Dec 12, 2014 The monthly Index of Consumer Sentiment has clues about holiday sales numbers.
Dec 2, 2014 Six rules for better shopping.
Nov 6, 2014 A podcast network in California is doing extremely well thanks to advertisers.
Aug 6, 2014 One reason Walgreens chose not to move to the UK: it's a consumer-facing company.
May 30, 2014 Forget the weekends. Spend your money mid-week in order to get the best deals.
Mar 24, 2014 To tip or not to tip? Starbucks is trying to make that decision as easy as a text message.
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Mar 7, 2014 Earlier this year, Billboard reported the first drop in digital music sales since the iTunes store made its debut in 2003. CD sales continued their steady decline and overall album sales experienced an 8.4% drop.
Feb 4, 2014 The new Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker is going on a trade mission to Mexico to find new business partners to match with U.S. companies. And, investing in iPads to help schoolchildren learn carries some costs that may be getting overlooked.
Nov 14, 2013 70 million tweets, 38 hours, 20 minutes, and 88 percent: Can you guess what these numbers mean?
Jun 23, 2013 What to do when a negative customer service experience turns into a nightmare? LA Times consumer columnist David Lazarus discusses how to assert your consumer rights to achieve satisfaction.