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.
Why Wait Until Saturday? Small Businesses Seek Black Friday Buzz
Business owners eager to break out of the Small Business Saturday box are banding together in an attempt to conjure up some Black Friday magic.
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.
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.
Why Macy's Thanksgiving Sales Strategy Is Killing the Competition
The retailer announced it will be open for its first Thanksgiving in history this year and while critics are grumbling, it's a brilliant sales strategy.
Black Friday Burritos? Moe's Serves Hungry Retail Workers
The restaurant franchise Moe's Southwest Grill has figured out a way to make money on Black Friday: Feed all those shop employees ringing up purchases.
Will Black Friday and Cyber Monday Lead to a Big Payday?
Early reports show that the big holiday weekend was actually big this year, but consumers are looking for deals. Will retailers still be able to turn a profit?
Retailers That Open on Thanksgiving: Is It Wrong?
As giant retailers open for business on Thanksgiving Day, small companies may also feel the pressure to open their doors.
Raising Cash from Customers to Fund Growth
How a small Pittsburgh company uses presales to source expansion capital.
Scout for Deals Long Before Black Friday
You shouldn't wait until the last minute to snap up great deals. But you have to know what a bargain looks like.