REI To Close On Black Friday, Pay Employees For The DaySpecialty outdoor retailer REI will keep its stores closed on the day after Thanksgiving for the second straight year, even though it's one of the busiest shopping days of the year. It will also again pay employees for the day off in a campaign that encourages people to spend time outdoors.
TripAdvisor No Longer Booking Trips Where People Can Ride Elephants, Swim With DolphinsTravel website TripAdvisor will no longer sell bookings to attractions where travelers can come in contact with captive wild animals or endangered species.
Sacramento Natural Foods Co-Op Leaving Decades-Old Store For Spacious New DigsIt's a Sacramento favorite for natural food fans. After 43 years, the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-Op on Alhambra Boulevard has shut its doors. But it won't be shut down for long. A new store is opening up at 28th and R streets.
Samsung Urges People To Stop Using Galaxy Note 7Samsung said it is halting sales of the star-crossed Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after a spate of fires involving new devices that were supposed to be safe replacements for recalled models.
Nestlé Issues Voluntary Recall Of Drumstick Ice Cream Over Listeria ConcernsFood company Nestlé has initiated a voluntary recall of their Drumstick Clubs after they received positive test results for Listeria from equipment used to manufacture the cones.
Verizon Cuts Jobs In Stores As Wireless Growth SlowsVerizon has cut jobs in stores across the country as it deals with increasing competition in the wireless industry.
Yahoo Adds New Social Features To Its Renamed Mobile AppYahoo has overhauled its main app for smartphones and tablets by emphasizing "social" features aimed at people who like to share and chat about news topics online.
Subaru Recalls Nearly 600K Cars Due To Fire Risk From Overheating Windshield Wiper Motors
Mall Operators Working To Implement Security Measures Without Interfering With Shopping ExperienceMore sophisticated cameras. Security robots. Customers feeling shaken by recent attacks at U.S. malls may not notice huge changes - but mall operators are testing and putting in place new technologies and other measures to offer people more protection without intruding too much on their shopping time.
Environmentalists: Your TV Uses More Electricity Than You ThinkAn environmental group on Wednesday accused three major TV manufacturers of misleading consumers and regulators about how much energy high-definition screens devour, alleging that the televisions were designed to perform more efficiently during government testing than in ordinary use.
Map Mix-Up Sending Hundreds Of Topgolf Customers Into Quiet Roseville NeighborhoodHomeowners in Roseville are concerned about new problems in their community since Topgolf’s opening two weeks ago.
Flying Soon? Leave This Recalled Phone At Home, FAA WarnsAviation safety officials took the extraordinary step of warning airline passengers not to turn on or charge a new-model Samsung smartphone during flights following numerous reports of the devices catching fire.