Topic: Retail Metrics LLC
Minimum wage: Gap announced Thursday that its minimum wage will be $9 in 2014 and $10 in 2015. 'It's a gamble on Gap's part,' says one industry expert.
Cyber Monday set sales records and Black Friday spending was robust. But the long Black Friday weekend is no barometer for overall holiday shopping – it may even be a negative.
In the warmest March on record, retail sales beat expectations. But shouldn't the boost have been bigger?
Black Friday this year set new records for in-store and online buying. Despite high unemployment and a generally worrisome economy, nearly half of all Americans went shopping.
11/27/2011 01:20 pm