CE & Entertainment

04/12/2011 - 16:06

AT&T announced that it has partnered with LG for the launch of its first prepaid smartphone. The LG Thrive and LG Phoenix will join AT&T's GoPhone lineup on April 17.

04/12/2011 - 10:26

Amazon announced that it is now offering a new Kindle for $114, compared with $139 for its standard model and $189 for the 3G version.

04/07/2011 - 13:29

Former retail industry executive Austin Ligon was named to the newly created position of non-executive chairman of the board at Gazelle where he will play a more active role in development of the company’s consumer electronics re-commerce business.

04/07/2011 - 11:40

U.S. discount-store operators should keep an eye on their Northern neighbors, as Canadian dollar stores continue to thrive.

04/07/2011 - 10:59

The shifting of Easter to April this year impacted the warehouse club sector last month, as both Costco and BJ’s reported March comps that were negatively impacted by the calendar change.

04/06/2011 - 10:24

Satellite television provider Dish Network was selected as the winner of a bankruptcy court auction for the assets of Blockbuster late Tuesday with a bid valued at $320 million, the company announced late that day.

04/05/2011 - 15:49

A good reputation -- whether warranted or not -- can do a lot for a company's bottom line. So those companies that found themselves at the top of Forbes' most reputable companies list have much to celebrate.

04/05/2011 - 13:21

Blockbuster's bankruptcy auction is set to stretch into a second day on Tuesday after preliminary talks between bidders and the chain's representatives dragged on late into Monday, a company spokesman said.

04/04/2011 - 15:34

Creative Channel Services announced that it has significantly expanded its partnership with Sears Holdings Corporation by providing the CyberScholar employee-learning platform to five of the retailer's store brands that carry home appliance and consumer electronics products.

04/04/2011 - 11:22

Toys“R”Us announced that it has named the former head of one of the world's largest toy companies to serve as president of its U.S. business.