Teen Drug Use Declines But Their Use Of E-Cigs Rises
December 16 2014 2:18 PM
Despite a decline in drug use, the uptick in electronic cigarette consumption among youth worries doctors.
Apple Pay Gains New Partners In Banks, Retail
December 16 2014 10:21 AM
The service allows customers to wave their iPhone 6 or 6 Plus over a register for purchases.
Europe's Social Supermarket Makes Its Way Across The Pond
December 15 2014 3:27 PM
The salvage grocery store model is both self-sustaining and charitable but overshadowed by food banks in the U.S.
Prepaid Debit Card Use Rising Most Among Millennials, Wealthy Moms
December 12 2014 1:56 PM
Prepaid card use is shifting from the low-income underbanked to upper-income households shopping online.
Cheap Gas Fueling US Consumer Sentiment To Seven-Year High
December 12 2014 10:49 AM
Don't believe those reports of a lackluster Thanksgiving shopping season. Americans spent like it was 1997.
Burger King Could Dodge $1.2B In Taxes
December 11 2014 12:03 AM
The company has maintained its planned merger with Tim Horton's, expected to close on Friday, is not aimed at saving on taxes.
Lululemon Poised To Regain Sales Lost To Transparent Yoga Pants Recall
December 10 2014 3:00 PM
The high-end yogawear retailer is poised to post higher quarterly sales Thursday, analysts say.
McDonald's To Slim Down Menu
December 10 2014 1:01 PM
McDonald's will cut eight food products and reduce the number of "extra value" meals on its U.S. menus beginning in January.
Costco's Earnings Rise On Low Gas Prices, Promotions
December 10 2014 9:44 AM
The wholesale club warehouse is one of the largest fuel retailers, and excluding fuel, its sales rose by 7 percent.
Luxury Retailers Quietly Outperform Mid-Tier Stores
December 09 2014 3:23 PM
The U.S. luxury sector is quietly booming as wealthy shoppers cash in on stock market highs.
Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Stepping Down Immediately
December 09 2014 9:52 AM
The teen apparel retailer's shares rose in early trading following the announcement. Jeffries has been blamed for falling sales and profits.
Alibaba's Tmall Offers Gateway To Chinese E-Commerce
December 08 2014 1:48 PM
French skincare brand L'Occitane is the latest retailer to open an online storefront through Tmall, China's leading e-commerce platform.
McDonald's November Sales Fell 2.2%
December 08 2014 9:34 AM
The fast-food chain has been losing customers to fast-casual restaurants such as Chipotle and battling an image as a low-quality meat seller.
43 Missing Students Likely Incinerated In Garbage Dump
December 07 2014 5:20 PM
Mexican authorities say DNA tests on bits of ash and bone confirm students' bodies were burned up.
Eric Garner's Widow: Husband Was 'Murdered Unjustly'
December 07 2014 4:04 PM
Esaw Snipes-Garner said police knew her late husband by name and repeatedly harassed her family.
Eric Garner Protests Planned This Week So Far
December 07 2014 2:09 PM
Protests continued over the weekend after a jury's decision not to indict an NYC officer for the chokehold death of Eric Garner.
Berkeley, Seattle Police Brutality Protests Turn Violent
December 07 2014 11:49 AM
Thousands nationwide continued protesting this weekend against their perception of recent police use of excessive force.
North Korea Calls Sony Cyberattack 'Righteous Deed'
December 07 2014 10:31 AM
Sony's Hollywood studio is set to release a action-comedy film depicting CIA agents on a mission to kill North Korea's leader.
Obama Administration To Release New Rules On Racial Profiling
December 05 2014 11:26 PM
The changes have been discussed for years but would come as thousands protest what they perceive as racial profiling and excessive use of force.
Police Brutality Protests Continue For Third Night
December 05 2014 9:18 PM
Protests took place in several cities after a grand jury didn't indict an NYPD officer whose chokehold led to Eric Garner's death.