holiday shopping


Boxing Day? Is Dec. 26 still a day for sales?

Dec 26, 2013
Americans traditionally head to the mall on the day after Christmas for returns and discounts.
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Need a last-minute gift? How about $13,000 in chocolate?

Dec 25, 2013
Mansion owners can spend five figures on Christmas decorations and gifts, without asking, "How much?"
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What's Toys R Us like at 1 a.m. on Christmas Eve?

Dec 24, 2013
Many stores were open continuously for several days leading up to Christmas.
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Does holiday work lead to full-time jobs?

Dec 23, 2013
Holiday retail hiring is strong this year, but the vast majority of those jobs will disappear in the New Year.
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A peek inside the Post Office before Christmas

Dec 16, 2013
Monday is purported to be the U.S. Postal Service's biggest day of the year.
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Arrested on Black Friday, for throwing money at the mall

Dec 2, 2013
Security at the Mall of America arrested Serge Vorobyov on Friday afternoon for throwing $1,000 in $1 bills off a balcony at the mall.
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Amazon drones and the future of retail

Dec 2, 2013
Amazon unveils a project to use unmanned "drone" aircraft to fly products to customers.
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More bosses let workers shop online during Cyber Monday

Dec 2, 2013
Companies say it's a morale booster and ensures that workers don't take the day off to shop at home.
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Thanksgiving comes later than usual this year -- and retailers are panicking

Nov 28, 2013
Retailers are worried about the short holiday shopping season.
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Data mining your holiday shopping: Go or no go?

Nov 26, 2013
Carmen explains her holiday shopping goals.
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