| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Twenty-eight attorneys general from 24 states, three U.S. territories and Washington, D.C. are pressuring five retailers, including Walgreen Co. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., to follow the move by CVS Caremark Corp. and end sales of tobacco.
| Feb 18, 2014
| 6:14 PM
SACRAMENTO — Personal information collected from credit card shoppers would be better protected by upgrading the country's entire payment system to technology that has dramatically reduced fraud in Europe.
That was the consensus of a group of...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. confirmed the Justice Department is investigating the theft of financial and personal information of 110 million Target customers.
In a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday, Holder said that while the Justice...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Supermarket chain Aldi plans to open 650 new stores in the U.S. the next five years, part of an aggressive growth strategy that includes building a regional headquarters and distribution center in Moreno Valley, Calif.
The expansion will be the budget...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 12:53 PM
The massive theft of payment card data from Target Corp. stores has renewed warnings that consumers are better protected from fraud by using credit cards instead of debit.
The advice was issued against a backdrop of banks and card companies rushing to...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Neiman Marcus Group offered more details Thursday about the data breach it disclosed late last week, saying that although credit and debit card information was stolen, customers’ social security numbers and birth dates were not.
And because the...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Target said Thursday that data on 40 million of its customers’ credit and debit card accounts may have been breached by cyber-crooks during the busy holiday season.
The Minneapolis retailer said the unauthorized access – which occurred...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Sally Beauty Holdings Inc., the Texas-based hair and beauty products retailer, said Monday that a recent data breach affected fewer than 25,000 payment cards.
The company disclosed the breach earlier this month, but an investigation by a data...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Target Corp. said the cyber-crooks who hacked their way to approximately 40 million customer credit and debit card accounts during the holiday season accessed “strongly encrypted” PIN information.
Still, the retailer said Friday that it...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Safeway Inc. said Wednesday it is in talks about potentially selling itself, finally addressing buyout rumors that began last year after the grocery giant deflected a takeover bid.
The Pleasanton, Calif., company, which operates the Vons and Pavilions...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 12:49 PM
WASHINGTON -- After a spate of large-scale cyberattacks on large retailers, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. urged Congress to adopt a national standard for notifying consumers of a security breach.
Holder said creating such a law would bolster the Justice...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 2:04 PM
The U.S. Secret Service is investigating a possible security breach at Sears Holdings Corp., after a series of cyber attacks on retailers that have exposed the credit-card data of millions of U.S. consumers, a person familiar with the investigation told...