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Christmas has finally arrived for 12-year-old Lauren Villano, or at least the dinosaur skeleton portion of the holiday. The Berwyn girl can thank her grandfather's persistence for the prehistoric gift. Brian Sternberg said that when he ordered the 3-...
Tags: Consumers, Holidays, Religious Festivals, Jon Yates
This post has been corrected. See below for details. Early signs point to a holiday season that was not nearly as merry as retailers had hoped. Sales were down 3.4% compared to the year before, while the number of store visits plunged 16.4%, according...
Tags: Holidays, Macy's, Religious Festivals
Shoppers scrambling to buy last-minute presents but avoid the malls spent $1.01 billion on this year's Free Shipping Day. The annual event is scheduled to take place on the last day that orders delivered by ground can be guaranteed to arrive by...
Tags: Holidays, Religious Festivals
You've heard of black Friday, and cyber Monday -- well today is "Super Saturday." That's because it's one of the busiest shopping days of a year. The national retail association predicts 73-percent of us still have shopping to do. It's the final...
Americans mailing cards and packages coast to coast will hand over more than 658 million pieces of mail Monday to the United States Postal Service. The USPS has already seen a 20 percent surge in business compared to last year. "We’re very happy...
Pretzels, tattoos, and gambling can save the U.S. economy. In "By the Numbers: How Americans Spend Their Money," Lucas Reilly reports that in 2011, Americans spent trillions shopping for all sorts of sine qua nons: $550 million on pretzels, $96 billion on...
Procrastinators rejoice. Just when you thought the frenzy of Cyber Monday and Black Friday shopping was over, Macy's said it would expand its tradition of staying open 24 hours a day on the weekend before Christmas. Starting Dec. 21 at 7 a.m., most...
Tags: Holidays, Christmas, Macy's, Walmart, Religious Festivals
The classy Christmas at the Ritz holiday luncheon Saturday benefiting Chapman University attracted a sold-out crowd, raising nearly $190,000. The 26th annual celebration is produced by the Women of Chapman support group, this season chaired by the...
While it used to be a very common holiday tradition, sending Christmas cards -- whether the goofy family photo type or the long, dull "how my year went" variety -- seems to have gone out of style. But, further research reveals that although the influx...
It's official. Final numbers on Cyber Monday online retail spending are in. Sales not only beat last year's but set an online record. Ecommerce sales on the Monday after Thankgiving reached $1.47 billion, a 17 percent jump compared with Cyber Monday...
Andrew Luck reigns supreme—and jersey sales back that up. MainGate Inc.—the company that handles Colts merchandise—said that 67 percent of all Colts jerseys sold this year feature Luck’s name and number. Luck’s #12 jersey is...
pix11 | @wpixGetting into the holiday spirit can sometimes break your spirit, which is why Craig Treadway spoke with financial expert Jen Groover on easy ways to make extra cash for the holidays. Despite the tough economic times, millions of Americans are preparing...
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