Dec 27, 2011 Sears and Kmart plan to eliminate as many as 120 stores. Analysts wonder if their hedge fund owner really understands the retail biz.
Dec 27, 2011 While a temporary deal has been reached in Washington, 2012 doesn't look much better in terms of bipartisanship. FedEx is set to raise its rates beginning in January. In Arizona, many non-industrial businesses are taking up space in warehouses.
Dec 26, 2011 Some post-holiday shoppers today will take advantage of a little-known policy at several stores that offers money back on items purchased before Christmas that have since been discounted
Dec 26, 2011 Ten percent to 15 percent of holiday sales occur in the week after Christmas. Discounting is deep this year.
Dec 23, 2011 Retailers are sweetening their offers in the final days before Christmas, which could hurt their bottom lines.
Dec 23, 2011 Does Christmas music help you get into the holiday spirit? It may also affect your wallet.
Dec 22, 2011 The country's biggest electronics chain is saying that "overwhelming demand for some products" could mean a late Christmas for some.
Dec 21, 2011 During the holidays, consumers generate about 25 percent more waste than the rest of the year -- that's a million tons a week of extra stuff. Here are some tips on how to try and keep the waste low.