| Apr 8, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Macy’s Inc. and J.C. Penney Co. Inc. are back in court Monday after a month-long mediation effort in their dispute over Martha Stewart merchandise appeared to have failed.
The department store chains are tussling over the rights to sell the...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 8:08 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — There won't be an easy fix for J.C. Penney — if it can be fixed at all.
As Mike Ullman takes the reins again less than two years after his departure, he faces a Herculean task to undo the mess left by CEO Ron Johnson, who was...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:22 PM
There is no use in denying that you salivated just a little over hunka-hunka-burning-love Matthew Terry in the Calvin Klein commerical during this year's Super Bowl.
C'mon....you know you did.
Well get ready to drool again girl cuz Terry is coming...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Score one for J.C. Penney, the beleaguered retailer that just kicked out its chief executive in search of a better reputation. The department store chain Friday won the right to sell Martha Stewart products – as long as they’re unbranded....
| Mar 29, 2013
Remember how watches were going to become obsolete? Everybody was just going to use a cellphone to tell time.
Well, never mind.
Walk into any department store and it's stunning — so much real estate devoted to stylish fashion watches.
| Mar 29, 2013
| 12:29 PM
In the volatile world of radio, almost nothing lasts half a century.
But a great Chicago radio station — WVON-AM 1690 — has managed the feat: The institution marks its 50th anniversary Monday and celebrates with a concert featuring Toni...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 3:47 PM
With the aroma of chocolate bunnies and chocolate-covered coconut cream and pecan eggs filling many homes throughout the Lehigh Valley, what better way to start an Easter Sunday column than to talk about chocolate and tell you about a new place to buy it?...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:53 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney is honing in on its home department as part of a bigger plan to turn its stores into mini-malls of sorts.
The struggling department-store chain is unveiling revamped home areas within its stores that feature 20...
| May 11, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Macy's is taking its private-label Bar III brand on a cross-country jaunt to hip and happening flea markets, including the Rose Bowl flea market in Pasadena....
| Dec 2, 2012
If you were too busy to watch the stock market each day during the last week, you are fortunate.
The week ended on an up note, but you might not have expected such a conclusion if you'd been focused on the politically induced spasms throughout the week....
| Jul 20, 2012
| 2:42 PM
They say all good things must come to an end. With that, I'm leaving WDBJ and the news business. I've accepted a position as the community relations coordinator for Roanoke City Schools. There are several reasons why I'm switching...