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CNBC producers Krista Braun and Bree Kelly report traffic at the Short Hills Mall in New Jersey has picked up, especially for retailers with discounted apparel.
Edgar Huber, Land's End president and CEO, reports very strong numbers for this Black Friday shopping weekend thus far. Huber says the business volume for "Cyber Monday" is also expected to be extremely high.
Sales that began Thursday continued through Friday. Many people complained about the early start, but still they went out shopping anyway.
With FedEx preparing for Cyber Monday, Patrick Fitzgerald, FedEx senior vice president of services, says Cyber Monday will be its busiest day in the history of FedEx.
The struggle of low-income workers, many in retailing, is adding momentum to efforts to increase the federal minimum wage. The NYT reports.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on protests happening at 1,500 Wal-Marts around the country today. Ten protesters have been arrested outside a Wal-Mart in Chicago including 2 employees.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports from the Mall at Fairfield Commons in Dayton Ohio. Reagan says foot traffic is pretty good.
Loren Bendele, founder and president of Savings.com, talks about the U.S.'s post-Thanksgiving Black Friday, and how consumers are increasingly using internet to find the best offers.
Finding the best shopping travel deals, with Christopher Soder, Priceline.com North America CEO.
Jay Henderson, IBM Smarter Commerce, sees really strong performance for online retailers this holiday season. Henderson reports 19 percent growth on Thanksgiving Day for online sales alone.
The "Closing Bell" team gauges the Black Friday pulse with shoppers at the Short Hills Mall in New Jersey.
Patricia Edwards, U.S. Bank, says you will continue to see deals through Christmas. Eric Beder, Brean Capital, and Simeon Siegel Nomura Securities, weigh in.
Holmes Wilson, Fight for the Future co-founder, explains which merchants and retailers are taking part in "Bitcoin Black Friday."
Rocco Pendola, TheStreet.com, says Apple is what's right in retail. They create great experiences and the iPad is what a tablet should be. Arik Hesseldahl, All Things Digital, weighs in.
If you hate the fact that stores opened on Thanksgiving, don't forget who's in charge here, says Carol Roth.
Some retailers didn’t wait for the predawn hours of Black Friday this year. They were open before breakfast on Thanksgiving Day, and customers were waiting. The NYT reports.
The recession saw consumers tightening their belts and cutting back on spending. But kinky shoppers kept the lingerie market resilient.
If you just decided to join the Black Friday crunch but didn't prepare well, don't despair: Just pick up your smartphone.
Paul Swinand, Equity Analyst at Morningstar explains why Tiffany continues to sparkle with earnings.
The deals are aplenty after retailers ordered too much holiday merchandise back when the economy was rosier.
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