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  • *Mars, Coca-Cola, Nike, Adidas offer personalized products. BERLIN, Dec 11- Looking for a unique Christmas gift to wow friends or family? But big consumer brands, including major names like Coca-Cola, and Nike have latched on to personalized products because they seem to have a particular appeal to consumers known as "Millennials" in marketing speak.

  • Fingers crossed: Retailers allow late online orders Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 11:05 AM ET
    A UPS truck is loaded with packages from the UPS Worldport.

    Many retailers are holding firm on their late-in-the-season deadlines—in some cases getting more aggressive than last year.

  • These retailers are winning in online sales: Storch Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 9:50 AM ET
    Macy's Facebook page ahead of Black Friday.

    Online sales are seeing double-digit growth this season, but the cost of digital retail is squeezing margins, former Toys R Us CEO Gerald Storch says.

  • Dec 5- Private equity firm JH Partners has sold its 40 percent stake in jeweler Alex and Ani, according to people familiar with the matter, who added the charm bracelet maker could be worth as much as $1 billion. San Francisco- based JH Partners, which bought the stake in 2012, sold its holding to British buyout firm Lion Capital LLP, three people confirmed this week.

  • Cramer: Google and Netflix competition heats up Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 6:14 PM ET
    Google's stock price appears on the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York.

    Jim Cramer was really shocked by Google's stock on Thursday. But can Amazon and Netflix keep up with the competition?

  • No way Black Friday sales fell 11 percent: Analyst Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 8:20 AM ET
    Customers load televisions into shopping carts at a Target Corp. store ahead of Black Friday in Mentor, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014.

    Retail analysts are casting doubt about a widely watched shopping poll that indicated Black Friday sales fell 11 percent from last year.

  • Retail better prepared this Black Friday: Analyst Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 8:54 AM ET
    A customer shops for TV deals on Black Friday at Kmart in Griffith Indiana.

    Retailers are more primed this year to capture Black Friday dollars than in shopping seasons past, Dana Telsey said.

  • US stock futures mixed in wake of OPEC decision Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 8:22 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures were trading mostly lower on Friday, after global markets were hit by OPEC's announcement that it would not cut its output.

  • Early Movers: XOM, HAL, DAL, GOOG, TM & more Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 7:47 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Tasteful adult gifts for that special someone Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Here's what sophisticated consenting adults will be buying this holiday season.

  • Investment strategies going into year-end  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 6:15 PM ET

    Bill Smead, CEO and CIO at Smead Capital Management, explains his trading approach against a backdrop of sliding oil prices.

  • Most buzzed-about retailers ahead of Black Friday Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 11:34 AM ET
    Macy's Facebook page ahead of Black Friday.

    Wal-Mart, Target, Macy's and Kohl's are among the stores leading the pack in terms of audience size across three big social media platforms.

  • Stores shouldn't open on T'gving: Toys R Us ex-CEO Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 9:51 AM ET
    A customer pays for his items at Toys'R'Us in Times Square on November 28, 2013 in New York City.

    Former Toys R Us chief Jon Eyler talks turkey, saying it doesn't make sense on moral or economic grounds for stores to be open on Thanksgiving.

  • Cheat sheet: Retailers' Black Friday openings Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 5:00 AM ET
    A Black Friday sign outside an H&M store in New York.

    Still figuring out your Black Friday battle plan? This road map of store openings can help.

  • High-end shopper thrives while low-income survives Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 12:05 PM ET
    Residents shop at Walmart as the store prepares for Black Friday in Los Angeles, Calif., November 24, 2014.

    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.

  • You've never gone holiday shopping like this Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    When you do your holiday shopping this year, don't be surprised if you see some new retail technologies at the mall.

  • How to hire help, and keep your number private Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Twilio lets consumers use private chat rooms instead of giving their personal number to strangers.

  • Better move fast! Amazon pushing deals to Snapchat Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 10:49 AM ET
    A worker prepares packages for delivery at an Amazon.com warehouse in Brieselang, Germany.

    To kick off its Black Friday specials, Amazon said it will start posting deal codes to disappearing messaging app Snapchat.

  • Nov 19- Almost two thirds of adults won't spend more this holiday season despite lower gas and fuel costs, a new Reuters/ Ipsos poll shows, in a bad sign for retailers looking for an extra boost in gift buying from cheaper prices at the pump. "We live on a budget so we have a certain amount for groceries, a certain amount for birthdays, a certain amount for holidays," said...

  • Nov 18- Struggling department store chain Sears Canada Inc reported its 10th loss in 15 quarters, showing little sign that its turnaround plans are bearing fruit. Sales at the company's stores has been declining for years, faced with tough competition from U.S.-based rivals such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc, Target Corp and Nordstrom Inc.. Sears Canada, most of whose...