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Cyber Monday

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Top Cyber Monday Articles

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  • Start the Presses: Stop and smell the turkey

    Start the Presses: Stop and smell the turkey
    Here's the scene: I'm sitting at the breakfast bar in a condominium rental a few blocks away from the University of Washington, watching the famously gloomy Seattle skies get grayer and grayer. I have to write a column, and I have no idea what in the...
  • 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...
  • Wal-Mart kicks off Christmas way early, helping to kill Black Friday

    Wal-Mart kicks off Christmas way early, helping to kill Black Friday
    Wal-Mart is worried about lousy holiday shopping, so the retail giant is pulling out its Christmas deals one whole month early -- hoping, perhaps, that the longer you are faced with a bargain, the more likely you will be to crumble. This move comes as...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Anxious retailers stretch holiday hours

    Anxious retailers stretch holiday hours
    With a week to go before Christmas, retailers are in full battle mode, with many unveiling plans to keep their stores open for marathon stretches to give last-minute gift buyers every opportunity to spend. Toys R Us will throw its doors wide starting at...
  • 'Giving Tuesday' spotlights importance of charity during holidays

    First there was Black Friday. Then came Cyber Monday. Now another red-letter day has been added to the post-Thanksgiving mix: Giving Tuesday. But unlike the other days, Giving Tuesday is about philanthropy, not shopping. The idea is to encourage...
  • The Kardashian Christmas Spirit

    The Kardashian Christmas Spirit
    Not every family can make news just by sending out a Christmas card, but, then, not every family is the Kardashians. The E! network’s reality show glam-fam has stirred up quite a buzz with the image on their 2013 holiday card. It’s the...
  • Google turning barges into floating retail stores, report says

    Google turning barges into floating retail stores, report says
    Exactly what Google wants to do with the barges being built on both coasts are becoming a bit clearer. According to a new report, there will actually be three barges and they will be used as floating retail stores for Google's new Glass eyewear....
  • 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....
  • Self-gifting by consumers is on retailers' wish lists

    Trinkel De La Paz, 24, loves this holiday's deep discounts because they're enabling her to be a more generous Santa. To herself, that is. The Silver Lake graphic designer bought herself an iPad mini and some clothes discounted on Cyber Monday, and...
  • Guest post: Five ways to save after Black Friday

    Guest post: Five ways to save after Black Friday
    Editor's note: Jonathan Sullivan is a smart shopper living in Seattle who shares his tips related to frugal spending, budgeting, and money management. If you're like many shoppers getting ready for gift-giving season, you scored some good deals on Black...