Carmen Wong Ulrich
Nov 29, 2013 Retailers are increasingly using data tracking to figure out what you want to buy.
Jul 17, 2013 Traditionally upscale chains, like Saks and Nordstrom, now have the majority of their stores in outlet malls.
Jul 9, 2013 When it comes to what motivates shoppers, culture can change how people think of different consumer products.
Jul 5, 2013 Shopping malls around the country are dropping like flies. Roughly a third have trouble keeping the lights on.
May 10, 2013 Looking for the perfect gift to give to Mom this Mother's Day? How about a finding a deal that shows your affection and your practically -- something every mom can appreciate.
Aug 28, 2013 You've probably browsed through the in-flight shopping catalog SkyMall. Have you seen the bizarre things they sell? See if you can tell which products are real and which are made up with our quiz.
Feb 8, 2013 Visual artist Kate Bingaman-Burt draws one thing she buys every day to help her be more mindful of her spending habits. Her new book encourages others to do the same.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Feb 4, 2013 Retailers used to keep tabs on shoppers to prevent theft. Now they’re using various technologies to study shoppers so they can increase sales.
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.