Dec 12, 2014 The monthly Index of Consumer Sentiment has clues about holiday sales numbers.
Dec 2, 2014 Six rules for better shopping.
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.
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.
Jun 21, 2013 Every once in a while we like to take a step back and look at the big picture. This week, the Sustainability desk did just that with "Consumed."
Jun 14, 2013 Can we afford the consumer economy? Yes, but there are costs. And not all of them have dollar signs attached. Let's talk about values.