| May 30, 2014
| 5:22 PM
It was supposed to be a simple way to update my aging kitchen. Instead, it felt like a commentary on my messy life.
The project was straightforward: Decrepit cabinet fronts would be replaced with stylish wooden doors.
The preparation was not: I had to...
| May 14, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Chcicago-based Sears Holdings Corp said on Wednesday it was looking at selling its 51 percent stake in Sears Canada Inc, a move that could trigger a deal for the entire Canadian operation, though a quick and easy sale was seen as unlikely. Sears Holdings,...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Workers at a Riverside County warehouse and distribution complex for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. agreed to settle a long-running battle over wage issues by accepting $21 million in unpaid wages, interest and penalties.
The proposed settlement of a lawsuit with...
| May 16, 2014
Wal-Mart warehouses: In the May 15 Business section, an article about wage disputes at Riverside County warehouses serving Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said that the Warehouse Worker Resource Center filed a lawsuit to recover back pay. The center aided the...
| May 15, 2014
| 6:18 PM
T-Mobile and Spanish media giant Univision Communications Inc. have teamed up to launch a new wireless brand specifically designed for Latino customers.
Starting Monday, Univision Mobile will offer customers monthly plans that include 100 minutes of...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Sears Holdings Corp. posted a steep first-quarter loss Thursday as revenue continued its seven-year slide amid continued store closures.
The Hoffman Estates-based retailer reported a $402 million loss in the first quarter, or $3.79 per diluted share, a...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Target Corp's decision to oust Gregg Steinhafel as chairman and chief executive some five months after a massive data breach has triggered concerns the No. 3 U.S. retailer might have even more bad news for investors.
The board of directors removed...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
It was a slow grind, but U.S. stocks posted gains in the second quarter and first half, extending the bull run into a sixth year.
In a surprise, investors also were rewarded for sticking with bonds, as interest rates resumed their decline after...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Tuesday it will triple its spending on food safety in China by the end of 2015 after criticism of its operating procedures and a reported mislabeling of donkey meat.
The world’s largest retailer said it will shell out...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:41 PM
The periodic blackouts in Cassina Tarsia's Oceanside neighborhood meant the 71-year-old couldn't charge her cellphone or electric wheelchair.
But outages aren't a problem anymore.
Since February, Tarsia's garage has housed a suitcase-sized battery...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 9:17 AM
The truck driver accused of causing a fatal car crash on a New Jersey highway that critically injured comedian Tracy Morgan was driving 65 miles per hour in a 45 mph zone, federal investigators said on Thursday.
Data recovered from the truck driven by...