| Oct 17, 2011
| 1:42 PM
I have spent all day screwing around with a cheap printer trying to make it do a simple thing, make a quality print. It's no go. I'm not going to identify the retailer or the printer because they are both quality operations. Even the best printer...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Thousands of retailers are offering free shipping today, with delivery guaranteed by Christmas Eve.
But which retailers are the most reliable when it comes to shipping during one of the busiest weeks of the year?
One survey, based on shipping...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 8:36 AM
Staples Inc. is speeding up store closures, shaking up management and boosting its online business as the office-supply chain implements a multiyear plan to cut costs.
The Framingham, Mass.-based company is looking to save $250 million, before taxes,...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Over the past few months there has been much talk about approving or rejecting the proposed Costa Mesa charter, often described as a constitution for our community's governance. I invite you, my fellow Costa Mesa residents, to think of the charter in a...
| Jul 15, 2012
It's the height of summer, but inside many Baltimore-area stores, fall has arrived.
While shoppers sorted through racks of discounted shorts and tank tops, retailers at White Marsh Mall began displaying school backpacks and uniforms. Area Target stores...
| Jan 6, 2011
Lady Gaga, Polaroid's creative director, showed off the first results of her collaboration with the instant photo company -- a mobile printer, a new camera and sunglasses with a camera and two OLED screens behind the lenses at the Consumer Electronics...
| Jun 14, 2010
| 5:30 PM
During a stay at a resort two years ago, Carol Arand bought $4,000 in genetic tests after a spa physician praised their potential to improve her health.
If ever she got sick, Arand reasoned, she could take the results to her doctor. "I hoped that this...
| Jul 6, 2010
| 1:10 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Buy those Forever stamps now. The cost of mailing a letter is going up again.
Fighting to survive a deepening financial crisis, the Postal Service said Tuesday it wants to increase the price of first-class stamps by 2 cents - to 46 cents -...
| May 20, 2009
Renton's Lindbergh High School will be open this morning, but school officials are asking students to stay home if they are feeling sick. Close to 400 students are out sick with flu-like symptoms.
A school spokesperson says the number represents about...
| Jun 16, 2009
State regulators have rejected a request from Connecticut Natural Gas that might have raised customers' rates by 1.9 percent.
In a decision issued Monday, the state Department of Public Utility Control said it would instead cut CNG's revenues by $16.8...
| Jun 16, 2009
When Nassau police Det. Sgt. Patrick Ryder was looking for a way to make daily intelligence bulletins and safety reports more accessible to cops on the beat, he found a solution sitting right in front of him: two computer-savvy college interns assigned to...