On a year-on-year basis, Australia's retail sales figures are up about 5 percent in May, says David Thomas, head of Australian consumer research at CLSA.» Read More
When times get tough, women cut back on spending on themselves first. So when it comes to the holiday party — if there is one — this year, more women are rummaging through their closet, borrowing or buying secondhand instead of buying a new party dress.
With a rising consumer interest in the fantasy sports marketplace (7% over the past five years in the United States and Canada), I wanted to focus on some of the key trends that will serve as discussion points over the next 1-3 years.
Take a quick moment to think about the last time you attended a sporting event and considered it a great value. Has that ever happened? If it has, did it occur in the past six months?
Carmen offers tips for how to make some room in your household budget in this web exclusive.
With haggard U.S. consumers not willing to spend this holiday season, is there anything to truly be merry about?
Great news, Santa! Shoppers on the east coast may not have to brave the elements to deck the halls this season.
Shares of General Growth Properties fell 73 percent on Tuesday after the second-largest U.S. mall owner expressed doubts that it could continue operating due to its looming near-term debt.
Whether you favor the lighter claro wrappers or the darker maduro, see what Cigar Aficionado's editors select as their choice sticks for this season.
Clermont Wealth Strategies is 'underweight' the entire consumer discretionary sector, which includes retailers, Rob Morgan, market strategist at Clermont Wealth Strategies said.
British retail sales fell for a fifth straight month in October on a like-for-like basis and by the biggest amount in more than three years, a survey showed on Tuesday.
Tricks of the trade you need to know before you sign up for service.
President-elect Barack Obama is suddenly the most powerful man in America. And that means that people are listening to what he does or says—or endorses, for that matter.
With a dearth of dazzle in the holiday toy lineup this year, it looks like Elmo may just groove his way to the top again this year. But he might have to battle a robot or triceratops to win that coveted spot under the tree. Let the games begin!
Stocks sold off on Thursday in their worst two-day slide since October 1987 with disappointing corporate outlooks and bleak sales from major retailers fueling invsetor fears.
Shoppers are scrimping on holiday gifts, but not when it comes to their pets.
It was about a year ago that I covered a brand called Enlyten SportStrips. It's basically Gatorade on one of those strips you put into your mouth. The story got intriguing when the company alleged the NFL pushed them out of a deal with the Buffalo Bills...
All those negative same-store sales numbers might add up to positive results for investors.
To win more market share during the crucial holiday selling season, Wal-Mart said it will introduce new price cuts every week until Christmas...
Retailers are reporting some of the weakest sales in more than a decade as consumer spending dried up in October amid the uncertainty brought on by the financial crisis and mounting layoffs.
The most important fact about the economic and earnings data in the past couple weeks is that it has generally been worse than the already lowered numbers predicted. We have seen this again this morning, with the exception of the Productivity number.