Many kids just started school. It’s technically still summer until September 22. On Wednesday, temperatures hit around 100 degrees throughout the Northeast. But don’t worry about any of that: Retailers say now’s the time to start thinking about Santa, snowmen, and Christmas shopping.
Abercrombie & Fitch violated anti-discrimination laws when it fired a Muslim worker who insisted on wearing a head scarf, a federal judge in San Francisco ruled Tuesday.
Shoppers understand that prices for the same items can vary quite a bit among competing retailers. A new study shows that shoppers shouldn’t expect consistent pricing among stores with the same name — even if they’re located …
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Consumers tend to associate 7-Eleven mainly with Slurpees, Big Gulps, and hot dogs left under the heat lamp too long. So what is the real world’s Kwik-E-Mart doing by jumping into the sophisticated world of venture capitalism?
After being relentlessly bashed on social media for reams of ridiculously long receipts, CVS has vowed to make its receipts less ridiculously long. What took them so, um, long?
The vast majority of retailer say they’re not worried about “showrooming.” But their actions indicate differently: Toys R Us joins the group of stores matching prices with online competitors.
It’s not complicated why people write fake online reviews: The goal is to help a company out, either by praising its services or products and pumping up its ratings, or by bashing the competition with a scathing critique. But researchers have another theory about why some consumers—with apparently no axe to grind or financial interests …
Why do the prices at retailers like Costco and Target usually end in .99, but occasionally feature a quirky 7 or 4 for items in the clearance section? Obsessive shopping experts and store employees have been leaking the “secrets” …
Not all suds claiming the “craft beer” label are created equal. Which beers are considered to be the height of pure unadulterated craft production, and which do beer geeks consider barely a step up from Bud?
You’re probably still slathering on sunblock and vacuuming sand out of your car, so why are stores already displaying Halloween merchandise?