Gretchen Cuda Kroen
Nov 9, 2012 Elections with national implications get a lot of media attention, but it's the local races that can have a huge impact on the lives of everyday Americans.
Nov 8, 2012 Retailers are trying to lure holiday shoppers earlier with guarantees that doorbuster items will be available.
Oct 26, 2012 Pierre Desrochers, author of "The Locavore's Dilemma: In Praise of the 10,000-mile Diet," discusses why eating locally produced food at all costs has negative implications.
Oct 18, 2012 Brick and mortar retailers like Best Buy, Target, and JC Penney, have an idea to compete with online rivals like Amazon. They are going to match their prices during the holiday shopping season.
Oct 11, 2012 The toy retailers will set up shop in two dozen stores for the holiday season.
Oct 2, 2012 This morning the National Retail Federation predicted modest growth for holiday shopping this year -- up about four percent -- and automakers are expecting another strong month of sales.
Oct 1, 2012 Several big retailers will increase their ranks of seasonal workers, as consumer spending picks up.
Shereen Marisol Meraji
Jul 20, 2012 For some companies, 30 days of fasting and reflection return profits.
May 8, 2012 Hercules, Calif. was on the brink of bankruptcy. So the town made major sacrifices to stay solvent.