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Cyber Monday

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  • Holiday sales rise 2.3%, online Christmas spending up 16.5%

    Holiday sales rise 2.3%, online Christmas spending up 16.5%
    Retail sales in holiday-related categories such as apparel, electronics and jewelry rose a “decent” 2.3%, according to a Thursday report from MasterCard SpendingPulse. The so-so upswing from Nov. 1 to Dec. 24 improved on the same period in...
  • November retail sales climb on strong buying of autos, electronics

    November retail sales climb on strong buying of autos, electronics
    Retail sales rose more than expected in November as purchases of cars surged and early holiday-season shoppers took advantage of Black Friday deals to load up on electronics and other goods Clothing sales, however, suffered. The Department of...
  • Private-sector job growth surprisingly improved in November, ADP says

    Private-sector job growth surprisingly improved in November, ADP says
    The private-sector labor market heated up significantly last month as companies added 215,000 jobs, the most in a year, in a surprisingly positive sign for the economic recovery, payroll processor ADP said Wednesday. The figure beat economists'...
  • Tablets, Facebook beat smartphones, Pinterest in online holiday sales

    Tablets, Facebook beat smartphones, Pinterest in online holiday sales
    Online sales swelled 10.3% this holiday season compared with the same period in 2012, with massive surges in mobile use, according to the IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark. During the fourth quarter, mobile traffic made up nearly 35% of all online visits,...
  • Mattel earnings disappoint as Barbie, Fisher-Price sales falter

    Mattel earnings disappoint as Barbie, Fisher-Price sales falter
    If there was a winner among the piles of gifts given to children this Christmas, Barbie certainly wasn't it. The fashion doll — possibly the best-known player in Mattel Inc.'s stable of products — endured a 13% sales slide during the...
  • Cyber Monday can be a steal - for con artists targeting overzealous shoppers

     
    I don't need to remind you that today is Cyber Monday, and if your email was filled with as many offers as mine was this morning, you can save some serious dough. You also can lose some cash if you......
  • Green Monday offers second chance at some Cyber Monday deals

    Green Monday offers second chance at some Cyber Monday deals
    Green Monday, an online retail term was coined in 2009, refers to the second Monday in December, one of retail's biggest sales days online. Cyber Monday sales were up by nearly 20 percent this year, according to industry analysts, and retailers are...
  • Six area music venues offer Black Friday, Cyber Monday deals

     
    The usual sale Black Friday sales bonanzas this year extends to concert tickets from six area music venues. And Cyber Monday deals may be even better. Here are some that are offering discounts today, Friday Nov. 29 and Monday, Dec.......
  • HealthCare.gov: How could they bungle it so badly?

    "There's a difference between book smart and street smart," a frustrated White House staffer told me last week. He didn't have to say any more. His meaning was clear. The Obama White House is filled with book smart people. It's the street smart ones...
  • Amazon is not alone: UPS, Google also testing delivery drones

    Amazon is not alone: UPS, Google also testing delivery drones
    Amazon.com made headlines this week with the announcement of Amazon Prime Air, but it isn't the only company that's testing delivery drones. Reports this week say UPS and Google are two other companies that are also testing delivery drones for their...
  • Economic recovery outlook improves after government shutdown

     Economic recovery outlook improves after government shutdown
    WASHINGTON — The nation's economic recovery, seemingly stuck in another pothole after the 16-day federal government shutdown, now looks to be back on track again — and accelerating into the new year. Recent data, especially this week, have...
  • Free money on Cyber Monday

    Free money on Cyber Monday
    After hot-footing it around South Florida in the middle of the night during the busiest shopping day of the year on Black Friday, my wallet is happy. But my feet ache from standing in long lines and my back hurts from being rammed by shopping carts....