Martha C. White, Flowers, jewelry, chocolate, teddy bears — the conventional Valentine’s Day gifts have a decidedly feminine slant to them, but a new survey shows that men think they’re the ones really cleaning up when it comes to Valentine’s Day: Guys think their significant others will spend $230 on them, while women expect
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Target Corp. and other brick-and-mortar chains are counting on heavier discounts and a bigger online selection to help keep up with Amazon.com Inc. this holiday season. As Black Friday ushers in the year-end shopping rush, chains are touting larger price cuts than in 2015 — a gamble that maintaining market share is worth
Now that Election Tuesday is over, retailers are counting on Americans turning their attention to Black Friday. The National Retail Federation projects that about 137.4 million consumers will make purchases in stores or online over the four-day weekend that starts on Thanksgiving, marking the kickoff to the holiday shopping season. The amount Americans have spent
When it comes to sales events, Black Friday is often thought of as the biggest. But the Monday after Thanksgiving is quickly becoming the shopping day of choice for many Americans. In fact, in 2015 consumers spent $3 billion on what is known as Cyber Monday versus $2.7 billion on Black Friday, according to Adobe.