Consumers have feasted on discounts this holiday season, but it means thinner profit margins for retailers.» Read More
The 2013 holiday shopping season may end up being remembered for its sharp discounts.
*Trading expected to be light ahead of Thanksgiving. NEW YORK, Nov 27- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Wednesday as investors found few reasons to buy before the Thanksgiving holiday, with major indexes near historic highs, though Hewlett-Packard rallied after its results.
Here are a few ways to help make sure you keep your holiday spending under control this season.
CHATHAM, N.J./ LOS ANGELES/ WHITE PLAINS, NY, Nov 27- T he 2013 holiday shopping season may end up being remembered for its ugly sweaters and, for many retailers, even uglier discounts.
Autozone Inc. fell $8.42 or 1.8 percent, to $457.28. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. rose$. 86 or 1.1 percent, to $78.58. Best Buy fell$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $39.62.
Twitter and Facebook are trying to use their unique features to draw in companies such as REI and Best Buy.
Autozone Inc. fell $6.77 or 1.5 percent, to $458.93. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. rose$. 72 or. 9 percent, to $78.44. Best Buy rose$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $39.79.
Autozone Inc. fell $3.66 or. 8 percent, to $462.05. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. rose$. 52 or. 7 percent, to $78.24. Best Buy fell$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $39.67.
Thursday evening hours and staggered openings may help prevent chaotic overcrowding and ease tensions at registers.
Autozone Inc. fell $1.99 or. 4 percent, to $465.70. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. rose$. 26 or. 3 percent, to $77.72. Best Buy rose$. 36 or. 9 percent, to $39.73.
Retail analysts offer a look at the hottest selling items this holiday season, as well as how retailers are expected to fare.
Autozone Inc. fell$. 33 or. 1 percent, to $467.36. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. rose$. 12 or. 1 percent, to $77.58. Best Buy rose$. 36 or. 9 percent, to $39.73.
Autozone Inc. rose $1.44 or. 3 percent, to $469.13. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. rose$. 57 or. 7 percent, to $78.03. Best Buy rose$. 33 or. 8 percent, to $39.70.
This holiday season, Americans may not spend their green unless they see more red.
Nov 25- When Aimee Brittain's team hits the stores in a commando-like fashion on Thanksgiving night in search of Black Friday deals, they'll stand out from the crowd in their matching bright blue shirts.
Both sides of the publication's compilation for 2013 feature retailers and airlines.
“Retail has become downright treacherous,” said Cramer. Stocks that should be doing quite well just aren’t.
NEW YORK, Nov 22- Wall Street set another record this week, and the rally that has taken the S&P 500 index nearly 30 percent higher for the year shows no sign of losing steam as Americans prepare to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.
Here are this week's biggest winners and losers, as seen through the lens of Executive Edge.
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