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A Mexican restaurant in New York's SoHo neighborhood is drawing customers (and buzz) with the latest food craze: a burger of pan-friend crickets.
GPS will tell you how to get to the nearest Apple store. With iBeacon, Apple aims to guide you around once you're inside.
The SEC has commenced an investigation into Barnes & Noble's accounting, pushing shares of the bookstore chain sharply lower.
Gadget buyback company Gazelle reports iPad trades were up 175% compared to one year ago. Israel Ganot, Gazelle CEO, discusses the iPad trade business as well as the migration he sees from the Samsung Galaxy line to the iPhone.
Consumers have feasted on discounts this holiday season, but it means thinner profit margins for retailers.
Sears Holdings said Friday that it will spin off its Lands' End clothing business as a separate company by distributing stock to the retailer's shareholders.
Clothing retailers are adding more in-store bars, encouraging shoppers to mix Happy Hour and holiday errands.
J.C. Penney Co said it received an inquiry from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, seeking an explanation on their financial position.
Chanel has acquired its long-time lamb hide provider in the latest purchase by a luxury brand of a partner that supplies top quality materials.
Starbucks is back with its exclusive gift cards. But the company is only making 1,000 of the sought-after gift, and they'll like fly off the shelves.
Kohl's announced on Thursday that it will extend its holiday hours to 24 hours in the days leading up to Christmas.
McDonald's has committed yet another employee advice blunder, listing on its worker resource website pricey suggestions for holiday tipping.
J.C. Penney fell more than 8 percent on Thursday after the note from Wells Fargo said the retailer's acceleration is "much less impressive."
The new "tailored audiences" tool is designed to dramatically improve advertisers' return on investment, and boost Twitter's bottom line.
Lululemon said it is implausible to believe it intended to sell hundreds of thousands of nearly sheer yoga pants and hope consumers wouldn't notice.
Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass said his bet on J.C. Penney went south because he wasn't able to predict that the retailer's vendors would change terms.
A shorter holiday calendar could send frenzied shoppers to physical stores for last-minute purchases, taking some sales away from e-commerce.
Robert Hohman, Glassdoor CEO & co-founder, discusses the U.S. economy, today's job market and his company's business model. Hohman says, "Linkedin is about people, Glassdoor is about jobs and companies."
Strikes against fast-food restaurants have called for the minimum wage to increase to $15, but the side effects of such a jump are unclear.
Mark Hulbert, MarketWatch senior columnist, discusses Black Friday sales. Hulbert says regardless of Black Friday weekend, the seasonal tendency is for consumers to buy in the last week of December.