Target plans to hire about 70,000 seasonal workers for the holiday shopping season, down about 20 percent from a year ago. The discounter is aiming to be more efficient in its hiring practices.
According to Experian, Sacramento’s business bankruptcy rate is the highest in the nation as 2.41 percent of all entrepreneurs go belly up. That’s a figure you’d expect during the 2008 recession, but why are there so many five years later?
The gulf between the richest 1 percent and the rest of America is the widest it’s been since the Roaring ’20s.
Unemployment rates rose in more than half of U.S. states in July and fewer states added jobs, echoing national data that show the job market may have lost some momentum.
Activist investor Carl Icahn thinks Apple should be doing more to revive its stock price, and wants to help CEO Tim Cook with the resuscitation.
Stephen Merrill was finishing his freshman year of college two years ago when he and a group of friends went to an indoor trampoline park in Utah for a day of flipping, jumping and bouncing.
The U.S. Justice Department is investigating JPMorgan Chase over mortgage-backed investments the bank sold in the run-up to the financial crisis.
Taco Bell says it’s expanding its small test of waffle tacos, as it prepares to take its breakfast menu national sometime next year.
U.S. home prices surged 11.9 percent in June from a year earlier, reflecting stronger demand amid a tight supply of homes for sale.
Jonathan Lederer and the Sacramento Business Review team’s economic forecast reveals that while unemployment will remain flat through the end of the year, employers will begin to post more full-time jobs.
Facebook’s stock price has passed its $38 IPO price for the first time since its rocky initial public offering more than a year ago.
U.S. home prices jumped 12.2 percent in May compared with a year ago, the biggest annual gain since March 2006. The increase shows the housing recovery is strengthening.
Electronic Entertainment Expo kicked off today at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Early Saturday morning, a private company is set to make history by launching a supply ship to the International Space Station. Here’s a look at the mission preps and what Space X and NASA expect the mission to look like.
Advertising is supposed to make you WANT a product. But some time, the claims go too far. Here are a few products over the years that have made false, misleading, or unsubstantiated claims…and got caught! It does not include the dozens of diet pills that have been fined for making false claims.
Apple now has strict policies on which applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch are approved for their App Store. But some risque or offensive apps have made it through the approval process, while others were rejected before getting to market. Here’s a look at a few of the most controversial apps.
Facebook, populated by at least 500 million users, has been both a source of innovation, controversy and fascination.
Has it really been 30 years since Steve Wosniak & Steve Jobs sold off Jobs’ VW van to raise money and launch a company? Yes, it has, and if you don’t believe it, just check out some of the higlights.
The economy has been rough for all Americans, and the traders on Wall Steet show it. Take a look.