| Oct 13, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Consumers plan to spend the same or more than last year on holiday shopping, new consumer research shows.
A holiday spending survey by market research firm The NPD Group shows that 10 percent of consumers expect to spend more than last year, while 67...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 4:44 PM
El Centro police early today arrested a man suspected of breaking into the Kohl's store ion Danenberg Road and having more than $23,000 in jewelry on him, an official said.
Police responded to a 2:15 a.m. burglary alarm and upon arriving found smashed...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 11:50 PM
EL CENTRO - An undocumented immigrant suspected of possessing about $23,000 of jewelry was arrested early Wednesday during the burglary of the Kohl’s store in El Centro, a police official said.
The suspect, identified as 20-year-old Damasio Silva...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 8:42 AM
OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- A man who became stuck after falling 40 feet into a North County creek bed was hoisted to safety by Oceanside and Carlsbad firefighters, authorities said.
Firefighters were called to rescue the man from the 3400 block of Marron...
| May 9, 2012
| 5:43 AM
Online shoppers prefer Walmart to Target.
That's one of the findings of an index released today that scores the top 100 online retailers on customer satisfaction.
ForeSee's Top 100 E-Retail Satisfaction Index based its analysis on nearly 21,000...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:29 AM
It's only October, but companies like Amazon are already thinking about the holidays. The online retailer is the latest to announce its seasonal hiring plan, and it's significant: 50,000 jobs in the United States
Amazon (AMZN, Fortune 500) currently...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 10:29 AM
Trybe women's apparel, a local entrepreneurial start-up, is making a name for Northern Michigan fashion.
"It takes a lot of time and effort to start a new company," said Molly Kircher, of Walloon Lake. "There are days when we wonder why we did this and...
| Nov 6, 2012
A party in New York to toast the Maison Martin Margiela with H&M collaboration attracted A-listers such as Sarah Jessica Parker and Kanye West — and foreshadowed long lines Nov. 15 when the collection for men and women hits 230 H&M stores worldwide....
| Nov 7, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Kohl's has announced some digital initiatives to attract tech-savvy holiday shoppers.
People can create wish lists on their desktops, tablets or mobile devices, then share them via email or social channels.
And while retailers want to ring up lots of...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 10:41 AM
In its latest retail strategy ahead of the holiday shopping season, Toys R Us will match its prices against competing retailers.
The retailer said that it will offer a "price match guarantee" on all items from Toys R Us or Babies R Us stores.
| May 19, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Phillipsburg Mall is home to anchors like Sears, Bon-Ton, Kohl's and JCPenney's.
But have you noticed that the mall's corridors are riddled with vacancies?
I witnessed the sea of empty storefronts as I walked through the mall during lunchtime Wednesday....
| May 23, 2012
| 10:01 AM
City Center at Oyster Point. 701 Town Center Drive in Newport News. 230,000 square feet of retail shops and restaurants. Host to a weekly farmers' market during the summer months. Development began in 2000.
Major stores: Animare Salon & Spa, Ann Taylor...