Wal-Mart, the longtime price leader, can't undercut online retailer Amazon this holiday season, an analyst says.
Cyber Monday is expected to be the biggest online shopping day of the year, according to some analysts.
Stock market futures fall on concerns over Europe's debt crisis.
A Thanksgiving story that offers a dark view of America at the close of the 20th century.
Federal workers, for one, don't necessarily get the day after Thanksgiving off. Neither does anyone in retail, because Black Friday requires 'all hands on deck.' But getting today off is a perk for many.
Retailers are opening their doors on Black Friday 2010 to shoppers who appear to be more enthusiastic. But many people are sticking closely to their shopping lists.
Thanksgiving 2010 finds Americans politically divided and struggling financially. But poll data suggest that Americans are fiercely resilient, a quality that is strengthened by feeling gratitude.