Nov 20, 2013 JCPenney is trying to recover from a disastrous attempt to get rid of constant discounts.
Nov 14, 2013 Marketplace Money's Carmen Wong Ulrich talks about stores opening earlier than ever for the holiday shopping season.
Nov 11, 2013 Stores and online retailers are trying to suck you in with emails, discounts, Black Friday promotions. But how much of a bargain are you really getting?
Nov 7, 2013 GDP numbers came in today. They looked good at first glance, but there's a hidden story there. A bad one.
Oct 31, 2013 Economists are worried about consumers' moods as we head toward the end of the year.
Oct 16, 2013 Toy analysts say Mattel's core brands and its progress in high-tech toys have helped it do better than some other toymakers.
Oct 10, 2013 Local shops and national chains will lean on experienced hands to give them an edge.
Sep 4, 2013 Car makers should get a nice bump from the long holiday weekend, and all those Labor Day sales you saw advertised.
Aug 2, 2013 From Massachusetts to Alabama, sales tax on everything from socks to laptops will be waived. But not every state wants to leave those tax dollars on the table.