Retail security experts have found theft — intentional or not — can be as much as five times higher with self-checkout than with human cashiers.
Several new stores, shops and restaurants have opened in downtown Walnut Creek, attracting bigger crowds to the area.
The spirit of giving is spreading to Bay Area Kmart stores as hundreds of “secret Santas” have been helping to pay down customers’ layaway accounts in time for Christmas.
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.
Apple will close its retail stores for several hours Wednesday so that employees can watch a webcast of a company-wide memorial service to celebrate the life of co-founder Steve Jobs, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Posters and fact sheets will be available at cell phone stores to provide information about possible radiation from the devices.
If you don’t want to spend your weekend sifting through the stands at a local fair, or spending big money at chains like Whole Foods and Mollie Stone’s, there are some other ways to make sure you are getting the most fresh fruits and veggies.
Here’s a look at some shops from across the cost spectrum that can help pregnant women maintain their glow.
The mostly vacant Metreon complex at 4th and Mission Streets in San Francisco is about to get a dramatic new makeover which will include 20 new retailers and restaurants, and the city’s first ever Target store.
For the people helping hurried and stressed out customers, it was becoming anything but the most wonderful time of the year.