PARIS, Feb 8- France called on the European Commission on Monday to do more to help its struggling livestock industry, seeking to defuse protests that have seen farmers block highways and supermarkets. France had in particular called for "market regulation measures" in proposals submitted ahead of a meeting of European Union agriculture ministers later this...» Read More
This was supposed to be the "Year of the Tablet" but Black Friday dispatches from the mall keep pointing to strong sales of big-screen TVs. So what gives? Didn't shoppers get the memo?
Black Friday bargains aside, uncertain economic times have launched consumers on a never ending quest for “great value on great products”, the president and CEO of Tanger Factory Outlet Centers told CNBC Friday.
The CEO of department store goliath Macy's said Friday he has no immediate plans to open the company's doors earlier to conform with the recent trend of early Thanksgiving sales.
Every year it seems the holiday season gets more competitive for retailers. First it was free shipping, now it’s free layaway and price-matching in guaranteed, speedy in-store pickup. Promises, promises. But do the programs really work?
New hope for the beer business? According to recent survey by Consumer Edge Insight, 39 percent of alcohol-drinking consumers name beer as their favorite category.
Wal-Mart worker protests and walk-offs planned for Thursday night and Black Friday had the retailer taking them seriously enough to send a top executive to the TODAY show this morning to downplay the story.
Kosher turkeys are slowly taking a larger share of the Thanksgiving market, with some companies seeing customers who don't keep kosher buying kosher poultry.
Bargain seeking consumers are expected to flock to the toy store on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, Toys R Us CEO Gerald Storch told CNBC on Wednesday.
If you're going to a Walmart on Black Friday to score a cheap TV, the drama unfolding in the parking lot between labor and management might be bigger than what you’ll eventually watch on the screen.
If you are looking to do a little prep for Black Friday shopping by comparing TV prices online, Best Buy is not going to be much help today. The site has been showing a notice: "Our site is incredibly busy! Please be patient while we shovel you a path." And it's not even Black Friday!
A recent survey found that many tapped-out buyers would prefer that Santa Claus not even bother coming down their chimney.
In a rare move, Wal-Mart is trying to stop a union-backed group from staging a series of demonstrations against the company on Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year.
Football history will always link former NFL quarterbacks Drew Bledsoe and Rick Mirer together. The wine business may link their future.
Set the alarm clock! There's finally a really good reason for beer lovers to wake up early on Black Friday morning. Black Friday, the beer.
A world without Twinkies is like a world without a fluffy sugary fake creamy center. Hostess Brands says it will stop operations and liquidate the entire company if striking workers don't get back on the job by tonight.
The world's largest retailer is partnering with Goodies Co., a monthly food subscription service, to offer a taste-testing program.
Retailers are hoping to get holiday-shoppers into their stores right after they finish their Thanksgiving turkey, but some store employees are pushing back.
The economic downturn is hurting Americans including young people, who are struggling with debt and joblessness. See what's new on millennials' list of financial woes.
The cost of a classic Thanksgiving dinner edged up slightly, but it could have been lower this year had it not been for the meal’s traditional centerpiece, the turkey.
While no storm is ever welcome, Sandy’s timing, along with the nor’easter Athena, couldn't be worse. With just two weeks to go until Black Friday unofficially kicks off the 2012 holiday season, retailers are awaiting final inventory shipments for the holidays.