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Apr 27, 2013 at 8:14 PM
Facebook says that venture capitalist Jim Breyer won't seek re-election to its board of directors.
Apr 26, 2013 at 10:52 AM
Ramon and Janet Barreto are wanted on numerous charges out of Mississippi. The U.S. Marshals believes the couple is in Bakersfield.
Apr 26, 2013 at 9:49 AM
The refusal of global retailers to pay for strict nationwide factory inspections is bringing renewed scrutiny to an industry that has profited from a country notorious for its hazardous workplaces and subsistence-level wages.
Apr 25, 2013 at 8:11 PM
"Save us, brother. I beg you, brother," Mohammad Altab moaned to the rescuers who could not help him. He was pinned between slabs of concrete in the ruins of the garment factory building where he worked
Apr 25, 2013 at 5:50 PM
The Colorado Court of Appeals found there is no employment protection for medical marijuana users in the state since the drug remains barred by the federal government.
Apr 23, 2013 at 7:20 AM
The bill making its way through the Senate would empower states to require online retailers to collect state and local sales taxes for purchases made over the Internet.
Apr 12, 2013 at 7:57 AM
Sales at U.S. retailers fell in March from February, indicating that higher taxes and weak hiring may have made some consumers more cautious about spending.
Apr 11, 2013 at 7:53 AM
U.S. retailers are reporting a key revenue figure rose slightly in March, as shoppers held back on spending because of the cold weather across the nation, particularly the Midwest and East Coast, and continued fears about the economy.
Apr 2, 2013 at 5:54 PM
A new Wal-Mart Supercenter could be on tap for north Bakersfield. The retail giant confirmed a proposal for a store to be built on vacant land just west of Highway 99 and south of Olive Drive. The proposed 180,000-sqaure-foot store would be the...
Apr 2, 2013 at 5:50 PM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A new Wal-Mart Supercenter could be on tap for north Bakersfield.

The retail giant confirmed a proposal for a store to be built on vacant land just west of Highway 99 and south of Olive Drive. The...
Apr 1, 2013 at 2:40 PM
Police said Monday they suspect a man was on drugs when he rammed his car through the front of a Wal-Mart in California and began assaulting customers, injuring four people.
Mar 29, 2013 at 7:56 AM
Internet search leader Google is taking another step beyond information retrieval into grocery delivery.
Mar 27, 2013 at 8:10 AM
They say you can get almost anything at Wal-Mart. But the Pennsylvania Game Commission says one deer hunter took it too far.
Mar 27, 2013 at 7:49 AM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said it is 'probable' that the world's largest retailer will incur a loss due to ongoing bribery investigations by itself and government agencies, but it says it is too early to speculate on the size of the damage.
Mar 26, 2013 at 4:58 PM
The Wal-Mart on Gosford Road was evacuated Tuesday afternoon after workers received a bomb threat over the phone, according to police.