Stacey Vanek Smith
Dec 19, 2012 Online retailers are changing their prices multiple times a day, raising prices when they can, lowering them when they must. Want a better deal? Wait 10 minutes.
Dec 18, 2012 McDonald's is telling franchisees to open this year on Christmas Day. Staying open on Thanksgiving this year gave a nice boost to McDonald's sales, and they'd love a repeat performance.
Shereen Marisol Meraji
Dec 17, 2012 Families and experts share how they express their generosity without pulling out the plastic.
Dec 13, 2012 Does the embrace of online shopping lessen the meaning of the holiday season?
Dec 13, 2012 How would the economy be affected if we didn't have Christmas and other holidays to stimulate our spending?
Dec 13, 2012 Despite some worries about consumer demand this holiday season, U.S. retail sales rose 0.3% in November.
Dec 13, 2012 Hurricane Sandy sparked spending in the Northeast, but Black Friday is national and so has more impact on retail sales.
Dec 10, 2012 As holiday season heads into the last stretch, retailers are gauging just how much they have to give away to get skittish shoppers to spend.
Dec 6, 2012 The Furby is back this holiday season, and it's as strange and coveted as it was in 1998.