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Amazon's 2nd Prime Day Orders Breezed Past First-Year Totals

CORPORATE | By Mae Anderson | Jul 15
Amazon says Prime Day orders rose 60 percent globally this year versus last year's inaugural showing. It says sales of Amazon's own electronic devices were particularly strong.

As Online Shopping Intensifies, Outlook Dims for Mall Stores

CORPORATE | By Josh Boak and Anne D'Innocenzio | May 16
Online shopping is reaching such a critical mass with American households that many of the icons of the traditional mall -from Macy's to The Gap and J.C. Penney - face an increasingly uncertain future.

Pricing Goods in an Era of Web Shopping

PERSONAL TECH | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Apr 25
Stores still can't seem to wean shoppers off profit-busting discounts. It's a big challenge as shoppers find it easy to grab lower prices by simply checking on their mobile phones.

High-Tech Means Higher Sales for Many Small Retailers

CORPORATE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Nov 17
An independent retailer may not look like the cutting edge of technology, but these small businesses increasingly turn to apps and sophisticated software to connect with customers.

Optimize Your Game Plan for Holiday Toy Shopping

HOME | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 7
Looking for the holiday season's hot toys, like anything related to Disney's "Frozen"? Or maybe you're not picky and just looking for deals? Toy sellers are increasingly catering to time-starved, budget-conscious shoppers.

Online Stores Fight Amazon for Piece of Retail Pie

HOME | By Mae Anderson | Nov 3 is projected to have over $89 billion in revenue this year. Its massive success has driven other sites to offer similar perks and deals to woo customers and hold on to their piece of the retail pie.

5 Tips for Back-to-School Spending

HOME | By Alex Veiga | Aug 14
Students may not be thrilled about their summer break drawing to a close, but retailers couldn't be happier. That's because back-to-school shopping traditionally brings in a windfall that's second only to the December holiday season.

Web Sites Ease Auto Purchases

PERSONAL TECH | By Dee-Ann Durban | Jun 29
Want to take some of the stress and mystery out of the car-buying process? Get on the Internet.

3 Resale Sites Worth Visiting for Fashion Deals and Special Finds

FASHION | By Anne D’Innocenzio | May 13
Looking to update your wardrobe but don’t have a six-figure salary? Shoppers are taking advantage of a growing number of web sites that make it easier to sell and buy gently worn clothing and accessories. Here are a few ...

No Need to Wrap: Some Gifts Head Straight for Home

FASHION | By Samantha Critchell | Nov 29
Getting up early on Black Friday? Doing your part on Small Business Saturday and CyberMonday, too? It’s all in the name of gift-giving - or at least the guise of it. It seems a lot of consumers are treating themselves to a new little something.

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