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People carry shopping bags along Broadway  in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Stores Hoping For Last-Minute Holiday Shopping Spree

Stores are hoping Americans who’ve been tight-fisted with their money will get the last-minute itch to buy in the final week of the holiday shopping season.

12/24/2013

Customers line up to pay for their items at Toys"R"Us in Times Square on Thanksgiving day on November 28, 2013 in New York City.  Black Friday shopping began early again this year with most major retailers opening their doors on Thanksgiving day. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Analysts: Thanksgiving Retail Openings May Have Cut Into Black Friday Sales

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.

11/30/2013

Shoppers At Roosevelt Field Mall Dec. 26, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Shoppers Flock To Stores For Post-Christmas Bargains

Holidays sales numbers so far have been disappointing, but people appear to be ready for the post-Christmas bargains, and even the tourists know to wait if they want to save money.

12/26/2012

Shoppers check out at the Macy's store in the Roosevelt Field Mall - Garden City, NY - Dec 23, 2010 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Last Minute Shoppers Hit The Stores

Last minute Christmas shoppers are in good company, as consumers are racing to the end of the season at a more feverish pace this year.

CBS New York–12/23/2010

Holiday shopping (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Shoppers Crowd The Malls In Christmas Countdown

Packed malls? Healthy gains in holiday spending? It’s beginning to look at least a little like a pre-recession Christmas.

12/19/2010