Apr 22, 2013 Chinese manufacturers have moved to Italy and set up garment factories. They excel at making garments fast and cheaply, but some Italian manufacturers are unhappy with their presence.
Apr 19, 2013 When you buy products with the label, "Made in America," are you sure you're getting something made in the USA? Tips on how to decipher the labels on so-called American-made goods.
Apr 17, 2013 Britain's biggest retailer, the supermarket Tesco, has announced its first drop in profit in 20 years -- and its U.S. business expansion may be partly to blame.
Apr 10, 2013 A preview of Bed Bath & Beyond's earnings: Housing uptick helps, and online competition lurks.
Apr 9, 2013 Ron Johnson's ousting as CEO of JC Penney ends his bid to break retail's cycle of marking products up just to mark them down in sales. Shoppers rejected Johnson's strategy of keeping low prices instead of discounting.
Apr 9, 2013 J.C. Penney CEO Ron Johnson has been given the boot after just 17 months as head of the struggling department store chain.
Apr 5, 2013 Trendsetters, take note: sales of men's pajamas bottoms have jumped 15 percent in the last year.
Mar 28, 2013 The toy industry has gradually made inroads on Easter, one of the least commercial holidays. But Santa Claus shouldn't feel threatened quite yet.
Mar 26, 2013 Apple has just acquired an indoor mapping company. How will indoor mapping be used and should we be concerned about our privacy?