Holiday Shopping

Black Friday Kicks Off The Holiday Shopping Season
Black Friday got off to its earliest start yet as the nation’s shoppers put the turkey down to take advantage of stores’ expanded hours. Stores typically open in the wee hours of the morning on the day after Thanksgiving that’s named Black Friday because that is when they tradit…
FedEx Sees Online Shoppers Powering Holiday Record
NEW YORK (AP) — FedEx expects to ship 280 million packages between Thanksgiving and Christmas, up 13 percent from a year ago, thanks to consumers’ growing fondness for shopping online. FedEx moves a bulk of its cheaper, lighter weight shipments from online and catalog retailers through…
Holiday Season Maybe A Buh-Humbug For Retailers
NEW YORK (AP) — It looks like retailers will have to work extra hard to keep this holiday season from turning into a bah humbug. A new forecast indicates that sales will likely not be as high as last year and that shoppers won’t be hitting the stores as much. Retail sales for the Novem…