The increased competition among online stores has forced many e-retailers to slash their prices. That's hurt month-to-month sales growth, which has been negative since February. Dan Grech looks into which Web stores are holding up.
Ballpark Village was an under-construction shopping district next to St Louis' Busch Stadium that was supposed to be finished by today, but at the future site only stands a softball diamond. Adam Allington has the story.
The American superstore just opened its doors in Northern India, under the name 'Best Price Modern Wholesale.' Its arrival signals the retail giant's effort to cash in on one of the world's fastest-emerging consumer markets. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.
Sears and Kmart are already rolling out their Christmas merchandise, some 165 days before the holiday. Kai Ryssdal speaks with Marshal Cohen, chief industry analyst at the NPD Group, about the chains' strategy.
Harlem residents are used to leaving the community if they want to shop, but a "shop local" campaign is trying to bring revenue to the neighborhood's stores. Kate Ellis explores why the recently-thriving Harlem is struggling now.
Retail analysts are seeing a slight shift in consumer confidence. Shoppers are a little more likely to spend their extra pocket money right now. The only problem is finding any extra money. Bob Moon reports.
Vans has long been the footwear of choice for skateboarders, but it didn't start that way. Kai Ryssdal visits the company's Southern California headquarters and talks with author Doug Palladini about how the shoes caught on.