Sales estimates are all over the place. Small business owners are hoping to ride out the uncertainty.
Delivery giants like DHL Express have prepared for a unique workload by adding to their aviation fleets.
"All the pandemic has done is shine a horrifyingly clear spotlight on every inequality in our community. And my community is the book community."
Independent bookseller Hannah Oliver Depp is struggling with suppliers in her mission to tell the stories of struggling people.
It won't be as bad as early in the pandemic, but shoppers should plan ahead.
But the uncertainty of this holiday season could give small, local businesses an edge if they offer last-minute shopping options.
Small business retailers are facing a holiday season like no other. Three owners share how they're preparing for the shopping season.
Retail sales growth slowed even as retailers offered early holiday discounts online and in stores.
Walmart is converting 42 warehouses that normally ship products to its stores so they can also fulfill online orders.
Hiring is down overall, but up for e-commerce jobs. Warehouse and shelf-stocking jobs have tripled compared to past years.
People stuck at home bought toys, games, puzzles and more. Analysts expect that trend will continue through the holidays.