52 min ago
Fairness to Pet Owners Act brewing in Senate
U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal are preparing to introduce a companion bill to the U.S. House's Fairness to Pet Owners Act filed in February.
11 hrs ago
What to expect from Google's delivery service
Staff writer Sonya Sorich models her pink Fitbit. She ordered it to test the Google Shopping Express service in the Sacramento region.
15 hrs ago
Small Business Trends
Are You Retailers Ready for the Back to School Shopping Season?
Even before July 4, some retailers in my area were advertising back to school specials.
17 hrs ago
Walmart marks Eid with Facebook recipe ad
Walmart Canada is in the midst of a Facebook campaign timed to coincide with the Muslim holiday Eid.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Go Green with Beautiful Blooms
You are probably wondering to yourself, "Do I need to have lawn aeration performed on my lawn?".
Central American teens fit under Wolverine Human Services permitted use, Vassar city manager says
Wolverine Human Services doesn't need new zoning or permits in order to house Central American minors at its Vassar facility, the city's attorney says.
Holyoke survey results to be aired for Whiting Farms Rd. site once desired by Walmart, Lowe's
Members of the group Holyoke First want a zone change on Whiting Farms Road property to block any large retailer and heavy traffic that it could bring from opening on the site, which is owned by the Holyoke Gas and Electric Department.
The Macon Telegraph
Anatomy of an oh-so-good splurge in fragile times
This winter 2010 photo provided by Jim Breitinger shows Breitinger and his dog Jake as they play in the snow after a day of skiing in East Canyon, near Park City, Utah.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
McCandless Residents Speak Out Against Proposed New Walmart
There was standing room only Monday night at a meeting of the McCandless Zoning Board as it considers a proposal by Walmart to build a store off McKnight Road.
Lawyer says statewide alcohol petitions invalid
Elizabeth Robben Murray, a Friday Firm lawyer and veteran of ballot initiative battles, wrote the secretary of state today in behalf of a committee that opposes a statewide vote on the sale of alcohol in Arkansas.
Toy reviews: Jay@Play
The toy industry is a multi-billion dollar business with thousands of new toys being released every year.
Jim Kraft wants to keep Walmart off the Pemco site on Eastern Avenue
The 20-acre Pemco Corp. site across from Johns Hopkins Bayview campus on Eastern Avenue is being considered for a retail and apartment complex.
The Motley Fool
How the Job Market Should Impact Your Investments
The job market provides important hints on the near-term outlook for investors. If one age demographic is seeing job growth, then a retailer which targets that demographic could see a tailwind.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Big business interests target Congressman Justin Amash in primary
Justin Amash is being targeted for defeat in the primary this year because he doens't vote to spend taxpayer money on corporate welfare.
Switzerland's Swatch 'to open stores in India'
Swatch has applied to set up stores in India, a report said Saturday, as the Swiss-based watchmaker moves to tap a growing and increasingly accessory-conscious consumer class.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Android Wear Customers Frustrated Over Lack Of Extra Chargers
If you want to charge either your Samsung Gear Live or LG G Watch , you will have to dock it in its proprietary charger which uses pogo pins, as opposed to Android smartphones which all use micro USB cables, meaning that if you lose the cable, you can always reuse another micro USB cable just fine.
San Francisco Chronicle
Competing new proposals on chain stores in SF
San Francisco has taken a step toward loosening the definition of what qualifies as a chain store in the city, with the Planning Commission voting late Thursday to increase the total number of outlets a business can have before counting as a chain.
The Motley Fool
Should You Liquidate Lumber Liquidators?
Lumber Liquidators' precipitous drop sharply contrasts with the performance of its bigger competitors in the home improvement sector, The Home Depot ( The almost-50% decline in 2014 accelerated when Lumber Liquidators' management revised its guidance for all of 2014 and reported less-than-stellar sales for the company's 2014 second quarter.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Heath locals want bed tax issue on ballot
Residents opposed to the Davis-Shai House receiving almost all of the city's bed tax funds will not wait for the Heath City Council to decide whether to take money away from the cultural arts center.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Jacksonville Daily News
Judge denies request in Swansboro, Walmart suit
A ruling has been made in a legal complaint filed by the developers of a proposed Wal-Mart in Swansboro who opposed the town's building moratorium.