| Jul 2, 2011
| 4:34 PM
It certainly feels like summer, but retailers are already thinking fall. With so many stores running sales this holiday weekend, we decided to present a roundup of home and garden discounts: Mitchell Gold & Bob Williams L.A. Summer Tag Sale......
| Sep 16, 2011
| 4:32 PM
A closer look at the origin and details of the 2015 Nike Mag, the mythical self-lacing shoe from "Back to the Future Part II" and conversation with the key players....
| May 5, 2014
| 1:20 PM
The Hubbard Woods business district in Winnetka soon will welcome two new neighbors, with national retailers Jos. A. Bank and Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt expected to set up shop in the coming months.
Brian Norkus, the village's assistant director of...
| Jan 13, 2012
In 1978, Byron Donzis walked into a Houston hospital looking for Dan Pastorini, the Houston Oilers' prized quarterback who was laid up with three broken ribs from a recent game. Donzis was wearing a trench coat and carrying a large bag. He was accompanied...
| Nov 3, 2011
James Van Doren and his older brother Paul had only sample sneakers to offer when they opened their first store, in Anaheim, in 1966. They took a dozen orders in the morning and delivered custom canvas deck shoes, made in their adjacent factory, in the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:05 AM
For the past four years, Donny Osmond and his wife, Debbie, have been thinking about launching a home furnishings line. They finally did it during the winter Las Vegas Furniture Market.
Working since he was 5, the 56-year-old has no intention of...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:20 AM
SEATTLE At the ready, right arm out to snatch the baton as his teammate sprints through the flags for the handoff, Jim Weber takes off for his portion of the 10k relay to commemorate 100 years of Brooks shoes.
For Weber, the chief executive of Brooks...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 1:51 PM
HD Buttercup, the cavernous home furnishings mecca with locations in Culver City and San Francisco, has announced it will open a third location, at the South Coast Collection in Costa Mesa in October.
The 40,000-square-foot showroom will be designed...
| Jun 16, 2014
After focusing its growth on North America for its first half-century, Crate and Barrel is aggressively expanding abroad, looking for new opportunities in Asia, Latin America and Europe.
CEO Sascha Bopp has moved the brand into eight new countries, with...
| Jun 7, 2014
Under Armour, which has wooed consumers with sweat-wicking T-shirts and other innovations, is banking on a new fabric that conforms to the foot like a second skin to help the company break into the crowded athletic shoe market.
| Feb 23, 2009
| 12:19 PM
Warisan, the solid-wood furniture firm celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, is extending its annual storewide sale until Feb. 28. Savings of 20% to 75% are offered on Indonesian home furnishings and accessories. One of the best deals is the Ijo...