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?
Oct 31, 2013 Economists are worried about consumers' moods as we head toward the end of the year.
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.
Dec 26, 2012 Hurricane Sandy, the threat of the fiscal cliff, and the election may have all contributed to a disappointing holiday shopping season.
Dec 24, 2012 Fiscal cliff negotiations continue to worry markets, but end of the year holiday sales are bringing some cheer to the economy.
Dec 24, 2012 According to the NPD Group, shoes rank among the top sellers this holiday season.
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 20, 2012 Christmas is on a Tuesday this year, meaning procrastinators get an extra day at the beginning of next week to finish up their shopping. And because Thanksgiving was as early as it could be this year, it's an extra-long holiday season for retailers.