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No time for grocery shopping when you're on the run? Walmart is testing a service that'll deliver groceries directly to customer's refrigerators. (Reu..
Delivery workers who drop off Wal-Mart groceries may soon also bring them into your kitchen and unload them into your refrigerator, even if you're not..
Ella Wiesenfelder has been coming to Barstons Child’s Play her whole life, so naturally it’s where she wanted to be on the afternoon of her 8th birthd..
People walk in and out of a Walmart store in Dallas. The world’s largest retailer announced Friday that it’s testing a delivery program in Silicon Val..
Delivery workers who drop off Walmart groceries may soon also bring them into your kitchen and unload them into your refrigerator, even if you're not ..
Walmart is testing a program that would allow delivery workers to come into customers’ homes and stock their fridges even when they’re not home. (Cour..
The million-dollar home isn’t what it used to be. Once considered high-end or luxury, properties that sell for around $1 million these days are nice b..
Apple is ramping up its push into the living room, making sure that its main vehicle for its entertainment ambitions — the Apple TV — is ready for the..
In the era of peak TV, the must-see movie has taken on extra-high stakes. Although 2017 has been a dispiriting year at the box office so far, we’ve wi..
Karen Freeman-Wilson knows her city is in trouble. About a third of people in Gary, Ind., live in poverty. A fifth of buildings are vacant or abandone..
On Tuesday afternoon, I got an email: “Hello Amazon Customer,” it read. “Someone great recently purchased a gift from your baby registry! You can visi..
Toys R Us' bankruptcy filing is among the largest ever by a US specialist retailer. The company itself says it'll now work to restructure five billion..
EMIL FERRIS, having brought exquisite craft to her debut graphic novel at age 55, brought extreme gratitude to the stage over the weekend, as she was ..
The ’90s are back! And it’s not just those high-waisted mom jeans — the History Channel on Thursday announced that it has picked up a drama based on t..
The kids of “South Park” shout shopping-list orders at their personal assistant device on Wednesday’s season premiere of the Comedy Central series. (C..
Nordstrom’s newest store will have personal stylists, manicurists, a tailor and plenty of wine. But there won’t be any merchandise for sale. No clothi..
The woman plucked the check out of her trash at the last minute. She was skeptical. It seemed too good to be true, and she worried it was either junk ..
Seattle-based Amazon is looking for another city to build its second headquarters and has plans to invest $5 billion and create 50,000 jobs. (Reuters)..
One disconnect in the American economy these days involves the thousands of high-paying jobs in cities such as New York, Boston, Seattle and San Franc..
Amazon.com is scouting North American cities for a second company headquarters, where it plans to hire as many as 50,000 full-time workers, the tech g..
Amazon.com is scouting North American cities for a second company headquarters, where it plans to hire as many as 50,000 full-time workers, the tech g..
President Trump said Wednesday that he has “no second thoughts” on his decision to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. (Kevi..
Well, not exactly. In another sign of the newspaper industry’s vanishing, if not vanished, economic value, Chicago-based Tronc Inc. will officially pa..
Apple chief executive Tim Cook tweeted Sunday morning that he stands by the 250 Apple employees who have DACA status. This is the first time that Appl..
New legislation working its way through Congress could significantly alter the way commercial companies sell everyday products and services to the U.S..
Leah Daniels’s Hill’s Kitchen store reminds me of that scene in the film “Miracle on 34th Street” where Macy’s Santa Claus sends parents to other stor..
A firing this week by a Washington think tank has exposed the deep and often hidden influence in the nation’s capital of tech companies who are drivin..
Every Sunday morning, I head to my nearby Whole Foods and beat its 8 a.m. opening by several minutes. They let me in anyway. I guide my cart to the pr..
Attention, shoppers: Whole Foods Market is now owned by Amazon.com. And in case you missed the “Whole Foods + Amazon” banner at the entrance, there ar..
It appears that many Whole Foods stores are selling the Amazon Echo and Echo Dot, the company’s voice-activated home assistant that answers to “Alexa,..
Move over, Alexa. Walmart is going high-tech in its fight against Amazon.com. Beginning next month, shoppers will be able to buy Walmart products by s..
You’re lying in bed, hung over from a night of excess, and nothing sounds better than filling your belly with a plate of greasy food. But nothing soun..
Attention, shoppers: Whole Foods Market is now owned by Amazon.com. And in case you missed the “Whole Foods + Amazon” banner at the entrance, there ar..
Samsung made more announcements about its voice assistant Bixby this week, showing off cool features including image recognition: In a demo at the Not..
In a Washington restaurant one recent afternoon, Carl King sat side by side with Nnamdi Asomugha, who plays him in the new film “Crown Heights.” Asomu..
You’re lying in bed, hung over from a night of excess, and nothing sounds better than filling your belly with a plate of greasy food. But nothing soun..
Amazon’s $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods Market will be finalized Monday, and shoppers will see an immediate markdown in prices on a number of i..
A California jury ordered drugmaker Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million to a woman who said she developed terminal ovarian cancer after using the co..
Move over, Alexa. Walmart is going high-tech in its fight against Amazon.com. Beginning next month, shoppers will be able to buy Walmart products by s..
Netflix is well on its way to having it all. In its quest to replace the old means of watching TV and going to the movies, the streaming behemoth with..
The NAACP chapter in Prince William County is condemning Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey A. Stewart for what it sees as his dangerous allia..
Amazon.com is the latest big name to dive into the corporate bond pool this year, joining AT&T, Tesla, Microsoft, Duke Energy, Aetna, UBS, Verizon and..
The order of 7,500 solar eclipse glasses arrived late last month. But before Peru State College could began distributing them to students, officials a..
The order of 7,500 solar eclipse glasses arrived late last month. But before Peru State College could began distributing them to students, officials a..
EMIL FERRIS continues to have a breakthrough year. Her debut graphic novel “My Favorite Thing Is Monsters” has just received three Ignatz Award nomina..
Photo: Michael Wyke /For The Houston Chronicle Competition is heating up among U.S. grocery chains, but Americans are increasingly buying their food a..
Competition is heating up among U.S. grocery chains, but Americans are increasingly buying their food at Walmart. The retailer on Thursday said food s..
A view of the Amazon store at Georgia Tech, one of five locations where the company is rolling out its Instant Pickup services this week. (Courtesy of..
The death of the landline has been well-documented for years, as cellphones have become the primary phone for the majority of Americans. But now, than..
Two of the White House’s top corporate advisory groups disbanded Wednesday in a direct affront to President Trump, as the fallout from his controversi..