- Streaming channels, the gifts that keeps on giving Updated: Nov-25-15 3:29 pm
LOS ANGELES - Looking for a holiday present that's a perfect fit, procrastinator-friendly and a constant reminder of your generosity? Consider a gift subscription to one of the abundance of streaming choices that range from mainstream to niche.
- 3 Trends for the holidays Updated: Nov-25-15 2:20 pm
NEW YORK - The holiday season is upon us. Here's what shoppers can expect if they're heading out to stores at any point during the holiday shopping season:
- A look at the hot toys for holiday 2015 Updated: Nov-25-15 11:44 am
NEW YORK - Which toys will warm the hearts of parents and kids for the holiday 2015 shopping season?
- Smartphones overtake desktops for holiday shopping Updated: Nov-25-15 9:49 am
NEW YORK - If the beginning of the holiday season is any indication, it could be a merry mobile Christmas for shoppers.
- There's a holiday gift to make every TV fan happy Updated: Nov-24-15 3:51 pm
LOS ANGELES - Pity TV fans back in the day, eager to buy really cool merchandise tie-ins to their favorite series but victims of bad timing.
- Illinois AG Madigan releases annual safe shopping guide Updated: Nov-23-15 7:20 pm
CHICAGO - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has released a list of toys and children's products that have been recalled.
- Everyone loves same-day delivery, until they have to pay Updated: Nov-23-15 6:50 pm
NEW YORK - Everyone likes the idea of same-day delivery. But who wants to pay for it?
- South Louisiana retailers optimistic about holiday season Updated: Nov-23-15 1:44 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - South Louisiana retailers have said they are optimistic about the upcoming holiday shopping season, which will start in earnest at many stores and shopping malls on Thanksgiving night.
- Researchers expect Ohio holiday retail growth Updated: Nov-23-15 1:10 pm
CINCINNATI - Lower gas prices along with Ohio's overall economic improvement make for a jolly state holiday retail sales outlook above national projections, according to an annual forecast released Monday.
- Colorado spirituality bookstore named Isis gets vandalized Updated: Nov-18-15 5:03 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colorado - A Denver-area store called Isis Books & Gifts wants the world to know its name comes from the Egyptian goddess of healing and motherhood and it isn't run by terrorists.
- Voices of consumers: Jobs report shows inclination to spend Updated: Nov-06-15 5:30 pm
Americans finally feel confident enough in the U.S. economy to splurge.
- In Egypt's Red Sea resort, 'Russian season' all year round Updated: Nov-02-15 2:36 am
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt - "Davai! Spasibo!" cry the restaurant touts along the main strip in Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh resort, a mecca of Oriental kitsch where "let's go" and "thanks!" no longer pull the same weight as their Russian equivalents. Some hawkers even go so far as to evoke the last name of Russia's strongman president, shouting "Putin!" at people walking by.
- Walmart and Target's Holiday Plans Updated: Oct-29-15 6:57 pm
NEW YORK - Wal-Mart and Target, two of the biggest U.S. retailers, on Thursday rolled out plans to lure shoppers into stores during the holiday season that includes discounts, stepped-up marketing and spiffed up stores.
- Will other retailers follow REI and close on Black Friday? Updated: Oct-27-15 5:09 pm
NEW YORK - Don't expect major retailers to follow REI's move to close its stores on Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year.