| Jan 15, 2013
| 1:56 PM
NEW YORK CITY -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc will buy an additional $50 billion in U.S.-made products over the next decade in areas like sporting goods and high-end appliances in what the world's largest retailer called a bid to help boost the U.S. economy.
| Jan 15, 2013
| 9:13 PM
Glendale is set to become the next major city in Los Angeles County to ban plastic bags at grocery stores after City Council members on Tuesday were unanimous in their support of the new law.
“It's a no-brainer,” said Councilman Dave Weaver....
| Dec 29, 2012
Redefining our terms would be less taxing
To the editor:
I have an idea that may help resolve the current economic impasse. The major sticking point that has prevented Republicans and Democrats from coming together is the word “tax.”...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 11:34 AM
If you own a smartphone, it's likely that you are using the device to some degree for in-aisle shopping at the grocery store and other major retailers. According to a study by market research firm White Horse, nearly 85 percent of smartphone owners are...
| Jan 2, 2013
2013 is the year of the snake, according to the Chinese lunar calendar. But in food circles, it just might be the year of the roast chicken or Asian noodles.
Molecular gastronomy, fancy cupcakes, Korean tacos? So, so 2012.
The new year is always the...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 1:12 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook isn't just for goofy pictures and silly chatter. Whether shoppers know it or not, their actions online help dictate what's in stores during this holiday season.
After polling customers on the social media site, Macy's...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 4:41 AM
Woo hoo! Target is offering a $5 off $30 purchase grocery coupon! Use it at Publix if your store accepts Target as a competitor (most do).
To get the coupon, click the link below, then click on "Grocery Coupons" and then on the "Expiring Soon" and you'...
| Dec 28, 2012
Three popular brands of baby mattresses that were marketed in recent months to families and day care centers contained toxic flame retardants linked to increased cancer risk, according to laboratory tests conducted for the Chicago Tribune.
| Dec 12, 2012
| 2:30 AM
The next time you stand at the supermarket checkout, spare a thought for the farmers who helped fill your shopping basket. They're finding life hard right now, and you can be sure this will mean higher food prices for you, and tougher times for the...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - What would you like for Christmas? I asked my husband as we shopped one evening.
I just need some new undershirts, my husband replied. He grabbed a package from a rack and handed it to me.
This was going to be a holly, jolly...
| May 23, 2013
| 6:47 AM
Cool off with a small Blueberry Pomegranate Smoothie at McDonald's for $1. They normally run $3.
No coupon is necessary.
The fast-food chain is offering the special at participating locations through Thursday.
Click here for the deal. "Like" our...
| May 13, 2013
| 3:09 PM
You're welcome to play along in today's edition of "Is It Just Me?," where no question is too small for The Bottom Line.
Q: If a customer has a coupon for a "free item" package of cat food or kitty litter, is there sales tax on the free item? I was...