| May 24, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Teen retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co. stumbled hard in its first quarter, with same-store sales diving 15% and profit missing Wall Street’s expectations.
The company, fresh off a mea culpa over Chief Executive Mike Jeffries’ controversial...
| May 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Spanish retailer Zara is coming to downtown Los Angeles, bringing a dash of fast fashion to a district increasingly pegged as a potential shopping powerhouse.
The 27,000-square-foot store that the trendy chain plans to open in the Figat7th shopping...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:06 AM
A new Goodwill operation housing three retail stores will open in Hampton, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.
On June 5, the non-profit organization will open a 117,000-square-foot store at 1911 Saville Row in Hampton. A spokeswoman said the location is a...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:41 PM
An economic upturn sent more customers to La Caņada Flintridge-based Sport Chalet Inc. stores in the past year, an official from the sporting goods chain announced last week.
"Sales were higher across all of our channels," Craig Levra, Sport Chalet's...
| May 31, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Starbucks is breaking up the love affair between smokers and their joe.
The classic pairing of coffee and cigarettes will be no more at the java giant, which beginning June 1 will prohibit anyone up to 25 feet from a Starbucks store from lighting up....
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Goodwill opened a new retail center in Hampton on Wednesday, welcoming hundreds of shoppers during its opening day activities.
The retail center houses a traditional retail store, an outlet and a computer store under one roof.
The building, located on...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Can new home decor collections save J.C. Penney? The struggling department store threw a housewarming party Thursday in New York, heralding new lines from an impressive roster of designers: Jonathan Adler, Conran, Martha Stewart, Pantone, Bodum and,...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Whether you prefer department stores or small boutiques, there is something for every shopper in Harford County. For some, the best place to start is Bel Air, also known as the “heart of Harford County.” At the intersection of routes 1 and 24,...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Every Monday and Thursday a truck brings goods from Target to the new Goodwill facility in Hampton.
Serious thrift store shoppers know that when the items with pink tags hit the retail floor, they won't last long.
"This will sell today," says Darick...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Scarves in bright colors and lightweight materials are fun accessories that will keep you warm if an evening breeze kicks in — or in the office air-conditioning.
The steal: $14.99
The blue hues and ikat print on this Merona scarf are a classic...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Musician and producer Sam Spiegel lives in a wooden A-frame house in the Hollywood Hills. It's a beautiful place, but its best feature is an apropos (if possibly apocryphal) history of weird musical collaboration.
"The guy who sold it to me says he...