May 8, 2012 Hercules, Calif. was on the brink of bankruptcy. So the town made major sacrifices to stay solvent.
Jan 23, 2012 This year's holiday season was slightly bigger by volume, but the week after the holidays saw a bit of a slide.
Dec 27, 2011 While a temporary deal has been reached in Washington, 2012 doesn't look much better in terms of bipartisanship. FedEx is set to raise its rates beginning in January. In Arizona, many non-industrial businesses are taking up space in warehouses.
Dec 27, 2011 A good holiday shopping season for most retailers wasn't enough to help ailing Sears, which will close around 100 stores in the coming months.
Dec 27, 2011 Following dismal holiday sales in a year that was strong for other retailers, Sears and Kmart will shut down over 100 stores.
Dec 23, 2011 Retailers are sweetening their offers in the final days before Christmas, which could hurt their bottom lines.
Dec 23, 2011 Does Christmas music help you get into the holiday spirit? It may also affect your wallet.
Dec 22, 2011 The country's biggest electronics chain is saying that "overwhelming demand for some products" could mean a late Christmas for some.
Dec 21, 2011 During the holidays, consumers generate about 25 percent more waste than the rest of the year -- that's a million tons a week of extra stuff. Here are some tips on how to try and keep the waste low.