Christmas and holiday season
(AP) – Bargain-hungry Americans will need to go on a post-Christmas spending binge to salvage this holiday shopping season as U.S. holiday sales so far this year have been the weakest since 2008, when the nation was in a deep recession.
NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to fat holiday discounts, better late than never. This holiday shopping season, many stores haven’t been offering the same blockbuster deals as they have in years past. But that’s changing now.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. consumers shook off Superstorm Sandy last month and stepped up holiday shopping, helped by a steady job market and lower gas prices. Retail sales rose 0.3 percent in November from October.
A firm that analyzes customer traffic says stores saw a solid increase in sales for the four-day start to the holiday season, as heavy Thanksgiving shopping offset a drop in Black Friday sales.
WASHINGTON (AP) – As Washington gets back to work on avoiding the automatic spending cuts and tax hikes that would take effect in January, White House economists are warning that the uncertainty facing U.S. taxpayers […]
ABC’s Sharyn Alfonsi shares savings tips for the holiday season.
Electronics are one of the hottest categories of gift purchases this holiday season, and a new poll conducted by Kelton Global, and commissioned by coupon website RetailMeNot, found that a majority of Americans (80%) who […]