Friday is the second-busiest shopping day of the year. Jenna Roering’s birthday isn’t until Dec. 30, but she’s picking out her birthday gift with her mom early at Rosedale Center in Roseville. “My mom said there’s a lot of sales the day after Christmas, so we came here today,” Roering said.
In the past, brick and mortar stores like Target and Wal-Mart have chased Amazon.com’s low pricing. But according to Wells Fargo study, that changed in the last six months. University of St. Thomas Marketing Instructor Jon Seltzer says all three are stepping up, but in different ways.
Struggling consumer electronics chain Best Buy said Friday that a key revenue metric declined during the critical holiday season. But its flat performance in the U.S. was better than the past several quarters, and online revenue showed strong growth.
Many of us will have Christmas gifts on their minds tonight or tomorrow morning. So we thought about an age-old question that deserves a few answers this time of year.
Winter weather tried to slow down another big shopping weekend, causing consumers to grab their umbrellas in December. With nine shopping days to go until Christmas, it’s fair to say that Mother Nature has terrible timing.
According to a study by the American Research Group, Americans will spend an average of $854 in holiday gifts.
There’s a mix of displays in a Minneapolis store front that’ll likely make you double-take: a skeleton and a Christmas tree.
Best Buy Co. says that weaker than expected traffic until the week before Christmas and low demand in Canada and Europe put a crimp in its December sales.
‘Shop ’til you drop’ is no longer a slogan. Toys R Us and Macy’s is now open 24 hours a day until Christmas Eve.