Jan 2, 2013 A recent survey finds that Latina shoppers work harder to find deals and use more technology than other consumers.
Dec 21, 2012 What would it take for us to become a completely cashless society? Marketplace's Queena Kim takes us on a test drive of the Google Wallet app and talks about the efficacy of technology that's designed to make paper money a thing of the past.
Dec 13, 2012 How would the economy be affected if we didn't have Christmas and other holidays to stimulate our spending?
Nov 29, 2012 The spinach-chomping sailor loses his contract as a fast-food pitchman.
Nov 28, 2012 The Obama administration is using #My2K to raise awareness about middle-class tax increases.
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.
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 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.
Oct 31, 2012 Companies walk a fine line between compassion and commercialism when it comes to disasters.