High heels can exert a heavy toll on the body, and are often uncomfortable and unsafe. Should they be taxed?
Just when Apple may be poised to unveil a sparkling upgrade to its iPad, many small firms of fewer than 1,000 are looking to buy new tablets for workers. Demand for tablets is up, a new survey finds.
In today's highly sexualized environment – where 5-year-olds wear padded bras – some see the toddlers-and-tiaras Disney princess craze leading to the pre-teen pursuit of "hot" looks. Do little girls become little women too soon?
Nintendo Wii 2 will be the biggest news coming out of E3, according to reports. But with titles like Halo 4, Modern Warfare 3, and Mass Effect 3, can the new system (which most likely will not be called the Nintendo Wii 2) hold on to headlines for long?
Dunkin' Donuts IPO announced. But private owners of parent company won't say when, or how many shares will be created for the Baskin-Robbins and Dunkin' Donuts IPO.
Greek debt crisis worsens as its interest rates soar and government prepares new spending curbs. Also on the radar: Bank of America earnings and inflation jitters.
Pringles to be acquired by Diamond Foods from Procter & Gamble. Diamond takes big step into snack food market with Pringles.
Although the recession is technically over, many companies are still struggling to make up for lost profit, customers, and locations. But some companies have come out of the recession better than they went in, thanks to their adjustments to consumer demand and other smart business strategies. Here are five companies that have thrived despite the worst downturn since the Great Depression:
Consumer confidence remains at historically low levels, but retailers still expect a modest rise in holiday sales.