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Should You Shop on Thanksgiving?

If you're on the fence about whether to shop on Thanksgiving Day, you do have options that will allow you to cash-in on deals and leave your conscience in peace.

What Type of Consumer are You?

Based on where you live, how much money you make, and where you shop, you may be classified into one of these categories by one of the country's largest data brokers.

Walmart Can't Keep Its Shelves Stocked

Walmart is reportedly losing customers because it doesn't have enough employees to keep the shelves stocked. Defecting customers are heading to Target, Costco and other retailers.

Meet the Billionaire Women Who Made It On Their Own

The Forbes magazine annual list of the world's billionaires has always been scant of women, but 35 more women did join this year's record-length list of 1,426 global über-rich. They now number 138, or 9.7 percent of the total. Last year, they represented 8.5 percent of the list.

Does Walmart Have a Vendetta Against Small Farmers?

In 2010, Walmart vowed to double its sales of locally grown produce by 2015, both as an environmental initiative and to support small farmers. But somehow, though Walmart has already passed its goal, small farmers haven't benefited at all.

What Walmart's Outlook Says About the Whole U.S. Economy

Walmart on Thursday reported higher profits, but offered a weak forecast for the months ahead. The problem? The poor and middle-class Americans Walmart caters to -- and who are big drivers of U.S. spending -- are struggling with rising gas prices, delayed tax refunds and higher payroll taxes.

5 Things to Watch When the Market Reopens

When the market reopens Tuesday after President's Day, it promises to be a busy week. Get ready for earnings reports from casual dining chains and struggling PC makers, as well as holiday sales figures from the world's largest retailer.

Walmart Internal Emails: Sales Figures a "Total Disaster"

Internal emails exchanged by Walmart executives discussing recent sales figures paint a grim picture of the situation at the world's largest retailer. Asks one executive: "Where are all the customers? And where's their money?"

Sexy Matador Fights Pork Chops in New Target Ad

Target is promoting its grocery offerings with a new series of TV ads featuring, among other oddities, exploding boxes of cake mix, and a sexy female matador dueling with various packaged meats.

Target to Match Prices of Amazon, Walmart.com Year-Round

Target announced a bold new price-match program Tuesday, promising to give customers the same deals they find on online retailers such as Amazon and Walmart.com. The new policy is similar to the one Target tried during the 2012 holiday shopping season.