| Nov 25, 2011
| 4:25 PM
Tens of thousands of Black Friday shoppers flocked to stores at midnight in Glendale and Burbank, with waves of fresh reinforcements streaming in throughout what was a relatively typical start to the holiday retail season.
Yvonne Rodriguez, 29, and...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 6:22 AM
The world's largest Apple stores is opening amid controversy inside Grand Central Terminal Friday morning. The deal, which the retailer made with the MTA, is under a state investigation.
The Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions, which...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 10:46 AM
IStove? iDon't think so.
Chinese officials have confiscated nearly 700 stoves branded with Apple's trademark logo from two warehouses in Wuhan, a city in the Hubei province in Southeast China, according to Chinese news reports.
| Nov 20, 2011
Why not give a "wow" gift this holiday season? You know what I'm talking about.
It's one of those special presents that creates excitement even before it's opened. You present a coveted logo'd shopping bag. Inside is the ultra swank box from a fancy shop...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Ellen Warren's Holiday Shopping Tips:
Be up front about your per gift spending limit -- and stick to it
Beat the Christmas rush, shop weekdays when sales staffers have more time to unearth frugal finds
Ask about return policy; some stores only give...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 7:51 AM
WASHINGTON There's a new application to help visitors navigate the massive collection of the Smithsonian's 15 Washington museums and the National Zoo.
The app, created by the editors of Smithsonian magazine, was released earlier this week. It...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:09 AM
Richard Schulze has offered $24 to $26 a share to buy Best Buy, the teetering electronics retailer he founded in 1966 and helped run for decades before being elbowed out in a scandal this spring.
Schulze is already the Minnesota company’s largest...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Best Buy Co. named a new chief executive Monday, proclaiming Hubert Joly -- the current head of Radisson and T.G.I. Friday’s parent Carlson -- as the best bet to save the beleaguered electronics retailer.
Minnesota-based Best Buy has struggled in...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 8:36 AM
Looks like Best Buy Co.’s new chief executive has his work cut out for him, with the electronics retailer’s profit falling 91% and its stock plunging to a nine-year low.
The sour earnings report came the day after Best Buy announced Hubert...
| Sep 19, 2012
The Clybourn Corridor, aka the Forever 21-Apple Store-Whole Foods Triangle, is poised to become even more retail-licious in the coming year. Target, Nordstrom Rack, Sephora, Anthropologie and others have plans to move in soon, and all those shopping...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 6:29 PM
At William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance, social media and other digital tools are in heavy use, helping agents with organization and promotion and improving the firm's success in the market and their employees' satisfaction.