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  • The cure for retailers ruining Thanksgiving: A federal blue law

    The cure for retailers ruining Thanksgiving: A federal blue law
    Forget about that so-called war on Christmas. The real war is on Thanksgiving, and it looks as though the turkeys won’t be the only losers. Joining fellow retail giants Wal-Mart, Staples and who knows who else (it’s too depressing to count),...
  • More anxious retailers will open earlier on Thanksgiving

    More anxious retailers will open earlier on Thanksgiving
    The annual retail arms race is invading Thanksgiving with a vengeance. Instead of a Norman Rockwell tableau of family gathered round the turkey, a more fitting image this year might be Americans rushing out to bag bargains. On Monday, Wal-Mart, Target...
  • More stores opening on Thanksgiving

    More stores opening on Thanksgiving
      More retailers than ever are opening their doors on Thanksgiving to lure holiday shoppers with special bargains. Here is a sampling, with starting times on Nov. 28. Best Buy (6 p.m.) J.C. Penney (8 p.m.) Kohl's (8 p.m.) Kmart (6 a.m.) Macy'...
  • Gold at three-week low on Fed stimulus outlook

    Gold at three-week low on Fed stimulus outlook
    This has not been a good year for gold investors. Prices of the precious metal were at a three-week low Tuesday morning on speculation that a strengthening U.S. economy will spur the Federal Reserve to slow stimulus. Silver fell to its lowest level in...
  • Walmart, Target, Best Buy Black Friday ads hit the Internet

    Walmart, Target, Best Buy Black Friday ads hit the Internet
    More than two weeks before the big shopping day, Walmart, Target, Best Buy and others have released their Black Friday advertisements. Among the highlights: WALMART Walmart will begin its doorbuster deals at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 28 --- otherwise...
  • A retreat on chemical safety

    A retreat on chemical safety
    Six years ago, a California environmental group learned that certain baby bibs were made with potentially dangerous amounts of lead. A lawsuit followed, asserting that the bibs violated California's sweeping environmental toxins law. As a result, Wal-Mart...
  • Litchfield Art Consultant Redefines Landscape Paintings For The Home

     Litchfield Art Consultant Redefines Landscape Paintings For The Home
    Two landscape paintings hang side by side in the New Britain Museum of American Art. One is Frederic Edwin Church's "West Rock, New Haven," his peaceful, pastoral 1849 view of a famed Connecticut landmark. A few farmers are seen haying a field, and in the...
  • Holiday harbingers: Layaway at Wal-Mart, price-match at Toys R Us

    Holiday harbingers: Layaway at Wal-Mart, price-match at Toys R Us
    It’s only August, but retailers such as Wal-Mart and Toys R Us are already getting a jump on what is expected to be a difficult holiday season. On Wednesday, discount giant Wal-Mart said it would bring back its layaway program this year after last...
  • Toys "R" Us enhances price match guarantee

    Toys "R" Us enhances price match guarantee
    Toys "R" Us will match prices from its online competitors, a press release announced Wednesday. The announcement comes as a way to "(remove) any doubt before holiday shopping begins in earnest that customers are receiving the best available prices," the...
  • Abercrombie, teen brands lose in second quarter; adios booty shorts?!

    Abercrombie, teen brands lose in second quarter; adios booty shorts?!
    Maybe it’s a backlash to booty shorts and over-sexed advertising. Or it’s resentment over the resistance to plus-size products. Possibly it’s due to the economy, which is still squeezing teens and their parents. Whatever the reason,...
  • Barbie's new dream house is in a familiar place -- Malibu

    Barbie's new dream house is in a familiar place -- Malibu
    After a summer spent looking for a new place to hang her very tiny hat, Barbie has decided not to bolt the 'bu after all. Earlier this year, a Mattel marketing campaign sent the diminutive diva on a road trip to 13 cities across North America ostensibly...