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Your Phone Is Your Secret Weapon For Holiday Shopping

Reuters | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 11.24.2015 | Technology

At some Macy's outlets this holiday season, shoppers who download the retailer’s app will be able to use their smart phones to guide the...

Noel Lee & Monster -- Part Two -- How Monster Products Was Built

Bill_Robinson | Posted 10.16.2015 | Technology

Noel Lee was a self-made man. A real one. Starting Monster Cable in his San Francisco garage in 1979, puts him right up there with the Hewlett-Packard garage story. Except there was only one Lee.

America's 10 Best and Worst Retailers for Summer Savings

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business

We asked bargain experts which retailers were best -- and worst -- for cutting prices during summer on everything from patio furniture and summer fashions to back-to-school supplies and laptops.

Mobile Carrier Stores Still Carry Retail

Michael R. Levin | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Michael R. Levin

The revamping of the Apple Stores is necessary preparation for the launch of the Apple Watch, but also a wise response to the overall decline in Apple retail's share of U.S. smartphone and U.S. iPhone sales.

Who Really Won on Net Neutrality (But Won't Admit It)

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.09.2015 | Media
Art Brodsky

The FCC's decision is one of the most pro-business policies ever enacted by an agency under the Obama administration. Yet the so-called defenders of business refuse to see it.

Today Is The Day You Finally Update Your Apps

Posted 02.19.2015 | Technology

The icon glares at you from your phone screen like a red badge of shame: “UPDATE YOUR APPS,” it warns. “You are a negligent phone owner....

Best Buy, 'Serial' and the Era of Outrage

Scott Russell | Posted 02.15.2015 | Media
Scott Russell

Best Buy was already a part of the Serial world by sheer chance -- they just chose to acknowledge that connection with a tongue in cheek. The only self-interest that the company can be seen to be pursuing here is relevance, which by no means translates directly into profit.

Jillian Berman

'Serial' Fans Are Flocking To The Best Buy At Center Of Murder | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.12.2014 | Business

SPOILER ALERT: This story reveals details from as recent as episode 9 of "Serial." A Maryland Best Buy has become a destination for people seeking ...

In the Trenches on Black Friday

Jon Bird | Posted 01.30.2015 | Business
Jon Bird

Only Sunday escapes without a retail handle. But you can bet your bottom dollar it won't be a day of rest for retailers. The relentless run continues towards Christmas and beyond, as merchants race to extract as many dollars from consumers as possible and keep their stakeholders happy.

Best Buy Black Friday Deals 2014

Deal News | Marcy Bonebright | Posted 11.21.2014 | Business

This article was reported by DealNews, a site that scours the web for the best retail deals. This is not a drill! The release of Best Buy's Black ...

Best Buy Will Start Black Friday At 5 P.M. On Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 11.13.2014 | Business

Best Buy will start offering its Black Friday "doorbuster" deals at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, an hour earlier than the store opened last year. Th...

Retailers, Bankers and Democrats Agree

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 12.20.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Income inequality is killing the economy. Retailers, bankers and Democrats agree on that. Really. It's only Republicans who continue to insist that income inequality is great.

10 Companies Cutting The Most Jobs

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess, Thomas C. Frohlich and Robert Serenbetz | Posted 09.28.2014 | Business

Through August, planned job cuts were slightly lower than they were during the first eight months of 2013. In all, companies have announced just under...

What Dad Wants For Father's Day According To 9 Real Dads

Posted 06.01.2014 | Technology

Sure you don't want to buy Dad another tie or money clip, but chances are you're totally over-thinking this Father's Day thing. Keep it simple with th...

Good News For Best Buy

AP | Posted 04.29.2014 | Business

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Best Buy returned to a profit in the fourth quarter and topped Wall Street expectations as it cut costs to offset declining sales...

Why American Muslims Are Welcoming This Best Buy Ad

Religion News Service | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 01.27.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Viewers watching the American Football Conference championship game between the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots earlier this month may h...

Best Buy Is In Big Trouble

AP | Posted 03.18.2014 | Business

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Best Buy said Thursday it had disappointing sales during the holiday shopping season, raising concerns about the consumer electro...

Beware the Binge Watching House at the End of the Street

Greg Schwem | Posted 03.10.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

From my vantage point, I counted at least seven flat screen televisions in various locations. Three were mounted to a single wall, giving the area the feel of a Vegas sports book. I recognized the characters from Breaking Bad on the 80-inch model.

HUGE Gains For Netflix

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 03.02.2014 | Business

Netflix soared while Newmont sank. Here are the three biggest winners and the three biggest losers in the Standard & Poor's 500 index in 2013. ...

This Holiday Season It's Amazon vs. The World

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and MAE ANDERSON | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — This holiday shopping season, it's Amazon vs. everyone else. The online giant has attracted customers from big store chains like Wa...

Best Buy Black Friday Best Deals

DealNews | Marcy Bonebright | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business

We've already had a chance to review the ads from Target and Walmart, and now that the entire Best Buy Black Friday ad is available, our picture of Bl...

Best Black Friday Deals This Year

DealNews | Marcy Bonebright | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business

We're back with another round of the best ads that you simply cannot miss this Black Friday. The Best Black Friday Ads So Far Element 50" 1080p...

9 Ridiculous Reasons to Shop In-Store on Black Thursday

Jordan Hart | Posted 01.26.2014 | Comedy
Jordan Hart

1. Minivans inadvertently getting into Tokyo Drift competitions in department store parking lots.

Best Buy Black Friday Deals 2013

Posted 11.26.2013 | Business

Best Buy's Black Friday deals will kick off at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day this year, six hours earlier than last year. The store joins a long list of ...

Shopping On Black Friday? Better Have A Plan Of Attack

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

By Mitch Lipka Nov 25 (Reuters) - When Aimee Brittain's team hits the stores in a commando-like fashion on Thanksgivin...