Houston Chronicle: Business

  • Local stores put their best deal forward for Small Business Saturday
    Wednesday - 11/26/2014 - 05:21 PM

    Black Friday fatigue may have already set in for some, so how about redirecting that shopping energy into your local businesses?

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  • Budweiser gives Clydesdales holiday pink slip
    Monday - 11/24/2014 - 11:55 PM

    The country's No. 3 beer brand said the horses will not play a role in its traditional advertising for the season, although the company added later Monday that they will be featured in spots promoting responsible drinking.

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  • Budweiser gives Clydesdales holiday pink slip
    Monday - 11/24/2014 - 09:49 PM

    The country's No. 3 beer brand said the horses will not play a role in its traditional advertising for the season, although the company added later Monday that they will be featured in spots promoting responsible drinking.

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  • Tinder's romance model gaining popularity
    Thursday - 11/20/2014 - 06:46 PM

    A short elevator ride later, as I sat in on a meeting with a group of Tinder executives, it became clear that the quick-change act I had just witnessed downstairs, though unrelated to Tinder, still had a lot to do with what was going on upstairs.

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  • Some managed funds are beating the index
    Thursday - 11/20/2014 - 02:25 AM

    Some managed funds are winners

    LOS ANGELES - A guard, in suit and tie, asks me to pop the trunk of my rental car.

    [...] I can enter the underground parking lot of a tall building in downtown LA.

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  • Macy's to offer same-day delivery in Houston
    Monday - 11/17/2014 - 02:31 PM

    Any items sold online can be ordered for same-day delivery if in stock at one of Houston's three Macy's stores.

    Houston is one of eight major markets where Macy's is rolling out the service this fall, including Chicago, Los Angeles, New Jersey, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle and Washington, D.C.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Business calendar
    Sunday - 11/16/2014 - 02:31 AM

    Pioneer Oil Producers Society:

    Jerry Eumont, managing director, IHS Consulting.

    How significant are Mexico's oil and gas resources?

    Kenneth Ivy, supervisory special agent for the FBI.

    Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop for Female University of Houston Students: 9 a.m.-noon, University of Houston, Agnes Arnold Hall, room 210.

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  • Spirit Airlines to add 10 new nonstop flights at Bush Intercontinental
    Friday - 11/14/2014 - 04:10 PM

    The Spirit flights will start months before Southwest Airlines' new international terminal at Hobby Airport is completed.

    Baldanza said the Spirit flights will allow a new group consumers, those who don't typically travel via airline, to fly domestically and to Latin America.

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  • Still retiring too early, revisited
    Tuesday - 11/11/2014 - 10:03 PM

    Has work really become that miserable and unpleasant for so many people?

    [...] they pushed back hard.

    Facing me just after that retirement date was a daughter's difficult bedridden pregnancy, another daughter's emotional crisis and other family issues.

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  • Boat tour of Houston Ship Channel offers unique view of port
    Sunday - 11/09/2014 - 06:16 PM

    Cruising along the Houston Ship Channel aboard the Sam Houston offers a unique perspective of the busiest port in the nation Departing the Sam Houston Pavilion in the city's East End, the ship takes passengers seven miles down the channel and provides a close-up perspective of the largest petrochemical complex in the United States.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share