US retail sales crawl upward in October led by online shopping

...barely-there inflation kept overall retail sales growth muted.The Commerce Department said Friday that retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 0.1...the extent of consumer spending, as the retail sales report is not adjusted for price...

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...Benefit cosmetics has created a new face powder that offers users just a touch of peaches and cream. The sweet-smelling powder retails for $26 and is available at Rich's. Cornbread recipe could win $4,000 If youíre into cornbread and have an iron skillet...

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In the know

...of chocolate and coffee lovers.The Mocha Crunch bar blends the taste of white chocolate with Mocha and crisped rice. It retails for 55 cents. SNOW VISION:Snowy screens may replace regular afternoon programming for the next two weeks on dozens of satellite...

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Small portions

...yet. La Creme is a mild, slightly sweet yogurt, and Frusion is a creamy drink made from fruit juice and yogurt. La Creme retails for $1.99 for four 4-ounce cups, and 10-ounce Frusion drinks go for $1.49. Cooking contest Grand prize in the Great...

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Small portions

...well as analysis of the role of food in warfare, immigration and the rise and fall of civilizations. The hard-cover set retails for $150. Heart-healthy cooking Cooking with a prudent regard for fat content doesn't have to limit your horizons. Hearty...

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'Star Wars' trilogy to thrill fans with long-awaited DVDs

...players - the movie and sequels Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi will be available Tuesday as a four-DVD set that retails for $69.98. Two prequels, made more than 20 years after the first, already are out on DVD. The last prequel, Star Wars...

Software prices don't match demand

...Consider that a hardcover novel rarely retails for more than $25, and then ask what...at children aged 3-12. The estimated retail price is $49, compared with $116 if...Artist 4.0. The company expects the retail price to be $75, compared with more...

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Prayer requires listening

...Helwys of Macon. Dr. Owings will hold a book signing at 4 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist. The book, a 128-page hardback, retails for $16. Hearing God evolved from five sermons he delivered to his congregation. Dr. Owings said there had been a need...

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Masters merchandise plentiful

...in a retro/vintage style features the Augusta National clubhouse and the yellow patch of flowers at Founders Circle. That retails for $20.The other was a limited edition watch that features a version of the 1962 badge (dark green) on the face with...

New DDA video promotes downtown to retailers

...cosmopolitan light thanks to a new video marketing downtown as a retail destination."It makes me want to go to that place," he...happening."The authority in 2013 contracted with Alabama-based Retail Strategies to develop a recruitment plan based on available...