Nov 28, 2011 Black Friday is not just a single day anymore, and neither is Cyber Monday. Retailers are rolling out promotions earlier.
Nov 25, 2011 Author James Roberts discusses the motivations behind our shopping habits, and the relationship between money and happiness.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Nov 23, 2011 As more and more consumers use smartphones and apps to find the best deals, brick and mortar retailers are ramping up customer service and expertise to gain an edge.
Nov 20, 2011 Squeezed by rising commodities prices and falling demand in the U.S., Heinz is responding by appealing to cost-conscious consumers
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.
Nov 15, 2011 NPD Group analyst Marshall Cohen says if debt deal isn't reached, consumers could pull back because of "distractions." But consumers will shop early -- and online.
Nov 11, 2011 The CEO of UPS, Scott Davis, talks about the troubles of the U.S. Postal Service, and how it and the rest of economy is affecting the shipping business.
Nov 11, 2011 The Marketplace Daily Pulse is up today. The U.S. consumer - that beaten-down, bedraggled, hopeless character - seems to be getting a shot of opt...
Nov 11, 2011 Walmart moved Black Friday up to Thursday night. Some dedicated shoppers must now choose between Thanksgiving dinner and bargain hunting.