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  • 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.
  • Holiday season sales rise but foot traffic slides

    Holiday season sales rise but foot traffic slides
    Santa slacked off during the holidays, delivering a solidly so-so season for retailers. Shoppers were less impressed and more careful during the season compared with the previous one, doing their research before picking through shelves of uninspiring...

    Dec. 31 was second-busiest day for auto sales ever

    Dec. 31 was second-busiest day for auto sales ever
    The standard consumer advice for car buying is to purchase as close as you can to the end of the month, quarter or year. Dealers, the thinking goes, are more eager to make deals later in the month to make sure they achieve manufacturer quotas that pay...

    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...

    Target says 40 million credit, debit card accounts may be breached

    Target says 40 million credit, debit card accounts may be breached
    Target said Thursday that data on 40 million of its customers’ credit and debit card accounts may have been breached by cyber-crooks during the busy holiday season. The Minneapolis retailer said the unauthorized access – which occurred...