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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

Sears to close dozens of stores in U.S.

Dec 27, 2011
A good holiday shopping season for most retailers wasn't enough to help ailing Sears, which will close around 100 stores in the coming months.
Posted In: Sears, holiday shopping, appliances

Sears, Kmart to close stores after disappointing sales

Dec 27, 2011
Following dismal holiday sales in a year that was strong for other retailers, Sears and Kmart will shut down over 100 stores.
Posted In: Sears, retail sales, holiday shopping

Deep holiday discounts persist

Dec 23, 2011
Retailers are sweetening their offers in the final days before Christmas, which could hurt their bottom lines.
Posted In: holiday shopping, Retail

Mid-day Extra: Does holiday music make you buy more?

Dec 23, 2011
Does Christmas music help you get into the holiday spirit? It may also affect your wallet.
Posted In: holiday shopping, Music

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