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Stores Prepare To Fight Amazon For Christmas Business

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.

10/07/2014

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Best Buy Shares Jump On Holiday Results

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.

01/11/2013

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Good Question: Is It Better To Give Or To Receive?

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.

12/24/2012

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Rainy Winter Weather Dampens Holiday Shopping

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.

12/15/2012

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How To Manage Childrens’ Holiday Gift Expectations

According to a study by the American Research Group, Americans will spend an average of $854 in holiday gifts.

12/11/2012

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Good Question: Does Shopping Early For The Holidays Save You Money?

There’s a mix of displays in a Minneapolis store front that’ll likely make you double-take: a skeleton and a Christmas tree.

10/08/2012

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Best Buy December Sales Fall

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.

01/06/2012

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24-Hour Shopping For Last-Minute Shoppers

‘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.

12/22/2010

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