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Neiman Marcus Expands in Northern California

Retailer today opens its 42nd full-line store and its third in the San Francisco Bay Area, located in the…

California Governor Pushes for Tax Hike

In his annual address before the state legislature, Jerry Brown said the increases — supported by retailers…

Protesters Cause Minor Delays at West Coast Ports

Efforts by a couple hundred protesters from the Occupy movement caused only minor delays at the two largest…

Study: Chinese Economy Heading Toward Downturn

China’s surging economy is due for a slowdown or an outright crash from an investment bubble fueling the…

Macy’s S.F. Men’s Unit Getting Major Facelift

Retailer is spending $5.6 million to add another floor and 34,000 square feet of selling.

Chris Matthews Talks Presidental Politics

The host of MSNBC’s “Hardball” last week fielded questions about his new book, “Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero,&#8221…

Oakland Port Reopens After Protests

The port reopened Thursday morning as a few protesters from Occupy Oakland remained at the marine terminal…

Levi’s, Adidas, H&M Back Better Cotton

The first cotton grown using more sustainable farming methods under the global Better Cotton Initiative has…

California Meausure Looks to Invigorate Business

The legislature voted to create a new entity called the Office of Economic Development.

California Plan Could Help Apparel Sector

Gov. Jerry Brown proposed a plan to create more jobs through tax incentives, which could benefit apparel…

California Economy Continues to Struggle

The state with the nation’s largest economy and retail market, is gradually recovering from the…

California Sales Tax Cut Could Boost Spending

The sales tax dip is calculated to be a $233 savings per household over the next year in a state of more than…

Importers to Benefit From Lower Freight Rates

Better capacity and inventory control cited.

California Passes Web Sales Tax

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed legislation to require out-of-state Internet sales companies to collect…

Pressure Mounting for Taxes on E-tail

A string of states is pushing legislation to require online sellers to collect sales taxes; Congress may also…