8% last week. The report notes that Halloween this year falls on a Friday which should give a boost to last minute holiday shopping although so far, this month is tracking flat to September. ETFs: PBJ , IYK , PEJ , IYC , SCC , UCC , UGE , SZK Post
CUPERTINO Calif. (Reuters) - Apple Inc's faster, slimmer iPads come with modest improvements, such as a fingerprint sensor, but some analysts say it offers few other features to wow consumers ahead of a holiday shopping season expected to be swamped by mobile devices.
the world's largest contract chip manufacturer, reported third-quarter net profit of T$76.3 billion ($2.51 billion) on Thursday, as the firm's main smartphone clients geared up for the year-end holiday shopping rush.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - EBay Inc trimmed its full-year revenue forecast on Wednesday, signaling a weaker-than-expected holiday shopping season for the e-commerce company as it prepares to split from its fast-growing payments arm, PayPal.
Oct 8 (Reuters) - United Parcel Service Inc has started allowing U.S. customers to collect packages from neighborhood stores or lockers to lower failed deliveries of online purchases and costs associated with them, ahead of the busy holiday shopping season.
investors led by Standard General LP have replaced GE Capital as lead lender of its asset-based credit facility, in a move that will allow the struggling electronics retailer to tap more funds ahead of the crucial holiday shopping season.
offer sites during the holiday season - while 44% indicated they use the margin-pinching sites for most or all of their holiday shopping . All told, RetailMeNot thinks U.S. shoppers have the potential to save more than $5B from using deal/offer websites
from running 34 funds and $1.8 trillion in assets to managing a single $13 million portfolio. Like a Walmart at dawn on Black Friday , the fund is sure is see a huge crush of anxious, half-unhinged shoppers jammed against the doors. =====
(Reuters) - Department store operator Macy's Inc said it planned to hire about 86,000 workers for the holiday shopping season, up from about 83,000 last year.
Sept 29 (Reuters) - Department store operator Macy's Inc said it planned to hire about 86,000 workers for the holiday shopping season, up from about 83,000 last year.