Despite the uptick in sales for the holidays, long-term demand is yet to be proven.
Almost half of those surveyed said they would start comparison shopping if there was a shortage of a product for their favorite electronics brand.
For many bricks-and-mortar retailers, blockbuster digital growth wasn't enough to close the gap with Amazon.
U.S. online sales gained momentum on Cyber Monday and are set to surpass initial expectations by hitting a record $3.39 billion.
The “Fast Money” traders share their takes on the retail sector, with shares of department stores down like Macy's and Nordstrom.
Jacob Kastrenakes, news editor, Verge, discusses the best Cyber Monday deals this holiday.
Companies like Best Buy and Wal-Mart have to "adapt their cultures" to move as fast as Amazon, Brad Anderson tells CNBC.
Brad Anderson, former Best Buy CEO, weighs in on holiday shopping trends, growth in e-commerce and wearable technology.
An overflow of traffic caused Macy's shoppers to hit a "temporary traffic jam."
Bargain-hungry shoppers rushed the big-box chains and department stores for Black Friday doorbuster deals.
The gift card deals from Apple only applied to certain older models of its products.
Property owners that stayed closed on Thanksgiving Day said they greeted larger more energized crowds on Friday.
Charles O’Shea, Moody's VP and senior analyst, and Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors president, discuss which retail companies may be the biggest winners and losers this holiday season.
Early deals have taken away some of Black Friday's punch, but it's still a critical day for retailers during this make-or-break season.
So far, the only promotions listed are free two-day delivery on in-stock items ordered by 5 p.m., and extended shopping hours.
Conor Flynn, Kimco Realty president and CEO, discusses the health of retail ahead of the holidays.
For brands that rack up more than 30 percent of their sales during the fourth quarter, the holiday season can indeed be make or break.
Jim Cramer goes down his playbook of retailers hanging on by a thread, and discovered one winner of the mall.
U.S. equities rose on Thursday as investors parsed through economic data and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony.
Best Buy shares rocketed higher Thursday, after the company handily topped Wall Street's earnings and revenue forecasts.