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.
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?
The 2013 back-to-school shopping period hasn’t represented boom times for retailers — so stores have felt forced to be extra creative in their attempts to attract shoppers
The “You can’t lose” promotion, which promised to refund losses at slot machines Atlantic City’s Revel, appears to be a big winner for the casino—even if consumer advocates think the deal is misleading at best.
Why are young people less likely to purchase cars, or even have driver’s licenses nowadays? One theory has it that the generation that came of age with the Internet and smartphones thinks cars are pretty lame. Automakers prefer to see the situation differently — that young people today love cars just as much as any other group, but …
Gmail’s new tabs system separates marketing messages into a “Promotions” box, making it easier than ever to ignore e-mail ads. Yet one theory holds that Gmail’s new design could actually make e-mail marketing more effective.
The decision came down to money, not concerns about nutrition or childhood obesity. In fact, after eliminating kids meals, Taco Bell may wind up feeding just as many children as it did in the past—and they’re likely to pay more, while scarfing down even more calories.
Why did Target stream video for four days of hip personalities living in a fake dorm on a set in Los Angeles? Enticing college kids into decorating their dorms with Target merchandise is only part of the answer.
McDonald's may have pulled the plug on its pricey Angus “better burger” concept, but the category of $5 quick-service burgers is as hot as ever. Better burgers are taking new shape (sometimes with pretzel buns!), and they’re popping up overseas and even in supermarkets.