| May 29, 2013
| 7:26 AM
Farm Fresh is offering a coupon for $20 in free groceries to shoppers who buy $100 in gift cards at the store.
The offer is being promoted for "Dads and Grads," and will be available through June 16. The offer is valid on select gift cards only, with...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 12:06 PM
ATLANTA -- The Internet, global growth and climate change are among the top issues facing the commercial and residential real estate markets over the next decade.
Addressing a gathering of real estate journalists downtown, kickoff speaker Howard...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Can new home decor collections save J.C. Penney? The struggling department store threw a housewarming party Thursday in New York, heralding new lines from an impressive roster of designers: Jonathan Adler, Conran, Martha Stewart, Pantone, Bodum and,...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:51 AM
Earlier this week we posted one more sign of the American retail recovery, the expansion of the Land of Nod at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. Times photographer Allen J. Schaben's shot of the brick wall at the checkout counter prompted us to ask Land of...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Home offices might be a trend, but interior designers Nicholas Hertneck and Lawrence Lazzaro grew tired of running a business from their personal residence. In early June, the decorating duo moved their business, a division of the Beverly Hills firm Piper...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Most Halloween candy is still sitting uneaten in pillowcases, but retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. are already kicking off their Christmas promotions in hopes of surviving harsh holiday conditions this year.
Bargain basement deals normally...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Kmart is going on a holiday all-nighter, opening for bargain hunters at 6 a.m. Thanksgiving morning and keeping the lights on for 41 straight hours.
Sister company Sears also is gearing up for an overnight shopping marathon, welcoming patrons at 8 p.m....
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Domestic doyenne Martha Stewart is about to get a slightly less fabulous paycheck, agreeing to cut her annual base salary by $200,000 to $1.8 million.
Stewart, who is chairwoman of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc., also allowed the company to shrink...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:05 AM
A group of 17 American retailers, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Target Corp. and Macy’s Inc., have signed on to a five-year agreement to help improve safety at garment factories in Bangladesh.
The accord is separate from a legally binding plan...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:02 AM
"Modern Family's" Sofia Vergara admits she has a fondness for Hermes Birkin bags. In August's Harper's Bazaar, she says she tells her agent: “What would you prefer? Me popping champagne bottles and doing drugs and wasting money or buying bags? These...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 12:23 AM
The hottest holiday commercials this season have ditched the heartwarming, home-for-the-holidays scenes to strike a dramatically different chord.
Advertising executives have instead chosen sly humor over sentiment, as major marketers including...