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Marni For H&M Hits Bay Area Stores

Marni For H&M Hits Bay Area Stores

Marni for H&M has officially hit 260 H&M stores worldwide, including the 12 locations in the Bay Area, in part with a little help from director Sofia Coppola…

03/08/2012

Santana Row shopping district in San Jose. (istockphoto)

Santana Row Expansion Shows Silicon Valley Is Booming

Cruise the main drag near Santana Row, Silicon Valley’s popular shopping and residential strip in San Jose, and you might forget about the sour economy. The upscale development is packed – nearly every office and retail space is occupied.

02/24/2012

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Expert Expects Big Numbers For Cyber Monday

This follows the big numbers that were seen in stores on Black Friday, up 7 percent from last year.

11/27/2011

(AP)

Governor Brown Signs Compromise On Internet Taxes

Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that postpones new sales taxes rules that would have affected online purchases in California.

09/23/2011

online shopping, computer, laptop,

ConsumerWatch: Self Esteem And Shopping, Free Shipping

An estimated 40% of women shop online and a joint study by the University of British Columbia, the University of Alberta, and Arizona State University may have found out why. The study indicates that shoppers with lower self-esteem are less likely to buy an item that they try on if a more attractive shopper is wearing the same thing.

08/30/2011

(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.

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

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