Holiday Headache? Here's When Stores Start Playing Christmas MusicWith the holidays approaching, here's a look at when big-name retail stores start playing their holiday music each year.
Best Buy Says 3Q Sales Were DisappointingBest Buy shares plunged Thursday after reporting disappointing quarterly sales and a cautious outlook for the key holiday shopping season as it faces price pressures and tougher competition from online stores. The electronics retailer said it expects "near flat" revenue in the fourth quarter — which includes key holiday shopping.
Target Rebounds In 3Q On Solid Sales Target reported a 3.1 percent gain in third-quarter profits to beat Wall Street expectations as its U.S. business rebounded from a massive data breach that occurred just before Christmas last year.
Weak Electronics Sales Pressure Best BuyIs America's love affair with gadgets fading? Best Buy and Sears on Thursday both blamed their weak quarterly results on the fact that shoppers aren't shelling out for consumer electronics.
MN Group To Black Friday Shoppers: Visit Retailers Who Pay Living WageWith Black Friday approaching, low prices may be your top priority, but a Minnesota group wants you to consider spending a little more at certain local shops.
Good Question: How Can Online Retailers Ship Same Day?The one thing you can’t get when you shop online is instant gratification. Now the gratification is getting closer to instant.
Are Warehouse Retailer Memberships Worth It?Warehouse retailers Sam's Club and Costco offer low prices with an upfront membership fee that can cost up to $110 a year. According to a retail expert, the membership can be worth the cost, but shoppers have to use it often.
Area Retailers Already Hiring For The Holidays The temperatures in the 90s Thursday may have made you look twice when seeing snow blower ads in the newspaper. But if you thought that was odd, then listen to this: Holiday hiring has already started for some major local retailers.
Best Buy December Sales FallBest 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.
Black Friday: Let The Deals Begin!Two hours before Black Friday officially began, many shoppers were already waiting in lines, hoping to be the first one through the door.
Retailers Hire Up As The Holiday Season Approaches More jobs this year than last year: That's the headline at several Minnesota department stores that say holiday hiring is already underway.
Good Question: What Toys Will Be Hot For The Holidays?It’s not even October, but it’s the most wonderful time of the year for toy manufacturers and retailers. How do they decide which of the dancing robots and remote controlled cars to highlight?