Economists are closely watching whether retailers can entice shoppers to spend during what retailers consider the biggest shopping weekend of the year, the NYT reports.» Read More
The traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season has become a two-day affair, with more stores opening before people put down their turkey legs on Thanksgiving. The National Retail Federation forecasts holiday sales will grow 4.1 percent to $616.9 billion— the biggest jump since 2011.. Demonstrations took place at a Target and multiple Wal-Mart...
Autozone Inc. fell$. 43 or. 1 percent, to $568.55. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 48 or. 7 percent, to $72.58. Best Buy rose$. 34 or. 9 percent, to $38.75.
Autozone Inc. fell $1.50 or. 3 percent, to $567.48. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 71 or 1.0 percent, to $72.35. Best Buy rose$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $38.54.
Autozone Inc. fell $1.23 or. 2 percent, to $567.75. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 02 or percent, to $73.04. RadioShack fell$. 02 or 1.9 percent, to $0.83.
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NEW YORK— Want to save some cash while holiday shopping? The best tool can be a smartphone packed with the right apps. Some apps give you coupons you can hand to the cashier to scan, while others let you flip through advertising deals and promotions.
Autozone Inc. fell $2.40 or. 4 percent, to $568.98. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 63 or. 9 percent, to $73.06. Best Buy fell$. 49 or 1.3 percent, to $38.41.
Autozone Inc. fell $1.43 or. 3 percent, to $569.95. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 44 or. 6 percent, to $73.25. Best Buy fell$. 21 or. 5 percent, to $38.69.
The root of the disconnect in retail lies in the fact that it's one set of consumers who are reaping most of the benefits.
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You might want to skip the turkey and shop on Thanksgiving. —There are 86 laptops and tablets on deeply discounted specials at Best Buy, Wal-Mart and others on the holiday compared with just nine on Black Friday, according to MarketTrack. It also counted 36 video game system deals on Thanksgiving, and two on Black Friday.
Autozone Inc. rose $2.18 or. 4 percent, to $573.56. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 18 or. 2 percent, to $73.51. Best Buy rose$. 42 or 1.1 percent, to $39.32.
NEW YORK, Nov 25- You might need two carts to walk away with what may be this year's biggest Black Friday bargain: a 65 "Vizio television at Walmart for $648. Unit sales are already up this year so far, says Stephen Baker, vice president for industry analysis at NPD Group, which tracks TV sales. Best Buy is featuring a 50 " Panasonic for $199.99.
NEW YORK— Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year. Turns out, shoppers will find more discounted items in stores that are open on Thanksgiving. For example, there are a total of 86 laptops and tablets deeply discounted as door buster deals at Best Buy, Wal-Mart and others on the holiday compared with just nine on Black Friday, according to an analysis of...
Autozone Inc. rose $2.17 or. 4 percent, to $571.38. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. rose $1.38 or 1.9 percent, to $73.69. Best Buy rose$. 87 or 2.3 percent, to $38.90.
Amazon, Target and Macy's and other retailers are offering speedier delivery, including overnight and same-day options that will continue even past the holidays. "I'll pay extra to get something right away," says Wendy Connors, a 47- year-old mother of three who lives in Menlo Park, California. They can't afford a repeat last year when UPS and FedEx failed to...
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Autozone Inc. fell $1.25 or. 2 percent, to $567.96. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. rose$. 78 or 1.1 percent, to $73.09. Best Buy rose$. 50 or 1.3 percent, to $38.53.
Autozone Inc. rose $1.71 or. 3 percent, to $569.21. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 44 or. 6 percent, to $72.31. Best Buy rose$. 01 or percent, to $38.03.
Best Buy posted unexpectedly strong earnings last quarter, but the chain still faces challenges ahead of the holiday shopping season.