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People crowd the first floor of a Macy's before the store's midnight opening that kicks off the "Black Friday" shopping weekend. A social-media campaign to boycott Black Friday in protest of events in Ferguson, Missouri, has begun to take shape.

Shopping: As American as apple pie on Thanksgiving

Nov 28, 2013
Stores are opening up earlier than ever this Thanksgiving, in an effort to lure shoppers. Not everyone is happy about it.
Posted In: Thanksgiving, Retail, shopping, Black Friday

App focused products reign supreme

Nov 28, 2013
Once again, it's the Year of the Tablet.
Posted In: tablet, shopping, Black Friday, apps, smart devices

The most practical Thanksgiving Day shopping list we may ever hear

Nov 28, 2013
When you hear Black Friday, you may think of a fun shopping spree. But some people plan to use the day to buy more practical items.
Posted In: Black Friday, shopping, Thanksgiving

As holiday shopping ramps up, so does data tracking

Nov 26, 2013
Retailers are increasingly using data tracking to figure out what you want to buy.
Posted In: consumer profiling, data tracking, data, shopping

Outlet invasion: Upscale stores head downmarket

Jul 17, 2013
Traditionally upscale chains, like Saks and Nordstrom, now have the majority of their stores in outlet malls.
Posted In: outlet malls, Nordstrom, shopping

U.S. shoppers think price, those in Asia look at the brand

Jul 9, 2013
When it comes to what motivates shoppers, culture can change how people think of different consumer products.
Posted In: shopping, consumer goods

'Dead malls' get new life

Jul 5, 2013
Shopping malls around the country are dropping like flies. Roughly a third have trouble keeping the lights on.
Posted In: dead malls, Malls, shopping, shopping mall

The cheapest gifts you can buy Mom without breaking her heart

May 6, 2013
Looking for the perfect gift to give to Mom this Mother's Day? How about a finding a deal that shows your affection and your practically -- something every mom can appreciate.
Posted In: mother's day, gifts, shopping

Quiz: They sell that in SkyMall?!

May 3, 2013
You've probably browsed through the in-flight shopping catalog SkyMall. Have you seen the bizarre things they sell? See if you can tell which products are real and which are made up with our quiz.
Posted In: Travel, airplane travel, shopping, skymall

Can drawing what you buy help you avoid debt?

Feb 8, 2013
Visual artist Kate Bingaman-Burt draws one thing she buys every day to help her be more mindful of her spending habits. Her new book encourages others to do the same.
Posted In: shopping, drawing, consumer, art

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