As the city scrambles again for revenue, some BYO-baggers and independent retailers already run into difficulties. [ more › ]
For anyone who has become lost trying to track down holiday light bulbs in a cavernous home improvement store, digital help is on the way.
The District of Columbia’s five-cent bag fee — heralded as one of the nation’s most successful “bag laws” — has become a familiar and accepted routine at cash registers across the city. Shoppers who need a paper or plastic bag shell...
Shoppers in Laguna Beach now need to show up to retail stores packing their own reusable bags, thanks to the city's newly-implemented plastic bag ban. [ more › ]
Environmentalists came to City Hall on Tuesday to support a proposal to ban plastic bags at Chicago stores, a move retailers say will hurt businesses unless they charge shoppers up to 10 cents for each paper bag that's used instead.