Feb 6, 2013 Many New York and New Jersey residents displaced by Hurricane Sandy face hurdles in returning to their homes of finding housing close by.
Feb 5, 2013 The FCC looks at what can be done to minimize disruptions to phone service during natural disasters.
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Feb 4, 2013 Retailers used to keep tabs on shoppers to prevent theft. Now they’re using various technologies to study shoppers so they can increase sales.
Jan 30, 2013 A year ago, retailer J.C. Penney announced a new strategy to cut so-called "everyday" prices by about 40 percent, while reducing the number of sales a month. The company has had to walk back those plans as shoppers remained addicted to sales.
Mar 13, 2013 Three months after 'Superstorm' Sandy ripped through the Northeast, the Senate has approved $50 billion in emergency relief. The high cost of natural disasters is the subject of today's quiz.
Jan 23, 2013 South American tourists flock to Sunrise, Fla., to shop at one of the biggest discount malls.
Jan 22, 2013 Michelle Obama has long been the trendsetter; now it's her daughters' clothes that are turning heads.
Jan 23, 2013 Many cars that were flooded by Hurricane Sandy are back on the market. Experts offer tips for how to sniff out a fishy used car.
Jan 23, 2013 Many cars that were flooded by Hurricane Sandy are back on the market. Here are a few tips to make sure that you don't buy a Sandy lemon.
Jan 16, 2013 Despite the impending fiscal cliff, consumer spending turned out to be higher than expected this holiday season.