| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:26 PM
LAS VEGAS — He's a painfully private entrepreneur with very public dreams for this city's decaying downtown core.
Around Sin City, giddy officials are heralding online shoe retailer Tony Hsieh as a visionary, the latest in a line of moneyed Las...
| May 17, 2013
| 11:32 AM
One thing to know about our book club
We are the iD Movement Book Club, based in Wood Dale. We like to take quotes from the books we are reading and text or email them to each other during the day as encouraging notes.
We meet every six...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Sure, summer uniforms (a.k.a. anything that's lightweight and airy) are what you want to wear this time of year, but that's no reason to retire your staples from last season. Rather than invest in a completely new a warm-weather wardrobe, why not update...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 9:32 PM
From Stellar Interesting When you look at Twitter's trending topics, it's a lot easier to understand why they have to write "Do Not Eat" on silica gel packets....Ashley Feinberg Zappos should purchase a newspaper so they have something to pack......
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Hoping that the best years are not in the rear-view mirror for its Acura luxury line, American Honda Motor Co. is shifting into high gear for the introduction of its redesigned 2014 MDX sport utility vehicle.
The U.S. sales arm of the Japanese automaker...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Jared Kupiec, recently deposed chief of staff for Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra, came under renewed scrutiny last week because he supposedly:
a. Snorted caviar off a city-owned iPad.
b. Tried to sneak stolen lobsters through the Stop and Shop self-...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Thousands of retailers are offering free shipping today, with delivery guaranteed by Christmas Eve.
But which retailers are the most reliable when it comes to shipping during one of the busiest weeks of the year?
One survey, based on shipping...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:49 AM
Flowers make beautiful gifts. But ordering online can be pretty unpleasant, Consumer
Reports discovered. It surveyed 28,000 of its subscribers about their experiences
shopping at the 52 largest retail websites. Online florists 1-800-Flowers and FTD...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 9:35 AM
The iPad has opened up new worlds to business people and the average Internet user alike. But this victory doesn’t come without downsides. A new article on CNET.com claims that the iPad is making men more effeminate. How, you ask?
| Oct 31, 2012
| 8:13 AM
This caught my eye this morning: Zappos, the online shoe and clothing retailer, lost a court battle in trying to defend its Terms of Service language from lawyers who are suing the company for losing the online data of 24 million customers.
| Jan 1, 2012
Rarely do we associate the words "happiness" and "work." They're an unlikely pairing, like "squirrel" and "yummy" or "Kardashian" and "admirable."
But because it's the new year and I'm feeling peppy and optimistic, let's connect those two nouns with a...