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Discount shoppers rejoice! Penney's in sales surrender

Jan 30, 2013
A year ago, retailer J.C. Penney announced a new strategy to cut so-called "everyday" prices by about 40 percent, while reducing the number of sales a month. The company has had to walk back those plans as shoppers remained addicted to sales.
Posted In: JC Penney, Retail, shopping, sales

Sawgrass Mills Mall draws tourists to Florida

Jan 22, 2013
South American tourists flock to Sunrise, Fla., to shop at one of the biggest discount malls.
Posted In: Retail, Florida

Does Obama fashion trickle down to JCrew?

Jan 22, 2013
Michelle Obama has long been the trendsetter; now it's her daughters' clothes that are turning heads.
Posted In: fashion, JCrew, Retail, Michelle Obama

Retail sales increased by a half percent last month

Jan 15, 2013
Despite the impending fiscal cliff, consumer spending turned out to be higher than expected this holiday season.
Posted In: Retail, consumer spending

Nation's smallest Walmart to open in Atlanta

Jan 14, 2013
World's largest retailer experiments with smaller stores on college campuses
Posted In: Walmart, Georgia, Retail

Retailers take the Big Apple

Jan 14, 2013
In New York today, retail professionals are gathered for The National Retail Federation's annual conference. After a tepid holiday season, retailers will not be reflecting on a pleasant 2012.
Posted In: Retail, mobile, New York City

How to hack your holiday returns

Jan 2, 2013
Be patient, be persistent, keep your receipts. And you might just have many happy returns.
Posted In: Retail, return policies, holiday shopping

Latinas are the savviest shoppers

Jan 2, 2013
A recent survey finds that Latina shoppers work harder to find deals and use more technology than other consumers.
Posted In: Latina, Hispanic, shopping, Retail

Holiday sales grow at weakest pace since 2008

Dec 26, 2012
Hurricane Sandy, the threat of the fiscal cliff, and the election may have all contributed to a disappointing holiday shopping season.
Posted In: Retail, holiday shopping, Hurricane Sandy

Economic signals mixed as year comes to a close

Dec 24, 2012
Fiscal cliff negotiations continue to worry markets, but end of the year holiday sales are bringing some cheer to the economy.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, holiday shopping, Retail

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