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Discussing the potential hit to Apple after not participating in Black Friday sales, tech sales into the holiday season, with Mark Gurman, 9to5Mac senior editor.
Re/code's Kara Swisher, discusses the ease of shopping online and via mobile this Black Friday, and the impact to brick and mortar shops. Swisher also weighs in on a new lawsuit against Sumner Redstone.
LONDON, Nov 27- Britons splashed out on "Black Friday" bargains on Friday but many opted to go online rather than head to the shops for an event imported from the United States that has become a key feature of the UK retail calendar. Researcher Conlumino is forecasting the event will generate UK sales, both in stores and online, of 1.6 billion pounds, up 20 percent on...
CNBC's Josh Lipton, goes inside eBay's war room to check out what's all the rage this holiday season.
Gerald Storch, Hudson's Bay CEO, weighs in on the pulse of the luxury shopper at Lord & Taylor and Saks, and provides an outlook on holiday shopping.
E-commerce companies are racing to embrace mobile platforms in India.
LONDON, Nov 27- Britons chased "Black Friday" shopping bargains on Friday with initial signs that many were going online rather than heading to stores for an event imported from the United States. Retail researcher Conlumino is forecasting the event will generate UK sales, both in stores and online, of 1.6 billion pounds, up 20 percent on 2014..
Zak Edwards, CEO of Prezzybox.com, talks about the importance of Black Friday for raising brand awareness and creating new customers.
Simon Belsham, CEO at NotOnTheHighStreet.Com, discusses the impact of technology and the internet on trade and the traditional shopping experience.
PITTSBURGH/ CHICAGO, Nov 26- Retailers across the United States offered early Black Friday discounts to lure bargain-hunters on Thanksgiving eve, but initial checks showed crowds in brick-and-mortar stores were subdued even as online sales jumped. At the Toys R Us in New York's Times Square, a line of about 200 shoppers, hemmed in by barricades, stretched to the...
PITTSBURGH/ NEW YORK, Nov 26- Retailers across the United States offered early Black Friday discounts to lure bargain-hunters on Thanksgiving eve, but crowds in brick-and-mortar stores were subdued even as online sales jumped. "I can wait until tomorrow but it's more exciting today," said Daipayan Deb, a shopper in his mid-thirties at a packed Wal-Mart...
Justin Norwood, product strategist at IBM, talks about how technology and apps can help consumers buy gifts ahead of the busy Christmas period.
Why retailers will find it challenging to compete with Amazon over the holidays.
Analysts say retailers are facing a lack of innovation and challenges from ecommerce and online sales this holiday season.
NEW YORK— Stocks wobbled on Wednesday and finished little changed before the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. A rebound by drugmakers Pfizer and Allergan boosted the health care sector, while consumer stocks like e-commerce giant Amazon.com and home retailer Home Depot rose in the last trading day before Black Friday unofficially kicks off the holiday...
Amazon's online market share is higher than the next six retailers combined, says Gian Fulgoni, co-founder of digital analytics firm comScore.
Apple will launch its Apple Pay service in China after doing deals with the country's four largest state-run banks, the WSJ reported.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is making all of its "Cyber Monday" online discounts available on the Sunday after Thanksgiving. Fernando Madeira, president and CEO of Walmart.com, told The Associated Press that it wants to make it easier for customers to get ahead of Cyber Monday and save on the top selling gifts. Among some of the deals: an LG 65- inch HDTV for $799, a $500...
It's going to be great for the consumer, says Steve Sadove, former Saks chairman & CEO, and former NRF chairman, sharing his outlook on the holiday shopping season.
NEW YORK, Nov 23- At some Macy's outlets this holiday season, shoppers who download the retailer's app will be able to use their smart phones to guide them through the store to products they're seeking. Retail purchases by mobile phone have increased by 34 percent in the last year, according to IBM, which estimates that more than 40 percent of the online traffic and...