Retailers Celebrate Record $598 Billion In Spending During Holiday SeasonU.S. retailers had a holly, jolly Christmas after taking in a record $598 billion dollars this holiday season.
Holiday Headache? Here's When Stores Start Playing Christmas MusicWith the holidays approaching, here's a look at when big-name retail stores start playing their holiday music each year.
Wish Granted: Same Day Delivery For The HolidaysA procrastinator's holiday wish come true: Presents ordered at the last minute can now show up under the Christmas tree that same day.
The Home Depot Reports 56-Million Payment Cards Impacted By BreachThe Home Depot estimated Thursday that a cyber attack earlier in the year affected 56-million unique payment cards.
Thanksgiving Day Shopping: Retailers vs. PuristsOnce upon a time, not so long ago, Thanksgiving was a lazy, leisurely day off for feasting and football. But in 2013 there’s no time for a second helping of turkey and gravy: it’s time to shop.
The Secret Science That Gets You To Shop Till You DropShoppers beware: retailers are increasingly using psychological tricks to get you to make more, and in some cases, different purchases.
Signs Point To Weak Holiday Shopping SeasonRetailers typically look forward to the holiday season as a time for major profits. But this year, retailers could be singing the blues by the time the Christmas holiday shopping season concludes.
November Unemployment Ticks Down NationallyThe U.S. economy continued to show signs of life in November even as the nation edged ever closer to the fiscal cliff/austerity crisis.
J.C. Penney Offering Free Kids HaircutsRetailers are competing to get you in their stores, and J.C. Penney is no exception. Their salons are offering free kids haircuts in August.
Shoppers Stay Out Late For Returns, Bargainsust because Christmas is over doesn’t mean the holiday spending has come to an end. Across South Florida the stores and malls were mobbed as thousands of people returned unwanted gifts and used gift cards to pick up items Santa may have missed.
Shop Safer With "Grinchbuster" TipsWith all of those bags full of purchases, cars loaded between stops, and shoppers with extra tempting wallets, the holiday shopping season is also tempting for thieves.
Shoppers Swamp Stores Seeking SavingsThe annual onslaught of shoppers searching for the best possible deal started in earnest Thursday night, but as midnight passed and Black Friday was officially upon South Florida; the real shopping madness was fully underway.