Illegal Tobacco Sales To Youth Drop In San FranciscoDespite the drop over the last two years, the city still lags far behind the statewide average.
California To Crack Down On Internet Retailers Who Avoid Collecting TaxesCalifornia plans to crack down on Internet sellers who don’t collect state sales taxes.
Neiman Marcus Joins List Of Big Name Retailers In Walnut CreekShopping in downtown Walnut Creek became even more upscale as Neiman Marcus opened an 85,000 square foot store on Friday.
Tech Watch: Is Google Wallet A Bust?CNET Editor-at-Large Brian Cooley said the app has struggled because of competition from other wireless carriers.
San Francisco Supes Approve Shopping Bag Fee, Expand Plastic Bag BanA 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.
Long Lines Expected At Retailers MondayMany shoppers will be looking for deep after-Christmas discounts, returning gifts and using gift cards they received.
Downtown Walnut Creek Experiencing Economic BoomSeveral new stores, shops and restaurants have opened in downtown Walnut Creek, attracting bigger crowds to the area.
Oakland Offers Free Parking For Holiday ShoppersOakland officials are hoping the move will bring in more holiday shoppers during this busy season.
ConsumerWatch: Which Retailers Are Naughty This Holiday 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.
Bay Area Shoppers Take Advantage Of Post-Christmas SalesRetailers around the Bay Area opened their doors early on Sunday hoping to bring shoppers back for another round of buying after Christmas.
Last Minute Shoppers Spend Time Away From StoresMany retailers in San Francisco expected Thursday to be the peak of the last minute Christmas shopping rush this year.