What To Buy On Black Friday Weekend And When To Find The Best Deals
November 27 2014 8:52 AM
Not every item on gift lists will be cheapest on Black Friday.
US Consumer Sentiment Rises To Seven-Year High
November 26 2014 3:02 PM
Americans are feeling more confident about their personal finances just as the holiday shopping season kicks off.
Black Friday Mind Games
November 26 2014 12:35 PM
From scents to touching to music, retailers have tried-and-true ways to persuade you to buy.
US Jobless Claims At 11-Week High
November 26 2014 9:02 AM
The latest weekly count of Americans filing first-time jobless claims still indicates healthy job growth.
No Worries: Hackers Don't Scare Holiday Shoppers
November 25 2014 2:13 PM
Consumers say they're concerned about credit card fraud, but they keep shopping.
New FDA Rules Require Calorie Counts On Menus
November 25 2014 12:21 PM
The FDA has issued new rules that require chain restaurants and other establishments to list calorie counts for foods they serve.
Buy Nothing Day, The Anti-Black Friday, Gains Traction
November 24 2014 2:55 PM
Many Americans, tired of Black Friday's commercialism, are purchasing locally, thrifting and crafting -- and sometimes buying nothing.
Gap Reports 11% Q3 Earnings Growth
November 20 2014 4:34 PM
The clothing and accessories retailer is expanding across China and the Middle East.
Alibaba And US Retailers To Bring Black Friday To China
November 20 2014 2:18 PM
The world's largest e-commerce operator by sales is helping American stores promote their biggest shopping holiday.
Best Buy's Q3 Earnings Far Exceed Expectations
November 20 2014 9:52 AM
The electronics retailer reported an increase in sales, surprising analysts who predicted a drop.
'Black Thursday' Forced By Online Shopping
November 19 2014 3:47 PM
Brick-and-mortar retailers are opening Thanksgiving and starting Black Friday sales earlier and earlier to compete with online rivals.
Lowe's Raises Full-Year Outlook, Earnings Beat Expectations
November 19 2014 11:20 AM
The home improvement retail sector is benefiting from pent-up demand for home renovations.
Target's Q3 Earnings Rose More Than Expected
November 19 2014 11:12 AM
Target's earnings rose more than expected from last year as the effects of December's data breach wear off.
Seven Ways To Avoid Getting Hacked While Shopping
November 18 2014 3:20 PM
Take these seven steps to reduce risk of credit card fraud.
Store Cybercrime: A Matter Of When, Not If
November 18 2014 1:26 PM
Heading into the holiday shopping season, analysts warn that cybercrime is up — and some retailers will suffer breaches of payment data.
Home Depot Beats Earnings Expectations
November 18 2014 9:47 AM
The world's largest home improvement store chain is benefiting from an improving job and home market while other retailers struggle.
Home Improvement A Bright Spot In Retail This Season
November 17 2014 2:49 PM
Home Depot and Lowe's are expected to report solid third-quarter earnings Tuesday and Wednesday.
Americans Feel More Financially Secure Even Amid Struggles
November 17 2014 10:45 AM
More than 40 percent say their top financial goal is simply keeping up with bills.
Wealth Inequality Is Approaching Its Roaring '20s Peak
November 14 2014 3:17 PM
Economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman analyze capital income data over nearly 100 years to measure more than inequality in wages.
US October Retail Sales Up 0.3 Percent, More Than Expected
November 14 2014 9:06 AM
September retail sales fell 0.3 percent.