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  • 'Singles' Day' Sales, Yet To Catch On Here, Set Online Shopping Record

    'Singles' Day' Sales, Yet To Catch On Here, Set Online Shopping Record
    MinXi Fu of West Hartford was up at 3 in the morning Tuesday to take advantage of a consumer-centric holiday from China that takes its name from the four digits in the date — 1.1.1.1 — Singles' Day. China's largest e-commerce company,...
  • Forget Black Friday: Alibaba's Singles Day sets online shopping record

    Beijing mom Wang Rongrong is married, but each year she eagerly looks forward to China’s “Singles Day.” After putting her 1-year-old son Momo to sleep, Wang got in front of her computer and began her four-hour countdown to China’...
  • Senior In-Home Health Care Agency: Daily Exercise Benefits Older Adults

    Autumn temperatures have fallen in Florida just enough to rekindle a new interest in taking on bike paths, jogging trails and swimming. You can sit on a park bench, close your eyes, and hear the unmistakable sidewalk pounding. As temperatures fall just...
  • Garden clubs vs. the digital age: Finding room for both

     Garden clubs vs. the digital age: Finding room for both
    The world has changed since the National Garden Clubs Inc., a St. Louis-based association, was in its prime: From 1957 to 1959, the group had about 475,000 members, said Kathleen Romine, administrative assistant with the group. Today the group has about...
  • New books focus on the passion and pleasure of growing cut flowers and arranging seasonal materials

    Two Virginia gardening authors recently released new books, and both share their passion for seasonal material. One focuses on growing cut flowers for bouquets, while the other shows how to use simple blossoms and foliage to create eye-catching windowsill...
  • Community provides Delray teen a wheelchair-accessible garden

    Community provides Delray teen a wheelchair-accessible garden
    Delray Beach resident Chiemeka Fevecque, 17, always enjoyed gardening at home with her grandmother. Her passion for tending and tilling blossomed when a community garden opened just two doors down from her house last summer. But when other gardeners...
  • Tollway's list of 'Super Scofflaws' keeps growing

    Tollway's list of 'Super Scofflaws' keeps growing
    Tae Young Kim is caught in a bind. The Illinois Tollway says his Prospect Heights limousine business owes nearly $800,000 in tolls and fines, an amount he says is impossible to pay. That debt — the result of thousands of unpaid tolls over...
  • Retailers expect strong holiday sales for upcoming season

    Retailers expect strong holiday sales for upcoming season
    Holiday shopping is expected to be stronger this year than last, with one retail group calling for the biggest gain in three years. Consumers will spend an estimated $488.6 billion at shopping centers during November and December, a 4 percent sales...
  • You voted: Here are the Best Bets for 2014

    You voted: Here are the Best Bets for 2014
    Congratulations to the winners of the annual Best Bets awards. Every year, Orlando Sentinel publishes Central Florida's favorite picks of local dining, shopping, services and entertainment -- all chosen by you, our readers. We're proud to announce...
  • ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ director warns Katniss is ‘very alone’

     
    In a barren Georgia warehouse on a cold January day, Jennifer Lawrence was doing something unusual for the young Oscar […]...
  • Rental properties retool as packages pile up

    Rental properties retool as packages pile up
    The first stop Jamie Snydel makes after a 12- to 13-hour workday is at the concierge desk of her apartment building to pick up packages. "I don't have time to shop in stores," said Snydel, sales manager for an online menswear startup. Instead, she...