Holiday Shopping

Local Shoppers Aim to Spend Less This Year on GiftsThere’s only six shopping days left for this Christmas season and a new poll finds many Americans are spending less on gifts this year than in years past.
Survey: Holiday Shopping Can Hurt Credit ScoreSurvey finds that majority of Americans don't take into account how holiday shopping with credit cards can affect their credit scores.
Amazon's New Robot Army Is Ready to ShipA year ago, workers like 34-year-old Rejinaldo Rosales hiked miles of aisles each shift to "pick" each item a customer ordered and prepare it for shipping.
Survey: Most Americans Would Like Drones To Deliver Their Holiday PurchasesCNet poll also finds techies planning to spend $710 on holiday shopping this year, most of that online.
Early-Bird Shoppers Turn Out On ThanksgivingBlack-Friday eve shopping is becoming a new American tradition with stores opening on Thanksgiving Day.
Consumer Group Lists '10 Worst Toys' for Kids A light-up bow whose arrows are advertised as flying up to 145 feet and the "Catapencil" — a pencil with a miniature slingshot-style launcher on its end — are on an annual list of unsafe toys released Wednesday by a Massachusetts-based consumer watchdog group.
Navigating The Web For The Best Deals On Cyber MondayGet prepared for big savings with these tips for Cyber Monday shopping.
Why Small Business Saturday Is Important For Your CommunitySmall Business Saturday will take place nationwide this year on November 29th. Since its launch in 2010 it has helped change the landscape of big-city neighborhoods and small town U.S.A.
New For 2014: The Best Apps For Holiday Shopping DealsUse your smartphone to truly maximize your holiday shopping. From coupon finders to shopping lists, these apps have everything you need to get the best savings.
'Black Thursday' Faces BacklashMacy's? Naughty. Home Goods? Nice. Kohl's? Naughty. Costco? Nice.
Toy Makers' New Darlings: Tiny Critics on YouTubeA snaggletooth eight-year-old. A middle schooler with a punk rocker bob cut and big earrings. Tween siblings with a penchant for playing.
How To Navigate The Best Deals and Sales This Holiday SeasonDon't get lost in the sea of sales, coupons, flyers and email lists. Take a little time to organize and you can save a bundle this holiday season.