Nov 20, 2013 JCPenney is trying to recover from a disastrous attempt to get rid of constant discounts.
Nov 19, 2013 Best Buy avoided the fate of other big box electronics retailers like Circuit City, but the company is still threatened.
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?
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 15, 2013 It’s been a big week for activist investors -- with Bill Ackman resigning from J.C. Penney’s board and Carl Icahn taking a big stake in Apple.
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.
Jul 8, 2013 The Pebble smartwatch goes on sale today at Best Buy. Will consumers actually want to read text messages and listen to music from their wrists?