| Dec 22, 2008
The deals were there and, by most accounts, so were the shoppers. But at the close of the final holiday shopping weekend, consumers confessed they were still nervous about buying.
"This is going to be a poor Christmas," said Dee Dobbins, a 31-year-old...
| Apr 23, 2009
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| May 18, 2009
| 7:08 PM
Imagine getting a facial, buying all new cosmetics, going out to eat, or stocking up on high end groceries, for just a penny! A new auction website, dfwbid.com is making it possible. And no, you're not the only skeptic!
Cara Clark says, "I wasn't...
| Dec 16, 2008
Celebrity's new ship, Solstice, is as simple, and as sophisticated, as walking barefoot in the park. Literally.
One of the hallmarks of the first in Celebrity's new series of ships is a broad carpet of genuine grass, developed over a half-dozen years...
| Dec 21, 2008
It arrives most every year, that moment when you realize you need to find another holiday gift -- fast. The less-than-enviable fallback: a lackluster candle from the Hallmark store or a Starbucks gift card you either take out of your wallet or pick up...
| Dec 21, 2008
MAC Cosmetics never met a cross-dressing diva it didn't like.
Following in the footsteps of RuPaul, Amanda Lepore and Jeffree Star, Dame Edna Everage has teamed up with the beauty giant on a line of makeup arriving in stores Friday.
| Jan 11, 2009
"The weave is gone. Forget about it," says Rebecca Opong, as she leans on the counter of African Image Beauty Supply & Salon on Western Avenue. She sighs. "The economy is bad. Now, they all want half-wigs."
On this recent Saturday afternoon, the chairs...
| Sep 5, 2008
So much for the slogan, "Still nothing over 99 cents, ever!"
After 26 years, the 99 Cents Only Stores chain is expected to announce Monday that it will raise some of its prices above 99 cents for the first time.
The City of Commerce retailer, faced with...
| Oct 7, 2008
Ever since Gov. Sarah Palin burst on to the national scene, I've heard more than I ever wanted to hear about hockey moms. Are they that different from soccer moms? Do they really wear lipstick? Or can they get away with lip balm or Blistex?
| Jun 15, 2008
Shopping for designer jeans and shampoo now takes less time (and effort) than waiting for your order at the In-N-Out drive-through.
Several L.A. stores are offering curbside pickup service. Sales people at Kiehl's, Jonathan Adler and Kitson will take a...
| Jun 18, 2008
| 11:15 AM
For a summertime last-minute date or a ladies' night out in Chicago, Mercedes Bender's go-to outfit is white jeans with a bold tank, dressy heels or sandals, and bold jewelry. "It never disappoints!" Bender said.
Yet she observes on her denim site,...