Retailers Celebrate Record $598 Billion In Spending During Holiday SeasonU.S. retailers had a holly, jolly Christmas after taking in a record $598 billion dollars this holiday season.
Seen At 11: Apps Are Changing How Consumers TipFrom coffee shops to food trucks, places are now asking for tips in new ways -- like apps.
Blumenthal Calls For Public Access To Cruise Ship Safety RecordsU.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) joined colleagues from Massachusetts and West Virginia Saturday, in a call to make it easier for consumers to assess the safety record of the cruise ship they are about to board.
N.J. Retailers May Start Adding 'Checkout Fees' For Credit Card PurchasesStarting Sunday, retailers all around New Jersey can start adding a checkout fee of up to 4 percent on your purchases if you use a credit card.
New Legislation Would Protect Gift Card Users From Expiration Dates And FeesThe bill would also prevent companies that file for bankruptcy from selling gift cards and require them to accept and honor unredeemed gift cards.
Ask Asa: Scan And ScramThere is a new way to window shop that lets consumers look at a product and research and compare it with other products that they are interested in.
Ask Asa: Facial Recognition TechnologySome people are calling the technology invasive and watchdogs are fearful that it may be a step in the wrong direction.
New York Lawmaker Wants Greater Fuel Choice For CarsSaying consumers can't keep paying what they have been paying at the pump, Rep. Eliot Engel was pushing a bill that would establish an open fuel standard.
Shoppers Crowd The Malls In Christmas CountdownPacked malls? Healthy gains in holiday spending? It's beginning to look at least a little like a pre-recession Christmas.
Shoppers Hit Retailers For Pre-Black Friday DealsThe holiday shopping season is getting started earlier every year. This year even Thanksgiving Day is home to big deals.
Retailers Offer Early Discounts In Advance Of HolidaysIt’s already beginning to look a lot like Christmas. It’s barely November, but the holiday shopping season is in full swing, with retailers already offering deep discounts.