Biggest Shopping Day Of Year Expected SaturdayAccording to the National Retail Federation, more than half of holiday shoppers plan to buy their last gifts during the week before Christmas.
Investors Caught Off Guard By Weak Holiday Sales At Department StoresUnemployment is low, wages are rising, consumer confidence is high and gasoline is cheap, but that didn't result in more Americans loosening their purse strings this past holiday season.
Holiday Sales Soar To 6-Year HighOnline sales continued to grow, up more than 19 percent from a year ago.
A Sad Holiday Tale From Barnes & NobleShares of Barnes & Noble are tumbling to all-time lows after airing some ugly holiday sales numbers.
Macy's, Penney See Holiday Sales GrowthMacy's and J.C. Penney both reported holiday sales growth, offering encouraging signs that if department stores struggling to hold their own against online retailers had a decent period, other retailers did as well.
Sears Narrows Loss On Cost Cuts, But Revenue SlidesSears Holdings Corp. continued its downward slide during its fiscal third quarter, with competition and a continued shift in shopping habits cutting into sales.
Best Buy Reports Weak Holiday Shopping Results, OutlookBest Buy reported a drop in sales during the holiday season and the company now expects a wider drop in fourth-quarter revenue, partly on weak mobile phone and personal device sales.