Dec 13, 2012 How would the economy be affected if we didn't have Christmas and other holidays to stimulate our spending?
Nov 23, 2012 True or false: Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year. Purdue University professor Richard Feinberg says false. He debunks some common assumptions about the holiday shopping season and offers sound advice.
Nov 22, 2012 Most people don't go to Black Friday's early store openings. But for retailers, it's like an arms race. If their competitors open early, they have to respond.
Aug 24, 2012 A stroller, a crib, clothes for a kid who may not be the same size next week are among the many items parents need to purchase for their new baby. Buying secondhand can be easier on the wallet. Learn what is safe -- and unsafe -- to buy secondhand for junior.
Aug 20, 2012 And, a tech reporter gets off the Internet. And becomes way happier.
Aug 16, 2012 Data on customers is a lot more valuable than mere sales.
May 15, 2012 We'll know more later this morning with the latest retail sales figures for April. The forecast is for sales to be down after mild weather pushed extra spending into the first three months of the year. But at least one segment of the retail sector has been hanging on to growth.
May 11, 2012 A new study finds that millennials -- people between the ages 18-34 -- believe it's important to the get lowest price when shopping, which means giving up on brands they're loyal to.
Mar 14, 2012 Paypal, the world's largest online payment processor, offers a new service to real-world merchants. What does this mean for rival Square?