Sales Tax Rates Rise Monday; Out-of-State Online Sellers IncludedA total of 51 cities across California are adding to their local sales taxes at the beginning of April, that's on top of the standard statewide rate of 7.25 percent.
Levi Strauss & Co. Prepares For 2nd IPO; Set To Start Trading At $17/ShareLevi Strauss & Co., which gave America its first pair of blue jeans, is going public for the second time on Thursday.
Apple's Top Retail Exec To Leave Amid iPhone Sales SlowdownApple's top retailing executive is stepping down amid a slowdown in iPhone sales that has raised doubts about the company's future growth prospects.
CEO Apologizes For Build-A-Bear Mall ChaosBuild-A-Bear CEO Sharon Price John apologized Thursday for a sales promotion that overwhelmed several Bay Area malls earlier this summer.
Founder Of Iconic Tower Records DiesRussell Solomon, who founded the Tower Records chain that became a global phenomenon and changed the way people consumed music, has died. He was 92.
Walmart Sets Age Of 21 To Buy Firearms, AmmunitionWalmart announced Wednesday that it will no longer sell firearms and ammunition to people younger than 21 and would also remove items resembling assault-style rifles from its website.
Dick's Sporting Goods Will Stop Selling Assault-Style Rifles
Toys R Us Shutting Down Nine Bay Area Stores Toys R Us, squeezed by Amazon.com and huge chains like Walmart, will close 180 stores including nine in the Bay Area over the next few months.
Circuit City Announces Relaunch 9 Years After Closing StoresWhile many brick-and-mortar retail shops continue to close their doors due to declining sales, one former electronics giant that went out of business almost a decade ago is staging a comeback. 
Sales Guide To The Best Cyber Monday Deals If you didn't get your fix from Black Friday sales, don't worry: You can snag some hefty deals on Cyber Monday.
Don't Fall Victim To These Online Holiday Shopping Scams An estimated 164 million Americans are considering shopping during Thanksgiving weekend and for the first time more shoppers say they plan to shop online than at big box retailers like Walmart and Target.