• M&S speeds up shutdown of clothing and scales back Simply Food

    Marks & Spencer is slowing down expansion of its food halls. Photograph: Alamy Marks & Spencer is speeding up plans to close underperforming clothing departments and slamming the brakes on expansion of its Simply Food chain as the company fights for its future on the high street. “We have made good progress in remedying the […]

  • COUPONS
    Insurers cutting back on drug coupons amid concerns over consumer costs

    John Ellmann, 59, of Highwood, speaks about his struggle with affording his medicine; his health insurer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, has put limits on coupons he uses for his copay. (Alyssa Pointer/Chicago Tribune) With many drug prices rising, consumers often pull out coupons or discount cards from drugmakers to save money when they buy medications […]

  • 4Cs offers free gently used clothing for back to school

    As an added bonus, each child is invited to take home two books and a stuffed animal from the store. Literacy is an important part of the Caring Children, Clothing Children mission. More than 80 4Cs volunteer tutors help about 200 children who are reading below grade level in Martin County elementary schools. Now in […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Back to the future for Tour of Homes

    Simplicity by Hayden Homes will debut a tiny house on the Tour of Homes running July 22-30 in Eugene, Springfield, Coburg and Veneta. The 600-square-foot home is in a new subdivision of homes less than 1,064 square feet in size. (Kelly Lyon/The Register-Guard) This year’s Tour of Homes running July 22-30 in Lane County may […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Extreme Content Creators, GoPro Karma Drone Is Back

    As far as drones go, the GoPro Karma was one of the most anticipated drones in 2016. At first glance the Karma looked great (and still does by the way.) It had some great features, a lot of accessories, and of course it was part of the GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO) brand. Its success seemed pretty much […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    22 Ways to Renew Your Spirit and Get Your Mojo Back

    You may not be able to control the unexpected challenges that come your way.  But you can put tools, tips and suggestions in place to deal with the bad news, the blahs and the loss of enthusiasm we all experience from time to time — and get your mojo back. How to Get Your Mojo Back Exercise […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Star Trek at 50: A Look Back at How It Helped Inspire Todays Tech

    HIGHLIGHTS The show was one of the influences behind the creation of mobile phones The PADD looks similar to today’s tablet computers Digital sImulation seen in The Next Generation similar to virtual reality Star Trek first took viewers on a voyage to the Final Frontier 50 years ago on September 8, 1966. That’s when the […]

  • NEWS
    What’s Holding Back African-American Entrepreneurs?

    Of all racial groups, African-Americans are the least likely to bring their startup efforts to fruition. According to the U.S. Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), an annual survey of a representative sample of the adult-age population of the United States, conducted as part of an effort to track entrepreneurial activity across countries and time, established business […]

  • NEWS
    Pokemon Go Update Brings Back Throw XP, Revamped Nearby Pokemon Feature

    Pokemon Go Update Brings Back Throw XP, Revamped Nearby Pokemon Feature HIGHLIGHTS Update available on both App Store and Google Play Bug for not getting XP for landing a better throw fixed Nearby Pokemon feature is being tested with a subset of users Last week, an update to augmented reality hit game Pokemon Go brought […]

  • CLOTHING
    Leaving in the back of infant, Couple launched Deadliest US assault in Years

    The capturing spree changed into honestly deliberate in advance and that the suspects had left severalexplosive gadgets. SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA/ny: At age 28, Syed Rizwan Farook inspected eating places and publicswimming pools. A Muslim, he became from a self-described religious however modern-day Californiafamily. however on Wednesday, he and Tashfen Malik, 27, left their toddler daughter […]

  • CLOTHING
    Leaving in the back of toddler, Couple launched Deadliest US assault in Years

    The taking pictures spree was in reality planned earlier and that the suspects had left numerousexplosive devices. SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA/new york: At age 28, Syed Rizwan Farook inspected restaurants and public pools. A Muslim, he changed into from a self-defined spiritual however present day California own family. however on Wednesday, he and Tashfen Malik, 27, […]