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NEW YORK— Falling gas prices. "Retail therapy is out the window for most Americans," said Ken Perkins, president of RetailMetrics LLC, a research firm. In fact, the National Retail Federation forecasts holiday sales will grow 4.1 percent to $616.9 billion— the highest increase since 2011. But retailers already have had to resort to discounting to get shoppers into...
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NEW YORK— Want to save some cash while holiday shopping? The best tool can be a smartphone packed with the right apps. Some apps give you coupons you can hand to the cashier to scan, while others let you flip through advertising deals and promotions.
COLUMBUS, Ohio— A lawmaker in Ohio wants stores in the state to pay triple wages for employees who work on Thanksgiving— an effort that comes as Macy's, the holiday's quintessential retailer, is allowing its workers to choose whether to work that day. They're pushing shopper boycotts on Black Friday— the day after Thanksgiving— and on the holiday itself, which is...
Kohl's Corp. fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $58.83. Macy's Inc. fell$. 46 or. 7 percent, to $63.90. Nordstrom fell$. 37 or. 5 percent, to $75.89.
Kohl's Corp. rose$. 18 or. 3 percent, to $59.10. Macy's Inc. fell$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $64.22. Nordstrom rose$. 01 or percent, to $76.27.
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Kohl's Corp. rose$. 67 or 1.1 percent, to $59.59. Macy's Inc. rose$. 18 or. 3 percent, to $64.54. Nordstrom rose$. 17 or. 2 percent, to $76.43.
NEW YORK, Nov 25- Macy's Inc, which traditionally kicks off the U.S. holiday shopping season with a nationally televised parade in Manhattan, also will join a handful of other companies this year parading their ads on Facebook's fledgeling video feeds. "As we were anticipating Black Friday, we wanted to take a look at how the product evolved and try to figure out how...
Kohl's Corp. rose$. 70 or 1.2 percent, to $58.92. Macy's Inc. rose $1.03 or 1.6 percent, to $64.36. Nordstrom rose $1.17 or 1.6 percent, to $76.26.
Amazon, Target and Macy's and other retailers are offering speedier delivery, including overnight and same-day options that will continue even past the holidays. "I'll pay extra to get something right away," says Wendy Connors, a 47- year-old mother of three who lives in Menlo Park, California. They can't afford a repeat last year when UPS and FedEx failed to...
Kohl's Corp. rose$. 41 or. 7 percent, to $58.63. Macy's Inc. rose$. 37 or. 6 percent, to $63.70. Nordstrom rose$. 36 or. 5 percent, to $75.45.
Consumers have been shopping on Black Friday for so long, it's arguably become as much of a tradition as Thanksgiving itself.
Kohl's Corp. fell$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $58.22. Macy's Inc. rose$. 48 or. 8 percent, to $63.33. Nordstrom rose$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $75.09.
Kohl's Corp. fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $58.29. Macy's Inc. rose$. 91 or 1.4 percent, to $63.76. Nordstrom rose$. 37 or. 5 percent, to $75.34.
Kohl's Corp. rose$. 94 or 1.6 percent, to $58.34. Macy's Inc. rose$. 88 or 1.4 percent, to $62.85. Nordstrom rose $1.16 or 1.6 percent, to $74.97.
As more stores open their doors early on Thanksgiving, some critics are suggesting that blue laws are archaic remnants of times past.
Kohl's Corp. rose $1.03 or 1.8 percent, to $58.43. Macy's Inc. rose $1.26 or 2.0 percent, to $63.23. Nordstrom rose $1.25 or 1.7 percent, to $75.06.
NEW YORK— Brace yourself for the Black Friday shopping bonanza. Sure, stores have been pushing discounts on holiday merchandise since Halloween, but experts say Thanksgiving weekend still lives up to the hype of serving up the largest breadth of the season's bargains from TVs to clothing. He says consumer electronic deals are better on Thanksgiving or Black...
When you do your holiday shopping this year, don't be surprised if you see some new retail technologies at the mall.