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'A Designer's Designer': NY Exhibit Showcases Chareau

By Katherine Roth | Jan 11
Chareau's work straddles industrial aesthetics and traditional fine craftsmanship, clean spare lines and playful 1920s whimsy.

The Next Generation of Monopoly Token? You Decide

Jan 11
Hashtags, emojis and even a rubber duck may replace dogs, cats and hats in an upcoming version of the Monopoly board game.

Online Shoppers Helped Holiday Spending, Dept. Stores Lagged

Jan 10
Holiday spending got a boost in 2016, according to one analysis, as more people opted to shop by phone or computer - though department stores and clothing retailers still lagged.

Jeans that Give Directions? Products Get, Um, 'Smart' at CES

Jan 7
After the alarm on your smartphone goes off, it's time to roll out of your "smart" bed and give your hair a good run through with your app-connected brush. Don't forget to use your smart toothbrush in front of your smart mirror.

Macy's to Close Stores, Cut Jobs Amid Weak Sales

By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Jan 5
Macy's says it is eliminating more than 10,000 jobs and plans to move forward with 68 store closures after a disappointing holiday shopping season.

'Smart Stores' Arrive with Interactive Shelves and Robots

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jan 3
Tomorrow's retail stores want to take a page from their online rivals by embracing advanced technology - everything from helpful robots to interactive mirrors to shelves embedded with sensors.

Dog Attacks Family As They Try To Dress It

Jan 2
Police in Florida say an angry dog sent three people to the hospital after one tried to put a sweater on it.

Woodstock, VT, Fights to Save Its Charm, One Shutter At a Time

By Wilson Ring | Dec 31
Some property owners are questioning the community's requirement, arguing that the regulations are enforced irregularly, and that some buildings look better without shutters.

Where to Sell Your Unwanted Stuff Online and Earn Extra Cash

By Joseph Pisani | Dec 30
If you're cleaning out your closets for the new year, or need some spare cash after the holidays, your old stuff can help fill up your wallet.

A Guide to Making Holiday Returns

By Courtney Jesperson | Dec 25
The holidays are a time for celebration and gifts, but not all presents hit the mark and returning them doesn't feel very festive. If you find yourself unhappy with a gift, you wouldn't be the only one.

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