And other ‘angels’ are doing the same
When holiday shopping, we defer to gift cards and items on wish lists because we think they’ll be appreciated—or at least not disappointing. But these gifts are rarely memorable. And they’re unlikely to get the gushing, “Oh …
The pattern established over Black Friday weekend has continued: While sales at brick-and-mortar stores have slumped, e-retail sales keep on soaring.
In the continued quest to become one-stop destinations, dollar stores have begun selling alcohol. While single beers go for $1 or less, only big spenders will opt for dollar store wine, which sells for $2.99 and up per bottle.
Normally, brick-and-mortar retailers do everything in their power to combat “showrooming,” the popular practice in which shoppers browse items in stores before buying them from another retailer—typically at a cheaper price. …
Around the holidays, the thoughtful gift giver understandably wants to find something unique for each person on his or her list. Consumer researchers say you probably shouldn’t bother.
Thus far, it’s been a fairly meh holiday season for retailers, with extraordinarily price-sensitive consumers holding off on making purchases unless an amazing deal is staring them in the face.
Diet soda is not as popular as it once was. Sales of low calorie soda fell by nearly 7 percent over the last year, while sales of regular soda dropped just over 2 percent, according to a Wells Fargo analysis of Nielsen …
A look back at the yoga retailer founder’s most, er, memorable remarks
Laurent Potdevin takes the reins
Working as Santa Claus during the holiday season can be a jolly, potentially lucrative gig. But it’s not always an entirely magical experience.
Today only, you have the chance to pay $50 for the privilege of spending another $400 at Starbucks. But only if you act fast!