Jun 11, 2013 The constant pressure from investors for companies to grow their profits means they have to grow their sales to you. Plus, it's cheaper to try to sell more to you than find new customers.
Mar 8, 2013 A look at the art and science of selling yourself -- something author Daniel Pink says we all do in one way or another.
Jan 30, 2013 A year ago, retailer J.C. Penney announced a new strategy to cut so-called "everyday" prices by about 40 percent, while reducing the number of sales a month. The company has had to walk back those plans as shoppers remained addicted to sales.
Sep 14, 2012 David Segal, a.k.a. The Haggler at the New York Times has a cautionary tale for those looking for great deals.
Mar 14, 2012 Furniture sales last month were 8.3 percent higher than a year earlier, and that could mean good news for the overall economy.
Dec 26, 2011 Some post-holiday shoppers today will take advantage of a little-known policy at several stores that offers money back on items purchased before Christmas that have since been discounted
Nov 16, 2011 Apparel sales are up, and this time it's men who are buying more. Retailers say the need to dress for job searches are driving men to shop more.