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The holiday shopping season is 6 days shorter this year ... or is it?

Nov 4, 2019
“It’s kind of a moving target,” one analyst says. Some retailers started offering holiday deals before Halloween.
Holiday shoppers in Macy's department store in New York City.
Mario Tama/Getty Images

How We Shop: Frugality as a way of life

Oct 30, 2019
For MaryAnn McCarra-Fitpatrick, shopping is serious business.
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The most common scams in the U.S. involve online purchases

Oct 28, 2019
Fraudulent ads on trusted platforms are fooling online shoppers. The Better Business Bureau has some tips.
Online scams are on the rise.
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At a tough time for department stores, new Nordstrom goes big

Oct 23, 2019
The new Nordstrom is emphasizing services as much as apparel.
A rendering of the seven story flagship store.
Image courtesy of Nordstrom, Inc.

Hasbro's poor earnings report tells a trade war story

Oct 22, 2019
Tariff-related uncertainty caused chaos on the cusp of the company's most important season.
Hasbro toys on display at a Target store in 2019 in San Rafael, California.
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American Dream mall rises as retail struggles

Oct 21, 2019
Can an indoor amusement park and ski hill hold off the death spiral that's dragging other malls under?
Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

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