Some retailers desperate for sales and customer loyalty have begun training their employees in the art of bargaining with customers. The NYT reports.
Experts have begun to see the return of the aspirational shopper, but she doesn't spend as freely as she did before the recession.
Christmas might be 2 weeks away, but Cramer thinks Santa just left an early present.
Some investors might be spooked by higher interest rates, but noted investor Bob Olstein thinks it's a good thing.
After two years of declining sales, J.C. Penney is reducing some high-profile brands introduced by former CEO Ron Johnson and reviving old labels.
With the calendar careening toward Christmas retail will be top of mind next week. What will Cramer be watching?
Taper talk sets in as traders question whether the Federal Reserve will slow down its stimulus program in December.
U.S. online sales are expected to hit $2 billion on "Cyber Monday," for the first time since comScore has been tracking such information.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
A look at the early winners and losers from the heavily discounted Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday weekend.
Sales that began Thursday continued through Friday. Many people complained about the early start, but still they went out shopping anyway.
Stay up late or sleep in? More Black Friday shoppers abandon early morning hours in favor of sleep.
The retail industry looms large in this week's market winners and losers, and considering it's Black Friday, no surprise there.
In the search for answers this shopping season, consumer behavior online is being tracked aggressively with help from technology.
Some retailers didn’t wait for the predawn hours of Black Friday this year. They were open before breakfast on Thanksgiving Day, and customers were waiting. The NYT reports.
It looks like the iconic balloons of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will be allowed to take to the skies.
Black Friday may not be the best time to get a holiday deal. Retailers often mark up items by 70 percent to 80 percent of the initial cost, said an industry veteran.
Think of Black Friday doorbusters as a starting point. Here's how you can save even more.
Here are a few ways to help make sure you keep your holiday spending under control this season.