| Jan 5, 2015
| 1:59 PM
Safeway Inc. has agreed to pay nearly $10 million to settle allegations that its grocery stores improperly disposed of hazardous waste and customers' medical information in California.
The agreement comes after an investigation found that the Pleasanton...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 12:28 PM
99 Cents Only Stores has agreed to pay more than $2 million to settle accusations that its operations improperly stored, handled and disposed of hazardous and pharmaceutical waste.
An investigation found that the retailer's 251 stores and distribution...
| 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 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 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...
| 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...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 4:02 PM
The Target store in New Britain had been open for 12 hours as dawn broke, and the crowds normally associated with Black Friday had already subsided — or, perhaps, as one shopper suggested, were just taking a breather.
"This is like the lull,"...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 5:38 AM
Las aglomeraciones de gente en los centros comerciales de Estados Unidos no fueron muy grandes durante el "Black Friday", una señal de que los compradores se están habituando a la cascada de ofertas tras la algarabía por los descuentos desde la noche...