Christmas and holiday season

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Discounts abound as stores try to salvage season

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.

12/19/2012

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US holiday sales slowly pick up after Sandy

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.

12/13/2012

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ShopperTrak: Stores have a solid start to holidays

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.

11/27/2012

White House warns impending 'cliff' could hurt holiday spending

White House warns impending ‘cliff’ could hurt holiday spending

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 […]

11/26/2012

'Real Money' holiday shopping secrets

ABC’s Sharyn Alfonsi shares savings tips for the holiday season.

11/21/2012

The hot list of tech-related gifts

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 […]

11/20/2012

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