| Dec 9, 2012
As the doting wife of hotel and real estate scion Rick Hilton, the mother hen to tabloid darlings Paris and Nicky Hilton, and the aggrieved childhood friend of Michael Jackson, Kathy Hilton has always been one step to the left of the spotlight.
| Oct 14, 2012
When Eugene, Ore.-based Will Leather Goods opened the doors of its first flagship store on Abbot Kinney Boulevard in late September, 60-year-old founder and Chief Executive Bill Adler found himself barely a belt buckle's toss from the Venice Beach...
| Dec 23, 2012
When Greg Chait won the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award in New York City last month, the man behind the Elder Statesman line of ultra-luxury cashmere knits — think $5,525 blankets, $1,890 belted cardigan sweaters and $380 ski caps — was...
| Dec 22, 2012
Beauty sets can solve eleventh-hour holiday shopping conundrums, while bestowing on the receiver a gift of pure indulgence. Here are some of the latest for her or for him, with prices that range from tolerable to a luxurious splurge.
| Nov 22, 2012
There's art to the gift of giving. Some folks have mastered it; others not so much. It starts with a good eye and an understanding of your own budget. Worried that you might not have what it takes? Not to fret, we're making things easy this season. From...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:48 PM
There’s a traitor in your pocket. Or your purse.
Your cellphone is ratting you out.
Stores can keep track of who you are and what you buy -- unless you pay cash. Now they can also use your cellphone -- even without your permission -- to find out...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:59 AM
A Nordstrom Rack is slated to open fall 2014 at the Palm Beach Outlets currently under construction in West Palm Beach.
The rack stores, a division of Nordstrom Inc., sell shoes, apparel and accesories at 30 to 70 percent off from regular prices found...
| Feb 11, 2013
Stop in to one of the eight Mariano's Fresh Markets in the Chicago area and you could spot founder Bob Mariano pushing carts, rewrapping meat or helping clean up spills.
The eponymous, upmarket grocery stores, tended with his exacting sense of detail,...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 7:04 PM
Los Angeles police confirmed Sunday evening the arrests of three suspected gang members in the takeover robbery at the Nordstrom Rack in Westchester last week....
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Prosecutors charged five people Tuesday in connection with the take-over robbery at a Nordstrom Rack department store in Westchester, where 14 employees were held hostage, including two who were assaulted....
| Jan 12, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Los Angeles police continued to search for armed suspects who took 14 hostages at a Nordstrom Rack store in Westchester this week, brutally assaulting some of them. Law enforcement sources said detectives were following several promising leads in tracking...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Los Angeles police plan to release more details at 11 a.m. Monday about the arrest of three suspected gang members in the takeover robbery last week at Nordstrom Rack in Westchester, in which 14 hostages were held. One man was......