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  • Retailers reported $59.1 billion in sales this Black Friday weekend, up 13% from a year ago. But the jump was smaller than the 16% increase in sales in 2011. A number of big retailers including Wal-Mart, Target and Toys "R" Us opened their doors Thursday evening, which analysts say affected Black Friday sales figures.

  • Is Black Friday Beginning to Jump the Shark?

    The national obsession with shopping – which gave birth to the retail bonanza best known as Black Friday – may be in the process of victimizing itself because of its own success.

  • Must Have Apps For Your Smartphone

    The top five mobile applications you must have, with Scott Gamm, HelpSaveMyDollars.com founder.

  • Indian employees welcome Bharti Wal-Mart President Managing Director and CEO Raj Jain (unseen) following an inauguration ceremony of a newly opened Bharti Wal-Mart Best Price Modern wholesale store in Hyderabad on September 26, 2012.

    Indian authorities are investigating allegations that Wal-Mart violated foreign exchange rules when it invested $100 million into a domestic unit owned by its wholesale joint-venture partner, a senior law enforcement official told Reuters on Friday.

  • Daniel Brendoff sorts boxes before loading them onto trucks for shipping at Amazon.com's fulfillment Center in Fernley, Nevada.

    Eight states now charge sales taxes on online transactions, including Amazon's. But the taxes won't slow down Amazon's ability to match prices of competitors, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Undercover Shopping: Testing Holiday Promises

    Every year it seems the holiday season gets more competitive for retailers. First it was free shipping, now it’s free layaway and price-matching in guaranteed, speedy in-store pickup. Promises, promises. But do the programs really work?

  • Black Friday Creep’s Latest Victim: Restaurants

    Merely hours after gobbling up Thanksgiving dinner, millions of retail employees will head to work to greet the deal-hungry Black Friday crowds. Once their holiday fullness wears off, restaurants will be ready to pounce.

  • Where Pilgrims Landed, Thanksgiving Is Kept at Table, Not Mall

    In the birthplace of Thanksgiving, some residents are giving thanks for the Colonial-era blue laws that prevent retailers from opening their doors on the fourth Thursday of November.

  • Twitter Sees a Surge in Retailer Activity

    We're heading into the most important holiday season ever for Twitter. This year three times the retailers are using the service as did last year.

  • ‘Black Thursday’ Blacklash Grows Louder

    The “Black Thursday” backlash is growing louder as the hours tick down to Thanksgiving, but don’t expect it to deter retailers or shoppers.

  • Dear Bargain Hunters: Don't Be a Turkey on Black Friday

    In case you haven't heard 40 is the new 20, and Thanksgiving is the new Black Friday. Scratch that—the Friday before Thanksgiving is the new Black Friday.

  • Don't Let Thanksgiving Become 'Black Thursday': Target Employees

    Retailers reported earnings this week and analysts were out discussing Wal-Mart, Target and Home Depot, among others. Find out more in this CNBC.com StockBlog Roundup.

  • Target Gets Jump on Holidays with Price-Matching

    Although both Wal-Mart Stores and Target delivered quarterly earnings that edged above estimates, one analyst sees a winner in aisle nine.

  • Considering bellwether Wal-Mart just issued disappointing guidance and said ‘economic conditions continue to pressure customers’ you should sell the space, right?

  • Tale of Two Retailers

    Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners analyst, explains why he maintains a "buy" rating on Target, and remains "neutral' on Wal-Mart.

  • Target Earnings Beat Forecasts by Wide Margin

    The retail reported quarterly earnings that surpassed analysts' expectations as the discount chain lured shoppers with a wider variety of food products and 5-percent discounts for its cardholders.

  • Wal-Mart Narrows Forecast But Posts Profit Beat

    David Schick, Stifel Nicolaus analyst, breaks down the numbers on the big box retailer, reporting Q3 EPS of $1.08 vs. $1.07 estimate, on revenues of $113.93 billion.

  • Special Delivery From Wal-Mart's Silicon Valley Lab

    The world's largest retailer is partnering with Goodies Co., a monthly food subscription service, to offer a taste-testing program.

  • 5 Dividend Stocks Ready to Pay You More

    Hedge funds are reporting their quarterly holdings to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Find out what the big funds have been buying and selling.