| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Consider the holiday retail race to be in full swing, as both Wal-Mart and Toys R Us moved early Thursday to stake a claim in the competitive toy market.
Discount behemoth Wal-Mart, which says it’s the largest toy seller in the nation, unveiled...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Showrooming: It’s a retail phenomenon that brick-and-mortar chains have hustled to shut down, in which shoppers check out products in person before buying them online at a discount.
It’s a tactic that 100% of consumers have used at least...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:59 PM
The parent company of Toys R Us and Babies R Us agreed to pay nearly $180,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging that the retailers overcharged Southland shoppers, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
The Wayne, N.J., business...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 4:25 PM
At 55 years old, she’s no spring chicken, but come Feb. 18, Barbie will strike a sexy pose for Sports Illustrated’s 50th anniversary swimsuit issue along with famous beauties such as Christie Brinkley, Kathy Ireland, Heidi Klum and Kate Upton....
| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:12 PM
The feud between fashion doll giants MGA Entertainment Inc. and Mattel Inc. got another infusion of legal juice on Monday, when Bratz maker MGA sued Mattel over allegations that the Barbie maker filched trade secrets at toy industry conventions.
| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:48 AM
Longtime South Florida radio host Michael Yo is man enough to embrace the term “Glambassador,” and he wonders if other guys have what it takes to do what needs to be done this weekend. In high heels.
Yo, the former Y100 wit who is now a...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 3:46 AM
Freebie Friday the 13th morphs into Shopping Saturday. We're down to the last two shopping weekends before Christmas and I have some fabulous coupon savings as well as freebies, restaurant deals and fun things to do.
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| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:51 PM
The Salvation Army’s Glendale Corps expected to serve 500 families on Thursday during its annual event in which parents had the opportunity to shop for their children’s Christmas toys.
Over the past six weeks, the Salvation Army has collected...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Northwest Dance Studio is bringing Christmas toys to life in a free contemporary-dance program offered this weekend.
Created and produced by the community dance studio on Clarcona-Ocoee Road in Orlando, "Christmas Connected" humorously touches on one of...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:19 PM
This Saturday, Dec. 21, DeLand's Athens Theatre will host "A Gift From You To Me" charity concert. The Sands Theatre Center has collaborated with Preps Dance Company, Miriam & Valerie's Soda Pops, Bella Voci Singing Ensemble and the Shoestring Theatre...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Inside a cramped studio apartment in south Glendale Thursday night, Guadalupe Villela-Garcia’s three sons gazed over a mountain of gifts that they hadn’t expect to see this holiday season.
Money has been tight this year in the Villela-...