Retail


5 Things to Know About Space Heaters

Adding a portable space heater to your cold-weather arsenal could make these bitter winter days a lot more bearable. These heaters used to get a bad rap because of safety…

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Macy’s, J.C. Penney See End of Year Sales Growth

Macy’s and J.C. Penney both reported end of year sales growth, offering encouraging signs that if department stores struggling to hold their own against online retailers had a decent period,…

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Macy’s Plans to Hire 7,000 Extra Seasonal Workers

Macy’s is hiring an extra 7,000 seasonal associates this year-end shopping season, saying that traffic in its department stores nationwide has been high. The company said Friday that the hires…

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U.S. Retail Sales Rose for 2nd Month

U.S. retail sales rose at a solid pace last month, as bullish consumers bought more cars, furniture and clothes. The Commerce Department says retail sales increased 0.2 percent in October,…

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Best Buy Launches Hundreds of Black Friday Deals Early

Best Buy is among those not waiting until Thanksgiving Day to begin their Black Friday sales. The Richfield, Minn.-based electronics chain released its Black Friday ad Wednesday morning and made…

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