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One upstate New York town is drawing a line and saying "no" to "Christmas Creep."
You might want to make it a Thanksgiving Brunch this year.
That's because Wal-Mart Stores and a number of other retailers are expanding their hours for Black Friday in the hopes of luring more shoppers who want to get a head-start on their holiday shopping.
American families are going to have to be a bit more savvy to bring their Thanksgiving dinner to the table on budget.
When it comes to ringing in the holiday season, some retailers do it with bows, ribbons, candles, lights and trees.
Each year, Victoria's Secret kicks off its holiday-selling season with a runway event, designed to build excitement about its products. Not that they need much convincing this year.
Limited Brands, Victoria's Secret's parent, is heading into the key holiday season with a lot of momentum. Some of that is coming from its Pink line, which has seen a surge in sales. Pink, a line that targets older teens and college-age girls, is highlighted in this year's show, which airs Nov. 30 on CBS. The show is always a hit, even without its "Head Angel," supermodel Heidi Klum, who quit the show.
Celebrity pop stars Katy Perry and Akon will lend their star power this year for an event only Victoria's Secret can produce.
Click ahead to see scenes from this year's event.
Posted 11 Nov 2010 by Oliver Quillia
Grab the crayons and the kids' menus, families are dining out again.
Restaurant visits from families or parties with children in tow this past summer rose after three years of declining traffic, according to market researcher NPD Group.
Corporate-gift giving is tiptoeing back into the holiday scene this year, but companies are putting special effort into the gifts they send in order to establish a more emotional connection with their customers.
Consumers may be planning to spend less on gifts overall this holiday season, but that frugality seemingly won’t apply when it comes to consumer electronics.
Why wait for Black Friday? Searsisn't.
The retailer will open its Sears stores from 7 a.m. until noon on Thanksgiving, according a leaked circular obtained by CNBC.com.
Christina Cheddar Berk is editor of CNBC.com's Consumer Nation and chief trend spotter.
Courtney is a retail reporter for CNBC.
Tom is a Senior Editor and Assignment Desk Manager for CNBC TV. He also writes about the business of beer for CNBC.com.
Stephanie Landsman is one of the producers of CNBC's 5pm ET show "Fast Money."
CNBC Segment Producer
Retail expert Robin Lewis offered what he called a "win-win" solution for two retailers: Amazon should acquire Sears.
A new agreement requires GrubHub to ensure fees it charges restaurants for its service does not sap tips from delivery people or other workers.
Lululemon is having its first analyst day since its new CEO took over in January. Stacey Widlitz, CNBC retail analyst, provides perspective.