In the search for answers this shopping season, consumer behavior online is being tracked aggressively with help from technology.
A start-up has launched a Bluetooth low-energy connect card device that can store a number of swipeable cards, such as credit cards and gift cards.
Ending the Great Stagnation depends as much on the Chinese Communist Party as it does on the world's leading central banks.
If you hate the fact that stores opened on Thanksgiving, don't forget who's in charge here, says Carol Roth.
Americans find out this weekend whether the Obama administration has met a self-imposed deadline to fix its healthcare website.
Australia rejected the $2.55 billion takeover of GrainCorp by Archer Daniels Midland, bowing to pressure from grain growers.
The American Farm Bureau Federation estimates that the retail cost for a classic Thanksgiving dinner is down 1 percent year on year, the lowest since 2010. Are the supermarkets to blame?
The recession saw consumers tightening their belts and cutting back on spending. But kinky shoppers kept the lingerie market resilient.
Black Friday sales have accounted for anywhere from 44 percent to 49 percent of all holiday season sales, according to the National Retail Federation.
Standard & Poor's lowered its credit rating for the Netherlands to AA plus from AAA.
The Pentagon faces the retirement of its de facto chief operating officer, and his exit could have a big impact on the defense industry.
Even before Thanksgiving's leftover turkey is gone, investors will be shifting their focus to December, typically a jolly time for stocks.
As December approaches, so do the Christmas adverts. And usually, the bigger the budget, the bigger the impact... but maybe not this year.
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.
I asked folks on Twitter "Fill in the blank: 'I'd rather ______ than shop on Thanksgiving.'" The answers were hilarious.
Educated 20- and 30-somethings, usually the drivers of rising homeownership, are less likely to be homeowners than previous generations. Here's why.
The U.S. might be posting some promising growth data, but Albert Edwards, SocGen's uber-bearish strategist, has predicted a recession is coming.
While investors debate when the Fed will taper its asset-purchase program, one analyst told CNBC that tapering may have already begun.
Better-than-expected inflation data from the euro zone did little to dispel fears of deflation, with analysts still expecting the ECB to introduce new policy measures.