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These retailers could use some holiday cheer

The holiday shopping season is always a make-or-break period for struggling retailers.…

 

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US consumer confidence jumps to 90.9 in July

U.S. consumers are more confident about the economy than they have been…

 

AP Photo/eBayThis product image provided by eBay shows what a pair of jeans looks like on a 3-D model in an online virtual dressing room. EBay recently bought PhiSix

What shopping will look like in the future

One of America's favorite pastimes is changing rapidly. When it comes to…

 

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Holiday sales up, but fewer people in stores

Window shopping is taking on a new meaning for many Americans. The…

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Holiday shopping season: a disappointment so far

Sparse crowds at malls and "50 percent off" signs at The Gap,…

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Americans click for deals on Cyber Monday

It's the day of the online deal. Millions of Americans were expected…

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AP Photo/Jim MoneThe cash price for unleaded fuel along with an editorial comment on unleaded-plus fuel was posted on a sign at a Minneapolis care care center Tuesday

Lower gas prices lifting hopes for holiday sales

No one begs Santa Claus for cheaper gasoline. Yet falling gas prices…

AP Photo/Jim MoneThe cash price for unleaded fuel along with an editorial comment on unleaded-plus fuel was posted on a sign at a Minneapolis care care center Tuesday