Dec 16, 2014 Kai Ryssdal talks to Steve Presser, owner of Big Fun Toy Store in Cleveland.
Dec 12, 2014 The monthly Index of Consumer Sentiment has clues about holiday sales numbers.
Dec 12, 2014 Catering to a fashion hungry crowd with a penchant for the newest of the new.
Dec 5, 2014 How do cheap mom & pop shops, check cashing places, and appliance repair stores get replaced by hot yoga studios, vegan-friendly restaurants, and third wave coffee shops?
Dec 1, 2014 As holiday sales expand, discounts are less important than the ritual of shopping. One winner: Cyber Monday.
Nov 28, 2014 Black Friday may be known as one of the busiest shopping days, but it’s also one of the biggest protest days.
Dec 1, 2014 This weekend, don't forget about Small Business Saturday.
Dec 1, 2014 You've probably heard it's the day businesses finally make a profit. Nope.
Nov 26, 2014 It depends on whether customers just buy the same stuff later. Or get creative.