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This holiday season, think outside the big box

Dec 16, 2011
"Buy Local" campaigns across the country have raised awareness about why it matters where we shop.
Posted In: local, spend, holiday shopping, Shop

Americans spending more on cars, clothing and furniture

Dec 13, 2011
American consumer spending is up, but shoppers are more conscious this time around -- and Black Friday might have been the high point of spending for a while.
Posted In: holiday shopping, retail sales, holiday discounts

Mid-day Extra: Presents might not be worth what you think

Dec 13, 2011
A new study shows that gifts that cost more, or take more time to pick out, might not be appreciated anymore than their less-thought-out counterparts.
Posted In: holiday shopping

Mid-day Extra: Streamlining holiday shopping

Dec 8, 2011
With increased competition from online retailers, stores across the country are taking steps to make the holiday shopping experience a bit faster.
Posted In: holiday shopping, retail sales, consumer

Shopping 2.0

Dec 7, 2011
Compare and save?
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

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