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  • Shoppers fight at Wal-Mart in Rialto; police officer injured

    Shoppers fight at Wal-Mart in Rialto; police officer injured
    A Rialto police officer was injured Thursday night after trying to break up a fight among shoppers outside a Wal-Mart store during a Black Friday sale, authorities said. Two people were arrested in connection with the incident in the store's parking...
  • Black Friday deals lead to violence around nation

    Black Friday deals lead to violence around nation
    Every year, retailers slash prices on and around Thanksgiving, enticing bargain hunters to brave large crowds and long lines in order to get great deals. And every year there are reports of violence and confrontations. While reports say less Americans...
  • Apple's Black Friday deals disappoint; here are better alternatives

    Apple's Black Friday deals disappoint; here are better alternatives
    Like most U.S. retailers, Apple is offering its customers Black Friday deals, but customers might want to skip them. The Cupertino, Calif., tech giant is offering customers store gift cards with their purchases. The value of the gift card varies...
  • Ticked off! @ gas, drivers

    As a parent, I feel like I'm lying to our kids when I tell them you have to work hard for what you want, deadlines are important, and that the truth matters. Then they go to school and can turn in assignments two months late and get credit for it, and...
  • Wal-Mart to get new CEO; Doug McMillon to replace Mike Duke

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s board members Monday elected a new chief executive and president to succeed Mike Duke, 63, in a transition that had been rumored for months as the retailer struggled with slow sales growth. Doug McMillon, 47, is scheduled to...
  • It's Freebie Black Friday: Doorbuster deals and coupons galore

    It's Freebie Black Friday: Doorbuster deals and  coupons galore
    Happy Freebie Black Friday!  It's the biggest shopping day of the year and I'm here to help you save more with freebies, retail coupons and dining deals good right through Cyber Monday. If you're out and about today, on Twitter, tweet your deals, best...
  • Retailers bulk up on safety measures for Black Friday

    Retailers bulk up on safety measures for Black Friday
    It's a retailer's worst nightmare: trampling, shoplifting and fighting on the busiest shopping day of the year. With several high-profile Black Friday incidents in recent years, merchants and shopping centers are on high alert. Security has been...
  • Wal-Mart, Target, U.S. brands set Bangladesh factory safety plan

    A group of 17 American retailers, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Target Corp. and Macy’s Inc., have signed on to a five-year agreement to help improve safety at garment factories in Bangladesh. The accord is separate from a legally binding plan...
  • Amazon to hire 70,000 seasonal workers, 40% more than 2012

    Amazon.com Inc. said it will hire 70,000 full-time seasonal workers for the holiday rush, a 40% boost from last year. The Seattle company, which runs the world’s largest e-commerce operation, said the fulfillment center employees will join the...
  • Florida Walmart stores now matching BOGO sales from Publix, Winn-Dixie

     Florida Walmart stores now matching BOGO sales from Publix, Winn-Dixie
    Walmart is putting the GO in BOGO sales for Florida shoppers. The world's largest retailer is now matching buy-one-get-one-free sales from Publix, Winn-Dixie and other grocery retailers at Florida Walmart retail stores, Supercenters and Neighborhood...
  • Kroger to buy Harris Teeter

    Kroger to buy Harris Teeter
    The Kroger Co. will buy Harris Teeter in a $2.5 billion deal, the company announced Tuesday. Both grocery chains have a presence in Hampton Roads. Right now, Kroger executives are not saying exactly how the merger will change either grocery brand. In a...
  • Unexpected item in the blogging area

     
    Updated for Sunday print column: I have a hate/love relationships with self-checkout lanes. I hate them because they’re often quite fussy — unexpected item in the bagging area? Again? — and, at grocery stores, it’s a pain to look...