Based on the sales figures, consumers are increasingly content to turn to the web to get their holiday shopping done. Judging …
What did the 2012 holidays teach us about the current state of shoppers—and, of course, the places where they shop?
Just about anything ugly or ill-fitting can be returned if the giver was nice enough to include a gift receipt, but what if they assumed you’d just loooove their present and didn’t include one (and you don’t have the heart to …
Is it remotely possible to be Santa and a responsible parent at the same time?
A gift should make the recipient happy — or at least not sad or angry. As the gift-giving season is upon us, it’s a good time to remember that gifts are a powerful form of communication. So what messages are being sent by the holiday gifts you’ve picked out for people?
Why buy gift cards at face value when the holiday season is filled with deals giving 20% bonuses on card purchases?
Game consoles and tablets have been flying off the shelves. So have guns.
If retailers were concerned solely with in-store sales on Black Friday, then Black Friday 2012 was something of a dud. But the idea of Black Friday has expanded far beyond the day itself, as has the traditional in-store experience.