Nov 25, 2011 Author James Roberts discusses the motivations behind our shopping habits, and the relationship between money and happiness.
Nov 24, 2011 Cornell economics professor Robert Frank is proposing a national sales tax on all purchases made between 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and 6 a.m. on the following Friday. Would you support it?
Nov 23, 2011 It could be the biggest one yet. But will it pay off for retailers as much as consumers?
Nov 22, 2011 Big chain stores like Best Buy, Walmart and Target have plans to open on 'Black Thursday' this year, which has drawn backlash from workers.
Nov 17, 2011 Some stores have resisted the trend to start Christmas before Thanksgiving. Retailer Nordstrom won't even put up decorations until the day after Thanksgiving and is emphatically closed on Thanksgiving Day.
Nov 30, 2011 The Commerce Department announced retail sales jumped half a percent last month.
Nov 24, 2011 Banana Republic has teamed up with the California winery Clos du Bois to sell two limited edition bottles.
Nov 11, 2011 The Pulse today starts with a riddle: Why would good fortune for FedEx also be good for one of its arch-competitors, the U.S. Postal Service? Fe...
Dec 22, 2010 U.S. Gross Domestic Product grew 2.6 percent in the third quarter. Stacey Vanek Smith spoke to Richard DeKaser, who explained while this is a good...