit at it.
Tilly's Inc. of Irvine is a specialty retailer that targets teens and young adults...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
Bust your bracket? Then grab a free $9 appetizer at Smokey Bones as March Madness gets started. Also, Publix again is offering $10 off gas cards through Sunday. There are many otherfreebies, coupons and free fun things to to...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Happy Freebie Friday!
I've got some great deals today! Slurp a free Jamba Juide, get a BOGO coupon at Pollo Tropical for nominating a teacher and save $10 at Red Lobster. There are lots of other freebies, coupons and free fun things to do listed, too....
| Mar 8, 2014
Scammers don't have to file annual reports. The Federal Trade Commission does it for them.
The FTC received more than 2 million complaints in 2013, most frequently about identity theft (290,056). American consumers reported $1.6 billion in fraud losses,...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 7:08 PM
Joy Covey, who helped take Amazon.com Inc. public as the Internet retailer's chief financial officer, died Wednesday when her bicycle collided with a van on a downhill stretch of road in San Mateo County. She was 50.
Covey, who had been riding her...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Ever lust after a product displayed in a store that’s closed for the day? Or struggle to find the item you saw in a magazine or YouTube advertisement? Maybe you’re curious about something on a shelf but can’t find a salesperson to...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:19 AM
Online sales swelled 10.3% this holiday season compared with the same period in 2012, with massive surges in mobile use, according to the IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark.
During the fourth quarter, mobile traffic made up nearly 35% of all online visits,...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Toms, the Los Angeles company known for donating a pair of shoes for each set it sells, has a new do-gooder initiative: an e-commerce hub dedicated to socially conscious goods.
The marketplace, which launched Tuesday on Toms' website just in time for...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Retail sales in holiday-related categories such as apparel, electronics and jewelry rose a “decent” 2.3%, according to a Thursday report from MasterCard SpendingPulse.
The so-so upswing from Nov. 1 to Dec. 24 improved on the same period in...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Amazon.com Inc. said it will hire 70,000 full-time seasonal workers for the holiday rush, a 40% boost from last year.
The Seattle company, which runs the world’s largest e-commerce operation, said the fulfillment center employees will join the...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Amazon.com workers in Germany walked off the job Monday to demand better wages and treatment, just as the e-commerce giant heads into the thick of Christmas gift-ordering.
The Ver.di union said a round of walkouts in Leipzig, Bad Hersfeld and Graben was...