The move will slash a fifth of the company’s retail locations
Another Electronics Retail Chain Bites the Dust
In yet another sign indicating the days of the big-box store model could be numbered, the plug is being pulled on a well-known retail chain that’s been a mainstay in the Midwest for six decades.
Apple Employs ‘Name-and-Shame’ Tactics to Weed Out Conflict Minerals
Move follows a push to improve working conditions at Chinese factories
Sony to Shed PCs, TVs and 5,000 Employees
Move comes after TV division records ninth straight year of losses
6 Products and Brands Psyched the Seahawks and Broncos Are in the Super Bowl
Dozens of companies have paid $4 million apiece so their 30-second commercials will be aired during the Super Bowl. But other brands and products are bound to get plenty of attention during the Super Bowl buildup simply due to …
DVDs, Pizza, Porn: How One Video Store Chain Stays in Business
Last fall, when Blockbuster announced it would close the last of its storefronts, it seemed to officially end the era of the physical video rental model. Family Video, the country’s largest operational video rental chain, is …
Apple’s iPhone Finally Hits China
Anticipated iPhone sales in China began Friday
Apple Will Refund Parents Whose Kids Splurged On Apps
Company will pay out at least $32.5 million to parents with app-happy kids
10 Big Consumer Trends from the 2013 Holiday Shopping Season
Peak Season for Gadget Trade-ins: Best Time for Buying or Selling Old Electronics?
After a huge spree of new device purchases around the holidays, a flood of older gadgets flood the resale and trade-in market.
These Are the 20 Retailers Still Offering Free (or Cheap) Shipping Guaranteed for Christmas
Attention last-minute shoppers: There’s still time—but not a whole lot!—to make online purchases that qualify for free (or discounted) shipping, and yes, the goods should arrive in time for them to be placed under the tree on …
Check Out the Holiday Season’s Most Loathed Kids Gifts
The Fisher-Price baby bouncy seat with an iPad holder just above the little tyke’s face is one of several kids products coming under fire from parents and consumer groups this holiday season.