Daily Local News : Luxury & Leisure http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news en urn:article:12881981 Minecraft Deal Shows Desire for Intellectual Property Is No Game http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/minecraft-deal-shows-desire-for-intellectual-property-is-no-game/12881981 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Microsoft just sank $2.5 billion into the Swedish company Mojang to get its hands on the video game… Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:00:00 EDT urn:article:12884653 Firm Sponsors Push NFL to Stronger Action on Athlete Scandals http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/firm-sponsors-push-nfl-to-stronger-action-on-athlete-scandals/12884653 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell's extraordinary press conference Friday showed clearly that Anheuser-Busch InBev , PepsiCo and Radisson… Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:00:00 EDT urn:article:12885349 iPhones Change but Apple Stores Have Remained the Same Since 2001 http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/iphones-change-but-apple-stores-have-remained-the-same-since-2001/12885349 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apple product lovers around the globe are lining up outside the company's retail stores to shell out hundreds of dollars… Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:22:00 EDT urn:article:12882196 Should Walmart and Target Worry Over General Mills' Weak Quarter? http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/should-walmart-and-target-worry-over-general-mills-weak-quarter/12882196 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Lackluster U.S. sales from major packaged-food companies could be a sign of unsavory things to come in November when earnings are… Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:25:00 EDT urn:article:12880330 Urban Outfitters' Woes Go Beyond a Bloody Kent State Sweatshirt http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/urban-outfitters-woes-go-beyond-a-bloody-kent-state-sweatshirt/12880330 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Urban Outfitters denied that its $130 Kent State University sweatshirt doused in faux blood was a knock on the 1970… Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:03:00 EDT urn:article:12878966 Could Weaker China Economy Derail U.S. Retailer's Plans for Asia? http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/could-weaker-china-economy-derail-us-retailers-plans-for-asia/12878966 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- A slowdown in the Chinese economy could dent profits for U.S. multinational retailers such as Starbucks , Abercrombie & Fitch… Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:54:00 EDT urn:article:12876995 Networks Steer Fall TV Around Reality Shows and Football http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/networks-steer-fall-tv-around-reality-shows-and-football/12876995 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The first week of the fall television season is gone, but the warning signs are already appearing. The broadcast networks only… Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:00:00 EDT urn:article:12866303 Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte Teaches Seasonal Lesson http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/starbucks-pumpkin-spice-latte-teaches-seasonal-lesson/12866303 PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) -- Setting your calendar to Starbucks pumpkin spice latte is a bit basic, but reeling in repeat customers with a signature… Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:00:00 EDT urn:article:12875253 Why These Movie Studios Will Win Fall 2014 http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/why-these-movie-studios-will-win-fall-2014/12875253 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- With a slow summer movie season giving way to fall, studios including Lions Gate , 20th Century Fox and… Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:00:00 EDT urn:article:12877431 McDonald’s Can Be Saved and It Has Nothing to Do With McBrunch http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/mcdonalds-can-be-saved-and-it-has-nothing-to-do-with-mcbrunch/12877431 NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Looking at its financials, McDonald's is headed down an unsavory path. The introduction of a new daypart, reportedly called "McBrunch,"… Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:14:00 EDT