| Nov 30, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Here's the scene: I'm sitting at the breakfast bar in a condominium rental a few blocks away from the University of Washington, watching the famously gloomy Seattle skies get grayer and grayer. I have to write a column, and I have no idea what in the...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Black Friday crept into Thanksgiving this year, with Kmart in Burbank opening its doors early Thursday morning, drawing hundreds of bargain hunters looking to snag a television, Android tablet or other discounted items.
PHOTOS: Thanksgiving Day Kmart...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Kate Upton joined Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese, Orlando Bloom (clad in a head-warming beanie), Jonah Hill, Joe Pesci and Fran Lebowitz at the after party for Tuesday night's Manhattan premiere of "The Wolf of Wall Street." Matthew McConaughey and...
| Aug 9, 2013
Looking to look good in the dorms this semester? Check out our ideas below. (Clockwise from top left)
The wild life: Jonathan Adler orange cotton zebra rug, $88 at JonathanAdler.com.
Hot bed: Shannon Clark "Night Walk" polyester microfiber sheet set,...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Labor Day weekend marks the ninth annual Queen Mary Art Deco Festival in the Port of Long Beach.
From Aug. 30 through Sept. 2, more than 8,000 people are expected to board the Queen Mary to sample Art Deco, an eclectic design style that's been...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Want to put a little zoom in your shopping bag?
Besides browsing for clothes, bags and accessories at Urban Outfitters, you'll be able to pick up a Jetson electric E-bike for $1,900 online and at select stores, too, according to a Jetson spokeperson....
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:23 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Over the last decade more and more U.S. children have ended up in the emergency room after swallowing magnets, according to new data.
"We expected the numbers would be increasing, but we were surprised by how dramatic the rise...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Vacations and shopping go hand in hand -- what with souvenir purchases and gifts for the folks back home. If you like to shop and you are vacationing in Florida, there is no shortage of possibilities -- the state is known for its sunshine and beaches,...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Count on coal this Christmas.
That's what researchers at Morgan Stanley are saying in the first major forecast of a decidedly dour holiday season. Retailers hoping for a respite from a year of so-so shopping can instead expect the worst Thanksgiving-to-...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Sriracha seems to be everywhere. And if you live in certain parts of the city of Irwindale, where the Huy Fong Foods chile plant is located, you may smell it in the air. The red chile sauce is a condiment at Subway, on the menu at some of L.A.'s hottest...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Imagine that rather than going to Walmart, you could get that new cellphone case by hitting a button on your 3D printer. Or that earthquake victims in underdeveloped countries could build themselves new homes out of mud. Or that your car was so light that...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Los Angeles retailing giant Forever 21, known for selling trendy apparel to teens at low prices, was ordered by a federal judge to turn over supply chain documentation sought by the U.S. Department of Labor.
The agency is investigating whether Forever...