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Head of iPhone and iPad Software, Scott Forstall, to Leave Apple

Head of iPhone and iPad Software, Scott Forstall, to Leave Apple

Apple(CUPERTINO, Calif.) — Silicon Valley isn’t letting Hurricane Sandy get in the way of big tech announcements Monday. On the heels of Google and Microsoft’s big product launches Monday afternoon, Apple has just announced a big executive…

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Microsoft’s Surface Tablet ‘Confusing’ and ‘Compromised’

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Microsoft’s Surface Tablet ‘Confusing’ and ‘Compromised’

Joanna Stern/ABC News(NEW YORK) — The Apple vs. Microsoft post-PC war is just getting started. Microsoft has argued why its new software and Surface tablet are better than the iPad, but Apple’s not staying quiet.“I haven’t played wit…

Apple Sold 27 Million iPhones in 4th Quarter; Earnings Lower Than Expected

Apple Sold 27 Million iPhones in 4th Quarter; Earnings Lower Than Expected

Feng Li/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), the world’s most valuable company, reported lower-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings Thursday because it’s having trouble keeping up with demand for its market-leading products.Inventory i…

Apple Sold 27 Million iPhones in 4th Quarter; Earnings Lower Than Expected

Apple Sold 27 Million iPhones in 4th Quarter; Earnings Lower Than Expected

Feng Li/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), the world’s most valuable company, reported lower-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings Thursday because it’s having trouble keeping up with demand for its market-leading products.Inventory i…

Lawsuit Outlines Abercrombie and Fitch’s CEO Michael Jeffries’ Rules on Company Jet

Lawsuit Outlines Abercrombie and Fitch’s CEO Michael Jeffries’ Rules on Company Jet

Paul Taggart/Bloomberg via Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) — A lawsuit and documents filed in a case against clothier Abercrombie & Fitch lays out the details of CEO Michael Jeffries’ meticulous instructions for those serving him on the company’s priv…

Gap Pulls ‘Manifest Destiny’ T-Shirt from Shelves After Social Media Outcry

Gap Pulls ‘Manifest Destiny’ T-Shirt from Shelves After Social Media Outcry

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Gap has pulled from its shelves a black and white T-shirt printed with “Manifest Destiny” across the chest, after backlash from consumers who say the slogan is racist toward Native Americans.Whe…

Abercrombie and Fitch, Other Retail Workers Protest ‘Abusive’ Scheduling

Abercrombie and Fitch, Other Retail Workers Protest ‘Abusive’ Scheduling

Paul Taggart/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Employees of Abercrombie & Fitch, Best Buy and other retailers protested Wednesday along New York City’s posh Fifth Avenue shopping district against what they call “abusive” work scheduling.Binto…

Retail and Earnings Reports Give Stocks a Boost

Retail and Earnings Reports Give Stocks a Boost

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — After what was the worst week in more than four months, the market rebounded with a push from increased retail sales and earnings from Citigroup that surpassed expectations.On Monday, the Dow rose 95 points to close at 13…

September Retail Sales Post 5.4-Percent Rise

September Retail Sales Post 5.4-Percent Rise

Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Adding to the mix of improving economic news is the retail sales report from the Commerce Department Monday.Sales in September were better than expected — up 1.1 percent from the previous month and 5.4 percen…

Dollar Store Eyes Swanky Rodeo Drive for New Location

Dollar Store Eyes Swanky Rodeo Drive for New Location

iStockphoto(LOS ANGELES) — Rodeo Drive is home to some of the most expensive shopping in America, but a dollar store is hoping to set up shop and crash that pricey party. The 99 Cents Only Store is eyeing property on the fancy Los Angeles street, and …

Report: Best Buy to Match Prices of Online Competitors

Report: Best Buy to Match Prices of Online Competitors

KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Another big retailer is said to be playing hardball with Amazon.
The Wall Street Journal reports Best Buy is planning to match the price of its online competitors during the holiday shopping season and offer f…

Consumers Appear More Cautious this Holiday Shopping Season

Consumers Appear More Cautious this Holiday Shopping Season

Sean Gallup/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Consumer confidence has gone up in recent weeks, but shoppers appear to be in no mood to splurge.  A new survey finds most Americans do not plan to spend more on holiday gifts than they did last year.Retailers…

Fab Launches New iPhone and iPad Apps

Fab Launches New iPhone and iPad Apps

Apple(NEW YORK) — The shopping website Fab, launched 16 months ago. By July 2012 it had five million members and now has 7.5 million users.The e-commerce site has everything from clothes, home furnishings, gadgets, stuff for kids, food and even pets. …

Fab Launches New iPhone and iPad Apps

Fab Launches New iPhone and iPad Apps

Apple(NEW YORK) — The shopping website Fab, launched 16 months ago. By July 2012 it had five million members and now has 7.5 million users.The e-commerce site has everything from clothes, home furnishings, gadgets, stuff for kids, food and even pets. …

Wal-Mart Workers Threaten to Walk Off the Job on Black Friday

Wal-Mart Workers Threaten to Walk Off the Job on Black Friday

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The latest news in the Wal-Mart labor protests, which have included walkouts and marches in Dallas, San Diego, Chicago and Los Angeles, is the threat of a strike on Black Friday. That’s the day after Thanksgivi…

Neiman Marcus Sells $100,000 Luxury Hen Coop, Other ‘Fantasy Gifts’

Neiman Marcus Sells $100,000 Luxury Hen Coop, Other ‘Fantasy Gifts’

Nieman Marcus(NEW YORK) — Department store Neiman Marcus released its annual Christmas Book catalog, which includes nine fantasy gifts. Some of the proceeds of the fantasy gifts benefit charity, including a $100,000 hen farm that comes with three to 1…

Walmart, Amazon Roll Out Same-Day Delivery for Online Orders

Walmart, Amazon Roll Out Same-Day Delivery for Online Orders

Ryan McVay/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Just in time for the holiday shopping season, two retailing giants are gearing up for same-day package delivery for goods purchased online. Walmart to Go is being test marketed in several cities across the country.&nb…

Wal-Mart Workers Protest Working Conditions

Wal-Mart Workers Protest Working Conditions

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Dozens of Wal-Mart workers in 12 cities plan to walk off the job to protest the store’s working conditions, and some are headed to Bentonville, Ark., where the company will hold its shareholder meeting Wednesda…

Costco Adds Fine Art to Its Inventory

Costco Adds Fine Art to Its Inventory

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Costco is famous for stretching the dollar.  From groceries to electronics, beauty supplies to sporting goods, the warehouse club retailer offers it all, and now it’s adding something else to its inven…

Consumers Beware: Glass Shower Doors Can Shatter Suddenly

Consumers Beware: Glass Shower Doors Can Shatter Suddenly

Courtesy Larry Kucharik(NEW YORK) — Larry Kucharik, 64, of Oak Park, Ill. was having his morning coffee when his wife alerted him to a strange noise. They went upstairs to investigate and in their empty bathroom they found their glass shower door inex…

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