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The 'one percent' lead holiday retail

Dec 15, 2014
Luxury retail has rebounded sooner and stronger than the rest of the market.
Posted In: holiday shopping, Christmas, 1 percent

Jeff Bezos on the best gift he's ever received

Dec 8, 2014
Just in time for the holidays, we're reviving our series "Best Gift Ever."
Posted In: gift giving, holiday shopping, Christmas
Macy's opens its doors for Black Friday at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving 2014 in New York City.

'Special shopping day' overload

Dec 1, 2014
As holiday sales expand, discounts are less important than the ritual of shopping. One winner: Cyber Monday.
Posted In: Black Friday, Cyber Monday, holiday shopping

How seasonal hiring really works

Oct 31, 2014
Companies are relying more on social media.
Posted In: fedex, holiday shopping, seasonal hiring, social media

The numbers for October 24, 2014

Oct 24, 2014
Amazon is taking a $170 million hit on the Fire phone. Let's do the numbers.
Posted In: Amazon, Ebola, social media, holiday shopping
Gerardo Zamudio, a truck delivery driver for UPS, makes sure the packages in his truck are organized at a distribution hub in Miami. This year, UPS plans to hire 95,000 seasonal workers for the upcoming holidays.

UPS hiring 95,000 workers for holiday season

Oct 24, 2014
As e-commerce grows, so do holiday shipping demands.
Posted In: UPS, holiday shopping, seasonal hiring
People crowd the first floor of a Macy's before the store's midnight opening that kicks off the "Black Friday" shopping weekend. A social-media campaign to boycott Black Friday in protest of events in Ferguson, Missouri, has begun to take shape.

Black Friday to start two hours earlier at Macy's

Oct 14, 2014
Yes, I know it's not even Halloween yet. Don't get me started.
Posted In: Macy's, Black Friday, holiday shopping

Lost UPS packages: a glimpse of the future

Dec 26, 2013
The UPS delivery debacle raises a lot of questions: People will forgive companies a lot of things, but not screwing up their Christmas.
Posted In: shipping, holiday shopping

Boxing Day? Is Dec. 26 still a day for sales?

Dec 26, 2013
Americans traditionally head to the mall on the day after Christmas for returns and discounts.
Posted In: holiday shopping

Need a last-minute gift? How about $13,000 in chocolate?

Dec 25, 2013
Mansion owners can spend five figures on Christmas decorations and gifts, without asking, "How much?"
Posted In: holiday shopping, wealth gap

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