Despite the drop over the last two years, the city still lags far behind the statewide average.
California plans to crack down on Internet sellers who don’t collect state sales taxes.
Shopping in downtown Walnut Creek became even more upscale as Neiman Marcus opened an 85,000 square foot store on Friday.
CNET Editor-at-Large Brian Cooley said the app has struggled because of competition from other wireless carriers.
A proposal to institute a fee for each paper bag provided at a store in San Francisco and also expand the city’s ban on plastic bags was unanimously approved by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.
Many shoppers will be looking for deep after-Christmas discounts, returning gifts and using gift cards they received.
Several new stores, shops and restaurants have opened in downtown Walnut Creek, attracting bigger crowds to the area.
Oakland officials are hoping the move will bring in more holiday shoppers during this busy season.
In a fashion similar to that of the Occupy camps, mall security guards in Roseville tried to kick out campers waiting out in tents for Best Buy’s Black Friday deals.
Retailers around the Bay Area opened their doors early on Sunday hoping to bring shoppers back for another round of buying after Christmas.