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Cyber Monday

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  • Kevin Hunt: Heroin Overdose; Electricity Suppliers With Most Complaints

    Kevin Hunt: Heroin Overdose; Electricity Suppliers With Most Complaints
    Is it just me or is this a mix-and-match Bottom Line? Overdose Prevention A new state law grants immunity to people who administer naloxone, or Narcan, to anyone who has overdosed on heroin or other opioid like oxycodone. The heroin-reversal drug,...
  • Amazon's wholesale slaughter: Jeff Bezos' $8 trillion B2B bet

    Amazon's wholesale slaughter: Jeff Bezos' $8 trillion B2B bet
    In recent months global Internet retail behemoth Amazon.com has green-lit six new original TV shows, announced an online streaming deal with HBO and tested same-day grocery delivery on the West Coast. Up next? Possibly a smartphone. And, if...
  • Greg Schwem: So long, farewell to holiday TV traditions

    I am a purist at holiday time. That means I always have the final say when choosing the family Christmas tree, always carve the holiday bird and always stand on a rickety ladder while hanging lights from front yard trees as neighbors watch from their...
  • Should 'Orange Tuesday' be Halloween's 'Black Friday?'

    Should 'Orange Tuesday' be Halloween's 'Black Friday?'
    Black Friday, Cyber Monday, meet "Orange Tuesday" -- one retailer's attempt to establish the Tuesday after Labor Day as the kickoff of the Halloween shopping season. BuySeasons Inc., the New Berlin, Wis., company that owns and operates a stable of...
  • INFOGRAPHIC: Cyber Monday 2013 was huge

    Cyber Monday 2013 broke records. It was the biggest online spending day ever. Cyber Monday left Black Friday in the dust. Take that, lackluster shopping weekend! Retailers' performance, indeed, was blah overall during the four-day holiday shopping...
  • 'Jeopardy' wades into 'GIF' pronunciation battle

    'Jeopardy' wades into 'GIF' pronunciation battle
    We've now heard it from Mr. Hooked on Phonics himself. "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek has stoked the flames of the undying Internet debate over how to correctly pronounce "GIF."  According to Trebek, GIF, an acronym for a popular image format (some...
  • You don't want these gifts to keep on giving

    If you weren't willing to skip dessert on Thanksgiving to hit the stores, or rise early to join the masses on Black Friday, I don't blame you. But don't be a lazy gift giver who plucks something lame at the last minute, like a membership in a fruitcake-...
  • Tablets, Facebook beat smartphones, Pinterest in online holiday sales

    Online sales swelled 10.3% this holiday season compared with the same period in 2012, with massive surges in mobile use, according to the IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark. During the fourth quarter, mobile traffic made up nearly 35% of all online visits,...
  • November retail sales climb on strong buying of autos, electronics

    November retail sales climb on strong buying of autos, electronics
    Retail sales rose more than expected in November as purchases of cars surged and early holiday-season shoppers took advantage of Black Friday deals to load up on electronics and other goods Clothing sales, however, suffered. The Department of...
  • Private-sector job growth surprisingly improved in November, ADP says

    Private-sector job growth surprisingly improved in November, ADP says
    The private-sector labor market heated up significantly last month as companies added 215,000 jobs, the most in a year, in a surprisingly positive sign for the economic recovery, payroll processor ADP said Wednesday. The figure beat economists'...
  • Holiday sales rise 2.3%, online Christmas spending up 16.5%

    Holiday sales rise 2.3%, online Christmas spending up 16.5%
    Retail sales in holiday-related categories such as apparel, electronics and jewelry rose a “decent” 2.3%, according to a Thursday report from MasterCard SpendingPulse. The so-so upswing from Nov. 1 to Dec. 24 improved on the same period in...