| Nov 25, 2011
| 8:25 AM
It appears much of the midnight Black Friday rush has dissipated in Glendale, making way for the morning crush of shoppers who decided to get a few hours of sleep after Thanksgiving to start their day.
Shoppers who braved midnight store openings at...
| 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...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 2:14 PM
An explosion rocked one of the busiest retail and tourist areas of Manhattan, leaving two men hurt and hundreds running to safety on or near the High Line elevated park. The accidental blast also left some eyewitnesses thinking the explosion was...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 11:04 AM
Holiday parties are a great chance to gather friends and family together for a good time. Food and drink are important components, but so is the entertainment factor. Here are some ideas to keep the action going and multiply the fun.
| Mar 16, 2012
| 3:51 PM
About 8:30 Friday morning, Brian Dorr emerged, with a large smile and his arms raised, from the Apple Store at The Mall in Columbia, as blue-shirted employees cheered and slapped him high-fives.
He and his wife, Donna, got what they came for: the third-...
| 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...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Atholton High School student Eric Lu whipped out his cellphone and displayed information about the 7.3-magnitude earthquake that occurred off the west coast of Sumatra on Tuesday. The information came courtesy of mobile application software called...