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Luxury retailers are poised for solid holiday sales

Nov 25, 2010
'Bling,' expensive clothing, and other high-end goods are expected to be in high demand this year as wealthy shoppers open their wallets
Posted In: Retail

Holiday shoppers choose cash, debit over credit this year

Nov 25, 2010
Consumers already crawling out of debt will be leaving their credit cards in their wallet this holiday shopping season. Jaclyn Giovis reports.
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Shoppers go big on Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Nov 25, 2010
Roughly 212 million Americans went shopping for the official start of the holiday shopping season spending an estimated $45 billion. Retailers were ready with low prices and online gimmicks to encourage you to spend some money.
Posted In: Economy, Retail

Saturday Christmases are bad for retailers

Nov 24, 2010
Store-owners love the holidays, except when the big day falls on a Saturday, like it does this year. Jeff Tyler explains.
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Mobile apps turn smartphones into the world's greatest bargain hunter

Nov 24, 2010
Smartphone Apps are already changing our daily lives, but could they also be changing the way we shop? The ShopSavvy app turns your phone into a bar code scanner, search engine, and sales clerk. Andrea Gardner has more.

Making online shopping more personal

Nov 23, 2010
Want to shop in your jammies but still get the personalized attention that you can get at a store? Reporter Gigi Douban test drives Lands' End video chat customer service.
Posted In: Retail

Retail numbers are up, just in time for the holidays

Nov 15, 2010
As we head into the holiday season, retailers had some good news today -- October sales are up 1.2 percent, beating expectations. Jaclyn Giovis explains.
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Walmart.com to offer free holiday shipping

Nov 11, 2010
The mega retailer announces new online holiday shopping deal to fend off competition from established online retailers like Amazon.com
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Free shipping is the biggest trend this holiday season

Nov 11, 2010
This holiday season's biggest trend isn't an item or a color, it's free shipping. Most of the major e-tailers are offering the added perk to purchases this year. Alisa Roth reports.

Cotton prices could affect holiday shopping

Nov 10, 2010
Just in time for the holidays, profit numbers are up for department stores. The price of cotton is also up, which could be a problem this holiday season. Jennifer Collins explains.

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Our look at what retailers are doing to get consumers into their stores during the holidays.