Once the biggest and most famous shopping day of the year, more and more retailers are now extending sale periods and offering bonus deals online.» Read More
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
U.S. stock futures were under pressure this morning, after Wall Street posted its best week of the year.
Wal-Mart Stores has decided that Cyber Monday, the biggest online shopping day of the year, should not start on a Monday anymore.
Nov 23- Wal-Mart Stores Inc has decided that Cyber Monday, the biggest online shopping day of the year, should not start on a Monday anymore. The world's largest retailer by revenue will, for the first time this year, launch all its Cyber Monday deals on the Sunday after Thanksgiving rather than the early hours of Monday morning as in previous years.
The latest bubble may have arrived - in the form of a celebrity-endorsed sweet potato pie.
It may not be exactly the spirit of Christmas, but millennials are spending less on others and more on themselves than ever before.
Wage pressures in pockets of corporate America suggest labor costs could be a bigger headwind for U.S. companies in 2016.
A majority of U.S. consumers plan to go to Amazon.com for most of their online holiday shopping, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.
CHICAGO, Nov 19- A majority of U.S. consumers plan to go to Amazon.com for most of their online holiday shopping, according to a Reuters/ Ipsos poll, even after traditional retailers have collectively spent billions of dollars to try to capture Web demand. The survey of 3,426 adults conducted from November 12 to 18 found that 51 percent plan to do most of their online...
There's one area where the big-box discounters continue to fall short: Online sales growth.
BOSTON— Dinosaur claws inspired by the movie " Jurassic World" and a quick-folding trampoline are among the items on a consumer watchdog group's annual list of hazardous toys released Wednesday. The Massachusetts- based World Against Toys Causing Harm says the toys singled out as the 10 most dangerous for Christmas this year represent common problems and...
LONDON/ NEW YORK, Nov 18- Warren Buffett's favoured banker, Byron Trott, is planning to expand his investment and financial advisory firm BDT Capital Partners in Europe with a London office to attract billionaire clients, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Trott, who works with wealthy families in Europe such as Italy's Agnelli family, plans to submit...
Dinosaur claws, a quick-folding trampoline, and a slingshot-like device have made the list of most dangerous toys.
Charlie O'Shea, a vice president at Moody's Investors Service, follows Wal-Mart Stores Inc, Target Corp, Kohls Corp, Toys R Us Inc and Best Buy Co Inc- some of the biggest forces during the holiday shopping season. Also, some of the specialty retailers are pulling back on Thanksgiving Weekend store hours, which makes sense as our view is, this is more of a...
MINNEAPOLIS— Target says its sales rose 1.9 percent at established locations in the third quarter as it worked to revive its business by strengthening flagship categories like clothing and children's products. Looking ahead to the critical holiday shopping season, Target CEO Brain Cornell also said the company is confident about its plans and the...
BEIJING— Global stocks were mixed Wednesday as the shock of the Paris terror attacks faded and an uptick in U.S. inflation added support for a possible interest rate hike. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, France's CAC-40 lost 0.7 percent to 4,902.21 and Germany's DAX shed 0.5 percent to 10,915.27. On Tuesday, the DAX rose 2.4 percent, the CAC-40 jumped 2.8 percent...
As earnings create an uncertain outlook for the U.S. consumer, "Fast Money" traders are sticking with what has worked this year.
“Mad Money” host Jim Cramer thinks this sector is ready to bounce back when the Fed raises rates.
Jim Cramer puts the pieces of the retail puzzle together to explain why consumers seem so confused lately.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. The Home Depot Inc., up $5.34 to $126.18. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., up $2.05 to $59.92.