Coverage of the holiday shopping season, sales, deals and business news.


Procrastination Nation: Online Sales Jump on Christmas Day

Many Unhappy Returns: Retailers Combat 'Wardrobing'

6 Stores That Make It Tough to Return a Gift

Retailers Are Wishing You Happier Returns Than Ever

Amazon's 1-Hour Delivery Service Put to the Test

UPS, FedEx Move to Avoid Delivery Debacle Repeat

Wal-Mart Tests Gift Card Exchange on Christmas

Credit Card Clampdown Gives Shoppers a Headache

Don't Overlook This Critical Shopping Day

57 Percent of Americans Plan to Work During the Holidays

No Reindeer Needed: How to Ship Your Gifts On Time

Merry Mitzvah! 'Layaway Angels' Pay Off Thousands in Toys

Present Tense: Don't Make These Office Gift-Giving Gaffes

Think Twice About 'Buy Now, Pay Interest Later' Offers

How to Avoid Getting Dumped Over a Christmas Gift

Want The Hot Toys This Year? You May Be Too Late

Americans Plan to Spend Most in 5 Years This Christmas: Survey

Who -- And How -- to Tip At The Holidays

Done Shopping? Now It's Time to Book Holiday Travel

A Shopping Season Sans Data Breaches? Not Likely, Experts Say

Need an Ugly Sweater for Christmas? Now You Can Rent One

Wal-Mart Online Sales Break Record, But Cyber Monday Not as Hot

Can Cyber Monday Save the Black Friday Weekend?

5 Holiday Gift-Giving Mistakes to Avoid

Gun Sales Boom on Black Friday

Black Friday Weekend Shopping Down, But Season Sales May Still Soar

'Twelve Days of Christmas' Items Will Cost you $116,273 This Year

The Best Gift Doesn't Come in a Box, it's the Box

Black Friday Car Sales Explode in Popularity

Black Friday in U.S. Isn't What It Used to Be, But Overseas ...

Black Friday Is Here, Get Ready to Rumble

Stores Boasting Improved Price-Matching Offers Big Change

Here's Your Cheat Sheet for Black Friday Store Openings

Shopping for Black Friday Deals? You Can Do Better

Beware These Holiday Credit Card Traps

Guess Which Gender Spends More on Impulse

Great Stuffing! Who Made It? Maybe Not Who You Think

Which Companies Made Consumer Reports 'Naughty & Nice' List?

How to Avoid Thanksgiving Plumbing Disasters

11 Ways Retailers Get You to Bust Your Budget

Black Friday Deals? Shoppers Are Pretty Skeptical

Black Friday Deals May Not Be All They Are Cracked uP to Be

Wal-Mart Tells Store Managers to Match Amazon's Online Prices

Wal-Mart Is Making Black Friday a 5-Day Marathon

Top Players: Video Game Sales Predictions for the 2014 Holidays

Procrastinators Can Wait Even Longer This Holiday Season

RadioShack to Open 8 a.m. Thanksgiving Day

Boy and His Penguin Ad Tugs at Heartstrings

Big-Box Chains' Holiday Season Plans Worry Worker Advocates

Two Americas: Many Brace for Have-Not Holiday Season

Post Office to Deliver 7 Days a Week for the Holidays

Forget Cyber Monday: This Day Has the Best Online Deals

Make a Millennial Smile This Christmas: Give a Digital Gift Card

Even With Online Shopping, You Better Shop Around

Sears and Kmart Open Earlier On Thanksgiving

Kohl's Joins Macy's, to Open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving

UPS Expects Big Jump in Holiday Deliveries in December

Target Offers Free Shipping on All Holiday Items

Macy's to Open Its Doors at 6 P.M. on Thanksgiving Day

Bumper Holiday Season Ahead? Kohl's, FedEx, UPS on Hiring Binge

Kmart Kicks Off Holiday Season with Non-Christmas Ad