Stores Hoping For Last-Minute Holiday Shopping SpreeStores 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.
Analysts: Thanksgiving Retail Openings May Have Cut Into Black Friday SalesA 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.
Shoppers Flock To Stores For Post-Christmas BargainsHolidays 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.
Last Minute Shoppers Hit The StoresLast minute Christmas shoppers are in good company, as consumers are racing to the end of the season at a more feverish pace this year.
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.