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Amazon.com said it sold about 17 of Nintendo's Wii video game systems per second when it had them in stock.
The holiday retail season was a gloomy one, but luckily it is time to say goodbye to 2007 and turn the page to 2008. Dana Telsey, chief research officer and retail analyst for the Telsey Advisory Group, shares her retail picks and pans for the new year.
Retail stocks were trading lower on Wednesday, sparked in part by a profit-warning from discount retailer Target.
Christmas Eve brought glad tidings to Wall Street, with holiday cheer emanating from the battered financial sector and spreading through the market.
But this season's holiday gift of the year -- and a gift that will be popular throughout 2008 -- is Jason Weisenthal's WallMonkeys. Nobody invents things these days; they take an idea and modify it. That's Jason's story...
Down to the final 24 hours, more or less, of shopping before Christmas... We'll get the first reports on how "super" this Super Saturday's sales were when ShopperTrak releases its initial numbers by 3pm ET today
I'd like to deconstruct the myth that the China lead-contaminated is responsible for the drop off in toy sales this year. Lead-contamination worries or not, parents are still buying toys and kids are still playing with them this season.
Nike said Wednesday that quarterly profit jumped 10 percent, topping Wall Street estimates on strong U.S. demand for its footwear and robust growth overseas, sending shares up over 3 percent in after-hours trade.
Oracle's strong earnings could give some tech names a bounce Thursday though markets are again being haunted by credit worries, and another Wall Street firm is set to report earnings before the bell.
Levi’s created a phenomenon that got the whole world wearing jeans. While there are sure to be more bumps and battles to come for Levi’s in this fashion world and it’s ever-changing trends, it’s truly an American Original.
Stocks staged a mini comeback Tuesday after a day that saw indexes seesaw on both sides of the unchanged line. The market once more fretted over the financial sector and could do the same on Wednesday.
It's later than you think: Today is the last day to buy online at big box.com stores like Sears, Target, Wal-Mart and Amazon in time for regular Christmas delivery. E-commerce is drawing more customers than ever before.
Arcandor posted a near ten-times jump in third-quarter operating profit Tuesday, due mainly to a contribution from newly-acquired travel company Thomas Cook and its consolidation with MyTravel, company CEO Thomas Middelhoff told “Power Lunch Europe.”
Housing starts and earnings from Goldman Sachs and Best Buy are among the headlines the stock market will care about ahead of Tuesday's open.
Eight days left until Christmas and the gift giving season is getting down to the wire. For those of you who did your shopping online this season, the odds are high that those mail-ordered gifts are working their way through shipping facilities today. More than eleven million packages are going to be sorted and pass through FedEx terminals today.
Stocks closed lower as fears that inflation was hampering holiday gift-buying combined with wider concerns about the state of the economy.
I haven't leafed through a catalog all year. In fact, catalogs go straight from my mailbox to the recycle trash bin. Take away the catalogs and the other junk mail I ignore, and I'd blissfully have nearly no mail at all.
Major European stock markets closed firmly lower Monday, as investors fretted about the anything that could derail the interest-rate easing plan in the U.S.
Swedish fashion chain Hennes & Mauritz said sales rose 14 percent in November, year-on-year, lower than expected by analysts and the latest in a series of signs that European consumers were getting wary of inflation and debt.
Swedish fashion chain Hennes & Mauritz said on Monday its sales rose 14 percent in November year-on-year, lower than expected by analysts, but aided by a collection from Italian designer Roberto Cavalli.