Dec 26, 2014 Retailers make educated guesses when ordering inventory. Their misfires make great after-Christmas deals.
Dec 26, 2014 You can swap it for a Wal-Mart card, but you'll get less than face value.
Dec 25, 2014 The day after Christmas falls on a Friday. Bad news for people who still have to work, good news for retailers hoping for shoppers.
Dec 18, 2014 Unlike lagging indicators, these give us a snapshot of the economy as it stands.
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 9, 2014 Greece's prime minister moves presidential election forward, hoping it will help his candidate and policies.
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?