Nov 26, 2012 Americans spent almost 13 percent more over the holiday weekend than last year, according to the National Retail Federation. But does the weekend binge mean we are actually spending more?
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 28, 2012 You don't need to wait until Black Friday -- shopping will start today in many places. But are consumers ready to spend?
Nov 21, 2012 It's no surprise that this time of year marks the beginning of an important period for the strength of retail in America. But is the outlook full of holiday cheer?
Nov 21, 2012 Black Friday and Cyber Monday are Thanksgiving shopping fixtures. But don’t overlook Black Wednesday and Small Business Saturday.
Nov 19, 2012 Wasn't online shopping supposed to put an end to all this paper?
Nov 8, 2012 Retailers are trying to lure holiday shoppers earlier with guarantees that doorbuster items will be available.
Oct 18, 2012 Brick and mortar retailers like Best Buy, Target, and JC Penney, have an idea to compete with online rivals like Amazon. They are going to match their prices during the holiday shopping season.
Oct 11, 2012 The toy retailers will set up shop in two dozen stores for the holiday season.