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Online sales Black Friday jumped 23.6 percent from a year ago, according to a new report form Adobe Analytics.
Sears chairman and former CEO, Eddie Lampert, is trying to keep it alive by buying its best performing stores. For a fighting shot, the retailer needs to make some money this holiday season.
Lowe's told shoppers on Twitter the website would be available soon. Some frustrated shoppers said they were were going to rivals like Sears or Home Depot.
Holiday sales online Thanksgiving Day totaled $3.7 billion, up 28 percent from a year ago, Adobe Analytics said in a report.
J. Crew customers complained on Twitter they were having issues adding items to their carts. The retailer said it is having "some technical difficulties."
Kohl's says it had a record day of sales online this Thanksgiving, as the retailer kicked off many of its Black Friday deals on its website at midnight that morning.
Small Business Saturday, now in its ninth year, is sponsored by American Express and encourages consumers to get out and shop "small" supporting local retailers and restaurants in person and online.
Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette says the department store chain is prepared should additional tariffs on Chinese goods go into effect next year.
Sales online Thanksgiving Day totaled $3.7 billion, up 28 percent from a year ago, Adobe Analytics said in a report.
Keep a close eye on your credit card. Thieves are targeting shoppers' holiday budgets, with seasonal scams such as fake shipping notices and lookalike retailer sites.
Macy's heads into the key holiday quarter, where some retailers can take in as much as 30 percent of annual sales, having reported four consecutive quarters of same-store sales growth.
Sales of edibles, vape pens and other marijuana gifts spiked on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving last year and as retailers increasingly promote it as an unofficial shopping holiday ahead of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.
Roughly 63 percent of merchandise at department stores such as Macy's and Lord & Taylor will be discounted this year, up from 60 percent last year, according to a study by Refinitiv.
The first holidays without Toys R Us is going to look very different for parents. While department stores, grocery chains and even drug stores are picking up the slack this holiday season, they may not have stocked enough inventory to meet demand.
Last year it was the Instant Pot that sold out at many stores during the holiday season. This year retailers are stocking their shelves full of Sherpa sweatshirts and fluffy blankets.
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Most major retailers were confident in recent third-quarter earnings calls that shoppers will show up at stores and online in full force this holiday season. But unconvinced investors sold off their shares en masse Tuesday.
Amazon will end 2018 capturing about 48 percent of U.S. e-commerce sales, or $252 billion, compared with 43.1 percent in 2017, according to a study by eMarketer.
While sales throughout the year are important, some retailers rely more heavily on sales during the holiday season.
Earlier this year, Target CEO Brian Cornell raved about the U.S. economy, saying it was one of the best he'd ever seen in his career.
The pet food and product retailer posted net sales of $1.15 billion, topping estimates of $1.13 billion, according to a survey of analysts by Refinitiv.
Investors might be wary that gasoline prices will continue to rise, and are looking to take back profits by selling off shares.
Fanatics has hired Michener Chandlee, Nike's corporate audit and chief risk officer, to become its chief financial officer, succeeding Lauren Cooks Levitan, CNBC has learned.
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