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Black Friday spawns novel shopping days

Nov 20, 2012
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are Thanksgiving shopping fixtures. But don’t overlook Black Wednesday and Small Business Saturday.
Posted In: Black Friday, Retail, holiday shopping

Catalogs still piling it on

Nov 19, 2012
Wasn't online shopping supposed to put an end to all this paper?
Posted In: holiday shopping, Retail, e-commerce

Black Friday creeping earlier into Thursday

Nov 8, 2012
Retailers are trying to lure holiday shoppers earlier with guarantees that doorbuster items will be available.
Posted In: holiday shopping, Black Friday, Walmart

Retailers curb online shopping with in-store deals

Oct 15, 2012
Brick and mortar retailers like Best Buy, Target, and JC Penney, have an idea to compete with online rivals like Amazon. They are going to match their prices during the holiday shopping season.
Posted In: holiday shopping, Best Buy, JC Penney

Macy's opens its doors to Toys R Us

Oct 10, 2012
The toy retailers will set up shop in two dozen stores for the holiday season.
Posted In: Macy's, Toys R Us, holiday shopping

Retailers expecting strong holiday sales

Oct 2, 2012
This morning the National Retail Federation predicted modest growth for holiday shopping this year -- up about four percent -- and automakers are expecting another strong month of sales.
Posted In: holiday shopping, retail sales, auto sales

Holidays will bring more hiring

Oct 1, 2012
Several big retailers will increase their ranks of seasonal workers, as consumer spending picks up.
Posted In: holiday shopping, Retail

Businesses ready for Ramadan rush

Jul 20, 2012
For some companies, 30 days of fasting and reflection return profits.
Posted In: ramadan, holidays, holiday shopping

Economy backtracks after strong holiday season

Jan 12, 2012
This year's holiday season was slightly bigger by volume, but the week after the holidays saw a bit of a slide.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs, holiday shopping

PODCAST: Holiday sales up, the price of fake snow

Dec 27, 2011
While a temporary deal has been reached in Washington, 2012 doesn't look much better in terms of bipartisanship. FedEx is set to raise its rates beginning in January. In Arizona, many non-industrial businesses are taking up space in warehouses.
Posted In: holiday shopping, snow, football, Music

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