(Reuters) - Retailer Target Corp appears poised for a solid showing in the first quarter and forecast a higher profit for the year after a weak performance in the key holiday season.Full story
(Reuters) - Online photo-sharing service provider Shutterfly Inc's results beat analysts' estimates in the traditionally strong fourth quarter on higher demand during the holiday season, particularly in its enterprise unit. Full story
(Reuters) - Cosmetics maker Elizabeth Arden Inc <RDEN.O> cut its full-year forecast after quarterly results missed estimates due to weak sales at department stores and at what it called a "major mass retail account" during the holiday season, sending its shares down as much as 24 percent. Full story
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the latest holiday sales numbers from the National Retail Federation.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the latest sales numbers from retailers this holiday season.
Now that the joyful holiday season is over, you may be feeling a little down, but author Ken Lindner is here to help. He offers his top tips on how to use your emotions to get the most out of every aspect of your life this year, as outlined in his book, “Your Killer Emotions.”
Retailers are bracing for an influx of returns this holiday season, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports returns are projected to jump 37 percent this holiday season to $63 billion.
A woman is surrounded by shopping bags as she takes a break from holiday shopping in New York City's Times Square December 23, 2011 two days ahead of the Christmas holiday. REUTERS/Mike Segar
Shoppers walk through Herald Square after shopping at Macy's department store on December 26, 2012 in New York City.
A girl smiles as she plays with fake snow during the Christmas holiday season at a shopping mall in Jakarta December 28, 2012. REUTERS/Beawiharta (INDONESIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
Shoppers go down the stairs with some bags and a stroller after their making purchases in New York, December 26, 2012. The 2012 holiday season may have been the worst for retailers since the financial crisis, with sales growth far below expectations, forcing many to offer massive post-Christmas disc