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  • Minorities and millennials will be key this holiday season

    Listen up, retailers: millennials and minorities may be your salvation this holiday season. About 17 percent of African-Americans and 13 percent of Asian-Americans and Latinos said they expect to spend more this holiday season, compared to 10 percent...
  • Grove, Americana to offer free Uber rides to big holiday spenders

    Grove, Americana to offer free Uber rides to big holiday spenders
    The Grove and the Americana at Brand -- two of Southern California's upscale shopping centers -- are giving free-spending shoppers free rides this holiday season. The outdoor malls are partnering with the ride start-up Uber to offer complimentary...
  • It's almost Halloween. Merry Christmas!

    It's almost Halloween. Merry Christmas!
    Merry Christmas, everyone! I say that not because I've lost my calendar — or my mind — but for the simple fact that the week of Halloween is now, effectively, the beginning of Christmas. The elongation of what was once quaintly known as...
  • Friday Halloween helps make cash registers ring

    Friday Halloween helps make cash registers ring
    Halloween, the holiday that starts a two-month stretch of eating and spending time with family, means big business in Central Florida. And with Halloween landing on a prime party night this year, the costume stores have been busy. "Halloween,...
  • Renee Zellweger looks like she might have had a little work done

    Renee Zellweger looks like she might have had a little work done
    Renee Zellweger practically stopped traffic Monday night when she arrived at Elle's Women in Hollywood Awards and reporters noticed her much-less-round, different-looking face. Much scrutiny and conjecture about medical procedures ensued (and her name...
  • Obama signs order to tighten security for federal credit cards

    Obama signs order to tighten security for federal credit cards
    U.S. President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Friday to beef up security measures for federal credit cards, and urged banks and retailers to follow suit in an effort to combat the growing threat of identity fraud. The order, which Obama signed...
  • Retail group's report aims to counter wage 'misperceptions'

    During a week in which its incoming chairman has been quoted asserting that retailers should pay higher wages, the National Retail Federation moved to combat "misperceptions" that retail jobs pay too little, highlighting a report that shows "stable"...
  • Halloween stores popping up across South Florida

    Halloween stores popping up across South Florida
    It's time to shop for skeletons, eyeballs and sparkling princess costumes. For Halloween, of course. The holiday reserved for playing dress-up and creeping out people is just around the corner, and so are several shops that have temporarily opened...
  • Boomers Remain Loyal To Milky Ways, M&Ms

    Boomers Remain Loyal To Milky Ways, M&Ms
    I gave up celebrating Halloween when I got to high school. Cool became more important than candy. Cool did not trick or treat, although cool did miss the candy. Halloween has changed since baby boomers were canvassing the neighborhood in pursuit of...
  • Fright and sex appeal top Halloween costume options

    Fright and sex appeal top Halloween costume options
    Expect unprecedented peer pressure to dress up Halloween this year. Various studies report that adults will spend more than ever before to dress themselves, their children and their pets for the 2014 festivities. Of course, adults will spend the most...
  • Sawgrass Mills job fair attracts younger job seekers

    Sawgrass Mills job fair attracts younger job seekers
    Several hundred job seekers — most of them young people — swarmed Sawgrass Mills on Thursday for the mall's seasonal job fair. Many had just graduated from high school and were looking for their first jobs. Others were in college and seeking...