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Shopping 2.0

Dec 7, 2011
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Posted In: Amazon, mobile apps, holiday shopping

Mid-day Extra: Do malls still matter?

Dec 5, 2011
The list of the top five malls in America was recently released. But with booming online shopping sales, are malls still relevant?
Posted In: shopping, holiday shopping, Malls

The most commonly shoplifted items

Nov 30, 2011
During the holiday season, more shopping could also mean more shoplifting.
Posted In: shoplifting, steak, meat, holiday shopping

Mid-day Extra: Victoria's (not so) Secret branding

Nov 29, 2011
Tonight, the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show airs on TV. What does the company gain by putting on such a show?
Posted In: retail sales, holiday shopping, Victoria's Secret

Mid-day Extra: Cyber Monday goes mobile

Nov 28, 2011
Today is Cyber Monday, and it follows on the tails of a very promising Black Friday sales weekend. But what do customers, and companies, have to lose from the surge in mobile shopping?
Posted In: retail sales, holiday shopping, Cyber Monday, Black Friday

TV sales likely to drop this holiday season

Nov 25, 2011
Among the most discounted items this holiday season will be television sets, despite new technologies designed to increase demand.
Posted In: holiday shopping, Black Friday, television, retail sales

The head of Macy's on Black Friday and the future of retail

Nov 25, 2011
The National Retail Federation says 152 million Americans will be hitting the stores this weekend, which seems odd in an economy that's saddled with high unemployment and lots of consumer debt.
Posted In: retail sales, Macy's, holiday shopping

Hope for a 'Santa Claus' rally?

Nov 25, 2011
Black Friday is usually a good day for the markets. It's a short trading day and there's generally lots of excitement about the start of the holiday shopping season. Today, not so much.
Posted In: Retail, Black Friday, holiday shopping

Retailers hope to get into your wallets sooner

Nov 25, 2011
Black Friday is not just a single day anymore, and neither is Cyber Monday. Retailers are rolling out promotions earlier.
Posted In: Retail, Black Friday, holiday shopping, Cyber Monday

The truth about why we buy

Nov 25, 2011
Author James Roberts discusses the motivations behind our shopping habits, and the relationship between money and happiness.
Posted In: holiday shopping, Retail, happiness

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