Retail | Lifestyle

Local used-goods scene reflects economy

If you’ve been hankering to do a story on the second-hand economy, used goods or tag

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Ramadan can spark local Islam-related consumer stories

The celebration of the end of Ramadan, Islam’s holy month,  is coming up this week, and

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Christmas in July: Sales bells for retailers and restaurants?

The year 2013 does seem to be flying by at top speed, but a “Black Friday”

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The importance of language to job seekers

“Si yo puedo hacer lo, usted puede hacerlo. “ That’s the tagline (“If I can do it, you

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Find a consumer story in the amusement park industry

The shrieks from roller-coaster cars and the splashes of flume rides are as much a part

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Tragedies that spawn merchandise and consumer goods

We’ve seen this before, but it always raises eyebrows when it happens:  companies and entrepreneurs rushing

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The business of Easter: From clothing sales to Peeps

Easter is little more than a week away, and some reports predict a lackluster selling season

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Inside the business of pets

Amid the doom and gloom of sequestration, a pending jobs report that likely will be tepid

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Spring break splurges spark personal finance stories

Spring break is coming up for college students and families, and it’s an opportunity to prepare

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