Consumer spending

Top 9 Online Outlet Stores

It used to be that you had to go to a mall to shop at an outlet store, but these days you can shop online outlet stores from the comfort of your own couch.

5 Ways to Save More at Outlet Malls

Not all outlet stores offer good deals, but shopping at outlet malls is still an excellent way to save some money while picking up items for the entire family.

Chew On This: Gum Loses Its Pop

It's not that Americans still don't ever enjoy a stick of Trident or Orbit, they just aren't as crazy about chomping away on the stuff as they once were.

RadioShack to Shutter 1,100 Stores

RadioShack said it plans to close up to 1,100 of its underperforming stores as it reported a wider loss in the fourth quarter as traffic slowed during the holiday season.

Americans Spend Big in January

Consumer spending climbed more than forecast in January as incomes increased, making it more likely the biggest part of the economy will continue to grow in early 2014.