Amazon is considering expanding its same-day delivery program worldwide, taking on the instant gratification offered by brick-and-mortar stores.
After record shipping volumes and bad weather last year caused many retailers to break their Christmas delivery promises, are they playing it safe in 2014?
Why are black Barbies priced differently than white Barbies? It's a tough question and one that some of America's biggest retailers are having to answer.
Amazon says the new Make an Offer concept, which allows you to haggle, is a game-changer but isn't an auction.
Amazon Takeout & Delivery is starting with 141 Seattle restaurants. GrubHub, a profitable startup in 800 cities, should feel the heat.
It's easy to overspend if you don't factor in things like ornaments, gift wrap and gifts you buy for yourself.
DailyFinance contributor Erin Lowry guides us through her strategy for checking off your holiday shopping list -- and saving money -- while staying sane.
A third of all purchases over Thanksgiving weekend were attributed to self-gifting, as shoppers took advantage of steep discounts and treated themselves.
If you've ever had this thought when opening a holiday gift, you're not alone. Here are six of the strangest gift ideas, as told MainStreet.com.
Walmart and Home Depot are using store lockers to hold items ordered online to reduce shipping cost and reduce delivery time.
Cheap diapers are a new reason to get Amazon Prime, and Microsoft dumps its stake in the Nook back with Barnes & Noble.
U.S. stocks ended slightly lower Thursday after the European Central Bank brushed off pressure for more immediate monetary policy action.
More than half of Americans have experienced a negative reaction from their significant other by giving a holiday gift that wasn't what the person wanted.
The bookseller has dived into the holiday selling season as investors await the quarterly report due this week.
Mounting signs of weakness in the global economy and a poor start to the holiday shopping season knocked the stock market lower Monday.
After a busy holiday weekend in shopping malls, millions of Americans are expected to log on and keep shopping on the day dubbed Cyber Monday.
Store credit cards sound like a great deal, but they have a dark side. Here are five reasons you should avoid signing up for one this holiday season.
Amazon has installed more than 15,000 robots at its warehouses, a move that promises to cut operating costs and get packages out the door more quickly.
The week features the frenzy of Cyber Monday and quarterly reports from some familiar retailers, including Aeropostale, Tilly's and a troubled Sears.
Staples is doing a few things right, but there's only so much it can do if demand for office supplies isn't beating a path to its sliding-glass front door.
procrastinator's holiday wish come true: Presents ordered at the last minute can now show up under the Christmas tree that same day.