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  • Good deals go fast on wine websites

    Good deals go fast on wine websites
    New Jersey wine retailer Joe Arking was in the Napa Valley last month, drumming up business. Arking is hardly a typical retailer in the bricks-and-mortar sense or, for that matter, in the normal Web-commerce sense. His website, winestilsoldout.com,...
  • Memoirs by recent wine authors

    Memoirs by recent wine authors
    Three recently published books suggest that an emerging literary form, the wine memoir, is gathering momentum. Each book -- Alice Feiring's "The Battle for Wine and Love or How I Saved the World From Parkerization," Neal I. Rosenthal's "Reflections of a...
  • Obama tells China's president that global trade imbalances must be fixed

    President Barack Obama on Friday opened his relationship with Chinese President Hu Jintao, promising cooperation in a phone call that broadly covered sensitive trade issues, the global financial crisis and the North Korean nuclear threat. Both leaders...
  • Feds, retailer recall deadly dart sets

    Feds, retailer recall deadly dart sets
    Following deaths of children in Chicago and Milwaukee, federal regulators on Monday recalled 1.8 million dart gun sets — a toy that federal officials and the toy's importer knew was deadly more than three years ago. For the family of Kentrell...
  • Hope for Roquefort fans

    Hope for Roquefort fans
    On a recent afternoon, customers of the Los Angeles gourmet shop Joan's on Third were greeted with a one-pound wedge of L'Aigle Noir Roquefort, its blue-speckled innards showcased on a glass pedestal amid tidy piles of other artisan cheeses. Hanging above...
  • The Hartford, Other Insurers Sued Over 'Dumping' Of Cheap Chinese Foods

    What can you make with cheap crawfish, garlic, canned mushrooms and honey? A class action lawsuit, say U.S. food producers who are suing The Hartford and other insurers for nearly $1 billion in damages. The suit, filed Tuesday, spotlights how the...
  • Website levels the wine industry playing field

    Website levels the wine industry playing field
    Like most U.S. business sectors, the wine business has been transformed by e-commerce. Even if restrictions on interstate shipping have limited that commerce to 38 states, the Internet as a wine marketplace is robust by any measure. In the last four...
  • Jobless data downside surprises experts

     
    by Frank James More bad economic news today on the unemployment front. Jobless claims climbed to the highest level in seven years last month. What's truly unnerving is that the numbers are coming in even worse than economists and other......
  • Today's News From the Cars.com Family

     
    One reader has a question about the 2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged, and Ask.cars.com goes in search of horsepower numbers. Then, PickupTrucks.com talks to an importer who says the Mahindra trucks have come a long way. Finally, MotherProof....
  • SYM Symba scooter offers alternative in a sea of Vespa wannabes [Updated]

     
    You may recognize the machine -- but not the manufacturer. It’s the classic Honda Cub as made by the Taiwanese company SYM. It’s called the Symba, which, any parent who’s watched "The Lion King" 100 too many times can tell......
  • U.S. trade deficit up nearly 10% to $36.4 billion in November

     
    The U.S. trade deficit shot up nearly 10% to $36.4 billion in November, hitting a 10-month high, the Department of Commerce said today.Demand for imports is growing, as the nation’s economy slowly gets back on its feet. Imports totaled $174.6......