Shopping & Style

FILE - In this April 10, 2018, file photo, a customers uses a credit card machine to pay for food at Peli Peli Kitchen in Houston. Owner Thomas Nguyen had a change of heart after transitioning one of his three Peli Peli South African fine dining restaurants and his Peli Peli Kitchen fast casual location to a no-cash policy. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
April 12, 2019 - 11:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Hembert Figueroa just wanted a taco. So he was surprised to learn the dollar bills in his pocket were no good at Dos Toros Taqueria in Manhattan, one of a small but growing number of establishments across the U.S. where customers can only pay by card or smartphone. Cash-free stores...
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March 26, 2019 - 1:45 am
The easy access to shopping online can pose problems when people buy too much or purchase things they don't even need.

But the problem is magnified when online shoppers do so while drunk.

A new survey done by Zach Crockett with the tech and business newsletter "The Hustle"...
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The Berkeley Flea Market at the Ashby BART station.
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Carrie Hodousek
March 08, 2019 - 12:48 pm
The long-standing Berkeley Flea Market plans to reopen this weekend after being closed for weeks due to financial problems.
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Megan Goldsby
February 01, 2019 - 11:12 am
Ayesha Curry, the wife of Golden State Warriors sharpshooter Stephen Curry, talked to KCBS Radio about opening her first retail shop in Oakland.
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Donations at a Bay Area thrift store.
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Margie Shafer
January 29, 2019 - 3:33 pm
The popularity of "Tidying Up With Marie Kondo" is believed to be tied to a surge in donations to thrift shops around the Bay Area.
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Mike Colgan
January 17, 2019 - 11:38 pm
The 1,000-pound sign that had been stolen from the shuttered Orchard Supply Hardware in San Jose in November has been recovered by the San Jose police.
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Mike Colgan
January 14, 2019 - 12:15 am
One of the most popular things for sale at the Unicorn thrift shop in South San Jose are jigsaw puzzles. But before a secondhand puzzle gets placed on the store's shelf, Jean Hembrooke and her husband Emil go through the painstaking process of assembling it.
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November 30, 2018 - 4:52 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Payless taught fashion influencers a lesson about shoes by opening a fake store that sold Main Street shoes at Madison Avenue prices. Payless ShoeSource held a launch party in Los Angeles for the bogus label Palessi and invited the fashionistas to sample the merchandise. Payless...
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Workers at the Amazon fulfillment center in Tracy on Cyber Monday, Nov. 26, 2018.
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November 26, 2018 - 1:41 pm
Amazon's Fulfillment center in Tracy is like a warehouse store on steroids.
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