| May 9, 2013
| 10:53 PM
Ottavio Missoni, patriarch of the Italian luxury fashion brand built on zigzag-patterned knitwear, died Thursday at his home in Sumirago, Italy. He was 92.
A family spokesman announced his death but did not give the cause.
The Missoni label gained...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Thirty workers walked off the job Wednesday at the warehouse of a luggage supplier to Wal-Mart Stores Inc to protest alleged retaliation from managers after employees complained about poor working conditions, organizers said.
The workers, who are not...
| May 16, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Cinemark Holdings Inc., the nation's third-largest theater chain, is bulking up in Los Angeles County with plans to open a multiplex at the SouthBay Pavilion shopping mall in Carson.
Vintage Real Estate, which owns and manages SouthBay Pavilion, said it...
| May 14, 2013
The East Penn School Board voted 6-2 Monday night to participate in a proposed tax increment financing district for the Hamilton Crossings shopping center project. I think it was a terrible decision. I've supported tax incentives to bring commerce back......
| Dec 2, 2011
| 4:37 AM
If I had to do it over, which I actually do, I would gather new holiday decorations the way I'd build a new wardrobe.
As I mentioned in last week's column, I lost all my holiday decorations in my move to Florida. While coming to grips with that, I...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Cheryl Knauer has a restaurant gift card in mind for her in-laws, a massage gift card planned for another family member and intends to pick up cards in smaller dollar amounts to Chick-fil-A and Starbucks for kids' stockings and teachers' gifts.
| Dec 20, 2011
| 4:12 AM
Fort Myers police say Joshua L. Kendall, 28, took cellphone videos under a woman's skirt at a Fort Myers Walmart, reports WBBH NBC News-2 in Fort Myers.
Surveillance video showed Kendall following a woman around the store and bending down several times...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:03 AM
It appears that mom and dad brought their 1-year-old tot with them to do their Christmas shoplifting together.
Gainesville cops say the dad, Gerald Linwood Hayes III, 30, could be seen on surveillance taking a $150 Nintendo and a $150 Wii console off...
| Nov 25, 2012
Just as Tom and Claudia Towles were opening their second Baltimore toy shop four years ago, the recession hit. The owners of aMuse Toys decided to cut back — not on staff or selling space — but on the number of manufacturers whose products...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 5:33 PM
At GameStop Kids at White Marsh Mall, shoppers will find plush Mario book bags and Angry Birds hats mixed in with the Lego Star Wars and other kid-friendly video games, a mix meant to attract both serious "gamers" as well as those who've never played...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 4:27 PM
PARADISE, Pa. — On the day after Thanksgiving, the day on which millions of Americans turned their attention to shopping for bargains, a large family from Virginia decided to kick off the holiday season in a different way, with a trip back to an...