Topic: Michael McNamara
Mattel and Hasbro terrified that kids will want toys less next year, according to reports. Hot toys did well this Christmas, but retailers in general saw less growth than expected.
Holiday retail sales were hampered initially this year by the the aftermath of hurricane Sandy and more recently by shoppers' fiscal cliff fears. The run-up to Christmas will make or break the season.
Best Buy in Burbank, Calif., draws 1,500 shoppers at midnight. They scoop up Microsoft XBox, e-readers, printers, laptops, and tablets, suggesting a 25 percent boost in annual sales for this Best Buy.
11/26/2011 05:58 pm
This year's holiday shopping season is on track be the biggest ever. Americans are surpassing pre-recession spending to break new consumer ground.
12/29/2010 02:30 pm
There's little BP can do to stop the onslaught of lawsuits heading its way.
06/07/2010 02:36 pm