Nov 22, 2012 Most people don't go to Black Friday's early store openings. But for retailers, it's like an arms race. If their competitors open early, they have to respond.
Nov 22, 2012 Walmart workers will walk picket lines outside stores on Black Friday to protest the retail chain's low wages. Walmart, with more than a million employees, helps set pay levels for the retail industry.
Nov 22, 2012 Long lines, huge crowds, frenzied shopping -- how many people are willing to brave the juggernaut known as Black Friday to get a good deal?
Nov 28, 2012 You don't need to wait until Black Friday -- shopping will start today in many places. But are consumers ready to spend?
Nov 21, 2012 It's no surprise that this time of year marks the beginning of an important period for the strength of retail in America. But is the outlook full of holiday cheer?
Stacey Vanek Smith
Nov 21, 2012 Walmart files a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board to try and stop anti-Walmart protests from taking place on Black Friday.
Nov 21, 2012 Black Friday and Cyber Monday are Thanksgiving shopping fixtures. But don’t overlook Black Wednesday and Small Business Saturday.
Nov 19, 2012 Businesses from insurance to over-the-counter medicine see the crowds attracted by Black Friday shopping and figure out ways to cash in.
Nov 19, 2012 Wasn't online shopping supposed to put an end to all this paper?