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Shoppers time really is running out for online holiday shopping. Here are the shipping deadlines you need to know.
Overcapacity and online shopping could eventually lead to the collapse of midtier centers, Mark Cohen told CNBC.
Whole Foods wants to expand to 1,200 stores throughout the U.S., nearly three times the number it currently operates worldwide.
Did Beyonce's surprise album release show that marketing as we know it is dead? This professional T-shirt wearer and marketing maverick weighs in.
Columbia Business School professor Mark Cohen discusses the Internet's "disruptive influence" on shopping, particularly during the holidays.
Good news for Christmas lovebirds: Mistletoe is well-stocked this year. In fact, news of a shortage of it in years past may have been overblown.
It is the latest move in a competitive environment that has had retailers trying to out-promote one another since Thanksgiving.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan looks at outlet malls as shoppers hunt for brand names at bargain prices.
Of all the things people hate about the holidays, spending money tops the list.
Loehmann's, the 92-year-old discount clothing chain, has filed for bankruptcy protection for a third time and said it is prepared to sell its assets to a group of liquidators.
CNBC's Mandy Drury and Jane Wells model two winter coats: one costs $30, while the other is $1,800. See if you can tell which is which, with CNBC's Robert Frank.
Christmas tree lots are emptying quickly this year. Where to look for a big tree—and bigger bargains.
Apps have become game-changers in retail. Here are ten apps being used by the savviest shoppers to plow through an avalanche of offers.
Some retailers desperate for sales and customer loyalty have begun training their employees in the art of bargaining with customers. The NYT reports.
Jim Goldman, Godiva Chocolatier president and CEO, discusses Godiva's product line and shows off the chocolate company's new flavors this holiday season.
While brewers will continue to push the innovation envelope, here are things beer drinkers can expect to see in 2014.
Eric Beder, Brean Capital, discusses the impact the deadly carjacking at Short Hills mall in New Jersey will have on retail.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports how the weekend's messy storm impacted retail sales.
A regional court in Versailles is examining whether Ikea executives in France broke the law by ordering personal investigations. The NYT reports.
Workers at Amazon.com's German operations were set to go on strike on Monday.