Krystina Gustafson

Krystina Gustafson

Content Editor for CNBC
Shoppers Skeptical of Black Friday Deals
Holiday Sales

Shoppers Skeptical of Black Friday Deals

Tired of retailers flooding your inbox with promises of big deals? You're not the only one.
What's in Store for Christmas? Depends Who You Ask.
Holiday Shopping

What's in Store for Christmas? Depends Who You Ask.

As retail experts begin to unwrap their holiday forecasts, the shaky economic recovery is delivering some mixed signals.
'Frozen' Gives Licensed Toy Sales a Boost
Toys; Games

'Frozen' Gives Licensed Toy Sales a Boost

Licensed toys from Disney and Pixar are a bright spot in the overall toy category, which saw a 1-percent sales decline in 2013.
Are Retailers Missing Out on Mobile?
Mobile

Are Retailers Missing Out on Mobile?

By the end of the year, $1.5 trillion worth of in-store sales could be influenced by mobile devices.
JCPenney to Cut 2,000 Jobs, Close 33 Stores
Starting a Business

JCPenney to Cut 2,000 Jobs, Close 33 Stores

The struggling department store announced it is closing 33 underperforming locations as it looks to cut costs.
Wal-Mart to Open at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day
Starting a Business

Wal-Mart to Open at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day

The world's largest retailer will be opening its doors two hours earlier than last year and will also offer a limited number of Black Friday deals on Thanksgiving morning.