Small Business Saturday was supposed to provide a big boost for local mom and pop stores. But in Oakland, it was anything but. Between the vandalism and the protests, profits were the only thing small here.
More and more, car dealers and manufacturers are getting into the Black Friday sales game, offering consumers thousands in trade-ins and cash-back deals.
Get prepared for big savings with these tips for Cyber Monday shopping.
Don’t get lost in the sea of sales, coupons, flyers and email lists. Take a little time to organize and you can save a bundle this holiday season.
Smartphone maker HTC is introducing not only a brand new handset to take sharper pictures, but the first ever action camera.
Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in the three days after the phones went on sale.
After hearing complaints of drunk homeless people loitering on downtown streets, Mayor Gary Phillips wants liquor stores to stop carrying low-end vodka and malt liquors. He says the high-alcohol content beverages are often targeted at addicts the homeless and teens.
As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.
Chrysler sales rose 20 percent. Ford sales flat. GM down 1 percent.
As the auto industry strives to sustain its post-recession comeback, car companies are resorting to tactics that some experts warn will lead to trouble down the road.