Holidays

News and Articles About Holidays

Wal-Mart Eats Humble Pie After Publishing 'Fat Girl' Halloween Costumes
Halloween

Wal-Mart Eats Humble Pie After Publishing 'Fat Girl' Halloween Costumes

Because plus-sized women aren't 'fat-shamed' enough. Rollback that self-esteem, ladies.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
UPS May Hike Charges for Major Customers for Holiday Package Surges
Shipping

UPS May Hike Charges for Major Customers for Holiday Package Surges

The charges could apply to late, unplanned packages or the shipping giant might turn down the business if it threatens disruptions during the peak holiday season.
How Brands Can Have an Insanely Successful Holiday Season
Holiday Shopping

How Brands Can Have an Insanely Successful Holiday Season

Even if the temperature is getting colder outside, retailers are preparing for a hot quarter. Here are five tips to make sure your company will succeed during this holiday season.
Maxine Bédat and Soraya Darabi
5 Ecommerce Mistakes to Avoid During the Holiday Season
Holidays

5 Ecommerce Mistakes to Avoid During the Holiday Season

The latter part of the year can bring in tons of business, so don't drop the ball by committing one of these errors.
Amit Kumar
Starbucks to Give Away Free Coffee for Next 30 Years in New Holiday Contest
Starbucks

Starbucks to Give Away Free Coffee for Next 30 Years in New Holiday Contest

The coffee giant continues to prove itself a master of buzz.
Kate Taylor
King of Kitsch: Meet the Company Behind Big Mouth Billy Bass and a Dozen Other Novelty Items From Your Childhood
Toys; Games

King of Kitsch: Meet the Company Behind Big Mouth Billy Bass and a Dozen Other Novelty Items From Your Childhood

Gemmy Industries' chief executive explains how the company continues to crank out the cheesy magic year after year.
Laura Entis
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
Tis the Season to Be Savvy: 6 Ways to Optimize Brand Marketing
Business Circle

Tis the Season to Be Savvy: 6 Ways to Optimize Brand Marketing

Get your brand marketing in the holiday spirit with these six tips.
Erik Huberman
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 Your Small Businesses Can Topple Amazon This Holiday Season
Ecommerce

5 Ways Your Small Businesses Can Topple Amazon This Holiday Season

While the holiday season is an exciting time for entrepreneurs, the one major obstacle small-business owners will face is competing with the almighty Amazon.
Matt Winn
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
3 Awesome Grill Gadgets to Fire Up Your Labor Day BBQ Party
Technology

3 Awesome Grill Gadgets to Fire Up Your Labor Day BBQ Party

From grill-scrubbing robots to flamethrower-like fire starters, these hot gadgets can fire up your grilling game.
Kim Lachance Shandrow