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Holiday Retail Sales

Why the Government Shutdown Will Cause a Holiday Slowdown for Retail

Matt Winn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Matt Winn

With Democrats and Republicans continuing to dig themselves deeper into their impasse, the ramifications could lead to this ever-important selling season becoming less than the most wonderful time of the year for retailers, both online and off.

Family Dollar Execs: Shoppers Couldn't Afford Toys This Holiday Season

The Huffington Post | Alice Hines | Posted 01.03.2013 | Business

For the poorest Americans, this year's holiday season offered little respite from the lingering Great Recession. Despite signs that the American econo...

Retail Sales Jump More Than 5 Percent For Holidays, Report Says

Chicago Tribune | Sandra M. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Shopping is back in style, at least for the holiday season. Retail sales for the holidays soared by more than 5 percent, according to two reports rel...