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Another Electronics Retail Chain Bites the Dust
In yet another sign indicating the days of the big-box store model could be numbered, the plug is being pulled on a well-known retail chain that’s been a mainstay in the Midwest for six decades.
Apple Makes Huge Move Nobody Saw Coming
CEO Tim Cook says Apple is still a “growth company”
China’s E-Commerce Giant Sees Slower Growth
Alibaba, which is partly owned by Yahoo, suffers slowdown
E-Retailers Are Loving This Frigid Weather
When the weather outside is frightful, consumers tend to stay indoors and go shopping online. And guess what they buy? Lots and lots of warm clothes.
Apple Will Refund Parents Whose Kids Splurged On Apps
Company will pay out at least $32.5 million to parents with app-happy kids
Deal or No Deal? Analysts Split on Groupon Buy
You know how buyer’s remorse settles in quickly after you buy a daily deal for a fitness class you’ve never taken or a cuisine you’ve never tried in an inconvenient neighborhood? Some analysts think Groupon’s going to …
What Wendy’s and Apple Have in Common
Looking back on the sales and consumer survey data for the nation’s biggest retailers and restaurants, it’s clear that some businesses had a lot better 2013 than others.
70% Off? A Post-New Year’s Black Friday Is Here
After a mostly lackluster holiday season for retailers, the time has arrived for stores to get serious about unloading the goods they failed to sell weeks ago.
10 Big Consumer Trends from the 2013 Holiday Shopping Season
These Are the 20 Retailers Still Offering Free (or Cheap) Shipping Guaranteed for Christmas
Attention last-minute shoppers: There’s still time—but not a whole lot!—to make online purchases that qualify for free (or discounted) shipping, and yes, the goods should arrive in time for them to be placed under the tree on …
Check Out the Holiday Season’s Most Loathed Kids Gifts
The Fisher-Price baby bouncy seat with an iPad holder just above the little tyke’s face is one of several kids products coming under fire from parents and consumer groups this holiday season.