| May 9, 2014
| 12:37 PM
President Obama appears to have warmed up to Wal-Mart, much to the frustration of his party's labor wing.
As a candidate for president six years ago, the then-senator from Illinois reportedly declared he would not shop at the mega-retailer long targeted...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:29 AM
There are just a few weeks to go before the 8 p.m. Thanksgiving shopping madness begins on Nov. 28.
We’re talking about Black Friday, and if you want to score the best deals on holiday gifts, you’ll need to use the next few weeks to draw up a battle plan...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Do you have a cool, innovative product to sell? Walmart wants to know.
The retailer has launched the second “Get on the Shelf” competition, giving inventors and entrepreneurs a chance to have their products sold online at Walmart.com and...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:04 PM
Sick of Christmas yet?
For months, stores have been shoving holiday decorations at us, with twinkly lights, mechanical elves and ornament-festooned trees crowding the aisles.
And it's only going to get worse. Christmas is still a ways off. Enough time...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 4:22 PM
KALONA, Iowa — A white van, its sides covered with the words Kalona By-Ways Tours, sits parked in front of an Amish country store, a steady stream of plainly dressed men and women coming and going.
"I call this the Amish Wal-Mart," tour guide...
| Apr 7, 2013
Forget about learning the state capitals, at least, as the sum total of your knowledge of geography.
"Geography is about meaning, not knowing place names and memorizing lists — that was school geography," said Daniel Edelson, vice president for...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 7:59 PM
KODIAK, Alaska — On a cool evening before the onset of winter, beer drinkers met to toast to the latest installation of the Kodiak Island Brewing Co. With Xtratuf boots and windbreakers still on, these craft-brew lovers sampled the likes of Liquid...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Critical violations of state sanitation and safety laws recently observed by inspectors at five South Florida restaurants prompted the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation to cite the owners and briefly suspend operations.
| Jun 16, 2013
| 4:17 AM
Rule No. 1 in Bargainomics is buy early.
I shopped for Father's Day gifts for my husband, Dan, weeks ago so I could get the best price and selection.
If you broke the golden rule and left gift shopping until today, you'll most likely spend more and...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 1:29 PM
It's a race between two Boynton Beach political players, a veteran candidate and a political newcomer.
Four candidates are vying for the Boynton Beach mayor's job, and while their platforms differ, changing Boynton's reputation is paramount to each...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:04 AM
Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy with retail coupons and deals, free offers, savings on dining and fun things to do. Use it to save all weekend long! Don't forget, Mother's Day is May 12!