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California ConsumerHere's your throbbing-Thursday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --The retail industry posted its second straight month of gains in October as shoppers decided maybe, just maybe, the economic picture isn't as grim as all that. That doesn't.......
All The RageWhen I first saw Gap's holiday ads, it wasn't the plaid shirts, skinny jeans or cozy sweaters that caught my eye. It was those boots! And apparently, I'm not alone. The lug-sole, high-heel hiking boots with red laces have been......
Money & CompanyThe nationâ€™s consumer spending recovery hit a snag in May as retailers reported soft results that hinted at what could be a tough summer for spending. On Thursday, major chain stores posted a 2.5% year-over-year increase in May sales, according......
Money & CompanyApparel retailer Gap Inc. on Wednesday unveiled details of its entry into China, announcing plans to open four Gap brand stores this year and launch an e-commerce website. The stores -- two in Beijing and two in Shanghai -- will......
Culture MonsterHenry Clay Frick, J. Pierpont Morgan, Louisine and Henry O. Havemeyer in New York; J. Paul Getty, Norton Simon, Arabella and Henry E. Huntington in Los Angeles; Andrew W. Mellon in Washington, D.C.; Claribel and Etta Cone in Baltimore. Big......
L.A. UnleashedProminent members of the animal-protection community are sharing their insights into the latest animal-related news and what their organizations are up to. Here, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Executive Vice President Tracy Reiman offers...
Henry Clay Frick, J. Pierpont Morgan, Louisine and Henry O. Havemeyer in New York; J. Paul Getty, Norton Simon, Arabella and Henry E. Huntington in Los Angeles; Andrew W. Mellon in Washington, D.C.; Claribel and Etta Cone in Baltimore. Big names in the...
L.A. UnleashedA few weeks ago Unleashed broke the story about the curious case of a Dodge tent event commercial starring Suzie, the young chimpanzee, which was pulled after the car manufacturer received complaints from animal activists about their use of such......
Donald G. Fisher, who launched the Gap clothing chain 40 years ago and helped build it into one of the world's leading apparel retailers, died Sunday. He was 81. Fisher died at his home in San Francisco after a long battle with cancer, the company said....
DAN TURNER is a Times editorial writer.BETTER RED than dead. That's what I figured when I stopped by a Gap store the day after Project Red's Oct. 13 U.S. launch to pick up a T-shirt and, incidentally, save the world. Project Red, the brainchild of U2 frontman Bono and Santa Monica City...
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Los Angeles Times Staff Writer"TURN on, tune in and check out" has become the mantra of the merchandise-amassing millions who flock daily to the Internet to buy an assortment of things that would make even Timothy Leary scratch his drug-addled noggin. We buy music over the ether, try...
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