The next hot, buzzworthy retail experience comes from a business best known for … old-fashioned greeting cards?
Shares of the world’s largest retailer dropped on news of a third straight quarterly drop in sales
In what’s become an annual holiday tradition, Americans are organizing protests and petitions to try and stop retailers from ruining the holidays.
This year, in a shortened, especially desperate season for retailers, stores are giving shoppers reason to desert their families on Thanksgiving before dessert is served.
Around the world, “Brooklyn” has become a global hipster brand, seen on craft brews, clothing, restaurants, and more. But in Philadelphia, the presence of “Brooklyn” in the name of a local flea market just comes across as obnoxious.
Last year, there was no standout must-have holiday toy—no equivalent to the Tickle Me Elmo or the Cabbage Patch doll. For 2013, it doesn’t look like there will be a mad rush to buy any particular toy either. Are the days of the …
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Online shoppers love free shipping. And they love fast free shipping even more. Now, there’s an easy way to get just that: free two-day shipping on most purchases, with no membership fees or minimum buy requirements involved.
How will we tell the cool kids from the uncool kids now?
When a store opens at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning to kick off a 41-hour shopping marathon, it sniffs of desperation. That’s just one indication retailers are now engrossed in a desperately competitive holiday period.
Holiday shopping season starts before the turkey is even carved