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Cyber Monday

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  • INFOGRAPHIC: Cyber Monday 2013 was huge

    INFOGRAPHIC: Cyber Monday 2013 was huge
    Cyber Monday 2013 broke records. It was the biggest online spending day ever. Cyber Monday left Black Friday in the dust. Take that, lackluster shopping weekend! Retailers' performance, indeed, was blah overall during the four-day holiday shopping...
  • Charities reap Giving Tuesday rewards

    Charities reap Giving Tuesday rewards
    Giving Tuesday pulled in significantly more than last year, with some charities saying they raised more in online donations than in any previous 24-hour period. The General Board of Global Ministries for the United Methodist Church, for example, said it...
  • Fed's 'beige book' reports modest to moderate economic growth

    Fed's 'beige book' reports modest to moderate economic growth
    Regional economies throughout the country got a boost from manufacturing and the housing recovery this fall, but overall the nation's economic growth was modest to moderate.  Manufacturing, which expanded in most regions of the country, was led by gains...
  • 'Jeopardy' wades into 'GIF' pronunciation battle

    'Jeopardy' wades into 'GIF' pronunciation battle
    We've now heard it from Mr. Hooked on Phonics himself. "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek has stoked the flames of the undying Internet debate over how to correctly pronounce "GIF."  According to Trebek, GIF, an acronym for a popular image format (some...
  • 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...
  • November retail sales weak despite all-out Black Friday efforts

    November retail sales weak despite all-out Black Friday efforts
    Retailers pulled no punches in November, slashing prices, opening during the Thanksgiving holiday, blitzing online shoppers with deals well before Black Friday and offering perks such as price-matching and free shipping. But all their efforts couldn&...
  • 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...
  • Sherman Alexie asks authors to sell books on Small Business Saturday

    Sherman Alexie asks authors to sell books on Small Business Saturday
    The Saturday after the Thanksgiving holiday has, in recent years, been dubbed “Small Business Saturday.” Last year, President Obama spent Small Business Saturday at a local independent bookstore in Virginia -- he and his daughters bought 15...
  • Holiday harbingers: Layaway at Wal-Mart, price-match at Toys R Us

    Holiday harbingers: Layaway at Wal-Mart, price-match at Toys R Us
    It’s only August, but retailers such as Wal-Mart and Toys R Us are already getting a jump on what is expected to be a difficult holiday season. On Wednesday, discount giant Wal-Mart said it would bring back its layaway program this year after last...
  • Weigh in: Should 'Orange Tuesday' be Halloween's 'Black Friday'?

    Weigh in: Should 'Orange Tuesday' be Halloween's 'Black Friday'?
    Black Friday, Cyber Monday, meet "Orange Tuesday" -- one retailer's attempt to establish the Tuesday after Labor Day as the kickoff of the Halloween shopping season. BuySeasons Inc., the New Berlin, Wis., company that owns and operates a stable of...
  • Black Friday shopping hunt for deals starts earlier this year

     
    The annual rush to shop this holiday season got underway in earnest Thanksgiving as retailers began early putting out their Black Friday specials and crowds showed up to check out the bargains....