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Even though Amazon got a bump in device activations on Christmas day, the increase wasn't as strong as in the past. One reason: the mobile market is maturing. CNBC's Cadie Thompson explains.
Bricks-and-mortar stores lose out as e-commerce grows, but most retailers have now supplemented their shops with online businesses, the FT reports.
Should consumers blame shipping companies for delays or Amazon for inaccurately forecasting demand? CNBC's Josh Lipton provides insight.
Americans waited until the last minute to buy holiday gifts, but retailers weren't prepared for the spike.
UPS, embarrassed by deliveries that failed to reach clients in time for Christmas, may have a shrunken fleet of jets to blame. The WSJ reports.
How deep discounting and promotions impacted this holiday shopping season, with Jan Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen CEO, and Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies.
Amazon is looking at the performance of delivery companies handling its orders after packages were left stranded this Christmas, the FT reports.
Target experienced a significant data breach. Bryan Gildenberg of Kantar, shares his opinions on the impact to the stock, and the company's competition with Amazon.
Discussing holiday shipping delays, with Bryan Gildenberg of Kantar. Gildenberg says there may be an opportunity in FedEx or UPS right now as the stocks didn't move much today.
Matthew Shay, National Retail Federation CEO and president, discusses the holiday shopping season. It was a great start with Black Friday weekend, Shay says. CNBC's Sara Eisen weighs in.
80 percent of shoppers say they will continue to shop for post-Christmas sales, conversely, $60 billion in returns are expected as the mad rush to return unwanted gifts has begun. CNBC's Julia Boorstin "wraps" up the holiday shopping season.
According to the latest data from comScore, the final online shopping week this holiday fell short of expectations.
StellaService, which rates retail customer service, scored sites on meeting promised delivery dates on holiday orders.
Which retailers will win and which will lose this holiday season? Jan Kniffen, CEO of Worldwide Enterprises, and Bill Tancer, Experian Market Services, dissect the data. "Macy's made a lot of noise," says Kniffen.
Apparel wasn't the hot gift under Christmas trees this year, but an analyst singled out one retailer as a holiday winner.
UPS and FedEx hit the road Thursday, scrambling to deliver boxes to angry customers who didn't receive the gifts they ordered in time for Christmas. NBC News reports.
Amazon.com on Thursday said it limited new Prime membership signups during peak periods in order to protect current member orders from the surge in new memberships.
The holiday season is synonymous with excess: a sharp uptick in gifts, eating and even trash, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Americans received hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of gifts yesterday — and there's a good chance we don't want a lot of them.
The 2013 holiday season, touted to be the worst since 2008, showed strong growth compared to last year MasterCard said.
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