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Tick-tock: Tips for last-minute shoppers

The clock is ticking, and your holiday shopping list isn't complete. Don't fret — you aren't alone. The National Retail Federation...

Home Depot confirms data breach at US and Canada stores

Home improvement retailer Home Depot on Monday confirmed its payment systems were breached, potentially impacting customers using payment cards at its US...

Sales for holiday shopping season come down to the wire

Despite an early start, sales data provided to The Associated Press show that stores may once again have to rely on procrastinators to save the holiday...

Britney Spears launches line of intimates and loungewear

The 32-year‑old popstar is partnering with Danish lingerie label Change on a new line of intimates set to launch September 3 in New York City, with...

Constantly changing online prices stump shoppers

Online shopping has become as volatile as stock market trading. Wild, minute‑by‑minute price swings on everything from clothes to TVs have...

Rings given to Salvation Army fetch $21k for toys

Not even J. R. R. Tolkien could dream up rings as precious as these.

Rare 1907 coin designed by Saint-Gaudens going to auction

A rare 1907 double eagle $20 coin designed by Augustus Saint‑Gaudens could sell for as much as $1.5 million at auction next week. The lustrous gold...

Teen retailers get the cold shoulder for holidays

Being a teen can be tough, but catering to one is even more difficult. Teen retailers are learning that lesson the hard way this holiday season. The...