Dec 10, 2010 19:13 EST
Forum buy would extend Madison Square Garden's concert footprint to LA. It's been decades since Southern California's heady blend of professional sports and Hollywood glamor first mixed under the arching columns of the Forum.
Dec 06, 2010 19:23 EST
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Venue owners coast-to-coast are cheering as the first dates for Taylor Swift's "Speak Now" tour go on sale.
Nov 29, 2010 00:10 EST
Roy Hibbert scores 24 points as Pacers beat Lakers 95-92 in 1st road win at Staples. Roy Hibbert had 24 points and 12 rebounds, and Kobe Bryant scored 41 points but missed two tying 3-point attempts in the final seconds of the Indiana Pacers' first victory over the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center, 95-92 Sunday night.
Nov 26, 2010 14:22 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top U.S. retailers from Best Buy Co Inc <BBY.N> to Toys R Us saw longer lines of shoppers outside stores on Black Friday, raising hopes for an improved holiday selling season, their chief executives said.
Nov 26, 2010 14:14 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top U.S. retailers from Best Buy Co Inc to Toys R Us saw longer lines of shoppers outside stores on Black Friday, raising hopes for an improved holiday selling season, their chief executives said.
Nov 24, 2010 12:59 EST
Autopsy: Toddler who plunged from luxury box at LA's Staples Center died of traumatic injuries. An autopsy conducted Tuesday on a 2-year-old boy who plunged from a skybox after a Los Angeles Lakers game determined that his death was an accident.
Nov 24, 2010 10:05 EST
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Online spending this holiday is now expected to rise by 11 percent over last year, comScore said on Tuesday, marking the second time the analytics firm has raised its closely watched view.
Nov 19, 2010 11:28 EST
BARCELONA, Spain (Reuters) - A recovery in advertising spending is being driven by profits, not optimism about the economy, as companies which have cut costs to the bone have some cash to spend again, media executives said this week.
Nov 18, 2010 17:43 EST
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market:
Nov 18, 2010 14:30 EST
Earnings roundup: Sears loss nearly doubles as revenue drops, Staples net income increases. Among the earnings stories for Thursday, Nov. 18, from The Associated Press:
Nov 18, 2010 10:45 EST
Staples clamps down on expenses in 3rd quarter, net income rises 7 percent. Staples Inc. on Thursday reported its third-quarter net income rose 7 percent despite only a small increase in revenue as the company gained new small-business customers and clamped down on expenses.
Nov 18, 2010 08:11 EST
Staples clamps down on expenses in 3rd quarter, net income rises 7 percent. Staples Inc.'s third-quarter net income rose 7 percent despite only a small increase in revenue as the company gained new small-business customers and clamped down on expenses.
Nov 18, 2010 08:02 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top U.S. office supplies retailer Staples Inc <SPLS.O> reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, boosted by tight cost controls and market share gains.
Nov 17, 2010 18:19 EST
Canadian stocks rose Wednesday, despite ongoing concerns about European debt and Chinese growth. But U.S. stocks fell on news of a steep drop in housing construction. . Today on Stockhouse
Nov 17, 2010 15:50 EST
LONDON (Reuters) -- Development agencies worldwide are joining forces to spend $200 million in a 10-year programme to help the agriculture sector prepare for climate change and cut greenhouse gas emissions, farm research groups said on Wednesday.
Nov 12, 2010 15:23 EST
Major companies tentatively scheduled to report quarterly results during week of 11/15/10. Major companies tentatively scheduled to report quarterly earnings next week:
Nov 12, 2010 15:00 EST
Associated Press National News Calendar. Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of Nov. 14-20, 2010. Note that many events, especially court appearances, are subject to change at the last minute.
Nov 12, 2010 13:22 EST
Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming week. MONDAY, Nov. 15
Nov 11, 2010 15:46 EST
Fast, furious and 24-7: The competition for shoppers' holiday dollars begins in earnest. From free shipping from Wal-Mart to Sears stores open on Thanksgiving for the first time, the battle for holiday shoppers' dollars has begun in earnest.
Oct 25, 2010 15:08 EDT
Office Depot Chairman and CEO Odland resigning, shortly after agreeing to pay a penalty. Office Depot Inc.'s Chairman and CEO Steve Odland is stepping down as the office supplier struggles to turn its business around in the face of tough competition.