A new survey by financial services company ‘Bankrate’ found just 28 percent of shoppers plan to be in stores on Black Friday.
Many shoppers are making a plan of attack for Black Friday, but you might not want to wait.
Retail experts expect sales to be up 4 percent this holiday season, and they credit part of that boost on smart phones.
Get prepared for big savings with these tips for Cyber Monday shopping.
Small Business Saturday will take place nationwide this year on November 29th. Since its launch in 2010 it has helped change the landscape of big-city neighborhoods and small town U.S.A.
Use your smartphone to truly maximize your holiday shopping. From coupon finders to shopping lists, these apps have everything you need to get the best savings.
There’s a new push to jump start the shopping season that’s already underway.
Don’t get lost in the sea of sales, coupons, flyers and email lists. Take a little time to organize and you can save a bundle this holiday season.
Cyber Monday came in like a lion, and predators have been out trying to scam the throng of shoppers.
The National Retail Federation says a record 141 million shopped over the holiday weekend, up from 139 million people last year, but total spending was down nearly three percent from last year.
But total spending is expected to fall for the first time ever since the trade group began tracking it in 2006, according to the survey that was released on Sunday. Over the four days, spending fell an estimated 2.9 percent to $57.4 billion.
A few retailers opened stores on Thanksgiving for the last few years. This year, at least a dozen major retailers did so, with some opening earlier in the day. That led some analysts to question whether the Thanksgiving openings would take away sales on Black Friday.
Black Friday 2013 was so big it couldn’t fit into just one day. Holiday shoppers were out in full force Friday night. Some of the nation’s biggest stores have been open since Thursday night.
As the holiday shopping season arrives, paying with plastic could mean reaping big rewards.
Shopping expert Mark Locastro said some of the best deals may actually be online this year.