Dec 25, 2014 The day after Christmas falls on a Friday. Bad news for people who still have to work, good news for retailers hoping for shoppers.
Dec 16, 2014 Kai Ryssdal talks to Steve Presser, owner of Big Fun Toy Store in Cleveland.
Dec 16, 2014 Cheap oil could make the Fed cautious about raising interest rates. Or not.
Dec 12, 2014 The monthly Index of Consumer Sentiment has clues about holiday sales numbers.
Dec 12, 2014 Catering to a fashion hungry crowd with a penchant for the newest of the new.
Dec 9, 2014 Some are expecting a signal that interest rates will go up soon.
Dec 5, 2014 How do cheap mom & pop shops, check cashing places, and appliance repair stores get replaced by hot yoga studios, vegan-friendly restaurants, and third wave coffee shops?
Dec 1, 2014 This weekend, don't forget about Small Business Saturday.
Dec 1, 2014 You've probably heard it's the day businesses finally make a profit. Nope.
Nov 25, 2014 Dressing room mirrors with touch screens that tell stores about your preferences and buying habits are part of a wider push to track online and offline shopping activity.