Nov 21, 2013 Best Buy says it’s preparing deep discounts – even if they put profit margins at risk – to win the holiday season.
Nov 14, 2013 Marketplace Money's Carmen Wong Ulrich talks about stores opening earlier than ever for the holiday shopping season.
Nov 14, 2013 Walmart and other retail chains are rolling out plans for making the most from a short 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?
Dec 25, 2012 The day after Thanksgiving is known as the biggest retail sales day of the year. The day after Christmas is the start of the biggest week for holiday gift returns and a tough time for retailers.
Dec 13, 2012 Hurricane Sandy sparked spending in the Northeast, but Black Friday is national and so has more impact on retail sales.
Nov 26, 2012 Branded shopping days clutter the week that starts on Thanksgiving eve. With so many gimmicks, what’s the value of each one?
Nov 26, 2012 Americans spent almost 13 percent more over the holiday weekend than last year, according to the National Retail Federation. But does the weekend binge mean we are actually spending more?
Nov 23, 2012 True or false: Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year. Purdue University professor Richard Feinberg says false. He debunks some common assumptions about the holiday shopping season and offers sound advice.