By Laurie Segall, staff reporterNovember 26, 2010: 11:02 AM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — Major retailers are entering the location game, offering users discounts for “checking in” on location based services like Facebook Places, Foursquare, and Gowalla during the busiest shopping day of the year. For those braving the Black […]
Stephen Schwarzman is rapidly becoming the king of the thrill ride. The chief executive of Blackstone Group , one of the most powerful private equity firms in the world, is betting that theme parks will deliver strong returns as the economy slowly climbs out of the hole.
It took fire crews several hours to control a three-alarm fire at an East San Jose Goodwill store.
DELAND, FLA.Only 45 luxury home sites remain for sale at Victoria Park Trails, located off the West Volusia Beeline and Orange Camp Rd. on Appleton Lane in DeLand. David Byrnes, president of Beazer Homes in Florida, said new single-family homes at Victoria Park Trails range in price from the $169,900 […]
ORLANDO, Fla.Ashton Woods Homes will start construction of 12 new town homes at Wickham Park, located on Overstreet Rd. north of C.R. 535 in Windermere. Michael Roche, vice president of sales and marketing for Ashton Woods Homes in the Orlando region, said construction will get underway within the next 30 […]
Norwegian voters have returned their Labor-dominated government to office, narrowly endorsing Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg’s pursuit of expanded public service.
The Committee to Project Journalists said Tuesday that independent journalism was increasingly threatened in Russia, where 17 journalists have been killed since 2000.
The name Tiffany is synonymous with the finest of jewelry and a visit to an exhibition at the Luxembourg Museum devoted to Louis Comfort Tiffany is like standing inside a jewel boxwithout a jewel in sight.
FOREIGN direct investment in China, sapped by the global financial crisis, climbed for the first time in 11 months in August as the nation’s economic recovery gathered pace.
Glimcher Realty Trust said Monday it has commenced an offer to sell $80 million worth of its common shares in a public sale.
U.S. retail sales jumped in August, spurred by widespread gains beyond the expected increases of auto sales due to the government’s popular Cash for Clunkers program.
AUSTRALIAN retail banks have been the most aggressive across the Asian region to slash their workforces so far this year.
As many as 10,500 Opel jobs in Europe could be cut, nearly half of them in Germany, the co-chief executive of Magna International Inc.
Police investigating the death of ousted Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s chief fundraiser questioned his girlfriend for more than an hour Monday, saying afterward she had cooperated but refusing to say in detail what was discussed.
A New Jersey pharmaceuticals firm will pay nearly $25 million in criminal and civil fines after pleading guilty to federal charges that it made illegal payments to encourage doctors to prescribe a blood pressure drug.
While Washington wrangles over health care, the nation’s last big reform innovation faces an uncertain future. Health Savings Accounts, the hybrid of flex spending accounts and IRAs that President Bush created in 2003, are an afterthought in the current proposals on Capitol Hill — with strenuous debate over whether their […]
The rally that began in March may have marked the start of a powerful new bull market. But precious few strategists called it — just as few foresaw back in 1999 what a lousy decade this would be for stocks.