Only 80 percent of the 1,200 U.S. malls are considered healthy. Those with high vacancy rates face demolition or conversion to other uses.
Did you receive a Christmas present that doesn't fit or isn't needed? Let's understand the rules for returning gifts -- and the exceptions.
Despite an early start, sales data provided to the AP show that stores may once again have to rely on procrastinators to save the holiday shopping season.
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.
procrastinator's holiday wish come true: Presents ordered at the last minute can now show up under the Christmas tree that same day.
With the support of American Express, Small Business Saturday has quickly become widely recognized as the day to kick start the holiday shopping season.
We all know retailers use marketing tricks to get us to buy more. Here are five ways department stores convince you to blow your budget.
Are supermarket loyalty programs worth it? Does remaining loyal really save us cash? And is Big Brother really watching us from our shopping carts?
Walmart issued an urgent agenda memo to its store managers across the nation last month, laying out guidelines to boost sales of chilled and fresh food.
Lowe's is testing whether new bots on wheels can improve its customer service, such as helping a shopper find a match for something as simple as a nail.
Marvin Ellison has a tough assignment as the incoming leader of J.C. Penney: an extreme makeover, retail edition, for the troubled chain.
Struggling retailer Sears Holdings will lay off at least 5,457 employees and close over 100 stores, many before Christmas, a report says.
Staples is investigating a possible breach of payment card data, making it the latest U.S. retailer to become a possible victim of a cyberattack.
Walmart says it plans to scale back expansion of its supercenters next year while investing more in e-commerce, as the retailer looks to revive store sales.
Questions remain over whether J.C. Penney can continue its turnaround as expectations of mass store closures are expected by stock analysts.
Sears, sorely in need of cash, is selling most of its stake in its Canadian unit to raise as much as $380 million.
Family Dollar tells shareholders to reject an unsolicited, $9.1 billion takeover bid from its rival, Dollar General.
Dollar General is going hostile with its $9.1 billion bid for Family Dollar after repeated rejections of previous offers by its rival.
Family Dollar rejects Dollar General's $8.95 billion buyout offer, citing antitrust concerns, and reaffirms its support for a buyout offer from Dollar Tree.