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  • Retail sales rise 5.8%, but cold weather and payroll taxes sting

    Retail sales rise 5.8%, but cold weather and payroll taxes sting
    Shoppers trod carefully in January, lured into stores by retailers dangling post-holiday clearance deals but spending sparingly to balance out higher payroll taxes and lingering economic uncertainty. Same-store sales at major retailers such as...
  • Sriracha potato chips? Lay's offers three flavors for fan vote

    Three new Lay's potato chip flavors will hit grocery stores next week. Only one will prevail and be added as a new chip flavor to Lay's product line. Frito-Lay launched a promotional campaign titled "Do Us a Flavor," in which consumers nominated...
  • Hasbro to meet with girl, 13, on gender-neutral Easy-Bake ovens

    Hasbro to meet with girl, 13, on gender-neutral Easy-Bake ovens
    The 13-year-old New Jersey girl who started a petition for boy-friendly Easy-Bake ovens will meet Monday with Hasbro, the company that makes the kitchen toy. In a statement, Hasbro said it invited McKenna Pope and her family to make their case at its...
  • Girl, 13, gets Hasbro to make gender-neutral Easy-Bake oven

    Girl, 13, gets Hasbro to make gender-neutral Easy-Bake oven
    McKenna Pope, the 13-year-old girl who petitioned toy maker Hasbro for an Easy-Bake oven suitable for both girls and boys, will get what she’s been asking for. After meeting with the New Jersey girl at its Rhode Island headquarters Monday,...
  • Eighth-grader petitions Hasbro to market Easy-Bake Ovens to boys

    Eighth-grader petitions Hasbro to market Easy-Bake Ovens to boys
    What to get a little boy for Christmas that isn’t the usual toy car set, video game or sports item? One fresh-faced activist suggests an Easy-Bake Oven. McKenna, 13, is petitioning toy maker Hasbro to stop marketing the kitchen set only to young...
  • Will Kevin Clash resignation hurt Elmo toy sales?

    Will Kevin Clash resignation hurt Elmo toy sales?
    Days before Black Friday is a less than ideal time for Elmo, the inspiration for some of the most popular toys ever created, to have his name associated with allegations of sexual misconduct. Depending on who’s being asked, the resignation of Elmo...
  • Meg Whitman in brief

    Meg Whitman Party: Republican Occupation: Former chief executive, EBay online auction business Age: 53, born Long Island, New York City of residence: Atherton (Bay Area) Personal: husband Griffith Harsh, two sons Education: Bachelor's degree in...
  • PASSINGS: Van Snowden, Maury Allen, Georgi Arbatov

    PASSINGS: Van Snowden, Maury Allen, Georgi Arbatov
    Van Snowden Puppeteer for 'Pufnstuf,' 'Pee-wee's Playhouse Van Snowden, 71, who inhabited the costumed character H.R. Pufnstuf in the 1970 film and was the lead puppeteer on "Pee-wee's Playhouse" on television, died of cancer Sept. 22 at a Burbank...
  • Chris Haney dies at 59; co-creator of Trivial Pursuit board game

    Chris Haney dies at 59; co-creator of Trivial Pursuit board game
    Chris Haney, a former Canadian journalist whose fascination with entertaining, barely useful tidbits of information led him to co-create the bestselling board game Trivial Pursuit, died Monday in Toronto. He was 59. He had been in poor health the last...
  • 'Battleship' propelled by action cliches, early reviews say

     
    Battleship, a board game with no characters or plot, is now a feature film, opening internationally this week and May 4 in the U.S. Early reviews say the film's storytelling takes a back seat to its explosions....
  • A Brony gathering: SoCal men let their ‘My Little Pony' flag fly

     
    The rainbow-hued fantasy world of “My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic,” a reboot of a classic kids TV series airing on cable network the Hub, has found its way into the hearts of an unexpected demographic: adult men....