| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Shopping for a K-12 student is still an expensive proposition, but parents this year are planning to trim their spending and focus on necessities, according to a survey from the National Retail Federation.
The average expenditure for apparel, shoes,...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:48 PM
There’s a traitor in your pocket. Or your purse.
Your cellphone is ratting you out.
Stores can keep track of who you are and what you buy -- unless you pay cash. Now they can also use your cellphone -- even without your permission -- to find out...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:02 AM
"Modern Family's" Sofia Vergara admits she has a fondness for Hermes Birkin bags. In August's Harper's Bazaar, she says she tells her agent: “What would you prefer? Me popping champagne bottles and doing drugs and wasting money or buying bags? These...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 12:57 PM
If you've been longing to try some luxury beauty products but were put off by the price tag, now might be the time to fill your makeup bag.
Nordstrom's 2013 beauty anniversary event got underway on Wednesday, offering more than 100 fragrance, cosmetic,...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:12 AM
Chelsea Lanzoni was on her way from the lacrosse fields of Vanderbilt University to a summer internship at National Geographic in Washington, but her first stop was a dressing room at Nordstrom Rack in Annapolis.
"I had, literally, nothing to wear," she...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have introduced their first Elizabeth and James handbags for fall 2013, and styles are available online for pre-sale now.
The bags, $395 to $625, have a clean, streamlined aesthetic and relaxed silhouettes that reflect the...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Kris Jenner was an award presenter at the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards on Sunday (click here for the winners), and she said that daughter Kim Kardashian and her new baby girl -- born Saturday, about five weeks ahead of schedule -- are doing fine. Kanye...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 11:55 AM
This post has been updated with information from an amended criminal complaint filed Thursday afternoon.
Hackers allegedly targeted 15 financial institutions, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citigroup Inc. and E-Trade, as part of a nearly two-year-...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:57 AM
Sarah Jessica Parker, who brought the shoe-loving Carrie Bradshaw to life on "Sex and the City," is reverting to type: She is launching a shoe collection in collaboration with George Malkemus, longtime head of Manolo Blahnik. “In a silly way, I...
| Feb 11, 2013
Stop in to one of the eight Mariano's Fresh Markets in the Chicago area and you could spot founder Bob Mariano pushing carts, rewrapping meat or helping clean up spills.
The eponymous, upmarket grocery stores, tended with his exacting sense of detail,...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Pornographic film producer Vivid Entertainment filed suit to overturn the newly-passed Los Angeles County ballot measure requiring porn performers to wear condoms during filming....