Rising inflation is leading to price increases for food, gas and other products and pushing many people to choose between digging deeper into their pockets or tightening their belts. In developing economies, it's especially dire.
Consumers are expected to spend between $10.2 billion and $11.3 billion on Monday, making it once again the biggest online shopping day of the year, according to Adobe Digital Economy Index.
Saturday marks Small Business Saturday — a day created to shift consumers’ attention to the stores that call their communities home.
Postal workers who recall packages and letters piled up in distribution hubs a year ago are gearing up for another holiday crush.
Thousands headed to malls and stores in Los Angeles County Friday for Black Friday amid a heightened police presence in response to recent "flash mob" thefts and smash-and-grab robberies.
"Shop early. If you've got certain gifts in mind…I would definitely purchase them early and have some patience," California Retailers Association (CRA) President Rachel Michelin told Fox News.
Last week, WalletHub published a report that found which retailers have the best deals for the shopping holiday.
Personal incomes, which provide the fuel for future spending increases, rose 0.5% in October after having fallen 1% in September, a reflection of a drop in government support payments.
Experts said tree buyers should expect to pay between 10% and 30% more for both live trees and artificial trees
Dollar Tree will charge $1.25 for the majority of its products across all of its locations nationwide by the end of April.
Conagra Brands has received two reports of dental damage associated with the recalled products.
Over 150,000 units of American Screening's hand sanitizer are being recalled.
Retailers last year were forced to limit crowds in stores during the pandemic - a shift that appears to have been fortuitous.
CVS Health will close 900 stores over the next three years as it evaluates its retail businesses.
Target and Walmart say they are kicking off the holiday season with stocked shelves despite the industry's battle with supply chains and shipping backlogs.
President Biden called for the FTC to probe whether oil and gas companies are engaging in criminal conduct by profiting from artificially high prices at the pump.
A DoorDash driver in Southern California was seen on surveillance video using a customer's residential building lobby as a toilet after dropping off an order.
The small pieces of glass or metal were possibly introduced to the drink mix during production, according to a recall notice shared by Stater Bros.
Hoping to reduce plastic waste, a Los Angeles city ordinance took effect Monday making disposable foodware, including utensils and napkins, only available at restaurants when requested by customers.
Energy costs played a large role in the inflation surge, skyrocketing 4.8% from September to October, with the price of gas jumping up 6.1%.