| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Retail sales for July missed expectations as discounters and teen apparel stores struggled, causing Wall Street to fret about the fate of back-to-school shopping.
A monthly gauge of same-store sales from Thomson Reuters found 4.2% growth from a year...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:14 PM
A new website is putting kids’ creative power to use to help raise money for charity.
VeryMeri asks children to design and submit artwork via online contests. The winning designs, voted on by the public, are featured on T-shirts, hoodies and...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Teen apparel brands have been losing their shirts, and it's not a fashion choice.
Against a backdrop of prolonged consumer stinginess, reinforced Friday by reports of a scant monthly increase in August retail sales, an anemic back-to-school...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Last Sunday, my colleague Spencer Soper wrote in his 'On the Cheap' column about using cloth diapers as a way to save money. Now, allow me to help you carry out this thrifty tip by showcasing a new business that specializes in the domain.
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Not even the briefest of booty shorts could pick Abercrombie & Fitch out of its second quarter slump, as the mall-based retailer and fellow teen apparel companies struggle with weak customer demand.
The controversial chain on Thursday announced dismal...
| May 1, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Thousands of pieces of high-end clothing stolen from Glendale stores were seized this week from the home of a 25-year-old Los Angeles man who police say was selling the items in Mexico.
The man, Joel Peña, has been charged with three felony counts of...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 7:06 PM
A $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a man who posed as an armed Brinks security guard to steal cash from a clothing store at the Sawgrass Mills mall on the day after Thanksgiving, according to Broward Crime Stoppers....
| Aug 5, 2012
| 4:13 AM
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| Jul 10, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Justin Bieber wore a particularly eye-catching outfit when he arrived at Narita International Airport outside Tokyo on Monday, in town for some promotional appearances. PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) is unhappy with model Alessandra...
| Dec 3, 2010
Joan Berg may have had a hand in launching a building boom in Chicago's far northwest suburbs.
She doesn't make that claim, but she could have had some influence on Del Webb's decision to build a 5,500-home retirement community in rural Huntley, 50 miles...
| Nov 24, 2010
| 3:05 PM
Retailers are going all-out to lure shoppers on Black Friday.
The day after Thanksgiving traditionally is the biggest shopping day of the season, and this year retailers are viewing it as a harbinger of whether consumers are ready to break out of a...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 3:48 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Deputies are searching for a 15-year-old girl from Montana who disappeared while visiting relatives in Mission Valley.
The family of Shyla Goldborg called the Lemon Grove Station from their home in Montana Thursday morning to report her...