Jan 16, 2013 Despite the impending fiscal cliff, consumer spending turned out to be higher than expected this holiday season.
Jan 14, 2013 Often sold for scrap, many storm-swamped cars are cleaned up and resold with clean records that make no mention of flood damage
Jan 14, 2013 World's largest retailer experiments with smaller stores on college campuses
Jan 14, 2013 Reported cutbacks on iPhone5 parts and talk of a cheaper phone suggest Apple is yielding to competition rather than defining the market
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jan 14, 2013 In New York today, retail professionals are gathered for The National Retail Federation's annual conference. After a tepid holiday season, retailers will not be reflecting on a pleasant 2012.
Jan 10, 2013 New York weighs options for storm defenses in the wake of deadly Sandy. Among them are expensive waterway barriers to protect against storm surges.
Jan 3, 2013 A $60 billion Sandy relief package passed the Senate in December, but House leadership reneged on its pledge to pass the bill before the end of the session.
Jan 2, 2013 A recent survey finds that Latina shoppers work harder to find deals and use more technology than other consumers.
Dec 26, 2012 Hurricane Sandy, the threat of the fiscal cliff, and the election may have all contributed to a disappointing holiday shopping season.