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Christmas 2012 is now history but retailers are hoping that you aren't done with your holiday shopping quite yet. NBC News reports.
Despite some reports suggesting holiday sales will be the worst since 2008, Matthew Shay, president of the National Retail Federation, told CNBC he's still predicting a 4.1 percent increase.
Sometimes, it pays to procrastinate. Millions still need to buy holiday gifts, and retailers have slashed prices to bring in last-minute shoppers.
The Americans are coming. And the Japanese and Europeans. Australia is being invaded by a swathe of foreign retailers, piling pressure on a local industry already battered by weak consumer spending and ruthless internet competition.
Brewer Tom Seefurth made a beer brewed with basil, oregano, tomato and garlic that tastes like pizza. The combination not only worked as a beer, it helped him save his home.
Paul Swinand, Retail Equity Analyst, Morningstar says that the prevalence of mobile devices is driving consumers to shop online and explains why this year's holiday retail sales are expected to rise.
Here's how cybergangs are targeting online holiday shoppers, and here's what you can do to protect yourself.
Plenty of smartphone and tablet apps can save you money, but many more can also save you time — and during the holiday season, time is money.
Online shopping offers a safe and comfortable respite from unruly crowds, but many people who have gifts shipped to them have the packages left at their doorsteps, and these parcels prove irresistible to thieves.
With holiday sales gains widely expected to slow from last year’s pace, retailers are employing new tactics to help close the deal.
Wine.com, the leading online wine retailer, said it is launching the Wine.com Marketplace, which will allow smaller domestic and international wineries with limited distribution channels the ability to sell its wines on Wine.com.
It may not be fair for online retailers to pay for returns that aren't their fault, but it makes them more money, a new study finds. A lot more money.
High shipping costs and missed residential deliveries are a few of the biggest issues facing e-tailers and their customers. Startups are trying to turn these problems into profits, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
What browser are you using? The answer may change throughout the day, according to a new study from Monetate that underscores a new challenge for retailers. As more sales shift online and to mobile devices, retailers need to ask themselves what browsers their customers are using.
David Henry, Kimco Realty president and CEO, discusses the state of the retail industry, e-commerce, and how his company is taking advantage of the highest quality retail.
John Sims, President of Sybase 365 says the mobile payments market will grow as consumers get more comfortable with making mobile transactions. Mobile may become an important part of the banking relationship, he says.
With the volume of products purchased online growing so rapidly year after year, have you ever wondered how those orders get filled, packed and shipped? Quiet Logistics is a privately-owned ecommerce fulfillment center in Devens, Mass., whose client roster includes Inditex's Zara, Gilt and Bonobos, is at the center of the ecommerce boom.
As competition heats up among flash-sale websites, Totsy has received $18.5 million in new financing, giving the site more firepower to battle main rival Zulily.
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Retailers tend to lump tablets and smartphones into the same category called “mobile,” but that might not be wise, according to the results of a new study by online marketing technology company Monetate.