Phil Matier says a group called the “Rainbow Girls” has San Francisco’s high-end retailers on high alert after taking Union Square by storm in a recent rash of brazen robberies.
With more and more stores opening on Thanksgiving, proposed legislation in California could ensure workers get paid extra for spending the holidays at work instead of with their families.
A long-delayed $150 million project to further energize the rapidly transitioning mid-Market area of San Francisco broke ground on Wednesday. The Dallas developer says Market Street Place will be an experience.
The crack of dawn isn’t the only option for Black Friday shopping.
The Pittsburg to Antioch Bay Area Rapid Transit extension now under construction will include a station at Pittsburg City Center, officials said Thursday.
The San Francisco company said Wednesday Murphy is departing at the end of its current fiscal year. He has been Gap’s chairman and CEO since July 2007.
Starting Thursday, customers at Walnut Creek retailers will have to bring a reusable bag or pay 10 cents for a paper bag to carry their purchases as the city’s plastic bag ban takes effect.
Whole Foods will pay about $800,000 in penalties and fees after an investigation found the grocery retailer was overcharging customers in California.
According to a Gallup study, 62 percent of Americans don’t feel influenced at all by social media when it comes to their shopping and purchasing habits.
Oakland may be a step closer to biding farewell to its last remaining major downtown retailer. However, a deal to redevelop the old Sears building in Uptown into housing, a hotel and various retail outlets has fallen through.