| Oct 13, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Consumers plan to spend the same or more than last year on holiday shopping, new consumer research shows.
A holiday spending survey by market research firm The NPD Group shows that 10 percent of consumers expect to spend more than last year, while 67...
| May 11, 2012
| 9:56 AM
With so many home mortgages underwater, perhaps it's little wonder that interior designers have found inspiration in the murky depths of the sea. Let's call it turning a negative into a positive.
The rustic, woodsy themes of the fall and winter have...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:57 PM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Christian Soto-Perez, 25, of the 200 block of Plaza Court, was arrested on a bench warrant Friday in a case in which he was charged with second-degree assault.
| Jul 15, 2012
It's the height of summer, but inside many Baltimore-area stores, fall has arrived.
While shoppers sorted through racks of discounted shorts and tank tops, retailers at White Marsh Mall began displaying school backpacks and uniforms. Area Target stores...
| May 9, 2012
| 5:43 AM
Online shoppers prefer Walmart to Target.
That's one of the findings of an index released today that scores the top 100 online retailers on customer satisfaction.
ForeSee's Top 100 E-Retail Satisfaction Index based its analysis on nearly 21,000...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 3:06 PM
A possible break-in was reported Saturday in the 400 block of West Bel Air Avenue.
A truck was stolen Friday in the 1500 block of Perryman Road.
Tavon Harvey, 18, of the first block of East Bel Air Avenue, was charged Monday with...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 11:45 AM
The grocery industry has become smitten with Towson, but is so much love a good thing?
With the opening two weeks ago of a Weis Markets, the third new grocery store to open in Towson in the past two years, supermarket shoppers in the region can choose...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Charles William Gilbert, 76, whose address is listed as the Aberdeen Post Office, was charged Friday with failing to appear in court in a case in which he was charged with having an alcoholic beverage in a retail area.
Justin P. Walters, 30,...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:11 AM
What do a caterpillar, a piano and the monster from the movie "Pan's Labyrinth" have in common?
They were all submitted entries of art to Catonsville High School's 19th annual Edible Art Competition.
The school's cafeteria was abuzz with activity...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Kurt Schertle paid his tuition at Towson University by working full-time at the Shoppers grocery store on Goucher Boulevard.
The job launched a career and last week Schertle returned as executive vice president of sales and marketing at Weis Markets...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:10 AM
The Target opening in October in Canton will offer clinic services to shoppers, store officials announced.
The Target Clinic inside the new store at Canton Crossing, one of the city’s largest new retail developments, will offer more than 60...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:08 PM
The Nottingham woman had ducked into a bathroom at the White Marsh Sears when she heard a voice from the adjoining stall: Her neighbor had found the toilet-paper dispenser empty. Could she pass some under the divider?
As she gathered a bunch,...