| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:04 PM
We have a Babe in Baltimore. 33-year-old Lisa Ponzoli, Timonium native and owner of the trendy Fells Point boutique, has been involved in the apparel and fashion industries since college.
After working in the buying offices at Nordstrom and Hecht's in D....
| Jan 12, 2012
| 3:51 PM
When Collective Habit owner Ashley O'Leary got into a car accident, she turned a lemon into lemonade and used the insurance money to open her secondhand boutique last month.
The new Laguna Niguel store is a family affair: Ashley O'Leary owns it with...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:49 AM
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Glendale was set to make about $5.6 million in tax revenues from the Americana at Brand this year, but with its Redevelopment Agency gone, the city can expect to see that figure drop by roughly half in the years to come, officials reported.
| Oct 14, 2012
When Eugene, Ore.-based Will Leather Goods opened the doors of its first flagship store on Abbot Kinney Boulevard in late September, 60-year-old founder and Chief Executive Bill Adler found himself barely a belt buckle's toss from the Venice Beach...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Gustav "Gus" Baer, a retired executive and certified public accountant who had a second career as a pianist entertaining Nordstrom shoppers with his spirited renditions of Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and George Gershwin classics, died Oct. 9 of a...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 6:03 PM
What's not to love about a new lipstick? It perks us up for not much cash. But really, even if it's not a huge expenditure, we still want value for our money.
Is there that much difference between a $34 Chanel and a cheapie from the drugstore?
| Oct 29, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Cranes, construction trucks and multistory buildings rising slowly out of the ground can be seen peppered through downtown Glendale as several residential and commercial projects get underway. And there’s more on the horizon.
The Broadway Lofts,...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Acupuncture and shopping may not be seem like obvious retail partners, but at Glow Boutique + Wellness in Laguna, they mix quite harmoniously.
Taryn Freeman and Gina Negri Klebanoff paired up on the concept, and call the shop a place to feel good both...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 5:43 PM
Baltimore is among the regions hardest-hit by organized retail crime, a growing national problem in which gangs steal and sell goods, a retail trade group reported Tuesday.
A survey by the National Retail Federation shows that almost no retailer is...
| Jun 8, 2012
Don't know about you, but I love to hate celebrities.
They're richer and better looking than I am. And they have people. People to keep track of their cellphone chargers, people to cook delicious low-fat meals, people to help them get dressed, to...