Jan 16, 2013 Despite the impending fiscal cliff, consumer spending turned out to be higher than expected this holiday season.
Jan 14, 2013 World's largest retailer experiments with smaller stores on college campuses
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jan 14, 2013 In New York today, retail professionals are gathered for The National Retail Federation's annual conference. After a tepid holiday season, retailers will not be reflecting on a pleasant 2012.
Jan 9, 2013 As 2013 kicks off, one of the biggest changes to the landscape of consumer finance is taking place in the housing market.
Jan 4, 2013 Jumbo mortgages, too large to be backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, were hard to come by after the financial crisis. But in expensive real-estate markets like San Francisco, they're coming back.
Jan 3, 2013 Marketplace Economics Correspondent Chris Farrell says there is one bright economic spot to look forward to in the coming year: the housing market.
Jan 2, 2014 Be patient, be persistent, keep your receipts. And you might just have many happy returns.
Jan 2, 2013 A recent survey finds that Latina shoppers work harder to find deals and use more technology than other consumers.
Dec 26, 2012 The latest figures on the U.S. housing market show a turnaround is taking hold. But Chicago is a stubborn outlier on the road to recovery.