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(AP)

Bay Area Coffee Shops Pressed By Rising Bean Prices

An increase in retail coffee prices could be brewing as the wholesale cost of coffee beans continues to rise.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/29/2011

(AP)

ConsumerWatch: Group Seeks Amazon Boycott Over Sales Tax Fight

A coalition of nonprofit groups is calling on customers of Amazon.com to cancel their accounts unless the Internet retailer stops resisting a California law that requires more online retailers to charge a state sales tax.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/15/2011

(CBS)

Sales Of High-End Goods Soar Amid Economic Uncertainty

A recent Wall St. selloff has some traders fearing a double-dip recession. That perception may scare off many would-be shoppers, but not those who can afford luxury goods.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/04/2011

A Gap Store. (AP)

Gap CEO Pay Package Up 18 Percent In 2010

Gap Inc. Chairman and CEO Glenn Murphy received compensation worth nearly $6 million in 2010, an 18 percent increase from the prior year, according to an analysis by The Associated Press.

CBS San Francisco–04/12/2011

Gap Store in San Francisco. (AP)

Gap Inc. Earnings For 2010 To Beat Expectations

Gap Inc. said its profit for the fiscal year just ended will come in higher than expected, as revenue at stores open at least a year rose 1 percent in January.

CBS San Francisco–02/03/2011

Best Months To Buy Things

Best Months To Buy Things

Our friends at the Sarah & Vinnie Morning Show on Alice @ 97.3, deciding to put together a guide of sorts to the best things to buy and when! Check out their list…

CBS San Francisco–01/19/2011

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Way Clear For San Francisco’s First Target Store

Mayor Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday that the final permits had been issued to begin building a Target store in the Metreon in downtown San Francisco.

CBS San Francisco–12/28/2010

Customers rush through the door at Best Buy. (CBS)

Bay Area Retail Employees Endure Holiday Shopping Rush

For the people helping hurried and stressed out customers, it was becoming anything but the most wonderful time of the year.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/20/2010

Holiday shopping

Bay Area Shoppers Asked To Honor Mom And Pop Shops

In the great tradition of Black Friday and Cyber Monday now comes Small Business Saturday. It was created by American Express to help out independently-owned businesses.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/24/2010

(AP)

Unemployment May Trigger Sluggish Shopping Season

California’s high unemployment rate could trigger a sluggish retail season.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/20/2010

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