| Dec 15, 2014
| 3:57 AM
Target is having a 72-hour sale, offering up to 40 percent off, and Red Card members get an extra 10 percent off Target brands through Tuesday.
That's in 10 percent in addition to the 5 percent discount customers normally get with the major credit card,...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Office Depot's stock has leapt since activist shareholder Starboard Value LP made moves last week aimed at merging the Boca Raton-based retailer and rival Staples.
Starboard disclosed Thursday that it had increased its stake in Office Depot to 10...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Sony Pictures Entertainment suffered a widespread hack that rendered the film studio's computer systems useless, in a twist right out of a cybersecurity thriller movie.
Employees of the Culver City-based studio who tried to log on to their work...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Why does it cost $4 to activate a gift card?
Encino resident Carol Powell, 67, posed that question to me after being told by a Target cashier about the cost for getting a $25 prepaid card up and running. Powell planned to give the card to a low-income...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Staples Inc. says nearly 1.2 million customer payment cards may have been exposed during a security breach this year.
The office supply retailer announced in October that it was looking into a potential credit card breach, adding to a long list of...
| Dec 4, 2014
Cyber investigators looking for the culprits of a devastating hack into Sony Pictures Entertainment have found some links to North Korea — hacking tools similar to those used by that country in previous attacks on South Korea.
A person familiar...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Hackers may have stolen credit and debit card data from women's apparel retailer Bebe Stores Inc during Thanksgiving and Black Friday, security blog KrebsOnSecurity reported, citing data collected from several financial institutions and at least one...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 6:54 AM
(Reuters) - If you still have Disney's Frozen Castle and Ice Palace Playset on your holiday gift list this year, you may already be out of luck.
With Christmas approaching, the $119 toy - made by Mattel Inc - is sold out. Of course, you can find it at...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 7:54 PM
HMO giant Kaiser Permanente entered the growing retail clinic business for the first time by joining forces with Target Corp. on four in-store locations in Southern California.
Three Kaiser clinics inside Target stores opened Monday in Fontana, San...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Television viewers will see something next month that hasn't been on the air since "I Love Lucy" was in its first run — a new commercial for Smith Bros. cough drops.
Revived last year, the venerable Chicago-based brand is launching a $3 million...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 11:59 AM
The only complaint about our commercial habits that has become more frequent than the one about Christmas decorations appearing in stores before Thanksgiving is the one about stores now opening on Thanksgiving.
Most people are well aware of the...