| Feb 6, 2013
| 9:34 AM
The cat’s in the Monopoly bag, with a new feline token chosen to replace the tiny iron statuette voted out of the popular property-inspired board game this week.
Fans of the wheelbarrow and shoe tokens can now breathe easy -- the pieces will...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Shoppers trod carefully in January, lured into stores by retailers dangling post-holiday clearance deals but spending sparingly to balance out higher payroll taxes and lingering economic uncertainty.
Same-store sales at major retailers such as...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Three new Lay's potato chip flavors will hit grocery stores next week.
Only one will prevail and be added as a new chip flavor to Lay's product line.
Frito-Lay launched a promotional campaign titled "Do Us a Flavor," in which consumers nominated...
| Oct 29, 2012
Amy Francetic was at a child's birthday party in 2004 when she decided it was time to leave Silicon Valley.
"I was sitting there listening to 6-year-olds talk about IPOs and whose house was bigger and how much a wedding dress cost," she said.
| Feb 28, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Skechers, the Manhattan Beach footwear maker, has a new line of shoes targeted at teen girls, retailing at stores such as DSW and Dillard’s.
Sounds normal, until this: The collection is called “Daddy’$ Money.” The sneakers have...
| May 3, 2013
| 3:52 PM
The arrest of Daniel Doyle of West Hartford Friday in Rhode Island on charges of embezzlement, forgery and other crimes left many in the area saddened and scratching their heads. For those who know him, this was hard to imagine.
Mr. Doyle coached...
| May 21, 2013
| 10:00 AM
"My Little Pony Equestria Girls," a new animated film, will have its world premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival's Family Day festivities on June 15, organizers announced Tuesday.
The film revolves around Twilight Sparkle pursuing a thief who...
| May 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Television's latest animated superhero sports a purple skirt and cape, pink gloves and white go-go boots.
She is also a he.
Meet SheZow, the star of a cartoon debuting Saturday on the Hub, a kids' cable channel co-owned by cable programming giant...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Artist Gary Baseman has arrived at the Skirball Cultural Center with a brightly colored throw pillow under his arm and a determined look on his face.
After greeting security guards and the few visitors browsing his sprawling retrospective exhibition...
| Aug 24, 2011
Hollywood's growing budget scrutiny has found another victim: "Ouija." Universal Pictures has canceled its plans to make a movie based on the classic board game after it became clear that the special-effects-heavy supernatural picture would cost around...
| Aug 25, 2011
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