| Dec 3, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Bargain-hunting shoppers on Cyber Monday broke consumption records, making the online shopping bonanza the biggest e-commerce day in history, according to data from IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark.
Online sales surged 20.6% compared with the same day...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Like the Cold War arms race, retailers' assault on Thanksgiving appears to have reached the point of unremitting insanity. Next week Target, Kohl's, K-Mart, Sears and many other retailers will be opening their stores for some Thanksgiving hours starting...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Each week Framework brings you the very best in visual journalism from around the world; this week is no exception. Southern California: Black Friday shoppers storm shopping malls and stores on a rainy day in the Southland in the annual post-...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Pop star Katy Perry's geisha-themed performance at the American Music Awards on Nov. 24 may have drawn the ire of some people, but it doesn't look like it hurt album sales for the week that included the Thanksgiving holiday.
For the seven days ending...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 1:54 PM
The air is crisp, the leaves are turning, and comfort food seems to be roasting or baking everywhere. Thanksgiving is the perfect blend of family, friends and good food, so it’s no wonder many people claim it as their favorite holiday.
| Oct 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Remember when, on Black Friday, stores would actually wait to open their doors on Friday? This year, Macy’s will continue the shift away from that tradition when most of its stores open their doors at 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day.
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:42 AM
It’s not just Macy’s turning Black Friday this year into Black Thursday – J.C. Penney also plans to open its doors before the turkey’s cold on Thanksgiving Day.
The retailer will admit holiday shoppers starting at 8 p.m. on Nov....
| May 9, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Thanksgiving is a holiday built on tradition. And, much to my surprise, I seem to have found a new one of my own -- writing about dry-brined turkey.
After more than 20 years of Thanksgiving stories, I didn't think there was much left that could be...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Apologies for the tardiness of this recap, but I’ve been listening to “Both Sides Now” on repeat and weeping bittersweet tears all morning, which can make it surprisingly difficult to type.
With that disclaimer out of the way, I&...
| Nov 17, 2012
Here's the nitty gritty on the wines I've suggested for Thanksgiving. Don't make yourself crazy tracking these exact wines down, though. Any good wine retailer should be able to recommend an alternative for any and all of the wines listed below.