Dec 10, 2014 Lululemon tries to bounce back by making fancier clothes. Can sequins save its sales?
Nov 24, 2014 Macy's new strategy hopes millennials can revive sales.
Nov 19, 2014 Why don’t aggregators compare prices of retail items like clothing? Because neither retailers nor shoppers really want them to.
Jun 21, 2013 Retailers create one more excuse for a holiday sale.
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.