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Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 at 04:21 PM PST

Small Business Saturday Across the Country

Small Business Saturday Across the Country

When consumers shop small this Saturday, it’s a big deal for locally-owned businesses that thrive from the support on this day and, really, year-round. American Express launched Small Business Saturday in 2010...

Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 at 10:41 AM PST

Lord & Taylor Prepares to Say Goodbye to Fifth Avenue Store

Lord & Taylor Prepares to Say Goodbye to Fifth Avenue Store

For generations, the lavish, theatrical holiday displays in the windows of the Lord & Taylor on Fifth Avenue helped define Christmas in New York. This Christmas season, the most notable decorations at the...

Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 at 08:47 AM PST

Small Business Saturday by the Numbers: 67M Expected to Shop

Small Business Saturday by the Numbers: 67M Expected to Shop

Almost before the leftover turkey is put away into Tupperware, the holiday shopping season is fully underway. But now, popular shopping day Black Friday has to share the spotlight with its relatively new...

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018 at 08:02 AM PST

Why Online Shoppers May See More Sales Tax This Season

Why Online Shoppers May See More Sales Tax This Season

Shoppers heading online to purchase holiday gifts will find they're being charged sales tax at some websites where they weren't before. The reason: the Supreme Court. A June ruling gave states the go-ahead...

Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 at 05:58 AM PST

What the Federal Report Says on Climate Change and Economy

What the Federal Report Says on Climate Change and Economy

The United States is already feeling the heat from climate change — and the damage could cost hundreds of billions of dollars by the end of the century if more preventive measures aren't taken now, a new federal...

Friday, Nov 23, 2018 at 11:44 AM PST

Adults Want Cozy, Kids Want Gross: 4 Holiday Trends to Watch

Adults Want Cozy, Kids Want Gross: 4 Holiday Trends to Watch

Cozy sweaters and soft pajamas are in for adults. Kids, meanwhile, are asking for board games featuring fake poop and pimples. Those are just some of the trends expected this holiday season, when shoppers...

Friday, Nov 23, 2018 at 11:03 AM PST

GM Under Investigation for Faulty Brake Vacuum Pumps

GM Under Investigation for Faulty Brake Vacuum Pumps

The U.S. government is investigating more than 100 complaints of poor brake performance on 2.7 million General Motors big pickups and SUVs. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says a brake vacuum...

Friday, Nov 23, 2018 at 01:44 PM PST

Thanksgiving Deals Could Be Stealing Black Friday's Thunder

Thanksgiving Deals Could Be Stealing Black Friday's Thunder

Shoppers pulled out their phones and shopped on Thanksgiving Day to spend more than they ever have before on Turkey Day, potentially stealing some of Black Friday's thunder. Sales online Thanksgiving Day...

Thursday, Nov 22, 2018 at 07:30 PM PST

Stores Host Black Friday Events to Court Online Shoppers

Stores Host Black Friday Events to Court Online Shoppers

With Black Friday sales beginning on Thanksgiving for many retailers, Walmart and Target are getting the ball rolling with a variety of new events that experts say are intended to draw online shoppers and seize...

Thursday, Nov 22, 2018 at 04:44 AM PST

Nissan board Fires Chairman Following Arrest

Nissan board Fires Chairman Following Arrest

Nissan Motor Co. fired Carlos Ghosn as chairman Thursday, curtailing the powerful executive's nearly two-decade-long reign at the Japanese automaker after his arrest for alleged financial improprieties. In...

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