News and Articles About Holiday Shopping

Furthering Its Goal to Get Physical, Amazon to Open West Coast Pop-Up Shops
Amazon

Furthering Its Goal to Get Physical, Amazon to Open West Coast Pop-Up Shops

The ecommerce powerhouse says will open pop-up kiosks in San Francisco and Sacramento, just in time for the holiday shopping season.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Get People to Stop Ditching Their Online Shopping Cart
Shopping Carts

How to Get People to Stop Ditching Their Online Shopping Cart

Whatever you thought about shopping cart abandonment, think again.
Angus Lynch
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.
Krystina Gustafson
5 Ways to Dazzle and Delight Your Customers This Holiday Season
Holidays

5 Ways to Dazzle and Delight Your Customers This Holiday Season

Wondering how you can boost sales and awareness in the coming months? Incorporate these ideas into your game plan.
Sujan Patel
What America's Retailers Are Spending on Social Media This Holiday Season (Infographic)
Social Media Marketing

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.
Constance Aguilar
FedEx, UPS and the Postal Service: Where Shipping Rates Are Headed
Shipping Center

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.
Kate Taylor
6 Ways to Whip Your Business Into Shape Before the Holidays (Infographic)
Business Circle

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.
Harry Whitehouse
Support Innovation: Buy Gifts With True Startup Spirit This Holiday Season
Holiday Shopping

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.
Catherine Clifford
How Much Would Santa's Salary Be?
Finance

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.
Starbucks' $450 Metal Gift Cards Expected to Sell Out in Minutes
Franchises

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.
Kate Taylor
Cyber Monday Grows As More Shoppers Turn to Mobile
Marketing

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.
Brian Patrick Eha
Online Shoppers: Beware the 12 Scams of Christmas
Starting a Business

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.
Growth Strategies

Compete With the Big Guys on Black Friday

If you're looking to lock horns with Big Box Discounters on one of the biggest shopping days of the year, we have some tips.
Matthew Ong
Fewer Americans Thankful for U.S. Economic Situation Than in the '80s. But They All Love Their Leftovers.
Growth Strategies

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.
Catherine Clifford