Aug 13, 2013 People were, in fact, out shopping and buying during the mid-summer.
Aug 12, 2013 Checking in with the summer consumer
Aug 2, 2013 From Massachusetts to Alabama, sales tax on everything from socks to laptops will be waived. But not every state wants to leave those tax dollars on the table.
Jun 13, 2013 Retail sales were up 0.6 percent in last month. Cars and discount stores did well in May, while department stores dragged.
May 16, 2013 Temperatures were down across much of the United States, causing consumers to huddle at home instead of going out.
May 15, 2013 It's a big week for department-store earnings. How are they faring in the stutter-step economic recovery?
Mar 13, 2013 Retail sales ticked up by 1.1 percent last month according to the Commerce Department. The growth was better than expected, despite higher gas prices and the payroll tax increase that went into effect at the beginning of the year.
Jan 2, 2014 Be patient, be persistent, keep your receipts. And you might just have many happy returns.
Dec 26, 2012 Hurricane Sandy, the threat of the fiscal cliff, and the election may have all contributed to a disappointing holiday shopping season.