| Feb 23, 2012
Weddings have traditionally been all about the bride. But experts say male participation in all things "I do" is on the rise — which could be a good thing.
"Over the last year, I've definitely seen more grooms getting involved in the process," said...
| Apr 6, 2012
When visiting my neighborhood record store in recent years, I've breezed past the front of the shop — and most of the compact disc-browsing shoppers — to get where I wanted to be: the rows of vinyl in the back.
Whether it was the warm...
| Jan 13, 2012
It's the time of year when our homes are absolutely filled to the brim with stuff.
And if you're anything like me, that means you might start just stuffing garbage bags indiscriminately just to get rid of the clutter — forget recycling, reusing and...
| Oct 7, 2011
A new resume search claims more than 42,000 job hunters in Chicago.
Indeed.com launched its open resume search Sept. 14, but the site has been taking resume uploads since February, including imported LinkedIn profiles.
For now, the search at indeed.com/...
| May 10, 2011
| 9:12 AM
For decades children have gotten enjoyment out of playing video games. Now as technology and interests have evolved game systems aren't just for the young anymore, but also for the young at heart.
Want to get in on the game? Here's what you need to...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 2:19 PM
Summer is the time to hit the road on vacation. Here are some products that will make traveling a little smoother, direct you if you take a wrong turn, and let you capture your experiences on film, er, SD card.
AAA Car Kit AAA makes (or rather,...
| Apr 17, 2011
J.D. Power and Associates estimates that there are fewer than 1,000 public recharging stations across the U.S., with more than half of them in California.
That estimate matches up with the Department of Energy's Alternative Fueling Station locator (afdc....
| Apr 14, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Beleaguered Best Buy will close three stores in Southern California as part of a previously announced plan to shut 50 locations by the end of the year.
The three stores are at 10861 Weyburn Ave. in Westwood; 4120 E. 4th St. in Ontario; and 2857 Park Ave....
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:09 AM
Richard Schulze has offered $24 to $26 a share to buy Best Buy, the teetering electronics retailer he founded in 1966 and helped run for decades before being elbowed out in a scandal this spring.
Schulze is already the Minnesota company’s largest...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:09 AM
After investigating former Chief Executive Brian Dunn’s relationship with a female employee, an internalBest Buy Co.probe found “extremely poor judgment and a lack of professionalism” but no misuse of the electronics retailer’s...
| May 22, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Add slumping profit to Best Buy’s difficult first quarter: The struggling electronics retailer’s net income tumbled 26% over the same period in which its CEO resigned, its chairman was replaced and its big-box store model was deemed lacking....
| Feb 21, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Consumer electronics chain RadioShack Corp., a strip-mall staple for decades, had another difficult quarter as income tumbled 79% amid competition from Best Buy Co. and slipping demand for consumer electronics.
Net sales for the quarter, which ended Dec....