At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, there's a special emphasis this year on cars and all the fun electronics being built for the road. But Marketplace's Bob Moon found out that plenty of electronic gadgets-on-wheels are already here.
Rather than returning their unwanted Christmas gifts to stores, more Americans are heading to the Internet to sell them. Experts say today could be the biggest day of the year for online reselling.
Jeremy Hobson reports.
A few supermarket chains have begun offering free prescription medications for a limited number of drugs. Matt Sepic reports in some cases, the stores actually make more money by giving the drugs away.
Several websites have popped up that allow people to swap the $26 billion worth of gift cards sold this holiday season. But Sam Eaton reports there are few guarantees and you can't always tell what you're getting.
Head to any of the big retailers and you're likely to find some crazy sales -- a short-term fix for a lackluster holiday shopping season. But are deep discounts good for the long-term health of these stores? Jeremy Hobson reports.
Ever been out shopping the morning after Christmas? It's kind of busy, actually. People sneaking out of work to spend gift cards and snap up a few post-holiday bargains. Amy Scott caught up with one shopper -- the kind retailers are counting on.
Last-minute shoppers helped boost retail numbers before the holiday, but overall buying was still weak. Jill Barshay reports women's clothing was a particularly big casualty, and tells us where to go for bargains now.