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  • Radiant orchid is the 'It' flower in beauty products

    Radiant orchid is the 'It' flower in beauty products
    Radiant Orchid, the trend color of 2014 as decreed by color specialist Pantone, has shown up all across the beauty spectrum. The flower is appearing literally — as the key ingredient in Clarins Blue Orchid Face Treatment Oil, for instance. Or it's an inspiration — for example, as the basis of trendy nail wraps from Jamberry Nails Radiant Orchid Collection.
  • This week's on-sales: Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden, KISS and more

    This week's on-sales: Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden, KISS and more
    A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Hollywood Bowl Nine Inch Nails & Soundgarden, Aug. 25 (Friday) Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Nine Inch Nails & Soundgarden, Aug. 22; KISS & Def Leppard, July 5;...

    Retail sales weak in advance of holiday season

    Retail sales weak in advance of holiday season
    Retailers had a shaky September, as lukewarm back-to-school shopping and a plunge in car purchases caused sales to slide from August, according to the government. Retail sales last month amounted to $425.9 billion, down 0.1% from August, the U.S. Census...

    NPD Group: Grooming tool sales down 2% since last year

    NPD Group: Grooming tool sales down 2% since last year
    Sales of grooming tools totaled $1.1 billion for the 12-month period ending in May, according to Port Washington, N.Y.-based NPD Group, a decline of 2% from the same period a year ago. But this doesn't necessarily foreshadow an escape from the...

    Game console price war ahead, analyst predicts

    Game console price war ahead, analyst predicts
    Gamers could become winners in a price war this holiday as console manufacturers slug it out for scarce consumer dollars, according to a report released this week.  With Nintendo due to release its next-generation Wii U game console on Nov. 18 at...