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  • Toys: Still dangerous but getting safer, study says

    Toys: Still dangerous but getting safer, study says
    Days before the annual mob scene that is Black Friday, a consumer advocacy group is urging parents to take a closer look at the Christmas toys they’re gearing up to buy. Several popular products may pose safety risks to children, according to...
  • Amazon.com to hire more than 50,000 extra workers for holidays

    Amazon.com, the online retailer that has many brick-and-mortar companies on the defensive, said it will hire more than 50,000 seasonal employees nationwide for the holiday shopping season. That’s more than double the 20,000 full-time workers that...
  • June retail sales rise 4.1%; biggest jump since January

    June retail sales rise 4.1%; biggest jump since January
    A welcome trinity of factors -- perkier job prospects, summer temperatures and more affordable prices -- helped retail sales in June beat expectations. Same-store sales at shops open at least a year -- a measure that strips out the volatility of...
  • Man About Town: In the Valley with one tight-knit group

    Man About Town: In the Valley with one tight-knit group
    Don't think of it as rush hour. Think of all those burning brake lights on the 101 as your own little red-light district, as beacons to fun and conviviality. Follow them to Ventura Boulevard, off Coldwater, then left, to a nondescript storefront,...
  • Amazon, watch your back: Target, Best Buy to match online prices

    Target and other brick-and-mortar retailers are treating this holiday season as an offensive against online rivals such as Amazon.com, using tactics such as price-matching to win back dominance of the Christmas shopping season. Tired of being used as...
  • Will Kevin Clash resignation hurt Elmo toy sales?

    Days before Black Friday is a less than ideal time for Elmo, the inspiration for some of the most popular toys ever created, to have his name associated with allegations of sexual misconduct. Depending on who’s being asked, the resignation of Elmo...
  • Trader Joe's targeted for meat with antibiotics, candy with lead

    Trader Joe's targeted for meat with antibiotics, candy with lead
    Quirky grocery chain Trader Joe’s is dealing this week with some concern over its products, including a public statement from a major advocacy group criticizing the presence of antibiotics in meat and a lawsuit from the state of California...
  • J.C. Penney reports another loss in fourth quarter; sales slide 28%

    J.C. Penney Co. is falling deeper into a rut, reporting yet another quarter of tanking sales and net loss as the department store chain struggles in its reinvention. The Plano, Texas, company reported a net loss of $552 million, or $2.51 a share, in its...
  • Portrait studios suddenly close in Sears, some Wal-Marts

    Portrait studios suddenly close in Sears, some Wal-Marts
    Portrait studios at Sears and some Wal-Mart stores — the scenes of innumerable family photos — have unexpectedly closed as their operator, CPI Corp., goes out of business. The portrait provider said in a statement on its website that all...
  • Kyle Schuneman, the DIY design guy of moment

    Kyle Schuneman, the DIY design guy of moment
    Kyle Schuneman is only 26, yet the Chicago native has worked as a stylist, set decorator and interior designer for nearly a decade, ever since he deferred admission to Loyola Marymount University and moved to Los Angeles when he was 18. "I've been...
  • Anthropologie opens first West Coast BHLDN bridal shop

    Anthropologie opens first West Coast BHLDN bridal shop
    Anthropologie, the retailer known for its twee and often vintage-inspired fashions and home goods, opened its first BHLDN "shop within a shop" store in Beverly Hills on Wednesday. The sister label, pronounced “beholden,” launched as an...