Holiday Shopping The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Holiday Shopping en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:45:00 GMT What America's Retailers Are Spending on Social Media This Holiday Season (Infographic) Many companies are investing in Facebook campaigns despite changes to its organic reach. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:45:00 GMT Constance Aguilar FedEx, UPS and the Postal Service: Where Shipping Rates Are Headed FedEx and UPS are looking ahead to a busy holiday season as ecommerce thrives. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:21:00 GMT Kate Taylor 6 Ways to Whip Your Business Into Shape Before the Holidays (Infographic) Before the deluge of activity, strategize about carriers and packaging. Then help your customers prepare for the rush season, too. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:00:00 GMT Harry Whitehouse Support Innovation: Buy Gifts With True Startup Spirit This Holiday Season Thanksgiving may feel a million miles away, but it -- and the holiday shopping season -- will be here before you know it. Spend your holiday shopping dollars investing in entrepreneurs and their innovations. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:48:00 GMT Catherine Clifford How Much Would Santa's Salary Be? It's a tough job, but someone's got to to do it. Factoring in skill, stealth, and unparalleled delivery service, a new survey says Santa could earn under $138,000 per year. Tue, 17 Dec 2013 16:30:00 GMT Starbucks' $450 Metal Gift Cards Expected to Sell Out in Minutes If you want to drop hundreds on an artisan Starbucks card, you need to hurry-- all 1,000 are expected to sell out shortly after they go on sale today. Fri, 06 Dec 2013 15:47:00 GMT Kate Taylor Cyber Monday Grows As More Shoppers Turn to Mobile Sales during Thanksgiving weekend were down from last year, but Cyber Monday is attracting shoppers in droves. Mon, 02 Dec 2013 18:33:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha Online Shoppers: Beware the 12 Scams of Christmas Cyber crooks are out to make online shoppers miserable this holiday season. Here's what you should know. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 17:47:00 GMT Katie Holliday Fewer Americans Thankful for U.S. Economic Situation Than in the '80s. But They All Love Their Leftovers. The percentage of adults thankful for the economic situation in the U.S. is lower than in 2010 and about a fifth of what it was in the mid-1980s, according to a new poll. Fri, 22 Nov 2013 18:30:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Mobile Commerce Has Completely Exploded (Infographic) This year, more than ever, consumers will shop for the holidays from their smartphones. Thu, 21 Nov 2013 21:40:00 GMT Catherine Clifford In Weak Shopping Environment, Cyber Monday Is Where It's At Overall spending from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday is expected to be relatively flat, but online shopping is expected to buck the trend. Mon, 18 Nov 2013 19:07:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Apple Gives New iPad Mini a Stealth Release You may not know it, but Apple's latest tablet is now available for purchase. Good luck getting one in time for Christmas. Tue, 12 Nov 2013 18:40:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha 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. Tue, 12 Nov 2013 17:36:00 GMT Krystina Gustafson Why Every Business Needs a Cyber Monday Strategy The biggest e-commerce shopping day of the year is fast approaching. Now is the time to create a strategy for your business. Here's how. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:00:00 GMT Jim Joseph The 17 Small Businesses That Made Oprah's Favorite Things for 2013 In year's past, landing on Oprah's "Favorite Things" list could turn an unknown business into an overnight success. Will this year's entrepreneurs be as lucky? Fri, 08 Nov 2013 16:30:00 GMT Lindsay LaVine 5 Stores That Have Already Started the Holiday Season Wal-Mart, Starbucks and more are getting a head start on the holiday season, with deals and promotions starting in early November. Mon, 04 Nov 2013 19:19:00 GMT Kate Taylor How to Make The Most of This Year's Ultra-Short Holiday Shopping Season With Thanksgiving falling so late in November, there are fewer precious shopping days this year. For retailers, this means having to be extra creative to get customers through the door. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 17:35:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Amazon Boosts Holiday Hiring, Aims to Convert 'Thousands' of Seasonal Workers Into Full-Timers Amazon is the latest company to announce plans to increase staff in preparation for the holiday rush, announcing plans to hire 70,000 seasonal workers with hopes of converting many of them into year-round employees. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 15:58:00 GMT Andrea Huspeni Tips for Ringing in Sales This Holiday Shopping Season For online retailers, it is never too early to start your holiday strategy. Here is a month-by-month guide for making your holidays bright. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 15:30:00 GMT Matt Winn Small Businesses Gearing Up for a Strong Holiday Shopping Season (Infographic) Eight out of 10 small businesses say they are optimistic about the end-of-year shopping rush, according to a new report. Wed, 14 Aug 2013 16:17:00 GMT Catherine Clifford